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Food donations pour in at Mount Sinai South Nassau

While local shops have had to limit business lately, they are no less in the giving spirit — perhaps even more so than ever before.

New York American Water postpones April rate hike until September

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 …

Oceanside, Island Park businesses face uncertainties amid coronavirus closures

No one sat at the bar. Waitresses didn’t come around with pints of beer or trays of plated food. To put it mildly, it was “a St. Patrick’s Day like no other,” said Joe Bonin, owner of J. Paul’s Terrace Café in Oceanside, with a hint of sadness and disbelief in his voice.

Nassau gasoline prices second-lowest in state

Gasoline prices continued to plunge last week as oil supplies far outstripped demand, leaving Nassau County with the second-cheapest gas in the state, behind the city of Elmira, where gasoline …

Community helps Island Park woman throw surprise party for her husband — from a social distance

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.

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 . . .

Editorial

Don’t let panic destroy our humanity

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 . . .

Oceanside High School wins $15,000 for its library

Oceanside High School has earned $15,000 for the school library by placing as a semi-finalist in the Follett Challenge.