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The Town of Hempstead Friday confirmed that two cases of coronavirus have been discovered at Camp Anchor in Lido Beach, a facility that provides activities for developmentally-disabled adults. A … more
U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice and Rep. Tom Suozzi on Wednesday called on Republican senators to work with the Democratically led House of Representatives to pass another round of economic stimulus, only … more
Hofstra University’s Department of Athletics is suspending intercollegiate athletics competition for the fall sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the University's mission to care for the health, safety, and welfare of its student-athletes, coaches, and staff. more
While still awaiting guidance and direction from Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York State’s Education Department on how schools could operate this fall, the state Public High School Athletic Association Covid-19 Task Force held two meetings in June to discuss multiple scenarios for sports. more
Long Island is set to begin Phase Four reopening of the economy on July 8, including universities and colleges. As of press time Monday, however, Governor Cuomo said there was no word yet whether the … more
Businesses in Seaford and Wantagh continued to open under the state’s Phase 4 rules last week, but the fanfare was somewhat muted. The two hamlets have relatively few of the businesses most likely to benefit, and many that were already open continued to operate under severe restrictions. Still, every move in the direction of business as usual was cause for relief. more
The coronavirus pandemic, which swept across the New York metropolitan area from March through May, had a paralyzing effect, forcing millions of people to put their plans on hold — including … more
Chants of "Classrooms not Class Zooms" and "Classrooms are essential" could be heard through the crowd of roughly 50 parents and teachers from across Long Island that gathered on Franklin Avenue in … more
Govenor Cuomo announced Sunday that outdoor high school graduations of up to 150 people would be allowed starting June 26, provided social-distancing protocals are observed. The announcement … more
Saying “No New Yorker should have to choose between their health and their right to vote,” N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered mail-in ballots in local school elections to be counted if received by June 16. more
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