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Belmont construction halted

Construction on the Belmont Park redevelopment project ground to a halt on March 27, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that all “non-essential” construction would stop to maintain social …

Rainbows of hope in West Hempstead

With families and communities in quarantine, West Hempstead residents have found a new way to bring the community together while promoting social distancing. The rainbow project, which was started on …

Recovery groups locked out during crisis

While many agencies across the state and county are focused on the physical and financial impact of the COVID-19 virus, the mental health of the county’s 1.36 million residents is just as …

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 . . .