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To help feed people or families that are worrying about having enough to eat during the business shutdown because of the coronavirus outbreak, State Assemblywoman Missy Miller, (R-Atlantic Beach), is … more
Because of the Covid-19 health crisis, State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, a Democrat who represents the Five Towns, will hold an emergency food drive to benefit families within the 9th Senate District. Suggested donations include gift cards, fresh, canned or boxed food, toiletries and personal items and cleaning supplies. more
Though they are remote learning, the students in Shari Bowes's fifth grade class at Waverly Park Elementary School came together digitally to thank frontline workers who are treating those suffering from the coronavirus. more
The Elmont and Sewanhaka school districts will remain open during their scheduled Spring Breaks next week, officials recently wrote to parents and guardians. The decision came after Gov. Andrew … more
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
Sanitary District 1 Superintendent George Pappas said that after consulting with “many community leaders, and out of an abundance of caution,” there will no drop off locations at local Long Island Rail Road stations and synagogues of chometz, not-for-kosher items for Passover, because of the coronavirus pandemic more
On Sunday, March 29, Bob Clyne was inside his Rockville Centre home when the doorbell rang. Upon answering the door, he got a birthday surprise: his children and grandchildren were standing on the curb, holding up signs, then began singing “Happy Birthday” to him. more
The sounds of children cheering and car horns honking were on equal display in Glenwood Landing on Tuesday during the Glenwood Landing Elementary School teachers’ car parade. Over a dozen of … more
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