Covid-19 Yellow Zone Restrictions Lifted in Four Long Island Communities

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Nassau and Suffolk counties are now free of their Covid-19 yellow zones, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said during his news briefing Wednesday.

Hewlett Documentarian Shares Grandfather’s Story of Holocaust Survival

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Tyler Gildin’s family didn’t share much about how his grandfather survived the Holocaust, but when details emerged at a funeral, Gilden, an up-and-coming filmmaker from Hewlett, knew he had to turn the lens on his family for a documentary.

Huntington Man Arrested For Alleged Participation in Capitol Riot

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A Huntington man has been arrested in connection with the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol building, which left five dead, including a police officer, federal prosecutors said.

8 Best Websites For Kids To Send Valentine’s Day E-Cards

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Valentine’s Day is around the corner, which means it’s time for chocolates, red hearts, and exchanging valentines. With Valentine’s Day looking a little differently this year, the fun children’s tradition of exchanging valentines at school might have to be done virtually.

CDC Researchers See Little Evidence In-Person School Drives Covid-19 Infection

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Studies in the United States and abroad found little evidence schools were spreading COVID-19 infections, showing a "path forward" to in-person classes, researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Tuesday.

What is The Best Organic Eatery on Long Island?

Organic food, grown without the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers, tends to be healthier for people, but where is the best eatery to find organic food on Long Island?

NY Dept. of Education Petitions To Cancel Spring State Exams

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The New York State Department of Education is seeking a federal waiver to exempt third through 12th grade students from taking state exams for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year as the country continues to grapple with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. 

What Do Covid-19 Vaccine Refusal Rates Look Like So Far?

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Demand for the Covid-19 vaccine far exceeds its current supply on Long Island. But when there eventually is enough supply, will enough people be willing to get the vaccine? The answer is complicated.

Cuomo Looks To Ease Covid-19 Restrictions Soon as NY Sees Infections Fall, Vaccinations Rise

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With the overall infection rate across the state on the decline and 72% of healthcare workers having received the COVID-19 vaccine – compared to 63% last week – Governor Andrew Cuomo says some restrictions may be lifted in the near future.

Widespread Internet Outage Hits East Coast

Thousands of users across the U.S. East Coast faced widespread internet outage from providers including Verizon Communications Inc on Tuesday, disrupting services offered by Google, Amazon, Zoom, Slack and other tech firms.

Biden Administration Aims to Have Enough Vaccines for Most Americans by Summer

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The United States aims to acquire an additional 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, President Joe Biden said on Tuesday, enough to inoculate most Americans by summertime, as he races to curb a pandemic he warned could still get worse.

Stone Tudor-style Colonial in Oceanside Asks $725K

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A quaint Tudor-style colonial house is listed for sale in Oceanside.