NY considers safety upgrades on Southern State Parkway
Local officials say the parkway is in dire need of modifications given its antiquated design and history of deadly crashes.
NYPD sergeant and reputed romantic rival he shot indicted after Seaford dispute
A grand jury indicted both men last week. But attorneys for both defendants said Wednesday that the actions of each of their clients were justified.
Nassau School Notebook: LI students learn importance of voting
In Amityville, high schoolers participated in a videoconference with field directors for Andrew Garbarino and Jackie Gordon, candidates in New York's 2nd Congressional District.
76,000 students start year as remote-only learners
Most Long Island public schools started the academic year teaching students both in-person and online under a hybrid model, while roughly 76,000 students began on a remote-only path, according to a Newsday analysis. The analysis found that most students working remote-only live in districts with a high percentage of economically disadvantaged peers. This week's newsletter also looks at how private schools have kept up with in-person learning during the COVID era, and a plan for Hempstead to improve graduation rates.
COVID-19 survivor: People should take virus 'seriously'
James Colon spent six months in the hospital fighting the coronavirus. He will celebrate Thanksgiving with his sister in Massapequa.
Long Island restaurants with outdoor igloos
They come complete with comfortable furniture, warm blankets and a heat source.
Local toy stores offering curbside pickup for the holidays
You can browse the shelves without leaving your house.
LI hospitals seeing more COVID-19 patients, amid holiday concerns
Following "yellow" zone designations on Long Island, other communities in Nassau and Suffolk could be "on the brink" of restrictions to curtail coronavirus spread.
Holiday fun will be different on Long Island this year. Here's how
Santa will be socially distant and holiday fun may come delivered.
Yellow, orange and red: How the COVID-19 microclusters work
A microcluster is a geographic zone with a "concerning increase" of COVID-19 spread, according to state officials, and those hot spots are coded by color to signal the degree of spread.