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School budget votes delayed to at least June 1; $177B state budget in flux

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 …

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 …

Governor Cuomo appeals for protective medical equipment

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.

An important lesson from the East Meadow Fire Department on COVID-19

As your East Meadow Volunteer Fire Department continues to monitor the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic, we want to ensure you that we are still actively responding to your calls for …

Love in a time of isolation: East Meadow couple renews their vows remotely

Andrew Vardakis wasn’t going to let anything interfere with his ninth wedding anniversary with his wife Allison, he said, despite social distancing at home to stem the tide of the …


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 . . .


Save a life — give blood, especially now

The American Red Cross is urging healthy, eligible people who are feeling well to give blood or platelets to help maintain a sufficient blood supply and prevent shortages as the coronavirus pandemic continues.