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Due to the rise in the number of residents and patients testing positive for Covid-19, Mount Sinai South Nassau is suspending patient visitation in the Emergency Department until further notice. more
Despite vocal community opposition, construction is progressing on a $60 million, 230-unit apartment complex on Rockaway Avenue in Oceanside, and developers have set December 2021 as its completion date. more
Unseasonably mild temperatures last week allowed local restaurants to take advantage of outdoor seating, but with winter weather looming, owners are bracing for the challenge of watching their new business model under the pandemic disappear until next spring. more
An LGBTQ bar opened  on Nov. 12 in Oceanside. Gina Caggiano, owner of North Village Tavern in Rockville Centre, and her fiancé, David Wuestmann, openied BTW, which stands for “born this way,” on Long Beach Road. more
The Island Park Chamber of Commerce gathered with local community leaders to welcome Brush Hair Design Studio to the neighborhood with a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration. more
Oxygen was in high demand at the height of the coronavirus pandemic this spring at Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital, and its oxygen system struggled to keep up. In re-sponse, a new, $100,000 system was installed at the hospital earlier this month, in-creasing its oxygen volume by 500 percent. more
Nine months into a worldwide pandemic, less than half of metro area residents said they plan to get a Covid-19 vaccine when it becomes available, according to the latest Mount Sinai South Nassau public health poll. more
A 4,500-square-foot vacant lot in Oceanside that has been the center of controversy and lawsuits may finally be developed after Sunrise Development Inc. presented an application to build a new assisted-living facility there to the Hempstead Town Board on Oct. 1. more
New York Islanders and state officials gathered at the future home of the UBS Arena last Friday morning to watch as construction crews placed the highest beam atop the 885-square-foot … more
Though the coronavirus has brought with it many challenges, the Sunrise Association has continued to provide joy to children with cancer, and with a $1 million grant recently secured, it will be able to carry on its mission in the future. more
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