Are you eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, now?

Our reader Sylvan Klein brought us a webpage where you can determine your eligibility and be notified in the future. Just click here to find

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Subway Train Operator Haunted by Two Deaths on the Job in One Week. MTA and Union Officials Say the Tragedies Point to a Larger Crisis

Jose Martinez, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 5 at 9:19pm ESTby THE CITY Jerome Golden had operated subway trains for 17 years without ever being involved in a deadly accident. “A lot of people I know, it’s happened to them,” Golden said. “But never to me.” But in the course of a

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As first phase progresses slowly, Cuomo making plans for New York’s second phase of vaccine rollout

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square/January 5th, 2021 (The Center Square) – As New York tries to expedite the COVID-19 inoculation process, Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged the next groups to receive the vaccine to administer them with their own networks or staff. That would mean organizations like the New York City Police Department could use

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Evolving in COVID Crisis, NYC Mutual Aid Groups Head Into 2021 With Tablets, Toys — and Diapers

Rachel Holliday Smith and Claudia Irizarry Aponte, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 4 at 8:59pm ESTby THE CITY When the Astoria Mutual Aid Network began in March, volunteers focused on making sure homebound or down-on-their-luck neighbors had groceries. Getting food to people still represents the bulk of the group’s duties, said Maryam

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New, more infectious strain of coronavirus found in upstate New York

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square/January 4th, 2021 (The Center Square) – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday afternoon that the Department of Health has identified the first case of a more-transmissible strain of the COVID-19 virus in the state.

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Why Are Shootings Up in New York City? We Asked Four People on the Front Lines

Reuven Blau, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Dec 21 at 7:35pm ESTby THE CITY The statistics are grim: 1,480 shootings in New York City as of Thursday, almost double the 748 logged during the same period last year. The city is expected to finish 2020 with a 14-year high in that category of

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Cuomo: More than 6,700 fans to be allowed in to see Buffalo Bills playoff game

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square/December 30th, 2020 (The Center Square) – After mentioning the possibility of it last week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday that the Buffalo Bills will get to have more than 6,700 fans in attendance for their first home playoff game in nearly a quarter-century. The game will

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Across 2020, New York went from epicenter of COVID-19 crisis, to low rate of spread, to rising numbers again

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square/December 31st, 2020 (The Center Square) – As Gov. Andrew Cuomo wrapped up his final briefing for 2020 this week, he paused to reflect on the past year. There were 366 days in 2020, but for the past 306, COVID-19 so dominated the landscape that Cuomo has held near daily

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New York’s Screwed in DC, But Where’s the Outrage?

New York’s screwed in DC, the nation’s capital, and so is California. But where is the outrage? A populist movement stalled President Obama’s direction and led Donald Trump into the presidency, or so the story goes. But is that true? Hardly. By David Stone The Roosevelt Island Daily News Democracy Is Not What It Appears

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Ghost Town Hike: Doodletown, Empty Suburb of New York City

Doodletown, suburban ghost town, tucked so deep in an abandoned valley, we found it only by accident. It’s perfect as a hiking destination and a place worth discovering for several reasons. By David Stone Assorted Ideas, Large & Small The day we stumbled on Doodletown, I rented a Hertz for the easy drive across the

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