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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 …

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 …

East Rockaway man arrested for allegedly setting fire to his home, attacking firefighters

An East Rockaway man was arrested on Monday for allegedly intentionally setting fire to his home, barricading the entrance ways and assaulting fire department personnel after they came to rescue him.

Saying 'I do' at a distance

Couple hosts wedding in East Rockaway backyard after canceling big party over coronavirus concernts

When John and Danielle Garren got engaged in 2018, they pictured a large wedding surrounded by about 100 family members and friends at St. Raymond’s Church in East Rockaway, followed by a reception at Watermill Catering in Smithtown.

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 . . .

Editorial

Don’t let panic destroy our humanity

Fear can bring out the worst in us. When the coronavirus pandemic erupted in China in January, Asian-Americans shared stories on social media about how people would avoid them . . .