Health

Drive Up Testing Site To Open In East Hampton

A new drive-through coronavirus testing site will open in East Hampton on Friday, May 15.

Front Line Heroes Honored In Artwork

East End Arts & Humanities Council, Inc. has launched its Front Line Heroes Program in collaboration with Peconic Bay Medical Center (PBMC) in Riverhead to show appreciation for essential workers dedicated to their work and community at this difficult time.

New East Hampton Charity Makes It Easy To Give

The result is Doorstep Donations, which the three young men see as an efficient — and safe — way to collect donations for the needy.

Peconic Bay Medical Center Was A Lifeline For ‘Overrun’ Hospitals To The West During...

Through the height of the coronavirus surge in April, Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead was a critical lifeline for hospitals on western Long Island that were overwhelmed by the deluge of COVID-19 patients

Amateur Coronavirus Trackers Weigh In On the Numbers

A handful of East End residents are taking the novel coronavirus numbers into their own hands — tracking them, charting them and drawing their own conclusions

Worrisome Signs In Persistence Of Coronavirus Spread

The talk on television and in the national news outlets may be turning more and more to “re-opening” the national economy by lifting restrictions meant to stanch the spread of the coronavirus, but in New York State, Suffolk County and on the South Fork, the virus continues to spread at disconcerting rates, officials acknowledged this week.

At least 28 Dead At Nursing Homes In Southampton, Westhampton

At least 28 residents of two South Fork nursing homes, in Southampton and Westhampton, have died from COVID-19, according to newly released data from New York State Department of Health.

Southampton Mayor Announces Drive-thru Testing Site Coming To Village

Southampton Village Mayor Jesse Warren announced Saturday that a private drive-thru testing site for COVID-19 would open on Thursday, April 30.

One Family’s View Of COVID-19 In Nursing Homes, From The Outside

One Family's View Of COVID-19 In Nursing Homes, From The Outside

Sag Harbor Historical Society, Library Document The Age Of COVID-19

Sag Harbor Historical Society, Library Document The Age Of COVID-19

Mental Health Strategies for Children, and Parents, During COVID-19

Mental Health Strategies for Children, and Parents, During COVID-19

Southampton Hospital Capacity Is Keeping Up With COVID-19 Demand, With Hope For Slowing Pace...

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital has managed to keep its care capacity, staffing and equipment supply comfortably ahead of the influx of patients suffering from acute cases of COVID-19, amid some signs of hope that the expansion of the disease in the community may be slowing thanks to social distancing mandates.

Q&A With Veteran Paramedic Phil Cammann

Phillip Cammann has been an EMT and paramedic for the Bridgehampton Fire Department and the Southampton Volunteer Ambulance for 40 years

Sag Harbor Volunteers Cook A Little Extra In A Time Of Need

Sag Harbor Volunteers Cook A Little Extra In A Time Of Need

With Gyms Closed, Home Fitness Sees Its Rise

With Gyms Closed, Home Fitness Sees Its Rise

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The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: September 17 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by Sag Harbor Express Publisher Emeritus Bryan Boyhan to discuss an article he wrote on the 50th anniversary of the tragic flight of The Free Life, a hot air balloon that was launched from Springs in an unsuccessful attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean.

Remembering The Free Life 50 Years Later

They would float up the coast to Maine. There, they would catch the westerlies that would blow them the 2,500 miles to Europe. Up there, in the beauty and the silence, you hear the true noise of the sea coming up at you. There was plenty of food on board, stocked with salamis and cheeses — fatty food to keep them warm and filled — water, Champagne for celebrating, of course, plus some emergency supplies. But it turns out the crew of The Free Life, a seven-story high Roziére balloon that lifted off from a field in Springs 50 years ago this week, would not need it.

A Father Shares Advice: In his Book, Richie Jackson offers a Road Map...

At the age of 15, when Jackson Foo Wong came out and told his parents that he was gay, his father, Richie Jackson, a TV and theater producer based in New York City, couldn’t have been more delighted. That’s because for Jackson, being gay had long been an important defining feature of his own life.