This Morning’s Bulletin — 9.5.18

Spartina, Tuesday
Spartina, Tuesday

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 82 degrees and a light southeast wind, becoming south 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning. We’re expecting patchy fog after 2 a.m. and partly cloudy skies overnight, with a low around 69. There’s a 30 percent chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms Thursday, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 86. It will be mostly cloudy Friday, with a high near 77 degrees and a 20 percent chance of rain before 2 p.m.

• A Walk On Water, also known as “AWOW,” will be holding one of their inspiring “Surf Therapy” events on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 7 & 8 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ditch Plain Beach in Montauk. Beacon Montauk correspondent Dave Davis talked with some of the organizers of the event about its work helping people with special needs experience the magic of surfing.

• The Suffolk County Legislature meets at the Evans K. Griffing building in Riverhead all day today. The agenda for their meeting is online here.

• The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will hold a public meetings on commercial fishing permits this evening at 6 p.m. at the Montauk Playhouse. More details are online here

• Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Tuesday the introduction of legislation designed to protect job applicants by fostering pay equity and preventing discrimination. The RISE Act, Restricting Information on Salaries and Earnings, would prohibit any employer in the county from requesting or seeking the wage history, including the current or previous salary, of a prospective employee during every stage of the interview and hiring process.

• Southampton Town is inviting the Riverside/Flanders community to participate in the initial design phase of the Riverside Maritime Trail Park along the Peconic River as part of the next Flanders, Riverside, and Northampton Community Association meeting Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Crohan Community Center at 655 Flanders Road in Flanders. 

• The Howard University Gospel Choir will perform this Saturday, Sept. 8 at 3:30 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Churc, 2429 Main Street in Bridgehampton, to benefit the Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreation Center. Tickets are $25 in advance or $35 at the door and are available online here or at Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor.

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

September 5
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:19 a.m., 6:50 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:27 a.m., 5:58 p.m.
Greenport: 6:56 a.m., 7:27 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:47 a.m., 8:09 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:51 a.m., 7:22 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:18 a.m., 8:49 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:25 a.m., 8:56 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:18 a.m., 5:42 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:27 a.m., 3:51 p.m.

September 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:16 a.m., 7:45 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:24 a.m., 6:53 p.m.
Greenport: 7:53 a.m., 8:22 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:49 a.m., 9:11 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:48 a.m., 8:17 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:15 a.m., 9:44 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:22 a.m., 9:51 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:26 a.m., 6:49 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:35 a.m., 4:58 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

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