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Sagaponack School May Need More Space for Student Influx

The Sagaponack School has received so many new student inquiries over the last several weeks that the chief school administrator is searching for extra space to supplement the Little Red Schoolhouse's own classrooms.

Aug 4, 2020
Dentists Want You to Know It's Safe to Come Back

For those who have been using the pandemic as an excuse to avoid going to the dentist, Dr. David Mambrino, an owner of the East Hampton Dental Group, has a message: "I want people to know that it's safe."

Aug 1, 2020
Hospital in Southampton 'Covid-Free' as of Friday

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on Friday announced that for the first time since March 8, it has no new, suspected, or confirmed Covid-19 patients.

Jul 31, 2020
Navy Sailor’s Long Trip Home to East Hampton

As the virus continued to spread across the globe, the men and women aboard the ship were blinded from the realities of the world around them.

Jul 30, 2020
Bridgehampton Concert Under Investigation

It might have been just another big summer event in the Hamptons, except that Saturday's Chainsmokers' concert at Nova's Ark in Bridgehampton took place in a world where concerts and other major events have been silenced by the Covid-19 pandemic. Now the Chainsmokers' event management companies are being investigated.

Jul 29, 2020
Southampton Responds After Governor Calls Concert ‘Gross Violation of Common Sense’

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo called a drive-in concert held Saturday in Bridgehampton "a gross violation of common sense," while Southampton Town officials responded to a state inquiry into the event by saying they were conducting their own investigation.

Jul 29, 2020
Update: State Health Department Investigating Bridgehampton Charity Concert

The New York State Department of Health has opened an investigation into a drive-in Chainsmokers' concert in Bridgeghampton on Saturday night, sending a letter on Monday about it to Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman — whose own band was the opening musical act on Saturday.

Jul 27, 2020
Several Beaches Closed to Late Arrivals Amid Covid Concerns

Several East Hampton beaches were temporarily closed to late-arriving beachgoers on Saturday as officials tried to enforce Covid-19 restrictions on the busiest day since the Fourth of July weekend. 

Jul 26, 2020
Southampton Hospital Nurses Still Seeking Crisis Pay

The hospital's 1199 union members are still fighting for crisis pay, which they assert would help make them "whole" after they said they sacrificed so much on behalf of the Covid-19 patients, and other patients as well, between mid-March and early June.

Jul 23, 2020
County Keeping Virus at Bay but Governor Warns of ‘Ricochet Effect’

With 46 new Covid-19 cases reported by state officials on Tuesday, just two deaths in the last 10 days, and a daily infection rate holding steady around 1 percent, Suffolk County appears to be maintaining control over the spread of the virus.

Jul 23, 2020
East Hampton Emergency Room Annex May Be Ready by 2022

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital has unveiled its latest design for a proposed $35 million emergency room annex in East Hampton. The hospital hopes to begin construction next year on the facility, whose major purpose will be to assess, diagnose, and stabilize patients.

Jul 22, 2020
Suffolk's Infection Rate Steady at Around 1 Percent

Long Island's daily Covid-19 infection rate has stayed at approximately 1 percent for six days, and there has been only one death in Suffolk County in the last eight days, according to data released by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday.

Jul 20, 2020