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.
Before the pandemic, culinary school What’s Cooking?, in Oyster Bay, often hosted six to eight parties a weekend. Sounds of laughter would fill the room, as would the aroma of sweet or savory dishes. And no one would be nervous about a virus called Covid-19.
Syosset blogger Kevin McKenna settled his federal lawsuit on Dec. 21 against the Town of Oyster Bay’s public meeting rules, which the town adopted in October. The new law allows for the arrest and filing of criminal charges against anyone who disrupts a Town Board meeting.McKenna’s settlement awaits approval at the board’s Jan. 12 meeting.
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 …
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.
Timothy Charon is a consummate volunteer who truly cares. We believe that he is the perfect choice for Herald Guardian 2020 Person of the Year.
Marielle Vasquez, 6, of Oyster Bay, a first-grader at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School and a parishioner at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Oyster Bay, brings joy to her family every day. This Christmas, Marielle will be bringing joy to other families in the community as well.
During the pandemic, Devin, Stokely and Drayer, who had extra time on their hands, wanted to learn how to skate. But much to their father’s disappointment, there were no skate parks in Glen Cove or the surrounding area to take them to.
In a time of uncertainty, the People Pantry, owned and operated by the non-for-profit organization People Loving People, is something that Long Islanders living near and far from Oyster Bay can count on.
On a somber, Sunday morning 2,293 American flags, representing Nassau County residents who died from Covid-19, were placed on the green outside Village Hall in Bayville.
Glen Cove resident Tony Jimenez had a major influence on his niece Julianne Jimenez’s life nearly a decade ago. Julianne was addicted to drugs and alcohol, and it was her uncle Tony who saved …
Nassau County hospital officials and elected leaders are moving fast to prepare for distribution of the first doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine after federal emergency-use authorization for it was …
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 . . .
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.
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 . . .
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 . . .