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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 …

Murph’s offering discount to first responders, hospital employees

Murph’s Restaurant in Franklin Square is offering first responders and Long Island Jewish Valley Stream employees 15 percent off their take-out orders during the coronavirus pandemic. Many …

Elmont Fire Department asks community to take precautions

The Elmont Fire Department is asking residents to take precautions to protect themselves and first responders against the spread of COVID-19. If you or a family member are in need of medical …

New York orders malls closed amid outbreak

New York state has ordered the indoor portions of malls closed, including Green Acres in Valley Stream, effective tomorrow, March 19 at 8 p.m. in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus …

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 . . .