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Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital in Oceanside is still open for trauma and emergency cases, despite an influx of critically ill coronavirus patients in recent weeks. That was the message that Joe … more
About 800 000 people in New York State applied for unemployment benefits this week, Gov.Andrew Cuomo said Friday, setting an all-time one week record. Nationwide, 6.6 million applied for such … more
Richner Communications Inc., publisher of Herald Community Newspapers and The Riverdale Press, this week announced a $500,000 grant program to support local businesses. Through the Herald Small Business Marketing Grant Program, each Long Island business is eligible to receive up to $15,000 of matching grant funds, which can be used for marketing services to promote the business’ products and services. The Herald Small Business Marketing Grant Program is being supported by more
Without offering specifics, Governor Cuomo said at his Thursday news briefing that additional funeral directors would be brought in to aid with arrangements for the hundreds of New Yorkers who are … more
Millions of Americans have filed for unemployment in recent weeks as Covid-19 spreads across the country, and small business owners are scrambling to stay afloat. About 10 million employees have … more
Baldwin resident Tim Koch was supposed to serve with the Peace Corps in Ethiopia until September 2021, but the global outbreak of Covid-19 cut his trip short. He returned home to his family in … more
In every bad situation, there is also always something good that comes of it.  The Talmudic character Nachum Ish Gamzu is famous, in Jewish tradition, for seeing the silver lining in … more
The number of Covid-19 deaths spiked to its highest overnight number yet from Tuesday into Wednesday, with 779 losing their lives, Governor Cuomo said Wednesday. That deadly night brought the … more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Donald Clavin announced a $40 million stimulus package yesterday “in an effort to get people back to work once it is safe to do so.” Clavin said the money … more
On Tuesday, April at 7 p.m., Nassau County fire departments will be sounding the sirens from all the firehouses to salute and show appreciation for all the first responders and health care workers on the frontlines in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. more
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