Brown’s Office Hands Out Covid-19 Test Kits

The office of Assemblyman Keith Brown handed out 900 Covid-19 test kits Monday in Northport. At 10:30 a.m., about 10 people were lined up outside the Republican’s office on Woodbine Avenue to receive the kits, which contained two tests each, but a steady stream of Read More …

Covid-19 Update: Booster Shot Update, Masks at Nursing Homes

All health care workers previously required to receive a COVID-19 vaccination will have to receive a COVID-19 booster dose within two weeks of becoming eligible, absent a valid medical exemption, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Sunday. UPDATE: Assemblyman Keith Brown will be handing out test kits Read More …

Hochul Proposes Big Healthcare, Housing Plans

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced sweeping new programs involving healthcare, transportation, housing, climate change and more Wednesday in her first State of the State address. At the top of her list was healthcare, with a plan to invest $10 billion in the sector, including more than Read More …

Hundreds Turn Out to Honor NYPD Officer

NYPD Officer Anastasios Tsakos returned home to Greenlawn Monday, his casket accompanied by a cortege that included more than 100 motorcycle cops, saluted with firefighters’ giant American flags on its trip from Queens and welcomed by hundreds at St. Paraskevi Greek Church.  His funeral service Read More …

From Albany: Housing Discrimination Bill; Demand for Zucker to Testify

Assemblyman Keith Brown (R,C,I- Northport) and other Assembly Republican membersĀ  are pushing a subpoena requiring New York State Commissioner of Health Dr. Howard A. Zucker to testify before the Legislature regarding COVID-19 nursing home deaths. Republicans are seeking answers to questions about Covid-19 deaths inĀ  Read More …

State Legislators Named to Committee Posts

State Sen. Jim Gaughran has been reappointed as chair of the Committee on Local Government for the 2021-22 legislative session. Gaughran, D-Huntington, also announced he has been reappointed to serve on the Committee on Higher Education, and the Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering. In Read More …