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School districts in Nassau and Suffolk counties, along with the rest of the state, will be allowed to reopen, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this morning. He said he based his decision on low infection rates recorded in every region. more
The Town of Hempstead Friday confirmed that two cases of coronavirus have been discovered at Camp Anchor in Lido Beach, a facility that provides activities for developmentally-disabled adults. A … more
U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice and Rep. Tom Suozzi on Wednesday called on Republican senators to work with the Democratically led House of Representatives to pass another round of economic stimulus, only … more
While the details of the 2020-21 school year are yet to be determined, the Rockville Centre School District is making plans to be prepared for a range of scenarios. The Board of Education has formed a Re-Entry Committee, and the district said it was aligning its plans with the recent guidance provided by the New York State Education Department. more
After four months of closure to the public, the Rockville Centre Public Library has reopened its doors to patrons. On Monday, the library began offering limited services in the building, including allowing people to browse for books. more
Hofstra University’s Department of Athletics is suspending intercollegiate athletics competition for the fall sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the University's mission to care for the health, safety, and welfare of its student-athletes, coaches, and staff. more
If not for the efforts of a South Hempstead mother of three, staff members at Mercy Medical Center, Mount Sinai South Nassau and other local hospitals might not have been so well fed during the coronavirus pandemic, and several Rockville Centre businesses might not have survived the crisis. more
While low-risk indoor arts and entertainment is included in Long Island’s Phase Four reopening of the economy, which began on July 8, gyms and bowling centers have been excluded, causing a strain for several Rockville Centre businesses. more
While still awaiting guidance and direction from Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York State’s Education Department on how schools could operate this fall, the state Public High School Athletic Association Covid-19 Task Force held two meetings in June to discuss multiple scenarios for sports. more
Long Island is set to begin Phase Four reopening of the economy on July 8, including universities and colleges. As of press time Monday, however, Governor Cuomo said there was no word yet whether the … more
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