Executive Order Allowing Groups Of 10 To Gather In New York Met With Some CriticismCity councilman Mark Levine, chair of the health committee, tweeted, "This shocking order, forced by a lawsuit, changes nothing about the risks associated with group gatherings - especially those held indoors."
Single-Day COVID-19 Deaths In New York Drop Below 100, Long Island On Track To Reopen WednesdayFor the first time during the coronavirus outbreak since March, New York State saw less than 100 death in a 24-hour period linked to coronavirus-related illness, and other numbers suggest Long Island could be ready to start reopening by Wednesday.
New York Times Lists 1,000 Victims Of Coronavirus Pandemic On Front PageThe number represents just 1% of the U.S. deaths as we approach 100,000 deaths in a matter of days.
'Def Poetry Jam' Returns Online To Benefit COVID-19 Relief Efforts In Newark, NJAmong the poets was Newark's mayor, Ras Baraka.
Timothy Cardinal Dolan Reacts To President Trump's Push For Houses Of Worship To ReopenThe president said Friday that churches and other houses of worship are essential and should open up despite coronavirus lockdowns continuing in many states.
Bad Weather Combined With Coronavirus Restrictions Make For Unusual Start To Memorial Day Weekend On Jersey ShorePeople are trying their best to social distance and wear face coverings as police walked by reminding them of safety guidelines.
Group Works With Area Restaurants To Make Sure Late-Night Health Care Workers Have A Meal Lifeline"When we get there, if we don't order food right away, everything closes and we pretty much have to get fast food or we eat whatever's in the vending machine," one nurse said.
New CDC Guidance Says 1 In 3 With Coronavirus Never Show Any SymptomsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say 35% of patients infected with COVID-19 as asymptomatic, and those exposed to the virus can take up to six days to show any sign of sickness.
Jersey Shore Businesses Already Feeling The Sting Of What Could Be Lost Memorial Day WeekendFrom the beach to the boardwalk, it is clear the Memorial Day weekend is going to be different in Jersey Shore communities.
Study Finds Low-Income Communities Hit Hard By COVID-19 Are Also Suffering FinanciallyThe study found while more than half the jobs in those hard-hit industries are physically located in Manhattan, more than 80% of their workers live in the other four boroughs.
Knicks Legend Patrick Ewing Tests Positive For CoronavirusEwing shared his diagnosis on Twitter on Friday, saying he wanted to emphasize that the virus can affect anyone.