SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Promoters behind a concert on Long Island during the pandemic this summer are being fined $20,000.
The Chainsmokers headlined during the July concert in Southampton that was part of a drive-in series called “Safe and Sound.”READ MORE: TIMELINE: Nor'easter Could Bring More Than A Foot Of Snow To Long Island & Jersey Shore; Up To 8 Inches To NYCFuneral Held For NYPD Det. Jason Rivera, 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem
Video shows crowds did not practice social distancing during the event.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the event violated public health law and says the town can no longer approve permits for group gatherings without state approval.MORE NEWS: Nor'easter Triggers Blizzard Warning In Suffolk County, As New York Braces For Widespread Snowfall
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