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Cynthia Hamilton had been trying to get a Covid vaccine since January, when Gov. Andrew Cuomo first announced that health aides like herself would be eligible to receive the shot, but everywhere she … more
Although majority-minority communities have had consistently higher Covid-19 infection rates than majority white areas throughout the pandemic, state data shows that residents of those communities … more
The Sewanhaka Central High School District is changing the way parents and guardians can report positive Covid cases to the district. Officials previously asked parents and guardians to report … more
In the year since a group of Franklin Square residents met at the local library to share their thoughts on revitalizing the community’s downtown, empty storefronts have only become more common, … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran must quarantine for 10 days because of a recent exposure to a person who had tested positive for Covid-19. Curran's press office reported Thursday that the … more
All schools in the Franklin Square school district, as well as the Gotham Avenue School in the Elmont Union Free School District, will remain closed until Jan. 19, as the number of coronavirus cases … more
A longtime bus driver ad transportation director for the Franklin Square school district died from complications of the coronavirus on Jan. 9, Superintendent Jared Bloom told community members that … more
Town of Hempstead officials on Monday announced that each of the 36 school districts within the town and the Board of Cooperative Educational Services would receive a $150,000 grant to help pay for … more
For more than 75 years, the Freeport-Merrick Rotary has lived by one motto: “Service above self.” And although the pandemic has hindered the club’s usual fundraising efforts, … more
Elmont Memorial High School will be closed on Dec. 16 and 17, after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19, Sewanhaka Superintendent James Grossane announced on Dec. 15. All students and … more
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