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Environment

Renewed Hempstead Bay Water Quality Monitoring Project strengthens bay water management

An exciting partnership for monitoring water quality has formed between the Town of Hempstead and Hofstra University, with support from the Long Island Regional Planning Council and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Nassau County Legislator Curran signs order to define anti-Semitism

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran signed an executive order June 23 officially recognizing the non-legally binding IHRA Working Definition of Anti-Semitism.

Freeport Public Schools sponsored Vaxmobile

On July 15, Freeport Public Schools offered COVID-19 vaccinations to students ages 12+, staff members and community residents by hosting the Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital COVID-19 Vaxmobile.

Editorial

For goodness’ sake, get vaccinated

We’re steadily getting there — herd immunity, when a minimum of 60 to 70 percent of Americans will be vaccinated against Covid-19. As of press time this week . . .

Editorial

The many advantages of Covid-19 inoculation

Last year, the guidance we received from the government was straightforward: Wear a mask, keep your distance from others and stay at home if you’re able. Now, with millions of people being vaccinated . . .

Randi Kreiss

Gotta get up, get out and do something bold

As poet Mary Oliver asks, “What will you do with your one wild and precious life?” In our (almost) post-pandemic lives, the question presses us for an answer.