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BREAKING NEWS: More Elmont classes quarantined


Islanders support virtual learning in Elmont

Islanders officials donated a total of $100,000 to Elmont and Sewanhaka schools on Monday, as students continue to learn virtually. Half of that money went to the Elmont elementary school …

Winning lotto ticket sold in Elmont

A top-prize winning lottery ticket or the Oct. 14 Take-5 drawing was sold at Ebony Cards & Gifts, Inc. in Elmont, New York Lottery officials announced one day later. The ticket was worth …

Kaplan, Franklin vie for 7th Senate District

State Sen. Anna Kaplan, a Democrat from Great Neck, is facing challenger Dave Franklin, a Republican from Port Washington, in her bid for re-election this year. Kaplan has served as the senator for …

Elmont superintendent updates parents on return to school

One week after announcing that students in the Elmont Union Free School District’s hybrid learning program would return to school for five days a week, Superintendent Kenneth Rosner discussed …

Former Councilman Ed Ambrosino begins prison sentence

Former Town of Hempstead Councilman Edward Ambrosino began his six-month prison sentence for tax evasion at a federal corrections facility in Fort Dix, New Jersey Ambrosino, a Republican from …

Hometown Heroes

Rachelle Lewis, Sarah Campbell and Renee Williams

Luckily, we were not affected professionally by the pandemic. Rachelle and Renee were fortunate to be able to work from home since March, and Sarah worked in person throughout the entire pandemic, …

Editorial

Breast screening is still a must, despite pandemic

There is perhaps no disease that strikes greater fear in the hearts of women than breast cancer. It is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths, behind lung cancer, and . . .

Randi Kreiss

As if it couldn’t have gotten worse, he was contagious

Millions of Americans seem to be manifesting what has been called “insane” behavior: They keep doing the same thing over and over again, expecting a different and better result. They keep flouting coronavirus regulations . . .

Op-Ed

MTA will risk much if it cuts service and hikes fares

Pat Foye, chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has said that service on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro North could be reduced by as much as 50 percent — and bus and subway service by 40 percent — in the coming months if . . .

Op-Ed

Why can’t we work together?

I was asked by a local proprietor why so many educators vote Democratic. I asked, “How do you know they do?” He blithely answered, “Well, I read it in the paper.” Our brief exchange was a friendly one, but it reminded me . . .