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In honor of National Nurses Day, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and other county officials paid tribute Wednesday to the healthcare professionals working on the frontlines of the pandemic. … more
County Executive Laura Curran delivered a 23-minute address Thursday night that was at once hopeful, but stark in its assessment of the psychic and monetary toll the coronavirus pandemic has … more
As part of the Governor’s “New York State on Pause” Covid-19 safety orders, the state had temporarily shut down marinas. But a new Executive Order issued over the weekend provides local … more
About 800 000 people in New York State applied for unemployment benefits this week, Gov.Andrew Cuomo said Friday, setting an all-time one week record. Nationwide, 6.6 million applied for such … more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Donald Clavin announced a $40 million stimulus package yesterday “in an effort to get people back to work once it is safe to do so.” Clavin said the money … more
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. more
The Long Island Association, a regional business advocacy group, was supposed to host its spring luncheon Friday, featuring retired Yankee great Alex Rodriguez, but instead it held an hour-long webinar to offer information and advice on how businesses can stay alive during the COVID-19 outbreak. more
Nassau County’s Coronavirus Economic Advisory Council is asking business owners to fill out a confidential survey to gauge how the COVID-19 outbreak is hurting small, medium and big businesses … more
The Town of Hempstead Sanitary District No. 6 is changing its trash collection schedule amid the coronavirus outbreak.  In a flier sent to residents over the weekend, district officials said … more
The village trustee elections originally scheduled for March 18 have been  moved to April 28, according to an executive order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  The move is intended to reduce … more
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