BREAKING NEWS: Governor Cuomo extends stay-at-home directive to April 15


Recovery groups locked out during crisis

While many agencies across the state and county are focused on the physical and financial impact of the COVID-19 virus, the mental health of the county’s 1.36 million residents is just as …

Life at a distance — for some, it’s about adapting

Although students’ needs are being met in the Glen Cove City School District during the coronavirus pandemic — learning materials, internet access and even breakfast and lunch — one …

Governor Cuomo moves presidential primary date as COVID-19 cases top 52,000 statewide, 5,550 in Nassau

Governor Cuomo has moved the presidential primary date from April 28 to June 23 because, he said, of concern over possible COVID-19 spread during the primary. The move came Saturday as coronavirus …

County bill enables donation of needed medical supplies

As healthcare facilities are already running low on protective gear for their staff, Nassau County Leg. Delia DeRiggi-Whitton and fellow legislators unanimously passed a Blanket Gift resolution. This …

North Shore seniors adjusting to life at home

After the Glen Cove Senior Center closed and the Sea Cliff Mutual Concerns Committee’s biweekly senior luncheons were canceled, many older adults across the North Shore lost a precious food supply and the ability to socialize with friends.

Diocese announces changes to Catholic services because of coronavirus

No further public liturgies will be permitted until further notice, the Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre announced on March 24. This includes funerals, weddings, baptisms, and any other cause for …

Town of Oyster Bay and Nassau County courses to reopen

Furthering efforts to help stop the spread of COVID-19 the Town of Oyster Bay has closed its golf course — the Honorable Joseph Colby Golf Course in Woodbury. Supervisor Joseph Saladino said in …

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 . . .