Each Nassau and Suffolk counties determined to make their seashores for residents-only as a result of NYC seashores are closed.
As of Thursday, Long Island’s dying toll stands at 3,875 and over 78,000 constructive instances.
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MAY 22, 2020
Signature Financial institution honors well being care employees with haircuts
On Long Island, important employees who’ve been caring for COVID-19 sufferers acquired just a little particular therapy themselves. Well being care employees from Mount Sinai South Nassau got free haircuts. Signature Financial institution sponsored the occasion to honor our well being care heroes.
NY state seashores welcome COVID-weary residents
In New York, state seashores shall be open to the general public this Memorial Day weekend, as NYC seashores stay closed. Jones Beach and the seashore at Robert Moses State Park each opened at 6 a.m. Friday and can stay open till 9 p.m.
The seashores are restricted to 50% capability, and officers anticipated this to be reached by 10 a.m.
MAY 21, 2020
MTA urges New Yorkers to plan various journey to seashores
The MTA urged prospects Thursday to plan various journey by means of Memorial Day weekend because the company will proceed to run its restricted Important Service Plan applied in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This implies commuter trains, subways and buses proceed to be reserved for important employees solely. All passengers using trains or buses are required to put on a masks or face overlaying and have interaction in applicable social distancing.
Summer time Faculty
Summer time college shall be held by means of distance studying statewide. There shall be no in-person studying this summer time. A choice has not been made but on the autumn.
Long Beach boardwalk reopens
Social distancing measures do apply, and each different bench on the boardwalk is blocked off to make sure that occurs, however the Long Beach boardwalk is open once more.
Bethpage Air Present
The coronavirus pandemic could have grounded the actual present at Jones Beach on Long Island, however the first-ever Bethpage Digital Air Present will take off on-line this Memorial Day weekend.
MAY 20, 2020
Retired NYPD officer will get standing ovation after beating COVID-19
A retired NYPD officer left the hospital to a spherical of applause after spending 60 days battling COVID-19.
Anthony Greco, of Wantagh, left Mount Sinai South Nassau on Wednesday as the group cheered his title.
What seashores are open in NY, NJ and CT?
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial begin of summer time, however throughout the coronavirus pandemic, life on the seashore in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut shall be considerably totally different this 12 months.
Huntington limiting seashore entry for the summer time
Huntington seashores in Suffolk County may also be opening in levels beginning on Memorial Day weekend with entry restricted to residents just for the remainder of the summer time.
Nassau County points seashore tips
Nassau County is limiting entry and establishing social distancing necessities at Nickerson Beach Park at Lido Beach, which it controls, and recommending the identical tips for the 62 different seashore operators in the county.
Long Beach restricts seashore entry
When seashores reopen this Memorial Day weekend solely Long Beach residents shall be allowed to make use of the seashore, however nobody else.
MAY 19, 2020
After lifetime of service, WWII nurse honored on 100th birthday
A neighborhood of heroes, veterans and family members confirmed as much as honor a U.S. Military nurse and WWII veteran on her 100th birthday on Long Island.
Irene Haber, of Bethpage, was a nurse at Plainview Hospital when it first opened — and in honor of her birthday and repair, the hospital organized a drive-by parade on Tuesday.
Long Beach Council votes to limit seashore entry to residents solely
In response to the Metropolis of New York’s restrictions on NYC seashores, and to adjust to the governor’s mandate to a 50 p.c discount of capability, the Metropolis Council of Long Beach voted on Tuesday night to briefly open the town seashores to residents of Long Beach solely.
Long Island city honors highschool college students with banners
Greenport Excessive Faculty has discovered a novel approach to honor its seniors by inserting banners of college students on avenue poles across the village. The banners have helped the college elevate $9-thousand in direction of caps and robes, yearbooks, balloons and flowers, and sophistication of 2020 baseball caps for commencement.
With NYC seashores closed, lawmakers need Nassau seashores to be resident-only
With New York Metropolis seashores to stay closed for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend amid the coronavirus pandemic, many neighboring shore cities are fearing an inflow of beachgoers they are saying they are not able to deal with. Because of this, lawmakers in Nassau County are introducing emergency laws to limit entry to residents.
MAY 18, 2020
Nassau County kicks off Memorial Day initiative with posters for entrance door
Nassau County kicked off a brand new Memorial Day initiative on Monday.
Lawmakers, in partnership with Boy Scouts and Lady Scouts, are permitting residents the flexibility to pay their respects to the nation’s fallen heroes. It follows after the custom of inserting American flags on graves at navy cemeteries on Memorial Day was canceled because of the pandemic. Now, there are posters that may be printed and positioned proudly in your entrance door to honor the women and men of the Armed Forces.
Official joins calls to save lots of beloved applications for school college students with autism
A neighborhood faculty on Long Island planning to chop two applications designed to assist college students with Autism Spectrum Dysfunction is dealing with new stress to reverse course following a report by 7 On Your Aspect Investigates.
Greenport nursing facility experiences no identified instances
Peconic Touchdown Retirement Group, an assisted dwelling facility on Long Island that was the location of the earliest identified instances of COVID-19 in Suffolk County, is now reporting no identified instances amongst its residents.
In complete, the location has had 13 deaths and 67 constructive instances. Visitation at Peconic Touchdown stays restricted and security measures are in place.
Nassau County Memorial Day initiative
Lawmakers in partnership with the Boy and Lady Scouts are permitting residents the flexibility to pay their respects to our nation’s fallen heroes. It follows after the custom of inserting American flags on graves at cemeteries on Memorial Day was canceled because of COVID. Now posters could be printed and positioned proudly on residents’ entrance doorways to honor women and men of the armed forces.
Long Beach to limit day by day seashore passes below summer time seashore plan
Officers in the Metropolis of Long Beach mentioned they are going to be proscribing the quantity of day by day seashore passes this summer time in an effort to manage capability. The choice on whether or not to cease promoting passes will rely on the group on the seashore at any given time.
It is half of the seashore plan the town shall be submitting to the state for evaluation by Wednesday. The plan may also embrace whether or not the boardwalk will reopen.
Suffolk County seashores
Suffolk County Govt Steve Bellone mentioned entry to county seashores on Memorial Day Weekend shall be reserved for Suffolk residents solely.
MAY 16, 2020
PPE donation helps Nassau County first responders
First responders in Nassau County acquired one other batch of private protecting gear (PPE) as they proceed their frontline efforts to battle COVID-19. County officers partnered with M and C Enterprise Group to donate 1000’s of face shields for fireplace departments and ambulance firms.
MAY 15, 2020
Curran excited for LI seashores reopening on Memorial Day weekend
Nassau County Govt Laura Curran mentioned Friday seashores reopening for Memorial Day weekend “could be very thrilling” for Long Island.
“We reside on an island,” Curran mentioned. “We love our seashores. That’s the reason so many of us select to reside right here, so that is excellent news.”
She mentioned native municipalities shall be answerable for enforcement of the principles on the seashores.
In the meantime, Nassau County reported 11 new deaths Friday, whereas Suffolk County confirmed 12 new fatalities. The dying toll on Long Island has risen to three,736, with 76,583 complete instances.
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