Suffolk health officials on Tuesday closed Tanner Beach in Copiague, citing elevated bacteria levels that make the waters unsafe for bathers.
Eight LI school districts have until today to submit reopening plans, state says
Of 17 districts on Long Island that were granted one-week extensions of the July 31 deadline, eight have not yet posted their plans.
Center planned to train adults on autism spectrum
Officials will break ground Aug. 4 on the 14,000-square-foot Winters Center for Autism, which will provide vocational training and is affiliated with the CEO of Winters Bros. waste company.
Budgets pass in Valley Stream 13, Uniondale, rejected in Riverhead
The three districts were the only ones on Long Island that failed to win majority voter support during initial elections in mid-June.
Day camps show promise for students' return to school, experts say
The few coronavirus infections at Long Island day camps this summer bodes well for schools hoping to reopen this fall, according to a panel of local experts at a Newsday Live web event.
Three Long Island district budgets up for revote
On-site voting started today in three Long Island school districts that failed to pass school budgets in mid-June and are trying once again.
School and COVID-19: What are camps and summer school telling us about fall?
Local health, summer camp and school experts are discussing how data from camp attendance may affect students returning to school in the fall and answering your questions.
Surviving LI Catholic schools aim for full September start
The coronavirus crisis led to the closing of three Catholic schools on Long Island and 26 in the dioceses of New York and Brooklyn, since parents lost income and could no longer pay tuition.
One district provided equipment to every student. Another handed out paper packets.
When LI schools shut down due to the coronavirus, access to technology and delivery of instruction varied widely.
School district plans to sue town over $4.1M tax bill
The Riverhead Central School District plans to sue the town, claiming it owes more than $4 million in taxes from the 2019-20 school year.
Newsday analysis: Disparities visible in online plans
South Huntington Superintendent David Bennardo said his district spent nearly $1.5 million in the spring to purchase Chromebooks for hundreds of students ...