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Is it safe to go to the dentist during Covid?

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.

Telling time, and an important story, at HMTC

When Andrea Bolender, of Glen Head, took over as chair of the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County in September, she said that one of her missions would be to promote the idea of …

North Shore residents try to fathom what happened at the Capitol on Wednesday

The Capitol was breached by insurrectionists Wednesday afternoon during a debate over certification of Electoral College results at approximately 3:45 p.m. Members of Congress were instructed to …

Nassau Congress members react to Capitol violence

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, of Glen Cove, was in the House of Representatives chamber when the Capitol was breached Wednesday afternoon. A debate over certification of Electoral College results in the presidential race was just getting under way, sometime between 3 and 4 p.m.. Then, abruptly, members of Congress were instructed to retrieve the gas masks from under their chairs.

Working to complete repairs at the East Island Bridge Tidal Gates

There are repairs that need to be made on the East Island Bridge Tidal Gates and the City of Glen Cove is hoping to get it done by 2021.

The 10 students with the highest grade point average

Alan Gansky (valedictorian) Owen Forrester Yates (salutatorian) Liam R. Dall (honorarian) Philip Wlodarczyk William E. Merkel Jennifer Heman Olivia Nystrom Luciano Tuo Kenneth …

College credit course information and cost

•Introduction to Sociology: $290 for three credits oThis one-semester course would be running in partnership with LIU Post and the Glen Cove City School District. Students will be encouraged to …

Editorial

Resolve to monitor your mental health in 2021

Let’s say it like it was: 2020 was miserable. It was a horrid year for us all. Everyone — everyone — was affected to one degree or another by . . .

Op-Ed

Cardiac Covid: How the virus impacts the heart

We have learned a lot about Covid-19 over the past 10 months. Importantly, we know now that it isn’t just a lung and respiratory issue, as was thought early on.

Jerry Kremer

How long will we suffer, and how well will we heal?

It’s now nearly a year since the Trump administration learned that a deadly virus was making its way into our country. During that period, the White House and many governors have engaged in a political wrestling match . . .

Randi Kreiss

Saving our sanity and our souls through books

It nearly killed me. One of my grandkids said they “hate” books. They don’t read books except when one is assigned in school. Given the options of smartphones, TV and computers . . .