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William Floyd teachers share social distancing message

William Floyd teachers gave students some helpful tips on social distancing in this video released Thursday:

The coronavirus pandemic has tak- en a major hit to the economy. Many businesses have had to resort to pay cuts, layoffs, and some are approaching bankruptcy. These unfortunate truths are leading …

Aside from doing the obvious— washing your hands, not touching your face, staying home and cleaning and disinfecting all surfaces in your home, what do we do when we must leave our house to …

The U.S. Small Business Administration is accepting applications for loans for economic injury disaster with interest loans capping at 3.75 percent. Nonprofits are capped at 2.75 …

Suffolk County has about 6,713 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases as reported earlier this week, up nearly 1,000 cases in 24 hours. Over 17,600 people in the county have been tested at the Stony …

Considering the executive order initiated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in order to prevent additional spread of coronavirus, the state’s Department of Economic Development compiled a list of …

During this time, VFW post commander and Suffolk County commander Dave Rogers said he wants to ensure veterans that services are still running, there are just some changes in how we are bringing …

In order to stay ahead of the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) during the current COVID-19 outbreak, Stony Brook University is hosting a donation drive, accepting donations in-person …

A man with health issues is surrounded by teens on pedal bikes and knocked down at the Stop & Shop in Shirley. He has trouble getting up and his wallet is taken. Teens on bikes enter The Home …

Currently, the county is working to implement potential temporary hospital spaces including pods located adjacent to the county jail in Yaphank, the Foley Nursing Facility in Yaphank or possibly the Suffolk County Community College campuses. Conversations are continuing.

Sanjey Gupta, M.D., chair of emergency medicine at Southside Hospital, explained that only recently the Rocky Mountain Laboratories found out how long the COVID-19 virus lasted on several common …

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone provided an update of the county’s response to the coronavirus earlier this week. At that time, he disclosed that a member of his team, deputy …

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order effective March 20 that calls on non-essential companies to reduce their workforce to encourage social distancing to fight coronavirus. The order …

This is a tentative list and will continue to be updated as the situation changes. If you have an addition we should know about, feel free to contact us.   OPEN: Davis Park Ferry Bay …

Long Island’s first drive-through coronavirus test site opened earlier this week at Jones Beach State Park. The sites allow qualified professionals to swab people who suspect they have the …

PSEG Long Island announced today that they provider would be suspending shut-offs for residential customers amid the coronavirus spread. The company released the following statement …

Being inspired by your hometown is a blessing and curse: You ultimately are writing what you know, but you are also critical of what you love. Such is the case with Joel Mowdy, who lives a …

We asked parents from Bay Shore to Bellport how they were coping with teaching their kids about the coronavirus, mitigating their risk for contraction, and what the next steps were in terms of …

Local hospitals assure the community protocols are in place and encourage res- idents to practice good health measures like washing their hands. Long Island Community Hospital, East …

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