State budget tries to balance numbers, virus uncertainty
"The tactic is that this budget is balanced as long as the federal government gives them $10 billion. What?" said the Empire Center think tank's E.J. McMahon.MORE ON THIS TOPIC Schools get bump in aid, but budget not guaranteed
Trump comments on NY sow confusion amid pandemic
State offiicials say they've been blindsided by some, such as the idea of quarantining the tristate area.
Two coronavirus-related deaths reported at veterans home
"Our hearts are extremely heavy as we mourn the passing of these two veterans, who served our nation with honor and dignity during its hour of need," officials said in a letter.
Town of Riverhead cracks down on bunker fishermen
Town issues summons after complaints from neighbors, limiting one of the few open fishing sectors available to local baymen.
Newsday's All-Long Island boys swimming team 2020
Meet Newsday's All-Long Island boys swimming team for the 2019-20 winter season.MORE ON THIS TOPIC Newsday's All-Long Island history database
Your guide to at-home salon treatments: Nails, hair and more
We're cooped up without our favorite colorists, haircutters, facialists, lash and brow experts.
Chain restaurants offer freebies, discounts amid coronavirus outbreak
Get a free slice of cheesecake from The Cheesecake Factory, or save 20 percent off your IHOP order.
Filler: Will there be Regents exams, or school, this year?
The state Board of Regents will have several important questions to address when they meet via conference call this week.
U.S. needs a national response against COVID-19
Washington must coordinate a large deployment of staff and resources so that states such as NY will get the help they need.
Michael Dowling: To health care workers, thank you
You have entered unthinkable situations each day, facing the virus with no known treatment or vaccine with the same rigor and hope as ever before.