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Be counted: April 1 is U.S. Census Day

April 1 is U.S. Census Day, when the federal government works to count every person across the United States and five of its territories.

Doctors, health experts focus on the physical, mental toll of the coronavirus

Health officials continue to place a strong emphasis on the physical and mental wellbeing of the community as coronavirus cases continue to soar across Nassau County, leading to fear and a lot of unanswered questions.

Businesses keep their chins up

Malverne, West Hempstead storeowners hope to stay afloat amid closures

Malverne and West Hempstead businesses owners have acknowledged feeling the adverse effects of the coronavirus outbreak. Many of them say they began to notice a decline in customers even before Gov. …

Annual food drive hits pause

Malverne churchgoers' moving truck full of provisions gets delayed

For the past nine years, Rob and Mary Hallam, members of the Community Presbyterian Church in Malverne, have held a food drive at their Lynbrook home for people in need. It usually takes place in …

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 …

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 . . .