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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 …

Rescuing Families to donate N95 masks

Rescuing Families Inc., a Franklin Square-based nonprofit organization is collecting N95 masks for healthcare professionals, elderly residents and people with compromised immune systems. The masks …

Franklin Square students learn at a distance

Second-graders in Jeanmarie Derby’s class at the John Street School were excited to build leprechaun traps on March 13, after reading the book “How to Catch a Leprechaun” by Adam …

State suspends testing for grades three to eight amid coronavirus outbreak

The New York State Education Department suspended shipping the grades three through eight English Language Arts tests that were scheduled to arrive in schools March 16 to 18. SED officials said this was done because schools ae closed amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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

Even now, patronize your local small businesses

Coronavirus has swept across New York with astounding speed, leaving sickness, fear and uncertainty in its wake. Small businesses, particularly restaurants and bars, have taken a beating . . .

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 . . .