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Year In Review 2020: Election Season

As expected, Election 2020 was one for the record books. Held under unprecedented pandemic conditions, the presidential-year contest drew a record turnout. By one count, 67 percent of eligible voters cast ballots, the highest since...

Year In Review 2020: Food Donations

While many might think that food insecurity is not a reality on Long Island, another well-established organization has answered the call for a growing need in Nassau. Several months ago, the Islamic Center of Long...

Year In Review 2020: PPE

PPE. Prior to COVID-19, this shorthand for personal protective equipment was merely an acronym whose meaning was mostly known only to medical workers. But once the pandemic hit, its scarcity in hospitals, nursing homes, myriad...

Year In Review 2020: Coronavirus

Once again, nature asserted an historical imperative: microscopic organisms can have profound impacts on civilizations. The coronavirus disease that broke out in Wuhan, China, last December has been named COVID-19 and has caused death, suffering and...

Local Baker Brings Joy One Cocoa At A Time

Every season, trendy gifts and ideas come and go, but despite the explosion over cocoa bombs, this culinary magic seems to be in for the long haul. We caught up with one local baker who...

Local Couple Finds Silver Lining In Pandemic

Buddha once said, “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” Despite the saddness and grief that...
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