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Businesses keep their chins up

Malverne, West Hempstead storeowners hope to stay afloat amid closures

Malverne and West Hempstead businesses owners have acknowledged feeling the adverse effects of the coronavirus outbreak. Many of them say they began to notice a decline in customers even before Gov. …

Doctors, health experts focus on the physical, mental toll of the coronavirus

Health officials continue to place a strong emphasis on the physical and mental wellbeing of the community as coronavirus cases continue to soar across Nassau County, leading to fear and a lot of unanswered questions.

Town Sanitary District No. 6 changes collection schedule

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 …

Malverne, West Hempstead reacts to closure of all barber shops, nail/hair salons, tattoo parlors

Governor Cuomo issued a directive via Twitter Friday morning ordering all barber shops, nail and hair salons, and tattoo parlors to close, effective March 21 at 8 p.m. The governor tweeted the …

Social services to county: We’re still open

Nassau County’s social services are open for business, despite the current challenges. That was County Executive Laura Curran’s message as she gave updates on the current COVID-19 …

Editorial

Even now, patronize your local small businesses

Coronavirus has swept across New York with astounding speed, leaving sickness, fear and uncertainty in its wake. Small businesses, particularly restaurants and bars, have taken a beating . . .

Editorial

Don’t let panic destroy our humanity

Fear can bring out the worst in us. When the coronavirus pandemic erupted in China in January, Asian-Americans shared stories on social media about how people would avoid them . . .