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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: November 30, 2021

Free Webinar on Green Heating and Cooling Solutions

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A free webinar on Dec. 7 at 5:30 p.m., presented by EH Town's Energize East Hampton program, will provide info on improving energy efficiency by using cleaner and greener heating and cooling technologies

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Local SFCC Shuttle Bus Schedule Modified to Add Montauk School Stop

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Montauk School staff commuting on the LIRR South Fork Commuter Connection will now have direct pick-up and drop-off at the school, following a minor route revision by the Hampton Hopper shuttle bus that provides local transport to and from train stations

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

COVID Testing Resumes at EH Town Hall Campus; Wainscott Site Closed

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 Testing Hours as of Nov. 29 are :

Monday and Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. -6 p.m.Saturday: 10 a.m. -2 p.m.

Rapid tests for $109, with special discounted pricing at $59 for EH Town and Village employees with identificatio...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Fondos estan disponibles para los inquilinos y los proprietarios

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 Fondos Federales están disponibles para los inquilinos de EH que están atrasados con el pago de su alquiler y para los propietarios que deben pagar el alquiler, a través del programa de Asistencia para el Alquiler y Negocios de Emergencia. Para ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Funds Available for Tenants, Landlords

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Federal funds are available for EH tenants in arrears on their rent, and for landlords who are due rent, through the Emergency Business and Rental Assistance program. For info and to apply, visit https://otda.ny.gov/programs/emergency-rental-assistance/#a...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

EH Town Honors Lt. Lee A. Hayes, WWII-era Tuskegee Airman

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Members of Lt. Hayes’s extended family and members of the public attended the unveiling of a sign renaming the Amagansett Youth Park in Mr. Hayes’s honor.  

Lieutenant Lee A. Hayes was among a group of precedent-setting Black s...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

NYS, EH Town, Montauk Residents Work Together on Utility Line Project

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NYS Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. and EH Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc, first and third from left, at the gateway to Montauk on Friday, Oct. 22, with John Keeshan, the Montauk resident who has long advocated for burying the lines, between them. Accom...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

EH Town Stops Drilling Into Groundwater, For Now

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Temporary restraining order will stop Middle Hwy mine from deep drilling while EH Town pursues legal fight against 2020 state permit that would allow mine to dig into drinking water aquifer, creating a 6-acre lake and potential conduit for contaminants

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

La prohibición total del Pueblo de East Hampton sobre el uso de sopladores de hojas de gasolina se m

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La prohibición total del Pueblo de East Hampton sobre el uso de sopladores de hojas de gasolina se modificará para la temporada del otoño e invierno a partir del 20 de Septiembre. 

A partir del Lunes, los sopladores de gasolina se pueden usar entr...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Rules on Use of Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers Shift for Fall Season

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 East Hampton Town’s full ban on the use of gas-powered leaf blowers will be modified for the fall and winter season as of Sept. 20. 

 Beginning Monday, the gas-powered blowers may be used between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on weekdays, a...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

EH Town Will Continue Fight Against Privatization of Ocean Beach

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Following Sept. 14 denial of EH Town’s bid to appeal a court decision that gave ownership of a stretch of Napeague beach to nearby property owners, the Town Board will pursue options, including condemnation

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

NYS consideró oficialmente al COVID-19 como una "Enfermedad Altamente Contagiosa"

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Ahora se requiere que todas las empresas promulguen Medidas de Seguridad para Proteger a los Empleados, en cumplimiento de la Ley NY HERO (Salud y Derechos Esenciales)

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

NYS: Employers Must Implement NY HERO Act COVID Safety Plans

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COVID-19 declared a 'highly contagious communicable disease'; NYS requires all employers to implement workplace safety plans as Delta variant spreads and case numbers rise

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