As Vaccination Rates Improve, Families Left Wondering Again About Holiday Gatherings, Trick Or Treating And MoreFor the second year in a row, the CDC is advising families to skip holiday gatherings, even if vaccinated.
Concern Grows Over Whether NYC Will Have Enough Substitute Teachers, Safety Agents To Cover Those Who Don't Get VaccinatedThe latest numbers show around 10% did not comply, which means several thousand jobs had to be filled over the weekend.
Connecticut State Workers Need To Be Vaccinated Or Submit To Weekly TestingGov. Ned Lamont has directed heads of state agencies to put workers who don't comply on unpaid leave, starting as soon as Tuesday. 
Sotomayor Denies Injunction Against NYC's COVID Vaccine MandateNew York City school staff were up against the COVID vaccine buzzer. They had until 5 p.m. Friday to get their first dose or face termination.
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.
Broadway League Extends Vaccination, Mask Requirements For Audience Members Through End Of 2021The vaccine requirement also goes for all performers, crew and theater staff for all performances.
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.
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.