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More open as Long Island enters Phase 4

Two weeks after entering into Phase 3, Suffolk County has been given the green light to transition into Phase 4, which allows higher education, low-risk arts and entertainment, media production …

Marking the community’s latest stride toward normalcy in the COVID-19 era, the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library entered “Phase 3” of its re-opening plan on Monday, July …

On the subject of discussing the financial crisis due to the impact of COVID-19, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone reported that the county is in a “financial …

Libraries are one of the many gath- ering locations closed since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But now, as New York moves through its reopening phases, libraries too are taking steps to …

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the education sector was one of the most impacted in the country and New York State. As schools and state officials position themselves toward the fall semester, Gov. …

On Wednesday, Long Island began the second phase of the New York Forward plan, which brings a broad range of businesses back into availability. The guidance gives specific resources and details …

Earlier this week, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone announced that whatever it might look like, summer is here, and the county is working to get things up and running so that …

Long Islanders gathered to protest the death of George Floyd in Shirley Monday, along with similar protests across the country. According to Suffolk County Police, there were no arrests made at the …

While the COVID-19 pandemic is an event people all over the world are going through, everyone is going through it differently. Some are out of work, some are working from home, and some are …

“It has really been tough,” said long- time Town of Brookhaven clerk Donna Lent, expressing the state of her employees, both physically and mentally. In addition to the increase of …

Earlier this week, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone announced a plan to reopen beaches for Memorial Day weekend due to improved numbers. Gov. Cuomo’s New York Forward plan began last …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone and his team are placing focus on the seven metrics needed to start reopening the local economy. The metrics were named and put in place by Gov. Andrew …

In part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the formation of a tracing “army” to try and curtail the continued spread of the coronavirus as states …

As society continues to deal with the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are several changes to senior events due to social distancing requirements and restrictions on large …

Three nurses from Stony Brook University Hospital shared their experiences on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic for the past couple of months. Their stories were shared as part of a …

On Sunday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo outlined his plan to get New York’s economy back up and running—not to how it was before, however, but in an adapted fashion that adheres to a …

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed an executive order directing all schools in New York to close by March 18 for two weeks ending April 1, which was then extended through May, pending a decision to …

The Suffolk County Police Department responded to an incident in Kings Park where a man barricaded himself in a neighbor’s home after a domestic violence incident on Sunday. Thankfully, the …

It is becoming increasingly import- ant to wear a mask in public for non-medical uses. Local grocery stores and other essential opera- tions are requiring customers wear a face covering to be …

The COVID-19 virus has infected over 28,000 residents of Suffolk County, killing over 850, and the hospital system continues to be pushed to the limit to keep up with the surge in …

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