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Gov.: Schools, 'non-essential' businesses must stay closed until April 29

On Monday, Governor Cuomo ordered schools and non-essential businesses to remain closed until April 29 to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Previously, they were to close until April 15. At …

Valley Streamer collects funds, food for COVID-19 relief

Valley Streamer Kevin Aburto has a knack for helping.  As a Sanitation Department employee, for the past four years he has helped organize a holiday toy drive through the village, and last …

V.S. religious leaders strive to keep the faith during pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage, religion has gone viral in ways that many have never seen before. Virtual memberships have skyrocketed, as many congregations in New York live stream …

Village suspends recycling amid coronavirus disruptions

The Village of Valley Stream  is suspending  its recycling program indefinitely starting Monday after the vendor it contracts with  warned that due to fears of coronavirus infection …

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

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 . . .