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Gordon juggernaut raises $1.6M in 2nd C.D.

Fresh off of her June primary win, first-time candidate Jackie Gordon, a Democratic former Babylon councilwoman and veteran, kicked off her general election campaign in the 2nd Congressional District on June 13 with a celebratory videoconference.

Phase 4 gives boost to morale, despite slow start

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.

Seaford harrier traverses Long Island for charity

Just after midnight on July 7, Ryan Clifford steadied himself against the Montauk Point Light House with one hand as he limbered up for a feat no Long Islander had accomplished before — a 131-mile ultra-marathon across the length of Long Island to benefit Wantagh's John Theissen Children's Foundation.

East Broadway taps two as top administrators

Levittown Schools recently named Jordan Margolis as East Broadway Elementary School’s principal. Margolis’ assistant principal for the upcoming school year will be Andrea Ferrari, who will also serve as the assistant principal at Abbey Lane.

Sen. Schumer gets behind Gordon in 2nd C.D.

Jackie Gordon, Democratic candidate for New York’s Second Congressional District, is fresh off her June primary victory. Gordon’s support stemming from public endorsements by fellow …

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.