Education, Tech Experts Talk Pandemic Teaching on Recent Webinar

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Teaching and learning during the Covid-19 pandemic has posed great challenges for teachers, students, and parents.

U.S. to Require Negative Covid-19 Tests for Arriving Int’l Air Passengers

Nearly all air travelers will need to present a negative coronavirus test to enter the United States under expanded test testing requirements announced on Tuesday.

NYPD Cop from Long Island Retires Amid Probe Into Racist Posts

A formerly high-ranking New York City police officer from Long Island who was accused of anonymously posting racist rants online has retired after reportedly being suspended for 30 days without pay.

Cuomo Announces Arts Revival, Broadband Affordability Initiatives in State of the State Pt. 2

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “reconstruction” plan following the Covid-19 pandemic – when it resolves – will put a focus on an arts revival, claiming that it will be critical to keeping the attraction to New York alive.

10 New Habits To Improve Your Mental Health This Year

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The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. The New Year calls for change. Out with the bad habits and in with the healthy ones.

Hollywood-style Colonial House in Merrick Asks $639K

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An elegant, Hollywood Gables-style colonial house in Merrick is listed for sale at 245 Wynsum Ave.

‘We’re Going To Run Out’: New York Urges U.S. To Increase Vaccine Supply

New York officials said on Monday that they feared efforts to accelerate the vaccination of people against the novel coronavirus will be hampered by an insufficient supply of doses from the U.S. government.

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists Appoints Chief Radiation Oncologist

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS), announced Talha Shaikh, MD, MBA, has been named chief radiation oncologist.

Long Island Congress Members Weigh in on Impeachment

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Long Island’s three Democratic Congress members have spoken out in support of removing President Donald J. Trump from office after his supporters violently stormed the Capitol building last week. Long Island’s two Republican Congressman have remained silent regarding the president’s influence on the riot or whether he should be removed.

Cuomo Envisions a Post-Covid-19 Future in 2021 State of the State

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2021 State of the State address, which began the first of four installments on Monday, spoke more to the federal shortfalls that left New York with a $15 billion deficit and a broad vision of the future after Covid-19.

Covid-19 Vaccine Eligibility Opens to Essential Workers, Elderly on Long Island

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Certain essential workers and seniors are now eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine on Long Island. All New Yorkers who fall in Phase 1B can make an appointment to receive the vaccine starting Monday, Jan. 11.

We Connect The Dots Fosters Future Innovators in STEAM

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We Connect the Dots has been inspiring and creating opportunities for underprivileged children and young adults interested in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) since 2013.