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Early voting locations in Nassau County

Early voting begins in New York on Saturday, Oct. 24, and runs through Sunday, Nov. 1. The polling station in Wantagh has changed to 3484 Park Ave., and is located at the American Legion Post 1273. Daily times vary.

Dozens gather for blessing of animals

The Feast of St Francis last Sunday drew dogs and cats of almost every imaginable description, along with their human companions, to St. James Roman Catholic Church in Seaford for the traditional …

Fundraisers falter in the face of cancellations

In most years, the beginning of school represents the starter’s pistol for a long list of events. School sports teams begin competing, high schools prepare for Homecomings and local charities …

Comedians rally for laughs outside Governor’s

Roughly 50 people gathered outside Governor’s Comedy Club in Levittown last Thursday afternoon to demand Gov. Andrew Cuomo reconsider his decision to keep the venue closed amid the coronavirus …

A first-time politician aims to rock the boat

Only 44 days remain until Election Day and only 33 days until the early voting period in Nassau and Suffolk counties. New York’s Second Congressional District is electing successor to longtime …

Unemployment remains critical on South Shore

With the expiration of the weekly federal pandemic unemployment benefit on July 31, and legislation to renew the program stalled in Congress, many in Nassau County may need to tighten their belts …

53-year Broncos Sunday streak could stop here

For 53 straight seasons, Sundays in Seaford were for football. Not just on the television watching your favorite NFL team, but at Seamans Neck Park, watching the Long Island Broncos youth football …

Councilman leads crackdown on town graffiti

In August 2019, Christopher Carini was just months away from being elected the Hempstead town councilman in the 5th Councilmanic District. Carini, 45, a former New York City and Port Authority police …

Seaford, Wantagh remember 9/11

More than 200 people gathered last Friday night to march from Seaford to Wantagh in an impromptu memorial to those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11 attacks 19 years ago. For many of those who …

Entrepreneur connects businesses, nonprofits with ‘hope’

Entrepreneur and author Donna Cariello isn’t exactly an optimist, despite the frequent use of upbeat language and the title of her 2019 book, “Ambassadors of HOPE.” She is a …

Op-Ed

Why can’t we work together?

I was asked by a local proprietor why so many educators vote Democratic. I asked, “How do you know they do?” He blithely answered, “Well, I read it in the paper.” Our brief exchange was a friendly one, but it reminded me . . .

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.

How to make a mask in four easy steps

Making a mask is simple, using a T-shirt and paper towel or coffee filter. Here's how, in four simple steps.

Editorial

New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .

Editorial

Stay strong, Nassau

Last weekend was cold and windy, which likely prevented many people from venturing outside to potentially crowded spaces like the Jones Beach Boardwalk. For now, that’s a good thing.