Paxlovid dramatically reduces the chances of hospitalization or death for those at high risk of severe COVID-19. But many Long Islanders are still unaware of it, and some are nervous about taking it.
Christians Long Islanders are as divided on the hot-button abortion issue as most of the country. Between the extremes — no abortion at all or abortion with no restrictions — there is nuance among Christians on the Island.5m read5m read
The congressional and State Senate maps create more swing districts and sets off campaign jockeying to adjust to the changing boundaries.4m read4m read
Jessy Panzer, one of the few female aerobatic air show performers and air racers active in the United States, will perform at the Jones Beach show on Memorial Day weekend.4m read4m read
Mike Cavanaugh, who started collecting antique bottles in his retirement, takes his kayak out into the waters near his East Rockaway and Gilgo Beach homes in search of the bottles. He then researches the history of the bottles to compile stories for a website he created.3m read3m read
Students of color have gone from being the minority to the majority in 32 Long Island districts over the past 20 years, a Newsday analysis found.
Even if you've eaten your fill of ice cream, there's always room for gelato.3m read3m read
Tim McCabe, of North Bellmore, said doctors found two cancerous tumors while he was undergoing a liver transplant. He gave himself a day to be angry about it, then moved on to face his latest health challenge.4m read4m read
Donaldson said, "What's up, Jackie?" to White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson, who is Black — an action that culminated in a bench-clearing melee in the fifth inning and led La Russa to call the comment racist.3m read3m read
The baymen's work, pulling up shellfish from the bottom of the bay, will be memorialized in a bronze figure sitting in his boat.2m read2m read
Restoration projects include a planting program on the shore of Northport Harbor, salt marsh restoration at Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park, North Shore oyster plantings, and programs to monitor water quality.1m read1m read
Town Supervisor Ed Smyth said the contract will help streamline building permit approvals and complement consolidation and other enhanced technologies already in place.1m read1m read
Police said the man met up with the girl at a playground in Hauppauge, where he raped her.1m read1m read
Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman said in a complaint that Farbenblum, former chair of the board that runs NUMC, breached his fiduciary duties.4m read4m read
The pedestrian, who was crossing Lake Drive, was struck by an unlicensed driver, police said.
The Long Island Special Olympic opening ceremony for the spring games, was held on Saturday in Farmingdale. After months of training, athletes will compete for top medals. Newsday's Steve Langford reports.
The body of Melissa Molinari, who was stabbed 58 times, was found in the Pine Barrens wrapped in garbage bags and duct tape, prosecutors said.1m read1m read
Check out the exhibits at Wang Center, Hecksher Museum and Westbury Arts.3m read3m read
Try gelato-stuffed doughnuts, artisanal burgers and bar-pie pizza, plus booze.
If you're looking for a getaway this holiday weekend, a staycation is the perfect escape.4m read4m read
The couple work and craft together.1m read1m read
Glamp in grand style in a cabin or tent at some state parks.1m read1m read
The summer kicks off with the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.Long read15m read
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Even for parents who want to breastfeed, it may not be an option, due to issues ranging from medical conditions to lack of milk supply.
"The narrowness of the jury's verdict, together with the changing law, has resulted in a perfect storm of legal issues," Edward Mangano's attorney, Kevin Keating, wrote in the court filing.3m read3m read
Are gas stations benefiting from rising prices? Is it price-gouging? Is it worth it to buy premium grade, or turn off the A/C? Here are some answers.Long read8m read
While some fixtures have remained the same over the past several decades, others are gone or are hardly recognizable today. Revisit some of these places and see what they look like now.
Reader letters to Newsday.2m read2m read
Early-warning laws could have saved lives in Buffalo and elsewhere, but did not.3m read3m read
Donald Trump has been effectively above the law since the 1970s.3m read3m read
Reader letters to Newsday.4m read4m read