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Town of Hempstead Supervisor Donald Clavin announced a $40 million stimulus package yesterday “in an effort to get people back to work once it is safe to do so.” Clavin said the money … more
After school board members and district officials spent months trying to plan out their budgets for the 2020 - 21 school year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order on April 3 delaying budget … more
The New York State Board of Regents passed a series of measures on April 6 aimed at easing the burden on school districts during the coronavirus epidemic, including the suspension of Regents exams … more
When Long Islanders rushed to buy hand sanitizers to protect themselves against Covid-19 last month, the owners of the Franklin Square Pharmacy decided they would make and sell their own. But on … more
Nick Scardamaglia was looking forward to coaching varsity baseball at H. Frank Carey during his senior year, and finally beating rival Garden City. Elmont Memorial High School senior Ogden Touissant, … more
State Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages is working with Island Harvest to hold a virtual food drive for people affected by the coronavirus in the 22nd Assembly District. Those in need of immediate assistance … more
April 1 is U.S. Census Day, when the federal government works to count every person across the United States and five of its territories. more
Sandra Fuschetto’s young children like to pick up things they find on the ground. Once, Fuschetto said, her daughter found a used bus ticket and pretended it was a credit card. The … more
Construction on the Belmont Park redevelopment project ground to a halt on March 27, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that all “non-essential” construction would stop to maintain social … more
The Long Island Association, a regional business advocacy group, was supposed to host its spring luncheon Friday, featuring retired Yankee great Alex Rodriguez, but instead it held an hour-long … more
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