Wild Life, East Hampton
Wild Life, East Hampton

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting mostly cloudy skies today, with a high near 73 degrees and a north wind 6 to 10 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 59. Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 71, and Friday will be partly sunny, with a high near 73. 

• Suffolk County Vector Control is planning to spray the following East End areas with the mosquito larvicides Bti and Methoprene today through Friday between the hours of 6 a.m. and 8 p.m.: Jagger Lane, Apacuck Point, Westhampton Dunes and Dune Road (Overton) in Southampton Town; Napeague in East Hampton Town; Pier Avenue in Jamesport in Riverhead Town and New Suffolk, Great Hog Neck, Kerwin Boulevard, Pipes Neck Creek and Pipes Cove in Southold Town. For more information, contact  631.852.4270.

• Southampton Town has announced a new housing lottery for 15 affordable homes at Southampton Pointe on Village Green Drive off County Road 39 in Southampton. More details are online here.

• Beacon columnist Dave Davis discusses one family’s journey toward understanding the importance of inclusion in the lives of people with disabilities in his September column.

• The Hampton Bays Civic Association will hold a town hall forum with candidates for Congress and County Comptroller next Monday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Hampton Bays Community Center on Ponquogue Avenue. All are welcome to attend. More details are online here.

• The North Fork Environmental Council is holding a seminar on “Assessing Vegetation for Impacts from Deer” next Saturday, Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at Inlet Pond County Park in Greenport. Participants will learn how to ID important wildflowers and local trees and recognize evidence of deer impacts, re-visiting their study plots annually to collect ongoing data. Registration is required — more details are here.

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

September 19
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:39 a.m., 7:02 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:47 a.m., 6:10 p.m.
Greenport: 7:16 a.m., 7:39 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:56 a.m., 8:17 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:11 a.m., 7:34 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:38 a.m., 9:01 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:45 a.m., 9:08 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:23 a.m., 5:46 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:32 a.m., 3:55 p.m.

September 20
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:29 a.m., 7:49 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:37 a.m., 6:57 p.m.
Greenport: 8:06 a.m., 8:26 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:49 a.m., 9:08 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:01 a.m., 8:21 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:28 a.m., 9:48 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:35 a.m., 9:55 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:20 a.m., 6:40 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:29 a.m., 4:49 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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