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Plainview-Old Bethpage Principal Recognized as New York State Elementary Principal of the Year

Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District’s Stratford Road Elementary School Principal Dr. Alison Clark was recently selected as the 2020 New York State Elementary Principal of the Year by the School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS) and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP.) Dr. Clark was recognized for being committed
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Smithtown Animal Shelter is Looking for Short Term Foster Homes for Dogs and Cats During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Smithtown Animal Shelter has had to restrict public access to confirmed adoption appointments and animal/wildlife rescue. Smithtown residents can help the limited staff, who do not have the usual team of devoted volunteers to socialize the animals, by applying to become a short term foster parent. “The State of […]
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Bellmore-Merrick Launches Physical Education App

Led by Eric Caballero, Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District’s physical education staff created a physical education app specifically for the school community. “Our goal has always been to have our students become active participants in maintaining a healthy lifestyle,” explained Caballero, the district’s director of physical education, athletics, drivers education
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Curran Urges Nonprofits and Municipalities to Apply for FEMA Reimbursements and Assistance

New York State has been the hardest hit from the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, with over 25,000 positive cases and Nassau County accounting for almost 3.000. FEMA recently announced that it will be reimbursing and aiding organizations who have been providing essential emergency operations on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response. Nassau County Executive Laura Curran
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PSEG Long Island and PSEG Foundation Support Island Harvest Food Bank Efforts to Reduce Food Insecurity During COVID-19 Outbreak

PSEG Foundation Provides $45,000 Grant to Address Critical Needs of Children and Families PSEG Long Island and the PSEG Foundation are supporting the Island Harvest Food Bank in its response to critical community needs throughout Long Island as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The mission of Island Harvest Food Bank is to end hunger […]
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Hempstead Town Hall Closed to Public Access – Clavin Establishes New Hotline to Connect Residents to Services

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Governor’s executive order that limits staffing, services and person-to-person interaction, Hempstead Town Hall is closed to the public as of March 23, 2020, until further notice. Supervisor Don Clavin today announced efforts to ensure that the Town of Hempstead’s essential services operate at the most efficient and […]