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Thousands turned out for a Black Lives Matter protest in Merrick and Bellmore today, and Heralds Executive Editor Scott Brinton follow the protesters as they made their way from Merrick to Bellmore … more
What started as a trickle of protesters lining up at 6 p.m. Tuesday in front of the Trader Joe’s on Merrick Road, in Merrick, quickly grew to a mass of more than 150, who prayed, chanted and shouted George Floyd’s name at passing cars, many of which honked back in response. more
People started to stream into the demonstration in front of the Nassau County Legislature and Executive Building in Mineola nearly an hour before the scheduled 5:30 p.m. start time. They had come to … more
County Executive Laura Curran delivered a 23-minute address Thursday night that was at once hopeful, but stark in its assessment of the psychic and monetary toll the coronavirus pandemic has … more
As part of the Governor’s “New York State on Pause” Covid-19 safety orders, the state had temporarily shut down marinas. But a new Executive Order issued over the weekend provides local … more
About 800 000 people in New York State applied for unemployment benefits this week, Gov.Andrew Cuomo said Friday, setting an all-time one week record. Nationwide, 6.6 million applied for such … more
April 1 is U.S. Census Day, when the federal government works to count every person across the United States and five of its territories. more
The Long Island Association, a regional business advocacy group, was supposed to host its spring luncheon Friday, featuring retired Yankee great Alex Rodriguez, but instead it held an hour-long webinar to offer information and advice on how businesses can stay alive during the COVID-19 outbreak. more
Nassau County’s Coronavirus Economic Advisory Council is asking business owners to fill out a confidential survey to gauge how the COVID-19 outbreak is hurting small, medium and big businesses … more
Nassau County reported its fourth coronavirus death Friday morning, according to County Executive Laura Curran, who spoke in East Meadow. The patient, who was not identified, was a 44-year-old man … more
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