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When 12-year-old Kaden Rogers saw that the Covid-19 pandemic had left some local families hungry and in need of household supplies, he collected donations to benefit them as part of his mitzvah project, a community-service deed in preparation for his bar mitzvah. more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran must quarantine for 10 days because of a recent exposure to a person who had tested positive for Covid-19. Curran's press office reported Thursday that the … more
For Baldwinite Angela Lucas, working with special-needs children is nothing new.     Fourteen years ago, she began working in the Baldwin School District, first as a lunch monitor, … more
Town of Hempstead officials on Monday announced that each of the 36 school districts within the town and the Board of Cooperative Educational Services would receive a $150,000 grant to help pay for … more
For more than 75 years, the Freeport-Merrick Rotary has lived by one motto: “Service above self.” And although the pandemic has hindered the club’s usual fundraising efforts, … more
Nassau County hospital officials and elected leaders are moving fast to prepare for distribution of the first doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine after federal emergency-use authorization for it was … more
For the next few weeks, essential workers can be tested for coronavirus for free, thanks to a new initiative launched by Town of Hempstead officials in collaboration with Northwell Health. The … more
Former U.S. Senator Alfonse D’Amato, who rose from the Hempstead town council to become a U.S. senator from New York and one of the most powerful political figures in the country, has been … more
Nassau County Legislator Debra Mule’ (D-Freeport) recognized 16 people and organizations as “Covid Heroes” of the Fifth Legislative District during a ceremony at the Baldwin … more
Town of Hempstead officials joined Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in Baldwin Harbor Town Park on Aug. 14 to thank their troops for helping create and distribute thousands of masks to local first … more
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