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BREAKING NEWS: Report: 15 Wantagh students test positive for Covid; seniors on remote learning

Despite shutdowns, artists are still creating

While the coronavirus pandemic closed curtains on Broadway, unplugged massive music venues and forced smaller ones to close for good, actors, musicians and other performers didn’t stop creating …

After-school clubs come back strong in Seaford

Extracurricular activities are an important part of student life at Seaford Middle School, allowing sixth, seventh and eighth graders to explore their interests beyond the regular school day. Student …

Seaford Manor honors 100 days of school

Students in Kindergarten at Seaford Manor Elementary School experienced their first 100 days of school like no group before them and celebrated the milestone moment on Feb. 24.  Students …

Long Island Marathon to be in-person in September

Long Island’s most anticipated running event is coming back this year with a new course — again. The 2021 Jovia Long Island Marathon and all of its accompanying racing events will …

Nassau County is extending its Restaurant Recovery Grant Program

Since Garden Social, in East Meadow, reopened last June, it has been making costly investments to gain the trust of consumers and generate more interest in dining out, explained Bob Russo, one of its …


A year later, lessons learned from the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic reached Long Island a year ago next week, at first bringing a handful of cases before it dug in and exploded, wreaking havoc.


Vaccine distribution needs improvement

The rollout of New York state’s Covid-19 vaccine distribution has been, at times, disorganized, even chaotic, but in fairness, the state has received a mere 300,000 doses per week, while the need is significantly greater than that . . .

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.


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.