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When the coronavirus peaked last March, the American Dental Association instructed dentists to postpone all but urgent and emergency procedures from March 16 until April 30. The directive was an attempt to slow the spread of the virus, keep dental patients out of hospital emergency rooms and conserve personal protective equipment. Many dental offices in New York reopened on June 1, but changes were made to offices to protect patients, doctors and staff. more
Before the pandemic, culinary school What’s Cooking?, in Oyster Bay, often hosted six to eight parties a weekend. Sounds of laughter would fill the room, as would the aroma of sweet or savory dishes. And no one would be nervous about a virus called Covid-19. more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran must quarantine for 10 days because of a recent exposure to a person who had tested positive for Covid-19. Curran's press office reported Thursday that the … more
On a somber, Sunday morning 2,293 American flags, representing Nassau County residents who died from Covid-19, were placed on the green outside Village Hall in Bayville. more
Town of Hempstead officials on Monday announced that each of the 36 school districts within the town and the Board of Cooperative Educational Services would receive a $150,000 grant to help pay for … more
For more than 75 years, the Freeport-Merrick Rotary has lived by one motto: “Service above self.” And although the pandemic has hindered the club’s usual fundraising efforts, … more
Nassau County hospital officials and elected leaders are moving fast to prepare for distribution of the first doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine after federal emergency-use authorization for it was … more
Nassau County hospital officials and elected leaders are moving fast to prepare for distribution of the first doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine after federal emergency-use authorization for it was … more
Last Sunday morning, North Shore Community Church congregants attended service wearing masks and sitting in every other pew to social distance. Together, surrounded by stained- glass windows reflecting the December sun, they sang along to worship songs and listened to the Rev. John Yenchko’s sermon. more
The Silveri Center at St. Dominic’s Church was a hub of activity for a week earlier this month. The room was filled with cans of vegetables, soups, pasta, stuffing mix and Stop & Shop gift cards. Volunteers organized and bagged all the fixings needed for a Thanksgiving meal. more
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