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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.

Solages hosts virtual food drive

State Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages is working with Island Harvest to hold a virtual food drive for people affected by the coronavirus in the 22nd Assembly District. Those in need of immediate assistance …

Franklin Square residents share words of encouragement

The Herald recently asked residents to send thank-you letters and hopeful messages to be published in the paper. Here are some of the submissions: Thank you Best Market employees for your …

Murph’s offering discount to first responders, hospital employees

Murph’s Restaurant in Franklin Square is offering first responders and Long Island Jewish Valley Stream employees 15 percent off their take-out orders during the coronavirus pandemic. Many …

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 . . .