Long Island “On Track” For Phase 2 of Reopening Next Week, Will Include Outdoor Dining

Long Island is expected to hit phase two of reopening from the coronavirus shutdown next week, which will mean the return of professional services, finance, retail, administrative support, and real estate.

Merrick Residents Try To Block Anti-Police Brutality Protesters

Tensions were high during anti-police brutality protests Tuesday across Long Island amid fears that the demonstrations would turn riotous as they have in cities nationwide, but local rallies remained peaceful, authorities say.

Long Island Primary Preview: Local Races To Watch

Voters will decide this month between more than a dozen candidates on primary ballots in a half dozen races spanning all five congressional districts that comprise Long Island’s federal delegation. 

Who Are The Best Medical Specialists on Long Island?

Best of Long Island Spotlight: A roundup of the region's top cardiologist, neurologist, dermatologist, and more.

Long Island Summer Camps Get OK To Open June 29

Day camps in New York State were given approval to operate this summer under strict safety guidelines, although there is no decision made on sleep-away camps, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.

Long Island Street Closures To Allow For Outdoor Dining

Long Island is rolling out plans designed to help the region’s downtown shops and restaurants reopen from the coronavirus shutdown in the coming weeks.

Emerging Mystery Illness: Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

It has been diagnosed in more than 150 New York children as of press time, including several on Long Island.

As Home Working Takes Root, Are Suburbs Poised For Post-Virus Revival?

With New York City's coronavirus lockdown confining many residents to tiny apartments for nearly three months, experts think post-pandemic life could see a wave of migration to roomier homes in the suburbs.

Police Brutality Protests Across Long Island Spark Riot Fears

Anti-police brutality protesters have been peacefully picketing and marching on Long Island, but authorities are closely monitoring the rallies to ensure rioters don't hijack the demonstrations and start looting.

Bayfront Center Moriches Victorian Asks $3.7M

This updated historic one-of-a-kind waterfront Victorian with stunning views of Moriches Bay and plenty of room for entertaining is listed for sale in Center Moriches.

6 Long Island Coronavirus Hot Spot Hospitals Ease Toward New Normal After Drop in Patients

Six Long Island hospitals deemed coronavirus hot spots in April have all experienced a decline in their number of COVID-19 patients, but as the medical centers adjust to the new normal, they worry about a possible second spike in hospitalizations. 

How An Army of Contact Tracers Are Key To Long Island’s Reopening

Hiring thousands of disease detectives across Nassau and Suffolk counties to handle the increased coronavirus caseload was a crucial benchmark that had to be met before the region could begin reopening from the coronavirus shutdown.