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See how the coronavirus is changing life on LI, in NYC during May 2020 Part 2

See the latest pictures from around the region during the coronavirus outbreak for the month of May 2020 Part 2.

Joseph Themann, 86, from Medford who was in
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Navy veteran Joseph Themann, 86, from Medford, watches the Memorial Day drive-by parade at the VFW Post 2937 in Medford on May 25.

A sign on a door at St. Patricks
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A sign on a door at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan on May 24 informs congregants and visitors that the cathedral remains closed due to the coronavirus. The Archdiocese of New York announced a five-part plan last week to fully reopen churches in New York City culminating with the resumption of Sunday Mass in about six weeks.

A sign on a door at St. Patricks
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A sign on a door at St. Patrick's Cathedral on May 24 in Manhattan informs congregants and visitors that the cathedral remains closed due to the coronavirus. The Archdiocese of New York announced a five-part plan last week to fully reopen churches in New York City culminating with the resumption of Sunday Mass in about six weeks.

Shoppers wait to enter the Trader Joe's store
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Shoppers wait to enter Trader Joe's in Lake Grove on May 23. Even in the rain, it's not unusual to see the line of customers wrap around the building since the store began limiting the number of people who could be inside at any one time because of the coronavirus.

Marines salute during the Freeport Memorial Day celebration
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Marines salute during the Memorial Day celebration on May 25 in Freeport.

A group of people walk down Church St.
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A group of people walk down Church Street in Freeport on May 19.

Abra Morawiec, co-owner and operator of Feisty Acres
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Abra Morawiec, co-owner and operator of Feisty Acres in Southold, stands near the coop where about 70 Rhode Island Red chickens were stolen from the property. The pullets were taken sometime between 8:30 p.m. on the evening of May 23 to about 6:30 a.m. May 24.

A shopper pushes her cart through the rain
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A shopper pushes her cart through the rain outside the Trader Joe's in Lake Grove on May 23.

A person takes a photograph of the Rink
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A person takes a photograph of the rink at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan on May 24 with a #NewYorkTough logo on the ice during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Nassau County Memorial Day celebration passes by
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The Nassau County Memorial Day celebration passes by in Eisenhower Park on May 25 in East Meadow.

Susan Kennedy of Tend Coffee sells coffees to
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Susan Kennedy of Tend Coffee in Shirley sells coffee to customers at the new drive-through farmers market in Lake Grove on May 21. The market was set up as a way people can shop for locally made and grown food and still maintain social distancing to protect themselves during the coronavirus pandemic.

Dee McMahon, of Glen Head, places American flags
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Dee McMahon, of Glen Head, places American flags and roses at the graveside marker for her father, Partrick J. McMahon, at Calverton National Cemetery on May 25, what would have been his 82 birthday. Dee said her father, who was a U.S. Army command sergeant, died from congestion failure. Dee said she had to watch from her car as they buried her father and others, and said it was like an assembly line due to so many people dying from the coronavirus.

Veteran Walter Maresco, 75, from Medford who served
Credit: Randee Daddona

Veteran Walter Maresco, 75, from Medford, who was a first class airman for the U.S. Air Force does a one-mile solo walk from Tremont Elementary School in Medford to the VFW Post 2937 on May 25 in honor of all veterans on Memorial Day. A drive-by parade honored members at the post.

People shop from their cars at the new
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People shop from their cars at the new drive-through farmers market in Lake Grove on May 21. The market was set up as a way people can shop for locally made and grown food and still maintain social distancing to protect themselves during the coronavirus pandemic.

Medical assistants and nurses gathered for a silent
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Medical assistants and nurses gathered for a silent vigil outside Mills Pond Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in St. James to express their grief and concern for their working conditions on May 21.

Police on ATV's patrol field 6 at Jones
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Police on ATVs patrol Field 6 at Jones Beach on May 24.

Anthony Cipriano, Floral Park, salutes as the Nassau
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Anthony Cipriano, of Floral Park, salutes as the Nassau County Memorial Day celebration passes by in Eisenhower Park on May 25 in East Meadow.

Nickerson Beach, Wednesday May 20, 2020. Nassau County
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Nickerson Beach, seen on May 20, will be open only to Nassau County residents. 

Coney Island Beach will be closed to swimming,
Credit: Kendall Rodriguez

Coney Island Beach, seen May 18, will be closed to swimming, sports, and other summer activities due to the coronavirus pandemic by order of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Jarett Slionski, 45, outside Iron and Tread Barbershop
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Jarett Slionski, 45, stands outside Iron and Tread Barbershop in Sayville on April 10.

