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BREAKING NEWS: Three L.I. urgent care centers, including one in East Meadow, debut nation's first rapid coronavirus test


Be counted: April 1 is U.S. Census Day

April 1 is U.S. Census Day, when the federal government works to count every person across the United States and five of its territories.

15 die of coronavirus overnight in Nassau County, bringing the death toll to 63

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran reported Monday afternoon that the death total in the county had risen to nearly 50 because of the coronavirus, after nine new deaths were reported overnight from …

Rainbows add color to south Merrick's streets, homes

When the temperature neared 70 degrees  Friday afternoon, many south Merrick residents took to the streets to walk, run, bike and bask in the much-needed sun. 

Calhoun High School staffer has COVID-19

Just as the cancellations of virtually every school activity stopped pouring in, Bellmore-Merrick students and faculty received a piece of stinging news Monday night: A Sanford H. Calhoun High School …

Town officials call on National Disaster Medical System to support hospital, health care providers

Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin, Councilman Anthony D’Esposito and Hempstead Town Medical Director Dr. David Neubert called on U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand to support …

Bellmore-Merrick residents come together amid coronavirus crisis

A woman recently stopped by Avli in North Bellmore for a hot meal. She had seen the eatery’s online advertisement offering free meals for pickup from 3 to 5 p.m., and despite the fact that she …

Merrick Fire Department rescues two kayakers from East Bay

Two kayakers were rescued from the waters of East Bay in south Merrick Saturday afternoon, after the Merrick Fire Department was alerted that one of the boaters "flipped over and fell out" into the …

Editorial

Want relief? Restore the SALT deduction.

In 2017, President Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. It was supposed to supercharge the economy, bringing new manufacturing jobs to hard-hit areas, and no doubt, it brought some success.

Editorial

Save a life — give blood, especially now

The American Red Cross is urging healthy, eligible people who are feeling well to give blood or platelets to help maintain a sufficient blood supply and prevent shortages as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

Editorial

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 . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Let’s work together to defeat the coronavirus

How often do we hear that the most important thing in life is good health? That truth has been driven home by the coronavirus . . .