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Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a statewide Ebola plan on Oct. 16 that called for the coordination of health care, Port Authority and Metropolitan Transportation Authority workers to combat a potential spread of the Ebola virus should it cross New York’s borders. He also designated eight hospitals, including Long Island’s North Shore-LIJ, in Nassau County, and Stony Brook University Hospital, in Suffolk, to act as regional centers for treating patients with Ebola. more
Second of two parts. In the predawn darkness on a lonesome January day this year, Long Island Coalition for the Homeless volunteers were out amid a cold snap so harsh that it numbed hands and froze eyelashes, scouring the streets for the homeless. Greta Guarton was among them. more
Control of the New York State Senate is up for grabs this year, and the results in one or two races could make a difference. Kemp Hannon, the long-time senator in the 6th District, which spans from Garden City to Farmingdale, says Republican control is key to protecting Long Island’s interests. more
New York State Senate candidate Michael Venditto, a Republican from Massapequa, is running for the 8th Senate District seat vacated by Charles Fuschillo Jr., a Merrick Republican, in January. Venditto’s one-time opponent, David Denenberg, a Democrat from Merrick, recently dropped out of the race amid civil fraud charges leveled at him by his former law firm, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron. The Herald asked Venditto to speak about the issues. more
An eclectic audience of music lovers filled Madison Theatre at Molloy College in Rockville Centre last weekend as the South Shore Symphony welcomed rock legend and composer Keith Emerson as guest … more
A Cold Spring Harbor resident and former hospital executive was indicted for official misconduct, authorities said Friday. According to the Nassau D.A.'s office, Lawrence Slatky, 64, was indicted … more
Republican Brian Curran, a lifelong resident of Lynbrook, is actively seeking re-election to a third term in the New York State Assembly’s 21st district. The 21st Assembly District includes … more
Acting Commissioner of Police Thomas C. Krumpter wants to alert the public that the police have seen an increase in luxury cars and SUVs stolen in Nassau County over the past few weeks. Luxury … more
It was the summer of 2012. Madeleine Petrara Perrin, an attorney from Bayville, couldn’t get over how much Joe had changed. She had last seen Joe, a Bayville native who was 56 at the time, at his apartment a year earlier when she was volunteering for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a Catholic charitable group committed to ending poverty. Joe was a shell of his former self. more
Confined to a hospital bed, connected to three life-support machines and unable to eat, talk or walk after a horrible car accident, Joseph Parenti, of West Hempstead, kept thinking of the life he wanted to live. “I pictured myself enjoying a normal life, you know, creative visualization,” said Parenti. “I kept imagining what I wanted; how I was going to get there; that I had the power to heal. But it’s easier said than done,” he admitted. more
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