From June 1 to Sept. 21, 304 Long Islanders died of COVID-19, according to state data. That's 46% higher the same time period in 2021, and 67% more than in 2020, before vaccines were available. For the year, though, COVID deaths nationally are projected to be lower than previous years.
Jury selection is slated to begin Monday in the case against Flach, who is accused of stabbing Khaseen Morris, 16, in the heart three years ago in Oceanside.6m read
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The funding comes from the American Rescue Plan Act, which was signed into law in 2021 and is distributed by a formula that factors in enrollment size and family-income levels.
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