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Posted on: July 14, 2020

EH Enforcement, State Liquor Authority Visit Montauk Businesses; Find Few Problems

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July10 Weekend Compliance with Town, state codes, SLA regs, and COVID-19 safety requirements was good; No problems found at two bar/restaurants previously cited

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Posted on: July 5, 2020

EH Town Enforcement Team Visits Montauk Businesses During Holiday Weekend

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July 4 inspections for restaurant/bar compliance with Gov. Cuomo's COVID-19 health and safety orders results in arrest of three in Montauk for alleged violations of liquor authority regs; Photos, videos of crowds referred to state for investigation

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Indoor Dining at Reduced Capacity Resumes as LI Enters Phase Three of Reopening

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Town provides information, assistance to restaurants as NYS allows restaurants to offer indoor dining at 50-percent capacity, as of June 24; Outdoor tables may remain as long as eatery does not exceed maximum occupancy both indoors and out

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Indoor Dining at Reduced Capacity Resumes as LI Enters Phase Three of Reopening

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Town provides information, assistance to restaurants as NYS allows restaurants to offer indoor dining at 50-percent capacity, as of June 24; Outdoor tables may remain as long as eatery does not exceed maximum occupancy both indoors and out

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Town Accepting Applications for Restaurants to Reopen: Outdoor-Only Dining Allowed

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Restaurants may open during the state’s Phase Two of economic reopening,for outdoor dining only, according to the state regulations here: https://forward.ny.gov/phase-two-industries. You must file an attestation online with the state, and prepare...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Resources for Business Owners Feeling the Economic Impact of Coronavirus

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FEDERAL SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA) SMALL BUSINESS GUIDANCE AND LOAN RESOURCES

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Landscaping Allowed for Maintenance Only, by Governor's Order

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New York State Ruling on Landscaping as of April 1, 2020:  Landscaping for maintenance and pest control ONLY has been deemed an essential business and may continue. Other than property maintenance, it has been determined that all new landscape pr...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Unemployment Assistance Available

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Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) provides payment to workers not traditionally eligible for unemployment benefits (self-employed, independent contractors, workers with limited work history, and others) who are unable to work as a direct result of th...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Press Release March 25: Stay Home is Message as Virus Spreads

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Residents and Visitors from Manhattan Urged to Follow White House Task Force Advice and Self-Quarantine for Two Weeks; Gov. Cuomo Bans All Gatherings;
Supervisor Van Scoyoc Asks for Compliance to Safeguard Community

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Non-Essential Business Closures Mandated by Governor to Keep Workforce at Home

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Under an Executive Order issued by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, all businesses designated "non-essential" by the state must cease operation by 8 p.m on March 22, 2020, an effort to keep the workforce at home to slow the spread ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

March 27: State Declares Halt to Construction : New Edict From Governor

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New, revised Guidance on Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.6,  published Friday, March 27 at the Empire State Development Corporation website, following letter by East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc urging wider restrictions to slow ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

New York State Issues Call for Health Workers, Supplies

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A MESSAGE FROM NEW YORK STATEGET INVOLVED

New York State is doing all it can to keep New Yorkers safe and stop the spread of COVID-19. But we’re stronger if we all work together. Governor Cuomo is calling on health care professionals, schools of public hea...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Information Resources: March 25 COVID-19 Update

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Governor Issues Ban on all Gatherings as Virus Spreads: Learn the latest on confirmed coronavirus cases in East Hampton and Suffolk County; Health Care, Hospital, and Community Resources; State Directives; Business Assistance, and more

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

COVID-19 and Pregnancy: Health Department Advisory

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State Department of Health issues information regarding COVID-19 coronavirus and Pregnancy

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

EH Town Mobilizes Teams to Serve Seniors During Coronavirus Crisis

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Town collaborates with community volunteers and nonprofits; coordinated effort pairs providers with people needing support. Calls being made regularly to 500+ residents to insure safety, wellness -- meals, prescription pickups, transportation, provided.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Supervisor Van Scoyoc Updates Community During COVID-19 Crisis

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In March 20 press release, Town Supervisor urges calm, caution, safeguards as coronavirus cases yet to peak. Food supply is stable; grocery stores set hours to accommodate seniors and first responders. Community cooperation requested to avoid shortages

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Waiting List is Open for Second Doses of Pfizer Vaccine

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PFIZER SECOND DOSE VACCINE ALERT

Are you in need of your second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine? 

