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New York sees its deadliest 24 hours yet, as coronavirus cases surpass 12,000 in Nassau: governor

Governor Cuomo has warned in recent weeks that New York’s apex of COVID-19 cases was coming within seven to 21 days. Already, though, the state has surpassed 100,000 cases as of Friday, he said, and Thursday into Friday was the deadliest 24-hour period during the coronavirus crisis so far, with 562 new deaths statewide.

School budget votes delayed to at least June 1; $177B state budget in flux

School budget votes have been delayed until at least June 1 because of the coronavirus outbreak, by order of Governor Cuomo.  The votes were to have taken place May 19. The governor issued …

Rockville Centre community aims to prevent suicide during uncertain times

The Rockville Centre community is sending a message of hope with a new billboard by the Recreation Center on Oceanside Road.

Virtual Passover gatherings planned for Rockville Centre residents

As Passover draws near, Jewish families are forced to consider new ways of celebrating the holiday this year. A festive holiday that centers around a traditional family meal—one which often includes friends or acquaintances who have no family nearby—many had to scramble to change plans, cancel flights and accept that this year, things are vastly different.

Central Orthopedic continues on with telemedicine

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.

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 . . .

Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

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 …

Plant a tree in Rockville Centre this spring

From now through April 30, RVC Conservancy is taking tree orders in the village’s residential areas as part of the third annual “Tackling Trees” initiative.