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Rich Hamptonites Spared Indignity Of Being Chauffeured Out East By Car

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Earlier this month, a dark cloud threatened to ruin high season in the Hamptons: restrictions on helicopters limiting them to a single flight each week to or from East Hampton Airport. And while we're not completely out of the woods yet, Memorial Day has at least been salvaged, with hope for the future.

A federal judge has just ensured that summer in the Hamptons will kick off with one of its annual traditions: swarms of private helicopters. After a hearing in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York in Central Islip, Judge Joanna Seybert decided on Monday to delay her ruling in a case aimed at blocking restrictions on helicopters flying in and out of East Hampton Airport. The judge said she will decide the case in three weeks and that until then, helicopter flights could continue without restrictions into and out of East Hampton, New York.

Thank you for all the support you've shown during this difficult time. It has not gone unnoticed.

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