This Morning’s Bulletin — 9.28.16

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Seaside goldenrod.

Good Morning!

• There’s a 40 percent chance of rain today, mainly between 9 a.m. and noon, then patchy drizzle with a chance of rain after noon. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 68 and a northeast wind 7 to 12 miles per hour, increasing in the afternoon. There’s a 40 percent chance of rain overnight, with a steady temperature around 62. There’s a 50 percent chance of rain Thursday, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. We’re expecting heavy rain Friday, with a high near 66.

• The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold its final meeting on its Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Study tonight at the Montauk Playhouse. Posters explaining the project will be on display from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by an overview of the project and questions from the public. More information is online here. Public comment will be accepted through Oct. 19.

• East Hampton Town unveiled a shiny new website last week that does much to bring the town into the modern era of user-friendly web design. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• National Mental Health Awareness Week is this coming Sunday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Oct. 8, and East Hampton and Southampton towns are joining in the awareness activities happening all across Long Island. More information is online here.

• The Maureen’s Haven East End homeless shelter network is seeking volunteers to help with the launch of their Job Success Program to help organize their men’s and women’s business attire and help program participants with resume writing and interviewing skills. Please contact Brittany@maureenshaven.org for more information.

• Today is the last day to RSVP for the first meeting of a new monthly support group at Southampton Hospital for survivors of traumatic brain injuries/strokes and their families. The first meeting on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m., will feature guest speaker Andrew Goldfine, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Stony Brook University School of Medicine. Please register by contacting Jennifer Hartman at 631.726.8320 or jhartman@southamptonhospital.org.

• Community Action Southold Town is inviting community members to their Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at their new location at 316 Front Street in Greenport (across the street from their former location) on Sunday, Oct. 16 from 2 to 4 p.m.

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

Sept. 28
MTK Hbr: 7:41 a.m., 8:06 p.m.
Orient: 8:42 a.m., 9:07 p.m.
Greenport: 9:10 a.m., 9:35 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 9:05 a.m., 9:30 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 10:32 a.m., 10:57 p.m.
S. JPT: 10:39 a.m., 11:04 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:59 a.m., 6:15 p.m.

Sept. 29
MTK Hbr: 8:22 a.m., 8:46 p.m.
Orient: 9:23 a.m., 9:47 p.m.
Greenport: 9:51 a.m., 10:15 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 9:46 a.m., 10:10 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 11:13 a.m., 11:37 p.m.
S. JPT: 11:20 a.m., 11:44 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:45 a.m., 6:58 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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