Category Archives: East Hampton

COVID-19 in Suffolk County

Patch.com just published the latest local figures for Suffolk County as of yesterday and they were obtained from the official  county site here: conf. cases deaths population 2017 cases per 1000 people * Islip: 395 333700 1.183697932 Huntington: 358 203276 … Continue reading

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Hospital Beds Will Run Out

This is a great tool to check the future availability of hospital beds in your area. On Eastern Long Island we will nearly certainly run out:   Infections are supposed to peak by early May which puts us in the … Continue reading

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COVID-19 is here!

We now have a confirmed case admitted at Southampton Hospital.  It is time to reassess.   Although there is but a single patient confirmed on the South Fork of Long Island, suspicion is running high. (update 3/11: 6 cases in Suffolk … Continue reading

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How Solar-friendly is your town on Long Island?

Great resource:  Long Island Solar Report Card 2019.  An in-depth evaluation of 19 municipalities and solar policies on Long Island.  Municipal regulations to promote vs. discourage solar panels!  Interesting.  I did not know how different the rules are from one … Continue reading

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“Deep Canvassing” and the Lessons Political Campaigns Can Learn From It

Submitted to this blog by Arthur Schiff. By Gabby Weiss, November 22, 2019 Deep Canvassing has grown in popularity as an organizing tool in the past few years, but while most people have heard of it, many are still unsure … Continue reading

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Bravo East Hampton Star!

Reprinted verbatim from: https://www.easthamptonstar.com/20191010/shrinking-congressman This is gutsy. And overdue. Shrinking Congressman By Star Staff October 10, 2019 Here we go again. Representative Lee Zeldin is out front in his support of President Trump, dismissing as phony a serious impeachment inquiry … Continue reading

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Those Bothersome Facts

In the age of “alternative facts”, Breitbart and Fox faux news, we can all make an effort to point out BS when we recognize it!  Bravo Nigel, an R&R regular, for his Letter to the Editor of the East Hampton … Continue reading

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