Leah Chiappino

Long Island Immigration advocacy groups call for an extension of the Excluded Workers Fund at a rally at the Perry B. Duryea Jr. State Office Building in Hauppauge on Long Island Thursday Oct. 14, 2021.
Ani Halasz, director of Long Island Jobs with Justice

Immigrant advocacy groups on Long Island are demanding more funding for a state program that helped undocumented workers who lost income due to the pandemic.

Restaurant Worker Personal Protective Equipment
Charles Krupa / AP

Seventy-five percent of Connecticut restaurants said their sales are still down compared to before the pandemic, according to a new survey by the Connecticut Restaurant Association.

A COVID-19 vaccine being administered at Stony Brook University.
Desiree D'Iorio / WSHU Public Radio

A Sacred Heart University professor has secured a $100,000 grant to make the COVID-19 and flu vaccines more accessible in Connecticut’s Latinx and immigrant communities.

Jason DeCrow / AP

Driving into New York City could cost up to $35, according to Metropolitan Transportation Authority hearings this week for the city’s bedroom communities — including Connecticut and Long Island.

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Fairfield, Connecticut, schools had to cancel some classes this week due to a shortage of substitute teachers.