Coffee trade says online sales saved it during pandemic
Coffee roasters from Georgio to Farmingdale say sales through their website, launched two months before the COVID-19 pandemic, have enabled them to keep their business alive despite the drying up of foot traffic from office workers. Credit: Danielle Silverman/Danielle Silverman
1:14 Coffee trade says online sales saved it during pandemic
The New York State Office of Cannabis Management on Thursday announced plans to give those convicted of marijuana-related offenses or their family members the first pass for retail licenses of recreational cannabis. Newsday’s Steve Langford reports.
2:16 Those found guilty of pot-drinking offenses will get top spot in legal sales
Gasoline prices continued to rise on Monday and it doesn’t look like they will come down anytime soon. Some Long Islanders said they were changing their habits and driving less as a result. Newsday’s Cecilia Dowd reports.
1:59 Soaring gas prices are changing habits
Hurricane Sandy flooded the Freeport home of Tonia Mitchell almost 10 years ago. The emergence was to take four to six months. But six years after the start of the elevation work, Mitchell has still not returned home. Credit: Howard Schnapp
2:13 Freeport woman says she feels like ‘my life has just been put on hold since 2016’
Sean Fredrick Keane, an artist who goes by the name of NFT Fredrick. He converts his art into digital NFT. He also leads a meetup group of Long Islanders who explore NFTs. NFTs are gaining traction on Long Island and beyond. Although digital assets like digital art, collectibles and VR sneakers are making headlines, experts say NFTs could make the leap to physical assets by “splitting” ownership of everything, from real estate to a Picasso painting. Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara
2:23 What is an NFT?
LI Blockchain LLC’s projects include creating NFTs for rock keyboardist and Grammy nominee Jordan Rudess that combine animation with his music.
0:37 LI Blockchain Creates NFTs for Grammy Nominee Jordan Rudess
Wilfred Joseph, who owns Arbor View House Bed & Breakfast in East Marion with his wife, Veda, discusses the challenges the pandemic has posed to his family’s business. Credit: Newsday
1:22 Long Island Bed and Breakfasts keep the welcome mat outside
Richard Ser, who has lived in Levittown for more than 40 years, was told his premiums would increase by 18.5%. Credit: Barry Sloan
2:01 LIers faced with rising home insurance rates
Receiving high-level care at home has made medical treatment much more accessible for Locust Valley’s Thadeus Rydzewski. Credit: Brittainy Newman/Brittainy Newman
1:13 Patients receive high-level healthcare at home
Residents of a Hempstead complex say they are overcharged, even though they live in a rent-stabilized development. Newsday’s Faith Jessie reports. Credits: Kendall Rodriguez
2:49 Hempstead tenants say they are overcharged, Newsday’s Faith Jessie reports
Rosa Kasperovich studied to be a funeral director after becoming disillusioned with nursing, and she talks about building Rose’s funeral home in Bay Shore and the importance of community connections. Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.
1:44 Rose’s Funeral Home: Building a Successful Business
Coffee roasters from Georgio to Farmingdale say sales through their website, launched two months before the COVID-19 pandemic, have enabled them to keep their business alive despite the drying up of foot traffic from office workers.
Credit: Danielle Silverman