BREAKING NEWS: 'Non-essential' construction grinds to a halt because of coronavirus


Governor Cuomo moves presidential primary date as COVID-19 cases top 52,000 statewide, 5,550 in Nassau

Governor Cuomo has moved the presidential primary date from April 28 to June 23 because, he said, of concern over possible COVID-19 spread during the primary. The move came Saturday as coronavirus …

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.

Rainbows add color to south Merrick's streets, homes

When the temperature neared 70 degrees  Friday afternoon, many south Merrick residents took to the streets to walk, run, bike and bask in the much-needed sun. 

Plaza teachers and staff wave to students in car parade

This morning, a caravan of Baldwin teachers and administrators could be seen waving to students and their families from their cars as they made their way through the neighborhood surrounding Plaza …

Governor Cuomo: School's out through April 15

Schools must remain closed and learning must continue to take place online, according to a new executive order issued by Governor Cuomo Friday to protect students and teachers against the spread of …

Central Orthopedic continues on with telemedicine

Although more and more people are staying home due to the coronavirus, Central Orthopedic, an orthopedic surgery practice in Rockville Centre, has “taken a medical oath to treat our patients,” said Dr. Jordan Kerker.

Far Rockaway's St. John's Episcopal Hospital battles coronavirus

For St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway, the coronavirus outbreak is a matter of staff being prepared to care for patients, making sure the hospital has enough supplies, getting people  to one of its three outpatient facilities, including the one in Lawrence, and providing the community with information on the coronavirus.

Gourmet Glatt in Cedarhurst and Woodmere checking shoppers temperatures at entrances

With the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the Five Towns, Gourmet Glatt is taking extra safety precautions at their stores in Woodmere and Cedarhurst. Security guards stationed at the …

Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …

Editorial

Save a life — give blood, especially now

The American Red Cross is urging healthy, eligible people who are feeling well to give blood or platelets to help maintain a sufficient blood supply and prevent shortages as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

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 . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Let’s work together to defeat the coronavirus

How often do we hear that the most important thing in life is good health? That truth has been driven home by the coronavirus . . .

Jerry Kremer

When will it be a woman’s turn?

While there are many women advancing in the corporate world, the political world lags far behind when it comes to women advancing into high office. I have mixed feelings about Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s political style, but . . .

Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …