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Before Reopening, Businesses Must File Safety Affirmation

East Hampton Town has alerted business owners intending to reopen that they must file with New York State an affirmation that they will follow mandated safety protocols and prepare and post a safety plan.

Jun 1, 2020
As Covid Numbers Improve, Bellone Urges Protesters to Do So Safely

On Monday Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone thanked those taking part in demonstrations here sparked by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis for doing so peacefully.

Jun 1, 2020
In Virus Briefing, Suffolk Officials Also Speak to Another Crisis

As Covid-19 cases rise and hospitalizations decrease, the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the subsequent protests that have erupted around the country were also on the minds of county officials here.

May 31, 2020
Parking in Downtown Sag Harbor This Weekend Limited to 45 Minutes

After imposing strict short-term parking limits in the village last weekend, the mayor on Friday set a 45-minute limit on parking for the final weekend of May.

May 29, 2020
Church Partners With Fresh Direct to Offer Bridgehampton Pickup Site

Customers can make appointments on the Fresh Direct website for pickup at the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton Tuesday through Saturday from 1 to 7 p.m. 

May 29, 2020
Outdoor Dining Gets a Boost, While Businesses Get Mask Authority

Several key initiatives were announced by local, county, and state officials on Thursday, paving the way for restaurants to offer increased outdoor dining and for private business owners to officially refuse service to people not wearing masks.

May 28, 2020
A Collector Enlivened by the Dead-Ball Era

John Goodman, who has made a retirement hobby of trading vintage baseball cards, explains the mystery of the legendary Honus Wagner card, and a lot more.

May 28, 2020
East Hampton Samples Are a Crucial Contributor to Lyme Test

The successful development of a rapid new diagnostic Lyme disease test is owed in part to the test samples contributed to the Bay Area Lyme Foundation's Lyme Disease Biobank, specifically from the patients of Dr. George Dempsey's East Hampton Family Medicine practice.

May 28, 2020
Kudos From Moody's for East Hampton Village

East Hampton Village is in strong fiscal health and will likely remain so despite the economic shutdown caused by the pandemic, according to a recent credit analysis from Moody’s Investors Service.

May 28, 2020
Health Briefs 05.28.20

A Southampton Covid testing site will continue with county funding, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital is offering telehealth visits for rehabilitation services, and elective surgeries will begin in June.

May 28, 2020
Hospital Reimagines its Annual Summer Party

The gala’s 62nd iteration will not be held in the field across from the hospital on Wickapogue Road as it has previously. In response to continuing concerns related to the coronavirus and to serve as an example of safe behavior, the party’s theme will be Gala in Your Garden.

May 28, 2020
When a Montauk Mechanic Took on the Town

Move over, “The Affair.” In the stranger than fiction department, a Sag Harbor filmmaker is shopping a screenplay about a Montauk mechanic, his years-long dispute with the town, and the romance he shared with his late partner.

May 28, 2020