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Nassau County libraries offering digital library cards during pandemic

Fifty local libraries are now offering digital library cards amid library closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. This new tool will allow residents of Nassau County who do not already have a card …

Nassau has 3rd-highest number of Covid-19 cases of any county in state

Nassau County had the third-highest number of coronavirus cases of any county in New York as of Saturday, surpassing Westchester and Bronx counties, and Manhattan.

Church continues to serve its faithful by live-streaming

There was a gathering of only three people at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Resurrection, in Brookville, for the March 25 Annunciation, the Divine Liturgy that commemorates the visit of the …

A social distancing egg hunt in Oyster Bay that delights children

When Sherry McKevitt’s teenagers were children they enjoyed not one, but three egg hunts during the Easter season. “My parents and husband’s parents and myself — we all did …

Book due dates extended, no fines, says Bayville Library

The Bayville Library closed on March 21 complying with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s directive that all non-essential businesses be shuttered. There is a book deposit carrier outside the building but the …

Oyster Bay High School to decide on how to move forward with driver’s ed. program

The spring semester for the Oyster Bay High School Driver’s Education Program has been suspended.   However, Kevin Trentowski, the program coordinator and the director of health, …

Making sure seniors are safe and healthy

The spread of the coronavirus brought the Life Enrichment Center of Oyster Bay's programs and activities to an end for the time being on March 13, following a directive from County Executive …

Editorial

Governor Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand

Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, thousands of small business owners across New York state are losing sleep over . . .

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 . . .