This Morning’s Bulletin — 9.14.16

Robins Island, Tuesday morning
Robins Island, Tuesday morning

Good Morning!

• There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. today, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 83 degrees and a southwest wind 9 to 13 miles per hour. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight tonight, with a low around 56. Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 72 and Friday will be sunny, with a high near 72.

• Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation introduced by two East End lawmakers to protect national historic landmarks from shore erosion, enabling the state Department of Environmental Conservation to enter into financial agreements with the federal government to protect privately owned landmarks along the coastline like the Montauk Lighthouse. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Several public charrette meetings and public tours of Montauk will be held beginning today in conjunction with East Hampton Town’s Montauk hamlet study, currently underway. The series kicks off with a hamlet-wide public workshop and tours of Montauk today and public visioning workshops on Thursday and Friday evenings, culminating on a forum on the future of Montauk on Saturday. The meetings will be held in the Montauk Playhouse Gymnasium. More information is online here.

• State Assemblyman Fred Thiele announced Tuesday that the repaving of two miles of Route 114 in East Hampton, from its intersection with Stephen Hands Path southeast to its terminus with
State Route 27, could start as early as today, and, according to the New York State Department of Transportation, will be completed by the end of 2016. According to the DOT, the majority of the work will be performed in stages on short sections of road and will take place during nighttime hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., Monday through Friday.

• Guild Hall in East Hampton has two events coming up tomorrow night — the first is an opening for Charles Ly’s “Humans and Hides” from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by “Guild Gathering,” the first in a series of collaborative evenings to engage, cultivate and connect artists, professionals and the public on the East End. [Free]

• This Friday is the harvest moon, and nature groups all over the East End are celebrating. The Quogue Wildlife Refuge hosts a full moon hike from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday [$5-$10], South Fork Natural History Museum hosts a full moon hike in Bridgehampton from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. [Free] and the Group for the East End hosts a full moon hike at Downs Farm Preserve in Cutchogue from 7:30 to 9 p.m. [Free]

Sept. 14
MTK Hbr: 7:41 a.m., 7:58 p.m.
Orient: 8:42 a.m., 8:59 p.m.
Greenport: 9:10 a.., 9:27 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 9:05 a.m., 9:22 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 10:32 a.m., 10:49 p.m.
S. JPT: 10:39 a.m., 10:56 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:43 a.m., 6:04 p.m.

Sept. 15
MTK Hbr: 8:21 a.m., 8:40 p.m.
Orient: 9:22 a.m., 9:41 p.m.
Greenport: 9:50 a.m., 10:09 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 9:45 a.m., 10:04 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 11:12 a.m., 11:31 p.m.
S. JPT: 11:19 a.m., 11:38 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:31 a.m., 6:51 p.m.

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

Beth Young

Beth Young has been covering the East End since the 1990s. In her spare time, she runs around the block, 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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