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With the number of Covid-19 vaccinations increasing at Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital and the number of coronavirus cases decreasing, physicians and administrators at the facility are making a push for more county residents to get inoculated. more
Rockville Centre resident Michael Williams is described by his wife, Tracey, as an alpha male who has never been afraid of a battle. Over the course of 85 days at Catholic Health’s Mercy Hospital, Williams fought Covid-19 physically and mentally — and beat it. more
The Town of Hempstead’s Vaxmobile made its way to the Rockville Centre Recreation Center on April 27 to provide a local vaccination option for residents. The mammoth truck, donned in the blue and purple of its operators, Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital, stood in the parking lot loaded to administer the Pfizer vaccine. more
It has been a long, hard road for the Sea Cliff Museum during the past year. Shut down virtually overnight in March 2020 when the Covid pandemic struck, the museum has been unable to fulfill one of its major functions in the community — welcoming visitors to interpretive displays and exhibitions detailing facets of local history. more
Earlier this month, an important program reopened its doors in Glen Cove. Though the Glen Cove Senior Center’s Social Model Adult Day Program, like many others, has been operating remotely since last spring, the in-person connection and support it provides to members is part of what makes it so valuable. more
On Saturdays since the end of 2020, Village Square, in downtown Glen Cove, has been home to local people supporting local businesses. more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and other state and local officials on Wednesday called on the state Department of Health to allow beaches across the state to open at 100 percent capacity this … more
A Facebook page titled, “Quarantine Cook Off,” not only sets stomachs rumbling, but also builds friendships. From Wantagh and Seaford to as far afield as Jupiter, Fla., and Kansas City, strangers are sharing what they’re cooking for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It’s a community of food lovers that has led to contests, friendships and potential potlucks (once it’s safer to hold them). more
Last Sunday, the East Meadow Fire Department gave those who’ve wondered what it would be like to be a firefighter or an emergency medical technician an opportunity to find out. As participants in RecruitNY, an annual statewide initiative to encourage recruitment, five EMFD firehouses opened their doors to the pubic in East Meadow and Salisbury. more
Exam season has begun for students in the East Meadow School District, which prompted an update at the April 7 Board of Education meeting on when tests will be taken, and some details on the process. more
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