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Governor Cuomo has warned in recent weeks that New York’s apex of COVID-19 cases was coming within seven to 21 days. Already, though, the state has surpassed 100,000 cases as of Friday, he said, and Thursday into Friday was the deadliest 24-hour period during the coronavirus crisis so far, with 562 new deaths statewide. more
The Town of Hempstead is waiving all late fees and penalties for three months for its water customers who do not pay their bills on time, according to a news release issued by the town Wednesday. more
School budget votes have been delayed until at least June 1 because of the coronavirus outbreak, by order of Governor Cuomo.  The votes were to have taken place May 19. The governor issued … more
County Executive Laura Curran stood Thursday on the steps of the Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola with the two heads of Nassau's Coronavirus Economic Advisory Council — Industrial … more
Governor Cuomo made an urgent appeal Thursday to any manufacturers that are willing and able to produce personal protective equipment, or PPE, such as N-95 masks, face shields and plastic gowns, which will go to hopital wokers treating COVID-19 patients. more
With testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus at a premium, given the number of tests available, the number of places administering them and available time slots, the Hewlett- and Oceanside-based dental practice of Drs. Ron Kaminer and Melissa Rosenfeld, Smiles by Design, is offering tests through MicroGenDx, a Texas-based dental supplier and laboratory. more
Governor Cuomo called a spike in coronavirus patients on Long Island “troubling,” as cases in Nassau County surpassed 10,500 on Thursday and deaths from the disease nearly reached 100, County Executive Laura Curran said. more
The Trader Joe's store  in Merrick is temporarily closed to customers after an undisclosed number of employees tested positive for coronavirus, according to a company statement. In a March … more
April 1 marked the first day of a standardized class schedule for Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District students as remote learning continues. more
The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District’s food pantry, the Community Cupboard, is open despite school closures caused by the coronavirus pandemic. “We want to continue to … more
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