Medical Teams Innovate in Covid-19 Treatments, Testing Methods

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Northwell researchers also are seeking to develop a new Covid-19 test that can process three times the number of patients currently served. 

Long Island Nurse To Attend Biden-Harris Inauguration in D.C.

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A critical care nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, who was the first person in the United States to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, will attend the presidential inauguration on Wednesday.

Long Island Has Highest Covid-19 Positivity Rate in New York

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Long Island has the highest Covid-19 positivity rate out of any other region in the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said during his press briefing Monday.

Cuomo Asks Pfizer To Directly Sell Covid-19 Vaccine Doses To New York

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked Pfizer Inc Chief Executive Albert Bourla on Monday if the state could buy Covid-19 vaccine doses directly from the U.S. drugmaker.

Spacious Locust Valley Colonial Asks $4.9M

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A spacious colonial mansion is listed for sale at 84 Feeks Lane in Locust Valley.

Kids Need More Hosts Drive-in Movie Night Fundraisers

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KiDS NEED MoRE organizers resumed their KiDS NEED MoRE Drive-In Movie Night series on Jan. 17 with Disney’s Aladdin at Costello's Ace Hardware of Copiague. All proceeds benefitted kids coping with life-threatening illness.

Freeport Man Facing Charges in Capitol Riot

A Freeport man is facing federal charges for allegedly joining President Donald Trump supporters in storming the U.S. Capitol during a deadly riot two weeks ago, according to court documents.

Low Vaccination Rate Among Healthcare Workers Raises Concerns For Cuomo

Slow acceptance of the COVID-19 vaccine by healthcare workers is a growing concern for Gov. Andrew Cuomo who on Monday claimed hospitals with the lowest number of immune staff will suffer the most from staffing issues.

This New Yorker Was The First Woman To Run For U.S. Vice President

In 1984, a tough New Yorker campaigned, the first woman to gamble on becoming VP: Geraldine Anne Ferraro.

U.S. Covid-19 Vaccine Supplies Strain To Meet Wider Eligibility, Second Doses

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Scattered shortages of COVID-19 vaccines persisted on Saturday under pressure from growing demand, as previously inoculated Americans returned for their required second shots and millions of newly eligible people scrambled to get their first.

OpEd: After Riot and Biden Vote, The New York Foul Four Need To Resign

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For the attack on our democracy, the president needs to be impeached and removed from office. I have also called for the resignation of the four members of Congress from New York State .

Meet Some of The Cats and Dogs For Adoption On Long Island

Shelters and rescues across Long Island are still feeling the pandemic crunch, so if you’re looking for a new best friend, please be patient with staff and volunteers.