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CVS pharmacies are now expanding community access to the Covid-19 vaccine at the following sites within the Heralds’ coverage area: Baldwin Bellmore Cedarhurst East Rockaway Glen … more
In normal years, Purim is celebrated with large family gatherings at which relatives exchange Purim baskets, wear costumes and share a meal. Purim, or the Festival of Lots, commemorates the survival of the Jews who, in the fifth century, were marked for death by their Persian rulers. more
Many parents of students in the Oceanside School District have expressed frustration that their children have not been able to return to full-time in-person instruction, but Superintendent Dr. Phyllis Harrington said that administrators are not yet ready to welcome them back. more
A push has been made for legislation that would help health care workers and volunteer first responders who served on the front lines during the Covid-19 pandemic repay their student loan debt. more
Medical professionals and elected officials gathered virtually for a panel discussion hosted by the Oceanside Library on Jan. 27, focusing on the coronavirus. more
In recognition of their tireless efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic, the NFL is sending four Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital employees to participate in the league’s Super Bowl experience for front-line workers. more
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” The Barry and Florence Friedberg Jewish Community Center, in Ocean-side, put actions to the words of the man they were celebrating last week when they conducted their MLK Day of Service to bring people in the community together at a time when it’s difficult to impossible to gather as one. more
The Town of Hempstead and Mount Sinai South Nassau have announced that the hospital will establish a Covid-19 testing and vaccination mobile unit for town residents using more than $695,000 in CARES Act funds. more
Three generations of first responders from the Oceanside Fire Department received their Covid-19 vaccines at Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital on Jan. 12. more
The Village of Island Park will receive a relief grant of more than $30,600 to help reimburse unexpected expenses that were brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. more
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