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Second East Hampton Town Police Officer Tests Positive for Covid-19

Chief Michael Sarlo said the officer, who he did not name, has been out since March 21 and self-quarantined after experiencing very mild symptoms.

Apr 6, 2020
Governor Extends Closures Through End of April

While a slight leveling off of new Covid-19 cases suggests that the state may be approaching the apex of the pandemic, "Now is not the time to be lax," he said, calling on local governments to help enforce social distancing rules.

Apr 6, 2020
Zeldin Intercedes With White House on County's Behalf

As supplies to fight the Covid-19 pandemic fell to zero, the Long Island congressman, who has close ties to the Trump administration, was able to reach the president's son-in-law to help speed 150,000 masks to Suffolk.

Apr 5, 2020
El Covid-19 Continúa Golpeando a Suffolk

Los fallecimientos debido al Covid-19 en el Condado de Suffolk aumentaron a 124 el sábado Suffolk, dijo el Ejecutivo del Condado de Suffolk Suffolk Steve Bellone durante su conferencia de prensa diaria. Veintiocho personas han muerto debido al virus en las últimas 24 horas.

Apr 5, 2020
Stony Brook Hospital Expands Staff and Capacity

A $50 million project will expand the hospital space by building climate-controlled tents on its campus, adding 1,038 beds to Stony Brook's capacity. The project is expected to be completed by April 18.

Apr 5, 2020
County Covid-19 Supplies ‘Down to Zero’

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo allows early medical school graduations, and County Executive Steve Bellone says Suffolk's supply of personal protective equipment has been depleted while the death toll has increased by 28 in a day.

Apr 4, 2020
Everyday Clam Opens to Reveal Rare Purple Pearl

In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, Alex Miller gave his friends something else to talk about — at least for the moment. 

The Springs resident found a rare purple pearl inside a clam he had just opened. But this is not his first such find. In May of 2019, he shucked a clam and found one then, too.

Apr 3, 2020
Suffolk Virus Cases Jump by More Than 1,000

The county passed another milestone on Thursday as the daily number of new Covid-19 cases passed 1,000. Hospital capacity is also increasing, with 206 new beds and increases in equipment and staff.

Apr 3, 2020
Suffolk Covid-19 Cases Near 10,000-Patient Mark

According to the Department of Health Services, there were 9,560 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Suffolk County as of Thursday. There were 477 cases on the East End. 

Apr 3, 2020
Blueprints of the Lorenzo E. Woodhouse Bungalow

The East Hampton Library's Long Island Collection Item of the Week focuses on the architectural blueprint for the 1910 Woodhouse bungalow in East Hampton.

Apr 2, 2020
Bill Henderson Wins Literary Award

The editor and writer Bill Henderson of Springs has won a 2020 Award for Distinguished Service to the Arts, the American Academy of Arts and Letters announced last week.

Apr 2, 2020
Groceries Delivered With a Dash of Love

After her grandson’s wedding in Italy was foiled by the Covid-19 crisis, Carolyn Snyder and her family, the owners of Round Swamp Farm in East Hampton, decided to spread some love here at home by delivering homemade soups and groceries, including chickens, eggs, milk, and pantry staples, to those who are housebound.     

Apr 2, 2020