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Bike biz takes off as homebound get out

When it comes to social distancing, residents of Nassau County’s South Shore may be luckier than most. With more than 60 miles of beautiful pedestrian trails and bike paths, the area in and …

Barbershop duo hands out 2,500 masks to first responders

Efforts to get protective masks to more Nassau County residents got a boost last weekend as residents and elected officials joined in collection and distribution efforts. In Wantagh, MadMen …

Three L.I. urgent care centers, including one in East Meadow, debut nation's first rapid coronavirus test

Three urgent care centers on Long Island are among the first in the nation to debut a rapid test to detect coronavirus, which gives patients results within minutes. The American Family Care health …

Seaford, Wantagh schools gain in state budget

The Seaford and Wantagh school districts each are slated to receive roughly $500,000 in additional state aid in the new budget passed this week, according to Seaford Democratic State Sen. John Brooks.

Locked out of gyms, first responders turn to yoga

 Typically, Beyond the Badge focuses on the mental health of law enforcement officers. Now, Michelle Panetta says she and husband Chris, the charity's co-founders, see the bigger picture and a dire need to help a wider array of responders – and not just mentally.

Locked out of gyms, first responders turn to yoga

 Typically, Beyond the Badge focuses on the mental health of law enforcement officers. Now, Michelle Panetta says she and husband Chris, the charity's co-founders, see the bigger picture and a dire need to help a wider array of responders – and not just mentally.

Seaford return; budget vote dates pushed back

In accordance with Order 202.11 from Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the Seaford School District has pushed back its tentative in-class return date. Cuomo’s official order extends school closures until April 15. However that date falls during Seaford’s spring break. According to a letter released on March 31 by Superintendent Dr. Adele Pecora, the district is awaiting guidance from Cuomo's office “specifying the impact that Executive Order 202.11 will have on our upcoming school break.”

Cooking in a time of COVID

With families beginning to feel the early stages of cabin fever, preparing a meal together can be one of the easiest and most enjoyable of pastimes. Starting this week, the Seaford and Wantagh Herald-Citizen newspapers invite readers to share their favorite recipes or meals — or their experiences cooking and eating together as their families sheltered in place.

Wantagh annual Greek festival uncertain

The annual festival at St. Markela Greek Orthodox Church in Wantagh is in question this week, as the COVID-19 crisis continues to disrupt the lives of local residents. “It will most likely …

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 . . .

Stress-busting made simple

Nearly everyone has heard the term "mindfulness," but even during the most stressful of circumstances, most people have only a vague idea of how it might benefit them or what they might do to be mindful. Here are some easy steps.