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BID and PBMC launch ‘downtown double’ fundraiser to support healthcare workers and downtown restaurants

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Residents can support both PBMC's health care workers and downtown restaurants by donating to a fund that will be used to purchase restaurant gift cards to be given to hospital workers.

Riverhead distillery offering free hand-sanitizer to the community

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Twin Stills Moonshine in Riverhead, distillers of O’Oldtymer Moonshine, is adding a new product to their inventory: hand sanitizer.

New York orders more businesses closed: Barber shops, nail salons, haircutters, tattoo parlors

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New York is closing all hair salons, barber shops, nail salons, tattoo or piercing parlors, hair removal services and related personal care services by Saturday at 8 p.m., along with New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.

Cooperage Inn donating dinners for PBMC command center staff during coronavirus crisis

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A local restaurateur whose popular eatery was shuttered by state order this week is taking the opportunity to provide hot meals to front-line health care providers.

New York waives mortgage payments for 90 days based on hardship

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New York State is directing banks to waive mortgage payments for 90 days for those facing hardship with no negative effect to the borrower’s credit score, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today.

As coronavirus infections continue to surge, New York orders private business to cut on-site workforce by half

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The mandatory limit aims to reduce workforce density and slow the spread of the coronavirus in New York State.

Coronavirus pandemic may have big impacts on farm labor supply this spring

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As the coronavirus epidemic spreads across the globe and travel bans are implemented, local farmers fear severe labor shortages this spring.

County looks to blunt ‘stunning’ local economic impacts of coronavirus pandemic

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The economic impacts of the coronavirus outbreak in Suffolk County have been 'just stunning,' County Executive Steven Bellone said.

Local businesses face uncertain future after state orders massive shutdown

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Local business owners find themselves attempting to navigate a bewildering new reality under rules announced by the governor today intended to help curb the spread of coronavirus in the community.

Suffolk Theater: the shows will go on

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Suffolk Theater today announced precautionary measures to ensure the health of their patrons is protected from coronavirus.
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