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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 …

Modeling: 110,000 could be hospitalized in N.Y.; 16,000 could die

New modeling shows New York could reach the “apex” of the coronavirus crisis, when 110,00 New Yorkers could be hospitalized, with 37,000 on ventilators, at the end of April. Some 16,000 could die.

15 die of coronavirus overnight in Nassau County, bringing the death toll to 63

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran reported Monday afternoon that the death total in the county had risen to nearly 50 because of the coronavirus, after nine new deaths were reported overnight from …

How soap destroys the coronavirus

Hand washing with soap and water remains one of the most effective defenses against the coronavirus — provided it is done correctly.

Living at a distance to escape the coronavirus

Living at a distance amid the coronavirus pandemic can be challenging. And hearing all of the information that’s out there can be frightening. The members of one local family decided that 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 . . .