How Worried Should We Be About The Omicron Variant?

The new Omicron coronavirus variant — identified first in South Africa, but also detected in Europe and Asia — is raising concern worldwide given the number of mutations, which might help it spread or even evade antibodies from prior infection or vaccination.

Mount Sinai South Nassau’s Long Beach Emergency Unit Reopens

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Mount Sinai South Nassau’s emergency department in Long Beach reopened Friday, five days after it was expected to be closed for weeks due to nursing staff shortages that resulted from New York State’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate.

Boater Sought in Probe of Fox Island Explosion

Suffolk County police are asking for the public's help in finding the person or people who detonated an unspecified device that formed a crater on Fox Island Sunday morning.

OpEd: The Thoroughbred Horse Industry Helped Me Achieve My Dreams

Although I grew up in Elmont, a stone’s throw from Belmont Park, working for NYRA on the “frontside” of the business as I do now is in a sense a long way from the part of the track that I knew.

Chef Stephen Gallagher, of The Trattoria, Talks Owning St. James Restaurant

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Chef Stephen Gallagher took the road less traveled on his way to a career in the kitchen and as eventual owner of rustic Italian cuisine venue The Trattoria in St. James. 

Long Island Holiday Events 2021

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Check out these holiday events on Long Island to get you and your family in the spirit of the season.

Macklowe Gallery Founders’ East Hampton Estate Asks $60M

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One of the rarest oceanfront homes in East Hampton has officially hit the market.

Long Islanders Give Back With Turkey Donations for Thanksgiving

Across Long Island, communities have banded together over the past week to donate turkeys to families in need this Thanksgiving holiday.

12 Amazing Black Friday, Cyber Monday Deals for Kids and Parents

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Check out these amazing Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for kids and parents this year.

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: Everything You Need to Know

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With the holiday season just around the corner, there’s no better way to kick it off than with Macy’s 95th annual Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 25 at 9 a.m.

London Jewelers Sparkles on Long Island For 95 Years

The famous London Jewelers is a Long Island company through and through — it got its start in Glen Cove, expanded to Manhasset and the Hamptons, and has done business on LI for the past 95 years.

Founder of God’s Blessings Plan Left 6-figure Job to Run Nonprofit

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Long Island resident Kiora Johnson, founder and executive director of God’s Blessings Plan, said she left her six-figure finance career to pursue community service, guided by her Christian faith.