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Trump’s Visa Ban A ‘Nightmare’ for Local Restaurants

Visa programs for foreign workers, indispensable to the seasonal and demanding East End hospitality industry, were banned by President Donald Trump, leaving area restaurants short-staffed and scrambling to fill positions.

‘Crowded But Positive’ Weekend On South Fork Marred By Flouting Of Coronavirus Precautions At...

The Fourth of July weekend brought a mostly welcome boom in business to the South Fork, but also a wave of revelry to Montauk that sometimes strayed far beyond state-mandated social distancing guidelines and overwhelmed the ability of local authorities to rein in violations that Governor Andrew Cuomo has warned could force a slowing of re-opening steps, which entered the fourth phase locally on Wednesday.

Business Briefs for June 9, 2020

Business Briefs for June 9, 2020

BNB To Tie The Knot With Dime Community Bank

BNB has announced it is merging with Dime Community Bank.

Business Briefs for July 2, 2020

Business Briefs for July 2, 2020

Ticketholder Bar Approved For Sag Harbor Cinema

The resurrected Sag Harbor Cinema will include a bar where ticketholders can order drinks before a movie or during intermission.

EXPRESS SESSIONS: Business Owners, Lawmakers Hopeful About Reconomy Reopening In Time For Summer Season

South Fork business owners and area lawmakers said during a virtual Express Sessions forum last Thursday, June 25, that they were hopeful that, as Long Island continues moving forward in the state’s reopening plan after the coronavirus epidemic, lost time — and revenue — could be made up for this summer, as long as the virus continues its decline.

Trading In The City Office For A New Business Model

But now, Ms. Neuwirth is working from her home office in Bridgehampton while her employees are doing likewise at their homes across the region — from lower Manhattan and Westchester to New Jersey and Queens.

Business Briefs for June 25, 2020

Hudson Grace, a shop offering interior décor items, officially opened its Sag Harbor outpost at 17 Washington Street to customers on June 10.

Southampton Wins Injunction Against Sand Land In Noyac

Four years after Southampton Town went to court to force Sand Land, the Noyac sand mine and recycling facility, to stop processing vegetative waste and construction and demolition debris, it has received the preliminary injunction it sought.

Sag Harbor Chamber President and Vice President Announce They Will Step Down

Sag Harbor Chamber President and Vice President Announce They Will Step Down

Shelter Island Community Pulls Together To Support Local Shop Owner

Devastated by the market’s possible closure, Ms. Eiffel’s community of friends, fans, and foodies have come together and started a GoFundMe page on her behalf – quickly earning $140,687 of their $300,000 goal, as of Tuesday evening. This goal will fulfill a bank loan enabling the business to stay afloat as it generates income over the summer.

Coronavirus Outbreak Discovered At The Bridge After Tragic Coincidence

The exclusive golf club known as The Bridge saw an outbreak of coronavirus infections sweep through its grounds crew and kitchen staff last month — illustrating both the ease with which the coronavirus can spread in a close community and the ratio of serious health effects.

Business Briefs for June 18, 2020

Business Briefs for June 18, 2020

Q&A: New General Manager Says WPPB Will Become WLIW, Move To New Studios And...

Q&A: New General Manager Says WPPB Will Become WLIW, Move To New Studios And Become Part Of An Islandwide Multimedia Plan

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The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: August 6 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors talk about the East End real estate market, which has seen a boom following the global COVID-19 pandemic. They discuss the effects of a growing population on the community and question whether the changes will be permanent. The discussion highlights a virtual Express Sessions forum held this week on the real estate industry.

Governor Cuomo Greenlights School Reopening Across the State

All school districts in New York State can re-open. They are all authorized to open, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday, August 7, rendering his long-awaited decision on school reopening in New York State.

EXPRESS SESSIONS: East End School Superintendents Prepare For New School Year

The doctor’s comments came during a virtual Express Sessions panel on July 30, “Local Districts Face Tough Decisions Ahead,” hosted by the Express News Group via Zoom. The event brought together five area school superintendents: Lars Clemensen of Hampton Bays, Dr. Nicholas Dyno of Southampton, Jeff Nichols of Sag Harbor, Michael Radday of Westhampton Beach, and Debra Winter of Springs. Also on the panel were State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and Jim Kinnier, the president of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor.