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

27 dead of coronavirus in Nassau County

Twenty-seven are dead because of the coronavirus to date, according to Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, speaking Friday.

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 …

Diocese announces changes to Catholic services because of coronavirus

No further public liturgies will be permitted until further notice, the Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre announced on March 24. This includes funerals, weddings, baptisms, and any other cause for …

North Shore seniors adjusting to life at home

After the Glen Cove Senior Center closed and the Sea Cliff Mutual Concerns Committee’s biweekly senior luncheons were canceled, many older adults across the North Shore lost a precious food supply and the ability to socialize with friends.

Town of Oyster Bay and Nassau County courses to reopen

Furthering efforts to help stop the spread of COVID-19 the Town of Oyster Bay has closed its golf course — the Honorable Joseph Colby Golf Course in Woodbury. Supervisor Joseph Saladino said in …

Glen Cove Mayor Tim Tenke declares state of emergency

Mayor Tim Tenke issued a state of emergency declaration on Saturday to prepare for the spread of the coronavirus in the City of Glen Cove. The declaration became effective on Monday. The state of emergency declaration allows the mayor to:

Feinstein Institutes undertaking clinical trials for coronavirus treatment

The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, the research arm of Northwell Health, announced Friday morning that it was starting three large-scale clinical treatment trials to combat COVID-19, the …


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 . . .


Don’t let panic destroy our humanity

Fear can bring out the worst in us. When the coronavirus pandemic erupted in China in January, Asian-Americans shared stories on social media about how people would avoid them . . .


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