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The Martin Luther King Center, a key facility for children, seniors and people in need of food, will reopen at 50 percent capacity beginning Friday, after being closed for nearly a year while it … more
Hours before the ball dropped on New Year’s Eve, Scott Kemins, Long Beach’s fire commissioner, drove to Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital in Oceanside, walked into a lobby area, rolled up his … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran must quarantine for 10 days because of a recent exposure to a person who had tested positive for Covid-19. Curran's press office reported Thursday that the … more
Town of Hempstead officials on Monday announced that each of the 36 school districts within the town and the Board of Cooperative Educational Services would receive a $150,000 grant to help pay for … more
For more than 75 years, the Freeport-Merrick Rotary has lived by one motto: “Service above self.” And although the pandemic has hindered the club’s usual fundraising efforts, … more
Nassau County hospital officials and elected leaders are moving fast to prepare for distribution of the first doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine after federal emergency-use authorization for it was … more
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
Former U.S. Senator Alfonse D’Amato, who rose from the Hempstead town council to become a U.S. senator from New York and one of the most powerful political figures in the country, has been … more
Long Beach city officials, who are cautiously watching a new uptick in local Covid-19 cases, received a gift last week from a company whose roots date back 40 years, to Mainland China. The city … more
Cases of Covid-19, which were reported less frequently during the late summer months, have been rising in Long Beach in the past few weeks, officials warned at a City Council meeting Tuesday … more
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