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Astoundingly, only 40% of adults in the U.S. have Wills. Whatever your wealth or family circumstances, you should have a Last Will and Testament. And it should be part of an overall plan, considering … more
One of the expectations for high school students to become members in the National Honor Society is involvement in the community, which has been challenging to find during the coronavirus pandemic. Even so, Oyster Bay-East Norwich and the Locust Valley central school districts have found creative opportunities for students to experience fully their membership in the nationwide organization. more
When college doors reopened in the fall and fears of spreading the virus were prevalent, many colleges on Long Island adopted the hybrid model for classes and for extracurricular activities— … more
With the pandemic in full effect and COVID-19 cases going up with the second wave, health experts said that mental health issues have become heightened for many throughout Long Island, including … more
High-risk high school sports in New York State such as basketball, football, wrestling, hockey, volleyball and competitive cheer will be permitted to proceed beginning Feb. 1 as long as county health departments approve competitive play within its jurisdiction, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday afternoon. more
When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the first emergency-use authorization for a vaccine that could prevent Covid-19 on Dec. 11, it created a light at the end of a very long, dark … more
Edwin J. Rahilly Jr. probably would have lived at least another 10 years had it not been for Covid-19, his second cousin Thomas Rahilly Jr. said. Thomas, the second assistant chief at Oyster Bay Fire Co. No. 1, has fond memories of Ed, who died on Jan. 8 at age 86. Ed was in tremendous shape, he said. more
On March 4, 1861, President-elect Abraham Lincoln stood on the East Portico of the U.S. Capitol to take the oath of office and deliver his first inaugural address. Seven southern states had already . . . more
America is in a state of shock in the wake of the assault on the U.S. Capitol, a second impeachment of President Trump and months of denial of the validity of November’s election. We have a new president . . . more
As I write this, after the mob attack on the Capitol and before this week’s Presidential Inauguration, like many of you, I don’t know what to believe. more
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