Covid-19 Deaths Rise; Cuomo Has Winter Plan for Epidemic

New York State recorded 67 Covid-19 deaths, including six more in Suffolk County, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday. Statewide, 217,721 COVID-19 test results were reported, a record, with a positive rate of 3.18 percent. In focus zones, the rate is 4.9 percent. Cuomo also outlined Read More …

Covid-19 Deaths Climb; Cuomo Points to Spike in LI Infection Rate

The statewide number of new Covid-19 deaths climbed to 47 Tuesday, according to New York State, spread out over 24 counties, including one in Suffolk County. “First of all, first fact, by the current rate of increase in COVID, we’re going to see a major Read More …

Town Board Extends Outdoor Dining Permits

The Town Board has approved an extension of outdoor dining permits which were scheduled to expire on Dec. 31. Restaurants will be able to continue outdoor service until March 31 under the extension. The special use permits were approved in June to help businesses hit Read More …

Parts of Suffolk, Nassau Designated as Yellow Zones

 Parts of Suffolk and Nassau Counties were designated as yellow zones Monday because of increases in coronavirus infections. Yellow precautionary zones will be established in and around Great Neck and Massapequa Park, after recording sustained positivity, new case rates, and hospitalizations that meet the metrics for the Read More …

Hunt/Trap Contest Open in New York

State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos has announced a new statewide photo and essay contest for hunters and trappers to share stories about why they hunt or trap in New York State. Photos and essays submitted will be used to support DEC’s Read More …

Cuomo Warns LI Could Face More Covid-19 Restrictions

The increased rate of Covid-19 infection could lead to a designation as a yellow zone, meaning more restrictions in parts of Long Island, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo warned Sunday.  “Unless they drastically change the trajectory rate, they will go into those zones this week,” he Read More …