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Classes were back in session at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School on Monday after district officials shut the building down for three days when a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus. more
After weeks of hosting virtual services and meetings online to abide by state guidelines and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention protocols, many houses of worship across New York have returned to having indoor services over the past few months. more
Just a week after opening its doors for a return to classes for the first time in six months, East Rockaway school officials announced that the Junior-Senior High School will switch to an all-remote model at least through Friday after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19. Rhame and Centre Avenue elementary schools will continue with normal operations. more
Amid an outcry from residents and elected officials, New York American Water officials announced they were postponing a rate hike that was set to take effect on Sept. 1. The decision came after the utility took part in discussions with the state Department of Public Service and decided against moving ahead with the increase as the coronavirus pandemic drags on. more
After 10 straight summers at the Lynbrook Village Pool, the annual Swim Across America event had to be altered this year. That didn’t stop five young Lynbrook residents from doing their part to raise money for cancer research through this event. more
On March 13, the Lynbrook Recreation Department hosted normal programs for what would prove to be the last time in many months as the coronavirus pandemic began to peak. Though the building had to close, it didn’t stop administrators from keeping the activities coming. more
With the Nassau County Council of School Superintendents unanimously voting to delay the start of high school sports until January, many Lynbrook and East Rockaway athletes, coaches and families expressed their disappointment. more
After completing an abbreviated summer camp with no coronavirus cases, Rolling River Day Camp Executive Director Marissa Goodman Allaben said she believed the facility set an example for what a safe transition back to school could be like. more
“When Covid-19 hit, survival intuition became important for everyone because individual lives and livelihoods were immediately at stake,” said Bianca Baldwin, head of admissions and … more
Town of Hempstead officials, along with members of Northwell Health, announced Friday the launch of Covid-19 mobile testing locations. The initiative is intended to provide increased testing to … more
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