The Rockville Centre Police Department is adapting in the time of the coronavirus while still giving 100 percent to their duties, said Police Commissioner James Vafeades.
As the number of coronavirus cases climbs in New York, hospitals are stepping up to treat more patients, prevent the virus’s spread in their facilities and educate the community. Rockville Centre’s Mercy Medical Center and its parent health provider, Catholic Health Services, is no exception.
A student at South Side High School and a parent of a Wilson Elementary School student have tested positive for COVID-19, district officials reported. This follows the first reported case of a South Side High School staff member on March 19. Students and staff are advised to remain in precautionary isolation until March 27.
The Experience Pantry, at The Experience Vineyard Church in Rockville Centre, is one of the few food pantries still open amid the coronavirus pandemic, and to comply with the latest guidelines, is now providing bags of food to those in need, using a drive-through system.
Michelle James Wettstein is stressed. As a small business owner, she has seen a steep decline in revenue during what should be her busiest season. As a night-shift worker at LaGuardia Airport, she worries about her health. As a mother with twins who both suffer from chronic lung disease, she fears for their lives.
Although more and more people are staying home due to the coronavirus, Central Orthopedic, an orthopedic surgery practice in Rockville Centre, has “taken a medical oath to treat our patients,” said Dr. Jordan Kerker.
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 …
While many agencies across the state and county are focused on the physical and financial impact of the COVID-19 virus, the mental health of the county’s 1.36 million residents is just as …
No further public liturgies will be permitted until further notice, the Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre announced on March 24. This includes funerals, weddings, baptisms, and any other cause for …
Twenty-seven are dead because of the coronavirus to date, according to Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, speaking Friday.
Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …
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 . . .
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