New Jersey Schools Allowed To Set Their Own Mask Rules Next Year, Murphy SaysMurphy said local school districts can make their own mask rules, as long as COVID infection rates remain low.
Road To Reopening: New York Sports And Entertainment Venues Welcome Back Fans At Full CapacityMusic lovers and sports fans had plenty to cheer about over the weekend, as several venues returned to full capacity in New York City. 
Yankee Stadium Returns To Full Capacity For 1st Time Since Pandemic StartedA full capacity crowd was allowed, and no proof of a negative COVID-19 test or COVID vaccination required.
New York Celebrates End Of COVID Restrictions With Fireworks Honoring Essential WorkersFireworks illuminated the sky over 10 locations statewide, reawakening the City that Never Sleeps from a long nap.
'A Momentous Day:' New York Relaxes Most COVID-19 Restrictions After Reaching 70% Vaccination RateCuomo said fireworks displays will be held across the state Tuesday night to celebrate the health care heroes and other essential workers on the frontlines of the pandemic.
Road To Reopening: New York City Senior Centers Reopen For Indoor ProgrammingStarting Monday, New York City senior centers resume indoor programming, with safety restrictions.
Road To Reopening: NYC Parks And Recreation Centers Reopen Next Week, Indoor Programming Resumes At Senior CentersCenters will operate at reduced capacity, and mask wearing is required.
Road To Reopening: Over 11,000 Fans Return To Belmont StakesLast year, Belmont Park was empty. But thousands were there Saturday to watch the 153rd running of the Belmont Stakes.
Road To Reopening: Theater Employees Return To Work As Off-Broadway Shows Welcome Back AudiencesGetting these productions up and running before Broadway can helps everyone.
Yankee Stadium Debuts Vaccinated And Unvaccinated Sections, Kicking Off Big Weekend For New York Sports FansA big weekend for New York City's sports teams started Friday as several stadiums and arenas expand capacity for fully vaccinated fans.
Road To Reopening: New York's Iconic Plaza Hotel Reopens After Year-Long COVID ClosureThe iconic Plaza Hotel on Fifth Avenue is welcoming guests for the first time in more than a year.