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Councilman leads crackdown on town graffiti

In August 2019, Christopher Carini was just months away from being elected the Hempstead town councilman in the 5th Councilmanic District. Carini, 45, a former New York City and Port Authority police …

Softball benefit for police set for next month

Last September, Chris and Michelle Panetta took on an important task. Chris, 42, a New York City Police detective, and Michelle, 34, a Nassau County probation officer, sought to put an end to police …

53-year Broncos Sunday streak could stop here

For 53 straight seasons, Sundays in Seaford were for football. Not just on the television watching your favorite NFL team, but at Seamans Neck Park, watching the Long Island Broncos youth football …

Entrepreneur connects businesses, nonprofits with ‘hope’

Entrepreneur and author Donna Cariello isn’t exactly an optimist, despite the frequent use of upbeat language and the title of her 2019 book, “Ambassadors of HOPE.” She is a …

Unemployment remains critical on South Shore

With the expiration of the weekly federal pandemic unemployment benefit on July 31, and legislation to renew the program stalled in Congress, many in Nassau County may need to tighten their belts …

Churches back on schedule; numbers limited

Under the state’s Phase 2 reopening guidelines, which went into effect on June 7, churches, mosques and synagogues again opened to congregants, allowing up to 25 percent of their buildings' capacities, as assessed by county fire marshals.

Bill would create database of Nassau’s restrictive covenants

A bill in the Nassau County Legislature would create a searchable database of all the contracts that were once used in the county to prevent people of color from moving into certain …

More than 1,000 march in Wantagh in support of police

On July 5, more than 1,000 people gathered at Wantagh High School to show their support for law enforcement officials as part of the Blue Lives Matter movement.

Athletic fields, moderate-risk sports facilities reopen in Bellmore-Merrick

Athletes of all ages are now taking advantage of open playing fields and some indoor sports facilities. During the first day of Express Lacrosse’s youth training clinic at Cedar Creek Park …

Seaford march observes Juneteenth, celebrates BLM

Seaford celebrated Juneteenth last Friday, as some 150 people from Nassau and Suffolk counties marched from Amityville Memorial High School to Cedar Creek …

How to make a mask in four easy steps

Making a mask is simple, using a T-shirt and paper towel or coffee filter. Here's how, in four simple steps.

How soap destroys the coronavirus

Hand washing with soap and water remains one of the most effective defenses against the coronavirus — provided it is done correctly.

Stress-busting made simple

Nearly everyone has heard the term "mindfulness," but even during the most stressful of circumstances, most people have only a vague idea of how it might benefit them or what they might do to be mindful. Here are some easy steps.


New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .


Stay strong, Nassau

Last weekend was cold and windy, which likely prevented many people from venturing outside to potentially crowded spaces like the Jones Beach Boardwalk. For now, that’s a good thing.