Good Morning!

• Showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11 a.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., with skies gradually becoming mostly sunny, a high temperature near 83, and a light southeast wind becoming south 8 to 13 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 59. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 82 and Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 76.

• The Riverhead Town Board and the town’s Community Development Agency will hold a public hearing at a special 10 a.m. meeting this morning on the proposed redevelopment of town and county-owned property on Griffing Avenue and Court Street for the town’s proposed redevelopment of the area surrounding its Long Island Rail Road station. Here’s more info about the hearing and how to comment via Zoom or in person.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss a New York State Senate proposal to allow increased income limits for property tax exemption programs for seniors and people with disabilities and limited Incomes at its 11 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold several public hearings at its 1 p.m. regular meeting this afternoon, including one on a proposed Community Preservation Fund acquisition of the blighted former Seven Z’s on Flanders Road and on a proposed zone change for a 60-unit affordable supported housing development in Tuckahoe. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on Sea-TV’s YouTube channel.

• The Riverhead Fire Department at 540 Roanoke Avenue in Riverhead will host a New York Blood Center blood drive this afternoon and evening from 1 to 7 p.m. Appointments are recommended and can be made online here.

• The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island and North Fork will be holding a forum via SEA-TV Southampton this evening at 7 p.m. to enable voters to learn more about the affordable housing referendum that will be on the ballot on Nov. 8 in the East End Towns of East Hampton, Southampton, Shelter Island and Southold. Here’s more info.

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

September 13
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:09 a.m., 12:35 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:43 a.m.
Greenport: 12:46 a.m., 1:12 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:49 a.m., 2:08 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:41 a.m., 1:07 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:08 a.m., 2:34 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:15 a.m., 2:41 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:52 a.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:01 a.m., 10:22 p.m.

September 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:58 a.m., 1:24 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:06 a.m., 12:32 p.m.
Greenport: 1:35 a.m., 2:01 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:36 a.m., 2:53 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:30 a.m., 1:56 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:57 a.m., 3:23 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:04 a.m., 3:30 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:13 a.m., 12:39 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:48 a.m., 11:11 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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