Month: April 2020

Short Film “Bottled” Shot at Long Island’s Rocky Point Reflects the Complexity of Grief

Times are tough, and dealing with loss isn’t easy. Coronavirus has claimed many lives across the globe. To address the complex grieving process, writer and filmmaker Christine Sloan Stoddard offers a solution in her short film “Bottled.” The eight minute-long film focuses on an unnamed female lead played by Stoddard who is figuring out how …

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COVID-19 Testing Sites Now Available in Freeport and Hempstead

COVID-19 Testing Sites Now Available in Freeport and Hempstead

Freeport and Hempstead, Two of the hardest hit areas in terms of the coronavirus on Long Island, has created new testing sites. Assemblywoman Taylor Darling, a Hempstead resident and representative of district 18, posted about the new set up in Hempstead on Instagram. You have to call 516-396-7500 ahead of time to make an appointment …

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New Testing Sites Coming to Wyandanch and North Amityville

New Testing Sites Coming to Wyandanch and North Amityville (Updated)

To increase detection of coronavirus, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced that additional testing sites will be set up in North Amityville and Wyandanch. This announcement comes soon after data was released by the New York State Department of Health showing that a disproportionate number of COVID-19 cases have occurred in African-American and Hispanic communities. …

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Malaysia's Political Turmoil at the Worst Time and it's Similarities to the U.S. (OP-ED)

Malaysia’s Political Turmoil at the Worst Time and it’s Similarities to the U.S. (OP-ED)

By Dongyoon Shin Instagram: @dnbacon Mahathir Mohamed, 94, was the world’s oldest state leader before stepping down as a Prime Minister of Malaysia on March 1. Following his resignation came another leader Muhyiddin Yassin, who now has to run the country amidst all the political turmoil and coronavirus pandemic. Mohamed is a virtuoso politician, who …

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