‘Take Five’ Campaign Launched For Mental Health During COVID-19 Outbreak

The Take Five of the title refers to taking five minutes out of your day to call on a loved one.

NICE Bus To Begin Temporary Service Reduction

Fare collection remains suspended until further notice.

A List Of Nassau County Food Pantries

Feed My Sheep Food Pantry at SDA Church 211 Jericho Tpke. Old Westbury  Phone Number: 910-431-3005 Hours: First Sunday of the month 2 to 4 p.m.;  Third Thursday...

Long Island In The Majors: A Look At Local MLB Players

  West Islip hurler Nick Tropeano became the most recent Long Island baseball player to make headlines when he inked a deal with the New York Yankees earlier this month. First brought to prominence in the baseball world as a starter on the...

Column: Why The Sunnyside Yards Queens LIRR Station May Not Open Until 2030

The NYC Economic Development Corporation’s release of a master plan for their own proposed Sunnyside Yard project continues to leave a major unresolved issue. How would this project work, without significant transportation improvements?  Both Amtrak and NJ Transit use the existing Sunnyside...

Thought Gallery: Three Virtual Events To Keep You Busy

Consider these recommendations for upcoming talks, readings and more in and around New York City: Alan Yang in Conversation with Entertainment Weekly’s Clarissa CruzFriday, April 10, 10 a.m.92nd Street YLivestream Only212-415-5500www.92y.orgAlan Yang’s Emmy-winning work includes NBC’s Parks and Recreation, Netflix’s Master of...

New Concierge Call-Line Helps Families Stay In Touch

Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation has implemented a new Family Call Center Call-Line Service to help family members connect with loved ones who are residents or patients of the skilled nursing facility.   The new Family Call Center service...

American Idol’s Bobby Bones Talks About Exciting New Projects

When Nashville was ravaged by tornadoes last month, nationally-syndicated radio talk show host and American Idol mentor Bobby Bones stepped up to the plate to help those who were deeply affected by them ultimately embodying the true human condition. “Everybody here comes...

Tips For An Eco-Friendly Lawn

It’s spring and lawn care is on the minds of many Long Islanders. Fertilizer is often thought of as a key ingredient to a healthy, vibrant lawn. But fertilizer use, especially improper application, can be harmful to the environment. The nitrogen in...

Application Period Open For The Warriors Military Spouse And Caregiver Scholarship

To receive an application to apply for the Fall 2020 semester, visit hopeforthewarriors.org and apply for services.

Connecting While Maintaining Distance

I started a gratitude journal at the end of February. Around that time, I began to realize that I was focusing too much on the future,...

A Lost But Not Forgotten Season For St. Mary’s

First it was postponed, then St. Mary’s Athletic Director Patrick Welsh got the call from the league—their girls basketball state semifinal game was canceled. There would...

Baldor’s COVID-19 Business Pivot

Pandemic spurs specialty foods wholesaler to open up first-time home delivery service With the COVID-19 pandemic upending everything up to and including the economy, businesses are being...

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Nassau County Updates Map Of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

The Nassau County Department of Health, starting March 19, began releasing a daily map showing where residents who tested positive for the coronavirus live....

Syosset’s Own Success Story: The Story Behind The Famous Coffee Cup

If you’ve seen Law & Order, you might have noticed detectives sipping a good ol’ cup of joe in a fancy looking cup while...

To Protect and Serve: Best Episodes Of The Law & Order Franchise

By Caroline Ryan and Anthony Murray The Law & Order franchise has delivered some unforgettable episodes over the past 20-something years that has graced our...

ProHEALTH Launches Drive-Thru Testing For Coronavirus

ProHEALTH will offer drive-thru testing for COVID-19 for primary care patients at its urgent care clinics in Little Neck and Jericho.  How to Book an...

New York Blood Center Urgently Calls For Blood Donors

The New York Blood Center (NYBC) is in urgent need of blood donations after New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of...

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Area Senior Facilities Are Still Accepting Residents

For Long Islanders, whose loved one may be in need of a new level of care and living arrangement, Eldercare Advisor Mike McClernon, owner of the Assisted Living Locators Long Island franchise, wants them to...

Supermarkets Offer Special Hours To Protect Seniors

Although stores are struggling to keep their shelves filled with groceries due to the high demand from customers, which are are stock piling due to the coronavirus pandemic, many supermarket chains are offering seniors ages...

Long Island Aquarium Needs Help During Coronavirus Pandemic

The Long Island Aquarium is soliciting donations via GoFundMe to assist them during the coronavirus pandemic. The aquarium is currently closed to the public per the New York state mandate and the attempt to slow the...

Signs You Need a New Furnace But Didn’t Notice

Most homeowners find it challenging to determine whether they need a furnace repair or replacement. One thing is for sure: if your furnace is starting to struggle with maintaining a comfortable temperature, you need to...

Mermaid Inn Opens In Chelsea

This opening marks the fourth NYC expansion of the beloved seafood concept The Mermaid Inn opened in Chelsea earlier this month, bringing their beloved bivalves to the former home of New York’s celebrated restaurant, The Red...

Thought Gallery: Three Virtual Events To Keep You Busy

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Tips On How To Keep Your Cool—And Get Things Done—When You Telework

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Tips For An Eco-Friendly Lawn

It’s spring and lawn care is on the minds of many Long Islanders. Fertilizer is often thought of as a key ingredient to a...

Attorney Advice On Workers’ Comp For LI Employees With Coronavirus

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus is expected to rise over the next coming weeks. Long Islanders who may end up in quarantine...

Spring Gardening Tips From Old Westbury Gardens 

If there is a silver lining to the ongoing pandemic, it is that many of us in self-isolation have much more opportunity to discover...

New Concierge Call-Line Helps Families Stay In Touch

Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation has implemented a new Family Call Center Call-Line Service to help family members connect with loved...

For College Students, Coronavirus Means A Lost Semester

  In the collective effort to “flatten the curve” and slow the proliferation of COVID-19, responsibility has fallen on all Americans to protect the most...
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