Wantagh High closed after new virus cases surface
All after-school and athletic activities also are canceled for the week after nine students tested positive for the virus, the district said.
Where to hike with your dog this winter
Share the great outdoors with him or her at these hiking trails that welcome dogs.
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Advocates step up COVID-19 vaccination efforts in Latino communities
The coordinated effort comes amid an uptick of vaccines arriving on the Island. Community organizers and clergy are also combating misinformation and jitters among some immigrants.
Transition to high school more troublesome because of COVID-19
That first year of high school on Long Island is a rite of passage into a wider world of more mature experiences, but the coronavirus pandemic has rewritten the script.
Customers weigh in on NY American Water going public
Customers frustrated by high costs and 'brown' water say during hearing that they want a public takeover of the utility.
5 LI foodie day trips you have to take this winter
Chances are, you're not jetting off for a fabulous international vacation this winter. Here's how to get a taste of Italy, Mexico and more without leaving Long Island.Where to find the best LI food with African, Caribbean roots
Find great mac-and-cheese, coffee, barbecued ribs and more.To-go Super Bowl deals from LI restaurants
Enjoy your favorite Super Bowl foods (wings, pretzels, nachos and more) at home.
A baby journal lost on the LIE to be reunited with family
A woman had searched for months for the owner of a photo book found along the expressway chronicling the birth of twins in Sea Cliff.
Nassau holds 'Community Vaccination Day in Elmont
The county set up the site, and local elected officials and community leaders helped identify people who were eligible for vaccines.
LI reps introduce bill mandating study of parasite in vets
The legislation would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to study the prevalence of the cancer-causing liver fluke to determine whether exposure to the parasite during the Vietnam War should be considered a service-related benefit.
NY: 2nd case of virus variant found on LI, though positivity rate is falling
The new case follows Long Island's first reported case of a South African variant of the coronavirus on Sunday. Positivity levels have declined steadily in the state and in the region following a post-holiday surge of infections.
Black History Month events, exhibits more on LI
Celebrate the achievements of African Americans throughout history by taking part in these events on Long Island all month long.