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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
Ron Walsh, a high-ranking veteran Nassau County police officer, was to be sworn in Friday as Long Beach’s new top cop after a farewell ceremony at Nassau police headquarters.  Instead, … 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
The Mary Brennan INN in Hempstead will host its next no-contact curbside food drive to collect the most needed items for guests of the soup kitchen.   Call (516) 732-6009 with … more
Many seniors and people with disabilities have been isolated during the coronavirus pandemic. Following a unanimous vote by the Nassau County Legislature on Dec. 23, they can forgo their annual … more
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 … more
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. more
U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, of Glen Cove, was in the House of Representatives chamber when the Capitol was breached by protesters Wednesday afternoon. A debate over certification of Electoral College … more
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