Will Breakstone, owner of Willie B's BBQ Catering
Credit: Yeong-Ung Yang

Will Breakstone, owner of Willie B's BBQ Catering service, grills at his home in Islip on May 20.

A worker on Wednesday helps prepare the beach
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A worker on Wednesday helps prepare the beach and boardwalk for Thursday's reopening in Long Beach. 

Lifeguard stands are painted in preparation for Memorial
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Lifeguard stands are painted in preparation for Memorial Day Weekend at Tobay Beach in Massapequa on May 18.

Members of the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus
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Members of the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus on May 19 hold a news conference to propose legislation to restrict beach access for nonresidents at Nickerson Beach.

The beach and boardwalk are being prepared to
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The beach and boardwalk are being prepared to open May 20 in Long Beach.

Friends and family applaud as retired NYPD officer
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Friends and family applaud as retired NYPD officer Anthony Greco of Wantagh, who spent 60 days in the hospital battling COVID 19, leaves Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital on May 20 in Oceanside.

Nickerson Beach, Wednesday May 20, 2020. Nassau County
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Nickerson Beach will be open only to Nassau County residents.

Dr. William Spencer, left, chairman of the Suffolk
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Dr. William Spencer, left, chairman of the Suffolk County Legislature's Health Oversight Committee, at a news conference in Huntington on May, 20, talks about the resumption of elective surgeries that had previously been suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A person rides a bicycle along the East
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A person rides a bicycle along the East River in Empire Fulton Ferry Park during the coronavirus outbreak in Brooklyn on May 20.

 

A family jogs together on a summer-like day
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A family jogs together on a summerlike day at Eisenhower Park on May 15.

Retired NYPD officer Anthony Greco of Wantagh, who
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Retired NYPD officer Anthony Greco of Wantagh, who spent 60 days in the hospital battling COVID 19 leaves Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital on May 20 in Oceanside.

A young man fishing at Massapequa Preserve in
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A man fishes at Massapequa Preserve in Massapequa on May 16.

A sign in Westhampton Beach on Tuesday, May
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A sign in Westhampton Beach on May 19 warns people to practice social distancing.

Members of the Mighty Men of Valor Motorcycle
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On May 20, members of the Mighty Men of Valor Motorcycle Ministry Club as well as other motorcycle clubs from around Long Island rally in front of Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow to show support and gratitude to health care workers battling on the front line of the pandemic.

People running, walking and biking through John J.
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People enjoy leisurely activities on May 16 at John J. Burns Park in Massapequa.

Members of the Mighty Men of Valor Motorcycle
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On May 20, members of the Mighty Men of Valor Motorcycle Ministry Club as well as other motorcycle clubs from around Long Island rally in front of Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow to show support and gratitude to health care workers battling on the front line of the pandemic.

Mineola siblings Abraham (left) and Abbey Ahamed deliver
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Mineola siblings Abraham, left, and Abbey Ahamed deliver 77 care packages of self-care items like lip balm, hand cream, coloring books and herbal tea for health care workers at NYU Winthrop Hospital on May 18. The brother and sister duo hope the care packages will help reduce the mental health toll and skin care issues health care workers face in their continuous dedication to keeping the community safe.

Healthcare workers stand outside the Family Health Service
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Health care workers stand outside the Family Health Service COVID-19 testing tent on May 18 in Hempstead.

ProHealth workers conduct coronavirus testing at the Riverhead
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ProHealth workers conduct coronavirus testing at the Riverhead site on May 20.

Mosingnior Bill Koenig blesses children in cars in
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Msgr. William Koenig blesses children in cars in recognition of their first Holy Communion as they parade past St. Agnes Cathedral on May 15 in Rockville Centre.

Community Spacing at Jones Beach on Saturday, May
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Beachgoers at Jones Beach in Wantagh maintain social distancing on May 16.

Mosingnior Bill Koenig blesses children in cars in
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Msgr. William Koenig blesses children in cars in recognition of their first Holy Communion as they parade past St. Agnes Cathedral on May 15 in Rockville Centre.

Seven-year-old Ryan Starace, center, is joined by his
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Seven-year-old Ryan Starace, center, is joined by his parents, Jim and Nicole Starace, and his older brother Luke, 9, greet friends, neighbors and community members who formed a more than 200-vehicle surprise parade past his Hauppauge home on May 9 to off support to Ryan after his final chemo therapy treatment earlier that Saturday. The parade included a fire truck from the Smithtown Fire Department, police cars from the Suffolk County Sheriff's department and vehicles from the United States Postal Service, At one point, a firefighter lifted Ryan into the cab of the fire truck and let him operate the siren.

