Amid a surge in positive cases of the coronavirus due to the Omicron variant, physicians and administrators at Catholic Health’s Mercy Hospital have made a renewed push to urge residents to get their vaccinations and boosters and continue to wear masks.
Molloy College is slightly delaying the start of its spring semester amid health experts predicting a peak in Covid-19 infections this month due to the Omicron variant.
Home test kits were made available to school districts by New York state last week. The North Shore School District handed out at-home test kits to families Jan. 5 and 6, providing one kit per …
The Mary Brennan INN, at 100 Madison Ave. in Hempstead, will hold a food and toiletries drive Saturday, Jan. 22, from 10 a.m. to noon at the soup kitchen. This is a no-contact drive. Donors will …
East Meadow resident and artist Cassandra “Cass” Jones designed and painted the entire Huntington Holiday Spectacular herself this past December — all while suffering from an …
Families rang in the New Year alongside seals and wildlife on Jan. 1 when they traveled to Jones Beach State Park for New York State Park’s annual First-Day Hike. At Field 10, Jones Beach …
'East Rockaway meant everything to him'
If there was anything he could do to keep youth safe and engaged in their community, longtime East Rockaway Recreation Director Jerry Chapel did it. At various times, he took on the role of coach, umpire, referee, recreation director and organizer for various sports leagues, carving a lasting legacy in his community.
Rock and Wrap It Up, the Cedarhurst-based food recovery and anti-poverty think tank, staged its 31st annual Gift Giving on the morning of Dec. 24, and Gammy’s Pantry, of Lawrence, had its third annual Three Kings Day on Jan. 6 and 7. The organizations teamed up for the events to give back to the community.
Town of Hempstead officials began their new term Jan. 4 at Town Hall. During the nearly two-hour inauguration, Supervisor Don Clavin, Town Clerk Kate Murray, Senior Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby, and …
A public hearing on Monday, to collect public opinion on whether the Village of Atlantic Beach should obtain two vacant parcels of land by eminent domain, unearthed bubbling local controversies ranging from charges of anti-Semitism to whether the money would be better spent elsewhere.
In his first week on the job, Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman addressed the coronavirus pandemic in a way that can best be described as premature, if not downright foolhardy.
On Christmas Day, NASA sent into space the James Webb telescope, which, if all works out as planned, will provide us with our first look into the beginning of time.
What if we got knocked out of our socks by a brilliant turnabout in our national life? At the moment, “Happy New Year” rings hollow.
National Public Radio and ABC News warn, “Teachers are on the front lines in the Jan. 6 culture war.”
The towns, cities and villages of Long Island have their own recorded and unrecorded histories. Their stories are told by local historians, librarians and historical societies. In many cases . . .