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Martinez introduces 6 pandemic response bills

Taking into account the state’s announcement of the executive order to PAUSE due to the health pandemic, state Sen. Monica Martinez has authored and/or co-sponsored 10 pieces of legis- …

Memorial Day parades and public cel- ebrations have been canceled for this year, as per social-distancing requirements considering the health pandemic. But Monday, May 25, 2020, will still be …

George Mowbray has spent the last seven crab seasons policing Bay Shore marina. He spends a lot of time picking up trash on the beach and calls for better garbage management, including lids and …

While the COVID-19 pandemic is an event people all over the world are going through, everyone is going through it differently. Some are out of work, some are working from home, and some are …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone and police commissioner Geraldine Hart recently announced a new hotline aimed at investigating and tracking scams, including emerging COVID-19 schemes, that …

Earlier this week, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone announced a plan to reopen beaches for Memorial Day weekend due to improved numbers. Gov. Cuomo’s New York Forward plan began last …

The Vans Custom Culture Shoe Design Contest first began 10 years ago. Considering the restrictions for gathering during the health pandemic, Vans altered the format this year, going digital. …

Considering the closure of many businesses as well as social distancing mandates, chambers of commerce are limited in what they can typically do. But East Islip Chamber of Commerce has been …

After Ajón Crump bought herself a pair of Nike Air Zoom Winflo 5s, she bought her cousin a gift card toward a pair of shoes for her birthday. Her cousin is a nurse, and upon this gift request, …

As travelers begin to make plans to fly again and airlines work nonstop to ensure the health and wellness of their customers, Long Island MacArthur Airport becomes the first airport in the world …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone and his team are placing focus on the seven metrics needed to start reopening the local economy. The metrics were named and put in place by Gov. Andrew …

In part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the formation of a tracing “army” to try and curtail the continued spread of the coronavirus as states …

Peter Pessoni suffered from a stroke caused by a clot in his thigh. The decision was made that his leg had to be amputated in order to save his life. Now, Pessoni is recovering at Our Lady of …

BSA Troop 43-B and 43-G dedicated and designed each letter of ‘Thank You’ for the various industries that fall under the category of essential work during the COVID-19 health …

Wednesday, May 6, was Nurses Day 2020. But during a health pandemic with packed emergency departments and increased death tolls, nurses express that every day feels like Nurses …

An assemblyman and a candidate for New York State Senate each made calls for benefits for first responders during the COVID-19 health pandemic, considering their heightened exposure to the virus …

Three nurses from Stony Brook University Hospital shared their experiences on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic for the past couple of months. Their stories were shared as part of a …

The New York State Department of Transportation released their feasibility study on the Oakdale Merge on Sunrise Highway, which runs from Heckscher State Parkway to Oakdale Bohemia Road in Islip …

On Sunday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo outlined his plan to get New York’s economy back up and running—not to how it was before, however, but in an adapted fashion that adheres to a …

The Suffolk County Police Department responded to an incident in Kings Park where a man barricaded himself in a neighbor’s home after a domestic violence incident on Sunday. Thankfully, the …

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