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Governor Cuomo appeals for protective medical equipment

Governor Cuomo made an urgent appeal Thursday to any manufacturers that are willing and able to produce personal protective equipment, or PPE, such as N-95 masks, face shields and plastic gowns, which will go to hopital wokers treating COVID-19 patients.

School budget votes delayed to at least June 1; $177B state budget in flux

School budget votes have been delayed until at least June 1 because of the coronavirus outbreak, by order of Governor Cuomo.  The votes were to have taken place May 19. The governor issued …

Baldwin Middle School students cheer up senior citizens with letters, videos

Baldwin Middle School seventh-grade students have spent the last few weeks focusing on how people could band together during a time of crisis as they read “Rising Water” by Marc Aronson. …

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.

Plaza teachers and staff wave to students in car parade

This morning, a caravan of Baldwin teachers and administrators could be seen waving to students and their families from their cars as they made their way through the neighborhood surrounding Plaza …

Editorial

Governor Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand

Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, thousands of small business owners across New York state are losing sleep over . . .

Editorial

Save a life — give blood, especially now

The American Red Cross is urging healthy, eligible people who are feeling well to give blood or platelets to help maintain a sufficient blood supply and prevent shortages as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

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 . . .

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