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Governor Cuomo talks Phase One reopening for Long Island

Governor Cuomo came to Jones Beach State Park Sunday to offer a modicum of hope for a region battered by the coronavirus: Long Island, he said, was on track to begin Phase I reopening on Wednesday, …

Senior athletes: from standouts to hopefuls

It had been a few weeks since any coaches had held practices, and just as long since any athletes had stepped onto a field. The hope of even shortened seasons for spring sports were diminishing by …

The Hagedorn Little Village School celebrates 50 years

Even in the most disordered of times, birthdays are celebrated, anniversaries and weddings observed and beginnings and endings bring rejoicing or tears. So the coronavirus pandemic isn’t …

Mad men donate mad masks

On April 28, Town of Hempstead Councilman Christopher Carini and Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads continued their collection and distribution of personal protection equipment to healthcare …

Cycling the Wantagh Parkway trail, social distancing-style

Nassau County has fewer than 50 miles of bike trails, compared to New York City, which has 450, and Suffok County, which has 370. So Nassau residents have long had a hard time finding a place to ride …

House hopeful hosts webinar on Covid-19

Jackie Gordon, Democratic a candidate for the House of Representatives in New York’s 2nd Congressional District, hosted a Covid-19 public information webinar on April 16. She was joined by Dr. …

Nassau executive offers sobering assessment in Covid-19 address

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 …

An untested Covid-19 survivor’s memoir

“I definitely had it,” said Jennifer Strauss, 42, of Wantagh. She laid out all of her symptoms. They matched many of those that are typically associated with Covid-19, including body …

State comptroller creates 'Financial Survival Toolkit'

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has compiled a “Covid-19 Financial Survival Toolkit” for New York residents. The list of resources, including various crucial phone numbers and important …

How to make a mask in four easy steps

Making a mask is simple, using a T-shirt and paper towel or coffee filter. Here's how, in four simple steps.

How soap destroys the coronavirus

Hand washing with soap and water remains one of the most effective defenses against the coronavirus — provided it is done correctly.

Stress-busting made simple

Nearly everyone has heard the term "mindfulness," but even during the most stressful of circumstances, most people have only a vague idea of how it might benefit them or what they might do to be mindful. Here are some easy steps.

Editorial

New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .