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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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PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM LOANS

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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: June 15, 2021

One-dose J&J Vaccines Offered in Montauk on Wed. June 16

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The one-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will be administered to those aged 18 and up at a clinic at the Montauk Playhouse tomorrow from 4 to 8 p.m.
No appointments necessary. The vaccine is free for all.

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

EH Under Court Order to Stop Vehicle Access to Napeague "Truck Beach"

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Following court decision in favor of homeowners claiming private ownership of beach, access must be restricted for now, by court order, as town pursues legal options; Supervisor Van Scoyoc vows fight for public access, board may consider condemnation

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

EH Town Pandemic Response Preserved Public Health, Safety, Welfare

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As NYS nears post-pandemic restrictions point, EH Town has already achieved minimum vaccination levels for removal of COVID restrictions, but must continue to comply with NYS restrictions until limits are lifted statewide.Read press release on Town's achi...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

New York is Reopening: State Issues Business Guidance

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As of May 19, the federal CDC and NYS have lifted a number of COVID-related rules for businesses and public settings, although businesses or offices may continue to require that visitors wear masks. NYS has issued detailed operating guidance.

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

COVID Restrictions Eased: Town Provides Assistance to Restaurants

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As NYS lifts COVID-related capacity restrictions at restaurants and other businesses as of May 19, the Town of East Hampton is helping local business owners to navigate the changing regulatory landscape. In advance of the summer season, Supervisor Peter V...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Take the Montauk Skate Park Survey

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A public-private collaboration between the Town of East Hampton and a group of community members will result in great new improvements to the Montauk Skate Park, which was designed in 1999 by skateboarding pioneer Andy Kessler. 

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

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Entra en vigor la prohibicion de temporada en el municipio de East Hampton sobre los sopladores de horas a gas a partir del 20 de Mayo

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Gas-Powered Leaf Blower Ban Goes Into Effect May 20, 2021

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East Hampton Town's new seasonal ban on gas-powered leaf blowers goes into effect on May 20. Full ban will be in effect until September 20; after that date, use will be restricted to certain hours and days

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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 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 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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