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Closures Scheduled For Loop Parkway In Hempstead: Here's When
For two days, both directions of a Long Island parkway will be closed for rehabilitation, transportation officials announced.
On both Monday, Feb. 19, and Tuesday, Feb. 20, the Loop Parkway in Hempstead will be subject to closure, the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) said.
The closures on Monday will last from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. During that time, lanes in both directions will be subject to intermittent closures at the drawbridge. Construction workers will be instructing drivers where to go in the event of a closure.
Then, on Tuesday, both directions of the parkway will…
Winter Blues Got You Down? These Activities May Lift Your Spirits, Long Island Redditors Say
If the shorter, darker days of winter have you singing the blues, you’re not alone.
Nearly 10 million Americans experience what psychologists have dubbed seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, according to Boston University.
A form of depression, SAD typically rears its head during late fall or early winter and dissipates during the sunnier days of spring and summer.
Symptoms may include feeling sad most of the day, losing interest in activities you once enjoyed, and having low energy. Some sufferers also report oversleeping, overeating, and having difficulty concentrating.
While the best c…