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Be counted: April 1 is U.S. Census Day

April 1 is U.S. Census Day, when the federal government works to count every person across the United States and five of its territories.

Town officials call on National Disaster Medical System to support hospital, health care providers

Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin, Councilman Anthony D’Esposito and Hempstead Town Medical Director Dr. David Neubert called on U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand to support …

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.”

Mount Sinai South Nassau reports 'unprecedented' situation, with 200 coronavirus patients, 61 on ventilators

Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital in Oceanside is now dealing with an "unprecedented" situation -- some 200 patients have tested positive for the cornavirus, 61 of them on ventilators, a spokesman …

Recovery groups locked out during crisis

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 …

Seaford birthday boy’s friendly visit from police

Eugene Klochkoff lives in the Harbor section of Seaford. On Wednesday, March 25, Eugene turned five and his parents had planned a birthday party. They were forced to cancel their son’s birthday …

Orthodox Church joins ban on large gatherings

The call and response of the hymns reverberated throughout the church on Wednesday evening, icons gently peering down from the walls on the priest in his shining brocade robes of purple and gold, …

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.

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.