Pond, Graves, East Hampton
Pond, Graves, East Hampton

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting occasional drizzle today, under cloudy skies, with a high near 63 degrees and a northeast wind around 20 miles per hour. Drizzle and light rain are expected to continue tonight, when the low will be around 58. Rain is likely Friday, with a high near 64 and rain is likely again on Saturday, with a high near 69.

• The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering a major, sand-based expansion to its proposed work in downtown Montauk as part of the Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Study. The Beacon’s full coverage of this week’s Army Corps FIMP meetings is online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss painting the town pink for breast cancer awareness, security cameras at town parks, the tentative 2017 town budget, the Riverhead train station and the hospital zoning district at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss the town’s Ponquogue Beach Pavilion survey and the potential acceptance of Meadowlark Lane in Bridgehampton into the town highway system at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Montauk Observatory will host a lecture by Dr. Helio Takai titled “Cosmic Rays: It’s Raining Particles!” tonight at 7:30 p.m. at The Ross School Tennis Center. More information is online here.

• The Concerned Citizens of Montauk will host their annual topical forum, this year titled “The Future of Downtown Montauk,” this Saturday, Oct. 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Montauk School gymnasium. More information is online here.

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

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.

Sept. 30
MTK Hbr: 9:03 a.m., 9:26 p.m.
Orient: 10:04 a.m., 10:27 p.m.
Greenport: 10:32 a.m., 10:55 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 10:27 a.m., 10:50 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 11:54 a.m.
S. JPT: 12:01 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:25 a.m., 7:38 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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