This Morning’s Bulletin — 9.9.21

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting showers and possibly a thunderstorm today, with a high temperature near 76 degrees and a southwest wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches are possible. Showers will continue tonight, mainly before 8 p.m., with a low around 61. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 77 and Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 76.

• East Hampton Town will hold the first of four forums on the future of its municipal airport this evening at 7 p.m. While this forum was originally scheduled to be held at LTV Studios in Wainscott, it will now be held virtually via Zoom due to the town’s decision to halt in-person meetings as the Delta Covid variant spreads. Here are more details.

• Peconic Bay Medical Center will host a Narcan distribution session for NYS Overdose Awareness Day at the Israel Family Ambulatory Center, 230 Main Street in Greenport from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss an evaluation of air traffic flight paths at its 10 a.m. work session this morning, as part of an information-gathering effort in light of East Hampton’s airport revisioning process. Here’s the agenda, and here’s where to view the meeting online. Riverhead’s town board work session for today has been cancelled.

• New Light Theater Projects presents “Hitler’s Tasters,” a dark comedy about the young women who have the “honor” of being Adolf Hitler’s food tasters, in the John Drew Theatre at Guild Hall, 158 Main Street in East Hampton this evening through Saturday at 8 p.m. Based on true events, this play by Michelle Kholos Brooks explores the way girls navigate sexuality, friendship, patriotism, and poison during the Third Reich. Tickets are $50, or $35 for members, and are available at

• Riverhead Town is seeking public participation in four meetings beginning next Monday for its Comprehensive Plan Update now underway, in an attempt to provide the town with a road map for its potential growth and evolution over the next 20 years. Read More.

• Suffolk County reported 437 new cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday, Sept. 7, with 5.6 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 225 people hospitalized with the virus in the county, with 43 of them in ICU. The county reported two new fatalities, bringing the death toll here to 3,481 people.

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

Sept. 9
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:10 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:18 a.m., 11:38 p.m.
Greenport: 12:21 a.m., 12:47 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:19 a.m., 1:42 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:16 a.m., 12:42 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:43 a.m., 2:09 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:50 a.m., 2:16 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:20 a.m., 11:32 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:29 a.m., 9:41 p.m.

Sept. 10
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:30 a.m., 12:57 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:05 p.m.
Greenport: 1:07 a.m., 1:34 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:06 a.m., 2:28 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:02 a.m., 1:29 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:29 a.m., 2:56 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:36 a.m., 3:03 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:08 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:17 a.m., 10:33 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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