 The Town of East Hampton MAY have extra doses available on Saturday, May 8 in Wainscott.  To add your name to the WAITING LIST,...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

EH Town Welcomes New Director of Code Enforcement

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EH Town’s  new Director of Code Enforcement, Kevin Cooper, left,  a retired NYPD Sergeant, joined Don Kauth, the outgoing director, at an ordinance enforcement meeting on Wednesday morning. The meetings, with public safety officials from...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Federal Aid to Fishing Industry Increased Following Local Advocacy

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Federal CARES Act Funding for relief to NY's fishing industry, hard-hit by the pandemic, is increased by $5.7 million, to $12.4 million after EH Town, State officials push for more equitable apportionment; NYS begins aid distribution

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

EH Town Implements Two Measures to Ensure Airport Safety

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Aircraft pilot who flew at dangerously low altitudes is suspended for 90 days from airport; Town Board and Airport Manager eliminate bad-weather, poor visibility flight practice

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

NYS Lifts Restrictive Limit on Catered Events at Residences

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Catered parties no longer held to overly restrictive guest number limits, following a lobbying effort by EH Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc and other elected officials, along with the catering industry; Limits would have had severe business impact

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

EH Town Eyes Amagansett Site for New Town Senior Center

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EH will seek to acquire centrally located parcel on Abraham's Path for construction of a new, larger senior center that will allow for expanded day care, nutrition, social, and recreational programs for the town's growing senior population

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

New Town Law Limits Use of Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers

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Town Board responds to numerous residents' requests to safeguard peace and quiet; passes legislation banning the use of gas-powered blowers May 20-Sept. 20 and limiting use all year. No type of leaf blower may be used Sundays from May 20 to Sept. 20.

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

US Army Corps. Begins Montauk Lighthouse Revetment Work

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Army Corps of Engineers has begun a two-year project to reconstruct the stone revetment protecting the Montauk Lighthouse, a National Historic Landmark owned by the Montauk Historical Society. Please steer clear of the construction zone.

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Agreement with South Fork Wind Will Fund Environmental, Energy Projects in EH Town

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East Hampton Town Trustee Clerk Francis Bock and East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc, seated from left to right, were joined by members of both boards (Susan McGraw Keber, James Grimes, David Lys, John Aldred, Bill Taylor, and Kathee Burke-Gonza...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Town Hosts Webinar on Solar Power

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A webinar on solar power and the Town’s Solarize East Hampton campaign was held on Thursday, March 18, 2021. The Town’s Solarize campaign partner, GreenLogic Energy discussed the benefits of generating clean, renewable solar power for your home or busines...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Montauk Advance Town's Sustainability Goals

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New charging stations in Montauk municipal parking lot make a total of 22 publicly available charging stations for electric vehicles in the town; help to advance town renewable energy and sustainability goals by promoting EV use

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

COVID Testing Now Available in Montauk and at EH Town Hall

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Test centers are located behind East Hampton Town Hall in East Hampton and at South Erie Street in Montauk, next to the soccer field, through the efforts of East Hampton Town working with NYS, which owns the Montauk property.

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Close to 2,000 EH Residents Vaccinated Through EH Town Collaboration with Co., Stony Brook Medicine

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Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc paves way for EH residents to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, having collaborated with both Stony Brook Medicine and Suffolk County this past weekend to host three vaccination clinics at the East Hampton Center for Humanity

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

El Pueblo de East Hampton Cuenta con Un Sitio Web de Informacion de la Vacuna COVID-19

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El sitio web de información sobre vacunas “COVID-19 Centro de Vacunas” del Pueblo de East Hampton se puso en marcha hoy en https://www.ehtownvaccine.org/; Permite a los residentes preinscribirse para la vacuna COVID-19

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

EH Town Launches COVID Vaccine Info Website, Preregistration

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East Hampton plans to continue vaccination clinics at EH Town Center for Humanity in Wainscott (former CDCH school) as vaccines become available; Eligible town residents can preregister at EHTownVaccine.org

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Sites in Suffolk County

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Check the sites on this list for vaccine appointments. While EH Town was able to offer vaccinations at its own clinic on Feb. 13, demand is high and supply still short so there is no new EH clinic date yet, and there is no waiting list.

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

EH Town Stands Ready to Vaccinate Residents: #VaccinateEastHampton

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See if you are currently eligible to receive a vaccine: https://am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/

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Posted on: February 14, 2021

Town of East Hampton Holds First COVID Vaccination Clinic at Wainscott Center

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With NYS and County vaccine centers distant from East Hampton, and appointments virtually impossible to obtain, the Town of East Hampton creates own clinic to serve local residents; vaccinates more than 300 community members on Feb. 13

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Posted on: January 24, 2021

Town Approves Agreements for South Fork Wind Farm

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EH will issue easement to allow underground electric transmission cable from NY's first offshore wind farm that will deliver 132 megawatts of renewable energy to meet South Fork demand; Developers to issue almost $29 million in community benefit payments

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Posted on: December 24, 2020

Webinar Offers Insight Into Coastal Challenges, Decisions

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Our beaches are a centerpiece of our community, but climate change, sea level rise, and increased erosion and flooding mean that an understanding of coastal dynamics  is key to determining the future impact of policy decisions in areas such as be...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

NYS Covid Tracker App Alerts User of Possible COVID Exposure

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Learn about how the COVID Alert NY app works, and how to download it for your phone:https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-alert-ny/

The app uses Bluetooth technology and does not track your location or identity.

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