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Student at Grand Ave. Middle School in Bellmore tests positive for COVID-19

Several cases of COVID-19 have emerged in Bellmore and Merrick’s high school and elementary school districts in the last week, according to letters from superintendents, including one Grand …

Baldwin Middle School students cheer up senior citizens with letters, videos

Baldwin Middle School seventh-grade students have spent the last few weeks focusing on how people could band together during a time of crisis as they read “Rising Water” by Marc Aronson. …

Moms Making Masks group forms in East Rockaway amid coronavirus

Every day, Jennifer Frank is hard at work behind her sewing machine in her East Rockaway home, making masks for frontline workers in need.

Dean Skelos, citing coronavirus fears, seeks early release from prison

Former State Senator Dean Skelos, of Rockville Centre, is seeking early release from federal prison due to concerns of the coronavirus pandemic, according to court papers.

Cleaning up in messy times

Even in the best of times, the more than 100 Sanitary District 1 workers that collect and process roughly 39,000 tons of solid waste each year have a difficult, dirty job, gathering the refuse and …

Modeling: 110,000 could be hospitalized in N.Y.; 16,000 could die

New modeling shows New York could reach the “apex” of the coronavirus crisis, when 110,00 New Yorkers could be hospitalized, with 37,000 on ventilators, at the end of April. Some 16,000 could die.

Central Orthopedic continues on with telemedicine

Although more and more people are staying home due to the coronavirus, Central Orthopedic, an orthopedic surgery practice in Rockville Centre, has “taken a medical oath to treat our patients,” said Dr. Jordan Kerker.

County panel surveying how COVID-19 is hurting businesses

Nassau County’s Coronavirus Economic Advisory Council is asking business owners to fill out a confidential survey to gauge how the COVID-19 outbreak is hurting small, medium and big businesses …

North Shore communities work to provide meals for health care workers

As health care workers continue to show up to work while others stay home, people in the North Shore have decided that the medical workers should not have to worry about bringing their lunch or dinner. 

Help with New York Guard appreciation packages

The New York Guard Association wants to put together care packages for State Guard soldiers who are currently on active duty working with the National Guard on Operation COVID-19.

Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …

Editorial

Governor Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand

Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, thousands of small business owners across New York state are losing sleep over . . .

Comprehensive Audiology: ‘we’re still here for you’

Hearing loss could cause anxiety for a person at any time, but even more so during this time of physical isolation, said Dr. Esther Fogel. That’s why, although her Lynbrook practice, Comprehensive Audiology, is currently closed due to the coronavirus, she is still taking calls and emails to assist her patients however she can.

Send the Herald your stories, photos of how you're coping with the coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has vastly altered our daily routines. Parents are at home. Children are at home. College students are at home. All must stay put, we are told, for now. People are making …

Jerry Kremer

When will it be a woman’s turn?

While there are many women advancing in the corporate world, the political world lags far behind when it comes to women advancing into high office. I have mixed feelings about Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s political style, but . . .

Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …