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On Tuesday, April at 7 p.m., Nassau County fire departments will be sounding the sirens from all the firehouses to salute and show appreciation for all the first responders and health care workers on the frontlines in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. more
On Monday, Governor Cuomo ordered schools and non-essential businesses to remain closed until April 29 to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Previously, they were to close until April 15. At … more
 Coronavirus cases in Nassau County continued to climb steadily overnight from Saturday into Sunday, nearly reaching 14,400, up from 13,346 the day before — an almost 8 percent increase, … more
Speaking Saturday afternoon, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran reported 11 new deaths overnight of the coronavirus, bringing the total number to 149. That number, she said, … more
Nassau County had the third-highest number of coronavirus cases of any county in New York as of Saturday, surpassing Westchester and Bronx counties, and Manhattan. more
Q. My daughter and son-in-law have purchased a home and are planning to move in this summer. They want to put up fences, and add air conditioning and a new deck to replace the old one. Some people we spoke with have said they don’t need permits . . . more
The model of higher education today rests on a system created in the Middle Ages, when knowledge was highly concentrated in a few places and in a few hands. It has evolved only slowly over the centuries. more
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. more
The Town of Hempstead is waiving all late fees and penalties for three months for its water customers who do not pay their bills on time, according to a news release issued by the town Wednesday. more
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 … more
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