Though they had to close both of their stores for being “non-essential” businesses during the coronavirus epidemic, Flowers by Mike showed just how vital they are to the Oceanside and East Rockaway communities.
Oceanside Fire Department has adapted its protocols to ensure everyone’s health and safety during the time of the coronavirus, said Fire Chief Robert Sutton, Jr.
Governor Cuomo called a spike in coronavirus patients on Long Island “troubling,” as cases in Nassau County surpassed 10,500 on Thursday and deaths from the disease nearly reached 100, County Executive Laura Curran said.
Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital in Oceanside is now dealing with an "unprecedented" situation -- some 200 patients have tested positive for the cornavirus, 61 of them on ventilators, a spokesman …
In response to coronavirus, many have stepped up to make and donate facemasks. One volunteer mask-maker is Island Park resident Carolyn Oddo Leach, who owns a small dressmaking company, Giavanna’s Closet.
The coronavirus outbreak has vastly altered our daily routines. Parents are at home. Children are at home. College students are at home. All must stay put, we are told, for now. People are making …
On St. Patrick’s Day, Dolores and Edward Hofman discovered how lucky they were to be surrounded by the kind of neighbors that they have. The community teamed up to help Dolores throw her husband a surprise party — from a safe social distance.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, New York American Water announced on March 25 that it is postponing its scheduled April 1 rate hike until Sept. 1. The rate hike would see households in the …
Health officials continue to place a strong emphasis on the physical and mental wellbeing of the community as coronavirus cases continue to soar across Nassau County, leading to fear and a lot of unanswered questions.
Families and school officials are adjusting to a new set of circumstances as students are at home, remote learning and social distancing, in response to the coronavirus.
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 . . .
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 . . .