New York City to Take First Steps Toward Reopening on June 8

New York City will enter Phase 1 of reopening on June 8 and five other regions of the state entered Phase 2 Friday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Friday. Phase 2 allows office-based workers, real estate services, in-store retail shopping and some barbershop services to Read More …

Valley Grove Beach Closed by Bacteria

Valley Grove Beach in Eatons Neck is closed to bathing after bacteria in excess of acceptable criteria was found.  Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. Gregson Pigott said that bathing in bacteria-contaminated water can result in gastrointestinal illness, as well as infections of the eyes, Read More …

Op-Ed: Pediatricians Help Parents Navigate Through the Pandemic

As the country cautiously reopens and people try to navigate the new normal brought about by the pandemic, parents wonder how to best keep their families and children safe. The last thing parents need to worry about is an outbreak of yet another serious and potentially deadly disease that can target their children. However, that is Read More …

Mask Mavens Fashion a Response to Covid-19

     Mask Mavens, a group of Huntington volunteers, has turned out more than 10,000 masks and then donated them for free to those who need them. Mary Beth Kraese, who organized the effort, said there are 44 volunteers are work, creating the often-colorful masks Read More …

Elective, Ambulatory Surgeries Get Go-Ahead

Update: Elective and ambulatory surgeries, which were suspended by the Covid-19 epidemic, are reinstated in Suffolk County, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Saturday. The procedures were suspended in mid-March as the epidemic began to spread across the state and hospitals turned their attention to dealing Read More …