COVID-19 Hospitalization Uptick Eyed on Long Island

Long Island officials are closely watching a slight increase in patients being treated for coronavirus at hospitals across the region in recent weeks.

Judge Denies Request to Exempt Catholic Churches from NY COVID-19 Limits

A federal judge on Friday rejected a request from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn to void New York State's limits on religious gatherings in coronavirus hot spots, which the diocese argued had effectively closed its churches.

Crescent Duck Farm: Last of its Kind on Long Island

Long before the East End became known as wine country, Peking duck ruled Long Island, where more than 40 duck farms once dotted the region.

Healthcare Workers, High-risk People Will Get Priority for COVID-19 Vaccine in NY, Cuomo Says

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday that healthcare workers and high-risk populations, including some long-term care residents, would get priority in his state to receive a COVID-19 vaccine when one is approved and available.

OpEd: Employers Must Properly Respond if Workers Catch COVID-19

When someone who works or has visited an office or store receives a COVID-19 diagnosis, managers have a legal duty and a moral responsibility to implement safety protocols to protect others at risk of exposure. 

Long Island Movie Theaters OK’d To Reopen From Coronavirus Shutdown

Movie theaters on Long Island will be allowed to reopen on Oct. 23 after the industry was held back from New York State's phased reopening from the coronavirus shutdown over the summer.

3 New Restaurants To Try on Long Island

New to Long Island's dining scene are Bethpage Burger Bar, Greek Tastes in Rocky Point, and The Tipsy Taco in Old Bethpage.

Searching for Long Island’s Oldest Wine Vintage

Upon congratulating the East End’s young wine class of 2019, it seemed unfair to overlook the eldest wines in the area, especially when this beloved elixir truly gets better with age.

Long Island Restaurant Week Returns October 18-25

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The eight-day tri-annual promotion offers prix-fixe menus at hundreds of restaurants across Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Oyster Fest Goes Virtual Amid Pandemic

The sprawling carnival atmosphere of The Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay, one of the largest annual events on Long Island, is being replaced by remote events due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Hamptons Man Charged With Seeking Absentee Ballots For Dead Mom

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A Water Mill man was arrested Friday for allegedly submitting two absentee ballot applications for his mother months after she died, Suffolk County prosecutors said.

These Long Island Shelter Pets Would Make a Purr-fect Addition To Your Family

We’re half-way through October (aka Adopt a Shelter Dog Month) so head down to your local shelter or rescue and bring home a new best friend today!