AP Source: Mets Pitcher Noah Syndergaard Tests Positive For COVID-19Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard encountered another hurdle in his recovery from Tommy John surgery.
COVID Latest: New York Issues Statewide School Mask Mandate, City Continues Push To Vaccinate Students Before Classes StartAn emergency mask mandate has been issued for all schools in New York and there's a new vaccine initiative getting underway this weekend.
Delta Variant May Double Risk Of Hospitalization For Unvaccinated, Study FindsA new study finds troubling news concerning the Delta variant and those unvaccinated against the coronavirus.
US Tennis Association Reverses Course, Will Now Require Proof Of Vaccination For US Open FansInitially, it was announced that the tournament would be back to full capacity with no requirements for masks, vaccines or a recent COVID test.
New York State Health Department Issues Mask Mandate For All SchoolsAll students, faculty and staff of public and private schools, pre-K through 12th grade, will be required to wear masks inside school buildings.
Supreme Court Blocks CDC's Eviction Moratorium, Putting Renters Already In Financial Jeopardy At RiskHundreds of thousands of renters are at risk of being kicked out of their homes after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the CDC's eviction moratorium in a 6-3 decision.
COVID Booster Shots: When Are They Needed? Are They Effective Against The Delta Variant?Federal regulators are considering approving a COVID-19 booster shot starting as soon as five months after the previous dose.
Harlem Restaurants, Churches Partnering With City To Get More Community Members VaccinatedWhile overall 60% of city residents are fully vaccinated, in Harlem, that number drops to about 50%.
Feds Approve Connecticut's Plan For $110 Million Of COVID Relief Funding In SchoolsThe approved $110 million plan includes a statewide K-8 model curricula, extended access to online and digital platforms, and more.
Meeting Over Masks In Schools Gets Heated In Wayne, New JerseyConcerned citizens, staffers and parents did not hold back, giving the New Jersey Board of Education an earful about masks at a special meeting Thursday night.
Mayor De Blasio Announces New COVID Safety Protocols For Public School StudentsThere will be COVID testing for approximately 10% of the school population twice a month.
Vaccine Mandate Issued For Workers At New York State Department Of Health-Licensed FacilitiesThe order applies to people who work at hospitals, nursing homes and more.
Parents Confront Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont Over School Mask MandateA group of angry parents confronted Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont over the issue of masks in schools.
Hochul Administration Acknowledges 12,000 More COVID Deaths In N.Y. Than Cuomo Admin PublicizedThat brings the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the state up to 55,395, a jump from 43,400 reported by the Cuomo administration. 
Hundreds Protest COVID Vaccine Mandates Outside New York City HallThe NYPD's Police Benevolent Association is vowing to sue if officers are required to get the shot, saying in part it will "defend our members' right to make such personal medical decisions."