Matt Chicco, Social Studies teacher from Merrick Avenue
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Matt Chicco, a social studies teacher from Merrick Avenue Middle School, has his head shaved by his student James Gescedi during the district's St. Baldrick's campaign on May 14 in Merrick.

Marissa Stranieri, left, and her mother Theresa Stranieri,
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Marissa Stranieri, left, and her mother Theresa Stranieri, of Smithtown, enjoy Robert Moses State Park on May 15.

Millie Alberti, 100, of Wantagh, recieves a birthday
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Millie Alberti, 100, of Wantagh, receives a birthday wish from friend of 32 years Tina Russo, 94, as she celebrates her birthday alongside family and friends during a surprise parade inside her housing complex in Wantagh on May 16.

Millie Alberti, 100, of Wantagh, celebrates her birthday
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Millie Alberti, 100, of Wantagh, celebrates her birthday alongside family and friends during a surprise parade inside her housing complex in Wantagh on May 16.

Carolyn Devore celebrates her birthday by social distancing
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Carolyn Devore celebrates her birthday by social distancing with her community as they hold a parade on May 17 in Freeport for her after she recuperated from COVID-19.

Carolyn DeVore celebrates her birthday by social distancing
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Carolyn DeVore celebrates her birthday by social distancing with her community as they hold a parade for her on May 17 in Freeport after she won her battle against COVID-19.

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino left with
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Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino, left, with volunteers, receives donations during a food drive at John J. Burns Park in Massapequa on May 16. Saladino and the town board partnered with Island Harvest Food Bank and Car Show Long Island to host a special food drive called the Cruise Thru Food Drop.

Jessica Reynolds gets a surprise graduation celebration and
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Jessica Reynolds gets a surprise graduation celebration and parade outside her Glen Cove home on May 17.

Protesters demanding the reopening of Long Island's economy
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Reopen Long Island protesters rally along Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow on May 17.

People running, walking and biking through John J.
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People run, walk and bike through John J. Burns Park in Massapequa on a warm, sunny May 16.

Healthcare workers conduct COVID 19 quick tests at
Credit: Howard Schnapp

Health care workers conduct COVID-19 quick tests at the Westbury Family Health Center on May 14.

A Long Island Rail Road conductor takes a
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A Long Island Rail Road conductor takes a payment on a westbound train in Queens on May 12. LIRR ridership is down by 97% after a statewide coronavirus shutdown in New York.

Craig Kelly, Sales Manager showing potential customers a
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Craig Kelly, a sales manager, shows potential customers a boat in front of his company Great Bay Marine in East Islip on May 12.

Portrait of Madelynn Schwarz, along with her husband
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Madelynn Schwarz and her husband, Tom, hold a photo of Madelynn's mother Roberta Landers, who died April 22 at a Great Neck nursing home.

Jennifer McNamara is shown at her Blue Point
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Jennifer McNamara at her Blue Point home on May 13.

Nassau County Police Departments
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Nassau County Police Department's "Pipes & Drums" plays to thank and honor health care workers at Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital on May 13 in Oceanside.

Nassau County Police Departments
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Nassau County Police Department's "Pipes & Drums" plays to thank and honor health care workers at Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital on May 13 in Oceanside.

A Long Island Rail Road conductor walks in
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A Long Island Rail Road conductor walks in a westbound train in Queens on May 12.

A golfer enjoys the sunny weather at Indian
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A golfer enjoys the sunny weather at Indian Island Golf Course in Riverhead on May 13.

Nate Kane, 17, of Kings Park, draws a
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Nate Kane, 17, of Kings Park, draws a model's face on the driveway of his home on May 13. Kane draws chalk art in his driveway to bring joy to those taking walks during the pandemic.

Dr. Jose Prince, vice chair of surgery at
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Dr. Jose Prince, vice chair of surgery at Northwell Health on May 13 talks about how health systems have started performing more surgeries as the number of COVID patients drops.

Nassau County Police Departments
Credit: Howard Schnapp

Nassau County Police Department's "Pipes & Drums" plays to thank and honor health care workers at Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital on May 13 in Oceanside.

A member of the NYPD on 6th Avenue
Credit: Charles Eckert

An NYPD officer keeps watch on Sixth Avenue in Manhattan on May 12. 

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