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On Jan. 12, Helen Brezil became the newest centenarian at the assisted-living facility the Regency at Glen Cove. She celebrated the big day with a birthday cake and decorations, but because of coronavirus restrictions, members of her family had to share the celebration from outside a window. more
When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the first emergency-use authorization for a vaccine that could prevent Covid-19 on Dec. 11, it created a light at the end of a very long, dark … more
Every year city officials and local community and faith leaders from across the North Shore gather for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day for a symbolic march from First Baptist Church of Glen Cove to Finley Middle School. more
On Sept. 11, 2001, Glen Cove resident Frederick N. Fuchs, a firefighter for Ladder 127 in Jamaica, Queens, was coming off a 24-hour tour and had just been relieved for the day. But after watching the attacks on the World Trade Center on television, Fuchs said, he knew his day was not over. He had to serve the people of New York. Nineteen years later, Fuchs would serve New Yorkers again by donating his plasma after recovering from Covid-19. more
When the coronavirus peaked last March, the American Dental Association instructed dentists to postpone all but urgent and emergency procedures from March 16 until April 30. The directive was an attempt to slow the spread of the virus, keep dental patients out of hospital emergency rooms and conserve personal protective equipment. Many dental offices in New York reopened on June 1, but changes were made to offices to protect patients, doctors and staff. more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran must quarantine for 10 days because of a recent exposure to a person who had tested positive for Covid-19. Curran's press office reported Thursday that the … more
When the coronavirus peaked last March, the American Dental Association instructed dentists to postpone all but urgent and emergency procedures from March 16 until April 30. The directive was an … more
Town of Hempstead officials on Monday announced that each of the 36 school districts within the town and the Board of Cooperative Educational Services would receive a $150,000 grant to help pay for … more
For more than 75 years, the Freeport-Merrick Rotary has lived by one motto: “Service above self.” And although the pandemic has hindered the club’s usual fundraising efforts, … more
For Kimberly Conte Velentzas, Christmas this year is a lot more about giving then receiving. She was getting ready for the holiday season by preparing holiday baskets filled with nonperishables as part of the food relief non-for-profit, The Porch Pantry. more
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