2020-05-15 E-Edition

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Man arrested in gas station robbery

Nassau County Police have arrested a Huntington Station man for allegedly robbing the Speedway gas station located at 60 Jericho Tpke. in Jericho on May 10th. According to detectives, Barry Costa, 63, entered the gas station, approached the teller and placed his hand in his pocket as if he had a gun. He then allegedly went behind the counter and took […]

Book cover with the words The Dream Teams written by Brandon Cohen. Drawing of young boy in bed in background. Smiling monsters in foreground.

Jericho teen writes book to address children’s fears

When Jericho High School junior, Brandon Cohen, was a little kid, his father used to tell him bedtime stories to help put him to sleep at night. The stories were always a positive spin on how scary things in the dark weren’t really that scary after all. “I had a tough time falling asleep when I was a kid and […]

Coder School pivots to online only summer camps

The Coder School will be offering 100% online summer camps and continuous coding classes for children ages 8 through 18 this year due to the pandemic, adhering to “Safer at Home” physical distancing while social and educational dynamics will be established and integrated. With online learning prevalent Coder School is leveraging students’ computer and web skills and talents. A potential […]

Plainview resident speaks out about nursing home deaths

A state report issued last week, provided a shockingly high number of nursing home residents on Long Island who have succumbed to the COVID-19 disease. The report stated that 1,050 residents have died from the disease, which was 70% more than previously reported in official state documents. Jeremy Lieberman, a Plainview resident, said that his 97 year old grandmother, was […]