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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
In honor of National Nurses Day, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and other county officials paid tribute Wednesday to the healthcare professionals working on the frontlines of the pandemic. … 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
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Donald Clavin announced a $40 million stimulus package yesterday “in an effort to get people back to work once it is safe to do so.” Clavin said the money … 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
The Town of Hempstead Sanitary District No. 6 is changing its trash collection schedule amid the coronavirus outbreak.  In a flier sent to residents over the weekend, district officials said … more
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