RONKONKOMA, NY — As New York Governor Andrew Cuomo dropped several states from the New York State travel advisory this week, the Town of Islip announced there are now quarantine-free flight routes to several parts of the U.S. from Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) in Ronkonkoma.
SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY — Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday the infection rate in New York State dropped below one percent again, now down to 0.87 percent. However, the infection rate on Long Island has climbed to 1.3 percent.
(The Center Square) – Three Republican state lawmakers from New York announced on Wednesday the creation of a petition campaign that calls on their Democratic colleagues to push legislation that would create an independent investigation behind the COVID-19-related nursing home deaths across the state.
(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump touted progress on the development of COVID-19 vaccines and a distribution plan released Wednesday that an advisor said could make hundreds of millions of doses available by the end of the March.
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HOLTSVILLE, NY — The Holtsville Ecology Site and Animal Preserve will re-open to the public on Monday, Sept. 28, Town of Brookhaven officials announced on Tuesday.
SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY — Six states have been dropped from New York's self-quarantine mandate for travelers, but Puerto Rico has been added, bringing the total to 30 states and territories.
(The Center Square) – As companies continue in remote work mode and hold off leasing or buying New York work space, some economic analysts estimate it could be three to five years before the city regains its financial footing.
(The Center Square) – Democrats in the New York state Senate want to update the state’s antitrust laws, in particular to address issues related to the tech economy. However, while some in the business community understand the need for changes, they fear the legislation could create some unintended consequences.
HOLTSVILLE, NY — An entire class of students at Chippewa Elementary School in Holtsville must self-quarantine at home for two weeks after one of their classmates tested positive for COVID-19.
HOLTSVILLE, NY — Another mosquito sample from Holtsville has tested positive for West Nile virus. The sample was among six positives from the most-recently announced tests for the virus from across Suffolk County, health officials announced late Monday afternoon.
HAUPPAUGE, NY — Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced on Monday that the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center will host three virtual employment events this week to assist residents in their job searches.
HOLTSVILLE, NY — A student at Chippewa Elementary School in Holtsville has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Sachem Central School District.