On the vine, Southold
On the vine, Southold

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy drizzle this morning, with a chance of showers between 10am and noon and areas of fog before 10 a.m., cloudy skies, a high near 73 degrees and an east wind around 10 miles per hour. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers tonight before midnight, with a low around 67 degrees. Friday will be partly sunny, with a high near 75, and Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 76. 

• Today is New York’s Primary Day for this fall’s election, with primaries in play for the Democratic nomination for Governor and Attorney General. Here’s a good recap of the races.

• The Riverhead Town Board will hear presentations on a special permit for the Glass Greenhouse, Innovative and Alternative On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems and an event request from Red Frog Events at their 10 a.m. work session this morning.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss “Community Choice Aggregation” and plans for the community building in Ludlam Avenue Park in Riverside at their 10 a.m. work session this morning.

• Our Peconic Dish columnists have whipped up a great variety of appetizers you can cook with late summer vegetables this month. Here’s this month’s Let’s Cook!

• Riverhead Town is accepting donations for training of a new K9 officer after Riverhead Police Department K9 Rocky died on Labor Day Weekend during an accident when a motorist fled a DWI traffic checkpoint. Checks may be made payable to “Riverhead Town Police Department – K9”, and addressed to “Office of the Police Chief (K9)” at 210 Howell Ave. Riverhead, NY 11901.

The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:

September 13
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:47 a.m., 1:14 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:22 p.m.
Greenport: 1:24 a.m., 1:51 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:24 a.m., 2:47 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:19 a.m., 1:46 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:46 a.m., 3:13 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:53 a.m., 3:20 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:01 a.m., 12:34 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:43 a.m., 11:01 p.m.

September 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:39 a.m., 2:07 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:47 a.m., 1:15 p.m.
Greenport: 2:16 a.m., 2:44 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:15 a.m., 3:36 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:11 a.m., 2:39 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:38 a.m., 4:06 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:45 a.m., 4:13 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:52 a.m., 1:24 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:33 a.m., 11:54 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.

Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at editor@eastendbeacon.com

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