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Meals are being delivered to medical personnel at all hospitals around Long Island, and Southside Hospital in Bay Shore is receiving significant support from the community to supply these meals …

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has increased the fines for violating social distancing restrictions due to lack of adherence. As per New York State mandate, the fines have been doubled from $500 to $1,000 in …

The Joyce Fitzpatrick Senior Center book club was not able to meet for its monthly meeting in person, considering the social gathering restrictions in place for limiting the spread of the …

Several industries require their employees to work, regardless of being in the midst of a health pandemic. Hospitals need medical personnel working around the clock to care for the sick and …

With working from home being the new normal, women have been given a much-celebrated reprieve from our often meddlesome, extravagant beauty routines, but a month into quarantine, as Walmart reports …

Passion Week is upon us, and services leading into and on Easter Sunday are available at local churches online, whether on Zoom, Facebook Live or YouTube. The web addresses for all services on …

“A phrase can trigger a good mindset,” said Lori D’Andrea, a West Islip resident and mother who has been erecting signs around her community that plainly read, “One Day at …

Suffolk County public libraries are joining the cause with Stony Brook University. Together they are enlisting their fleet of 3-D printers to make protective gear for health care workers fighting …

The 1918 flu pandemic was caused by the H1N1 virus from “avian origin,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The virus, much like what we are dealing with …

Alexis Weik describes herself as a fighter and an engaged member of the community. Serving as the Town of Islip’s receiver of taxes since 2011, Weik said she has opened the door to ensuring …

The number of positive cases has risen in Suffolk County to over 1,553; with a total of 30,000 tests having been conducted. Of those, a total of 1,463 patients are hospitalized with 506 in the …

The coronavirus pandemic has tak- en a major hit to the economy. Many businesses have had to resort to pay cuts, layoffs, and some are approaching bankruptcy. These unfortunate truths are leading …

Animal shelters across the country are shifting their operations to adhere to guidelines around the coronavirus. The Islip Animal Shelter is no different, but the town shelter is still home to many …

Aside from doing the obvious— washing your hands, not touching your face, staying home and cleaning and disinfecting all surfaces in your home, what do we do when we must leave our house to …

The U.S. Small Business Administration is accepting applications for loans for economic injury disaster with interest loans capping at 3.75 percent. Nonprofits are capped at 2.75 …

Suffolk County has about 6,713 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases as reported earlier this week, up nearly 1,000 cases in 24 hours. Over 17,600 people in the county have been tested at the Stony …

Hometown heroes are recognized in many ways around communities. East Islip Beautification Society sparked the hamlet’s banner program, which will fly for two weeks from June 27 through July …

With the strong recommendation of social distancing and restrictions on gatherings, birthday parties have generally been reduced to a caravan of cars, with friends and family driving by the home …

According to county executive Steve Bellone, hospital bed numbers are starting to pick up as part of the governor’s executive order. But it’s not just beds that need to more than …

Buttermilk’s Chicken opened its doors on Tuesday, March 17, during a public health pandemic. Taking 10 days to convert the storefront from Rizzo’s Pizza to a touch of Southern …

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