This Morning’s Bulletin — 9.19.22

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting mostly cloudy skies today, with a high temperature near 84 degrees and a southwest wind 5 to 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 64 and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Tuesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 79 and a 20 percent chance of showers before 8 a.m. and after 2 p.m. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

• Numerous local residents, tired of feeling powerless against climate change, are rallying each other to take personal steps that can have a real impact in the fight through new groups called Carbon Crews. Climate Local Now columnist Brianne Briggman explores this new phenomenon in this month’s column.

• The Suffolk County Water Authority is in the midst of two water main projects in Southold Town designed to greatly improve the distribution of water within the town. This is in addition to a new transmission line from Route 105 in Riverhead to the Southold Town line that is currently in the permitting process, and several other local projects seeking grant funding to protect residents from emerging contaminants. Here’s more info.

• The Caregivers Center at Peconic Medical Center is holding an in-person and Zoom workshop today from noon to 1 p.m. to explore alternative stress management practices for family caregivers. To register to attend or to obtain the Zoom invitation link, contact Noelle Roth at nroth4@northwell.edu or call 631.548.6259. Here’s more info.

• Saturday, Sept. 24 is International Coastal Clean Up Day, and the North Fork Environmental Council is getting involved in the effort with two clean-ups, in Riverhead and Southold towns. The Riverhead Clean-up will be held at Iron Pier Beach on the Long Island Sound at the end of Iron Pier Road in Northville from 9 to 11 a.m., and the Southold Cleanup will be held at Breakwater Beach in Mattituck, also on the Long Island Sound at the end of Breakwater Road, from 1 to 3 p.m. Gloves and plastic bags will be provided, but feel free to please bring your own gloves and buckets. For more information, contact office@nfec1.org or 631. 298.8880.

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your own copy each week, sign up here.

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

September 19
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:50 a.m., 6:21 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:58 a.m., 5:29 p.m.
Greenport: 6:27 a.m., 6:58 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:07 a.m., 7:25 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:22 a.m., 6:53 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:49 a.m., 8:20 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:56 a.m., 8:27 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:35 a.m., 4:48 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:44 a.m., 2:57 p.m.

September 20
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:48 a.m., 7:14 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:56 a.m., 6:22 p.m.
Greenport: 7:25 a.m., 7:51 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:03 a.m., 8:22 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:20 a.m., 7:46 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:47 a.m., 9:13 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:54 a.m., 9:20 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:33 a.m., 5:47 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:42 a.m., 3:56 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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