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Gov.: Covid-19 outbreak continues to shift to L.I.

 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, …

Nassau has 3rd-highest number of Covid-19 cases of any county in state

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.

Locked out of gyms, first responders turn to yoga

 Typically, Beyond the Badge focuses on the mental health of law enforcement officers. Now, Michelle Panetta says she and husband Chris, the charity's co-founders, see the bigger picture and a dire need to help a wider array of responders – and not just mentally.

Franklin Square, Elmont high school and college seniors share their experiences

Nick Scardamaglia was looking forward to coaching varsity baseball at H. Frank Carey during his senior year, and finally beating rival Garden City. Elmont Memorial High School senior Ogden Touissant, …

Lawrence yeshiva builds hospital to treat Covid-19 patients

Being proactive instead of reactive to the quickly spreading Covid-19 pandemic, Yeshiva Sh’or Yoshuv, an Orthodox Jewish school in Lawrence, is creating an ad hoc hospital in its CedarLawn Avenue building.

Franklin Square-based cell phone store donates pizza to local hospitals

NYCOM Cellular Corporation employees raised nearly $3,800 to donate pizza to local hospital workers between March 23 and March 27. “I was pretty remarkable,” said Michael Sperduto, the …

Kaminsky hosts emergency food drive through

Because of the Covid-19 health crisis, State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, a Democrat who represents the Five Towns, will hold an emergency food drive to benefit families within the 9th Senate District. Suggested donations include gift cards, fresh, canned or boxed food, toiletries and personal items and cleaning supplies.

Dean Skelos, citing coronavirus fears, seeks early release from prison

Former State Senator Dean Skelos, of Rockville Centre, is seeking early release from federal prison due to concerns of the coronavirus pandemic, according to court papers.

North Shore communities work to provide meals for health care workers

As health care workers continue to show up to work while others stay home, people in the North Shore have decided that the medical workers should not have to worry about bringing their lunch or dinner. 

Missy Miller asks for gift card donations

To help feed people or families that are worrying about having enough to eat during the business shutdown because of the coronavirus outbreak, State Assemblywoman Missy Miller, (R-Atlantic Beach), is …

Help with New York Guard appreciation packages

The New York Guard Association wants to put together care packages for State Guard soldiers who are currently on active duty working with the National Guard on Operation COVID-19.

Editorial

Governor Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand

Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, thousands of small business owners across New York state are losing sleep over . . .

Comprehensive Audiology: ‘we’re still here for you’

Hearing loss could cause anxiety for a person at any time, but even more so during this time of physical isolation, said Dr. Esther Fogel. That’s why, although her Lynbrook practice, Comprehensive Audiology, is currently closed due to the coronavirus, she is still taking calls and emails to assist her patients however she can.

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.

Send the Herald your stories, photos of how you're coping with the coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has vastly altered our daily routines. Parents are at home. Children are at home. College students are at home. All must stay put, we are told, for now. People are making …

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 …