Broadway's 'Aladdin' Cancels Week Of Performances After Additional Breakthrough COVID Cases Within CompanyThis comes after its Wednesday night performance was canceled due to breakthrough COVID cases within the company.
Merck Says Experimental COVID-19 Pill Cut Deaths, Hospitalizations In Half When Given EarlyMerck & Co. said Friday that its experimental COVID-19 pill reduced hospitalizations and deaths by half in people recently infected with the coronavirus and that it would soon ask health officials in the U.S. and around the world to authorize its use.
Justice Brett Kavanaugh Tests Positive For COVID-19, Supreme Court SaysJustice Brett Kavanaugh tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, the Supreme Court announced in a statement. He is fully vaccinated and has no symptoms.
'Aladdin' Performances Resume After Positive COVID-19 Tests Among Cast, Crew Forced CancellationThe breakthrough cases were discovered just a day after "Aladdin" ended its nearly two-year shutdown due to the pandemic.
Federal Appeals Court Temporarily Halts Vaccine Mandate For Health Care Staff With Religious ExemptionsA panel of judges will take up the case on October 14. 
4 NYC School Employees File Emergency Petition With Supreme Court To Stop COVID Vaccine MandateTheir main argument is that their rights are being violated because they are not allowed a testing option, like other municipal workers.
Nurse Shortage Puts Education At Risk For Students With Severe DisabilitiesThe DOE says it's "working closely with our contract agencies to identify nurses to support students."
Pearl Harbor Survivor Armando 'Chick' Galella Dies At Age 100The Sleepy Hollow native never missed an opportunity to pay tribute to the fallen.
Doctors Report Seeing Patients With Heart Issues Possibly Linked To COVID-19There is a suggestion that the cardiac issues may be more common in men, although that hasn't been firmly established.
NIH Investigating Possible Link Between COVID Vaccine And Changes To Menstrual CyclesThousands of women are reporting a potential side effect of the COVID vaccine when it comes to their monthly menstrual cycles.
Teacher Stephanie Edmonds On Why She's Not Getting The COVID Vaccine, Despite Mandate: 'The Hardest Decision I've Ever Made'Several school staff unions are warning the city is not prepared to make up for the thousands of employees it could lose because of the reinstated vaccine mandate. 
Breakthrough COVID Cases Shut Down Broadway's 'Aladdin' One Day After Reopening NightThe company says it will refund the customers' money to the show, but they are not clear when it will be up and running again.
Nearly 900 Students In Toms River In COVD Quarantine Following District-Wide OutbreakThat means one in 14 students in Toms River have either had COVID or been impacted by the virus since the start of the school year.
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont Extends Mandatory COVID Vaccine Deadline For State EmployeesThe mandate includes workers at long-term care facilities, state hospitals, pre-K through grade 12 school workers and child care facility staff members.
Paterson Says Grassroots Community Outreach Was Key To Achieving Highest Vaccination Rate In New JerseyOfficials attribute their success to the city's grassroots efforts to get out into the community and educate the public.