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Uptick in Coronavirus Numbers Continues in New York

Coronavirus hospitalizations and deaths in New York continue to rise, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday. There were 3,287 hospitalizations recorded statewide Friday, compared with 3,108 the previous day, Cuomo said.…

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Split Tolling Coming to Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge

Split tolling will begin at the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge (VNB) on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, when vehicles will be charged half of the previous toll charges, but will have to pay…

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Cuomo Dismisses Supreme Court Ruling as “Irrelevant”

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo brushed aside the Supreme Court’s midnight ruling on restricting gatherings in houses of worship as “irrelevant from any practical impact.” The Supreme Court ruled in…

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Cuomo Warns Post-Holiday Uptick Could Stress Hospitals

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned of a post-Thanksgiving uptick Wednesday that could stress hospitals across the state, which has recorded the highest seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases since…

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City Sheriffs to Enforce Thanksgiving Travel Ban

New York officials are continuing to urge and plead with people not to travel or hold large gatherings over the Thanksgiving holiday, and that those who violate laws may face…

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Felder Calls for Priority Reopening of All Special-Needs Classes

New York State Sen. Simcha Felder is calling for New York City to quickly reopen all special-needs classes in public schools. “Remote learning is failing many students with special education…

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2 NYPD Officers Shot; Shooter Killed

Two New York City police officers were wounded Tuesday afternoon by a man who opened fire as they arrived for a wellness check at a home with a history of…

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NYC-Area Nuclear Plant Sale Gets Federal Approval

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved sale of the Indian Point nuclear power plant to a dismantling company without granting requests by lawmakers and environmental groups for public hearings. The…

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