BREAKING NEWS: Governor Cuomo: School's out through April 15


Town Sanitary District No. 6 changes collection schedule

The Town of Hempstead Sanitary District No. 6 is changing its trash collection schedule amid the coronavirus outbreak.  In a flier sent to residents over the weekend, district officials said …

Malverne, West Hempstead reacts to closure of all barber shops, nail/hair salons, tattoo parlors

Governor Cuomo issued a directive via Twitter Friday morning ordering all barber shops, nail and hair salons, and tattoo parlors to close, effective March 21 at 8 p.m. The governor tweeted the …

Social services to county: We’re still open

Nassau County’s social services are open for business, despite the current challenges. That was County Executive Laura Curran’s message as she gave updates on the current COVID-19 …

‘He was full of joy and hope’

Longtime West Hempstead church leader ‘Pastor Fred’ dies at 65

For more than 30 years, the Rev. Frederick McElderry, known by many as “Pastor Fred,” shared not only his faith, but also his passion for music, movies and sports with congregants at St. …

Malverne, West Hempstead schools shares educational plans amid coronavirus outbreak

All Nassau County schools will be closed for two weeks as of Monday, by order of Nassau County Executive Laura Curran. Curran made the announcement Sunday morning as health and school officials …

Editorial

Even now, patronize your local small businesses

Coronavirus has swept across New York with astounding speed, leaving sickness, fear and uncertainty in its wake. Small businesses, particularly restaurants and bars, have taken a beating . . .

Editorial

Don’t let panic destroy our humanity

Fear can bring out the worst in us. When the coronavirus pandemic erupted in China in January, Asian-Americans shared stories on social media about how people would avoid them . . .