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Be counted: April 1 is U.S. Census Day

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.

Curran urges nonprofits and municipalities to apply for aid

On March 20, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that “federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of New York to supplement states, tribes and local …

'Non-essential' construction grinds to a halt because of coronavirus

Governor Cuomo on Friday halted any "non-essential" construction work, and at any work site where construction continues, social-distancing must be maintained. Essential construction, Cuomo said, …

How soap destroys the coronavirus

Hand washing with soap and water remains one of the most effective defenses against the coronavirus — provided it is done correctly.

Governor Cuomo: School's out through April 15

Schools must remain closed and learning must continue to take place online, according to a new executive order issued by Governor Cuomo Friday to protect students and teachers against the spread of …

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 …

Editorial

Save a life — give blood, especially now

The American Red Cross is urging healthy, eligible people who are feeling well to give blood or platelets to help maintain a sufficient blood supply and prevent shortages as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

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 . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Let’s work together to defeat the coronavirus

How often do we hear that the most important thing in life is good health? That truth has been driven home by the coronavirus . . .

Jerry Kremer

When will it be a woman’s turn?

While there are many women advancing in the corporate world, the political world lags far behind when it comes to women advancing into high office. I have mixed feelings about Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s political style, but . . .