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Mayor Bill de Blasio admits the New York City Gov. Andrew Cuomo saw on Saturday is a bit different from the one he sees when he gets out and about. But all the same, the mayor says he's following Cuomo's directive and putting together a more specific plan that will discourage people in the city from congregating while the coronavirus crisis continues. more
It hasn’t taken long for things to settle into a new — if temporary — reality not just around the world, but closer to home, as the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 moves its way through. That reality is, mostly, receiving a lot of emails about canceled events. Purim parties, political protests, book clubs and community dinners have all been postponed or called off all together. more
Mayor Bill de Blasio has made it official: All public schools are closed Monday, and they won’t open again until — at the earliest — April 20. The announcement came just a few hours after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced public schools in Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk counties were closing beginning Monday, and that New York City public schools had 24 hours to develop an action plan that would allow those schools to shutter this week. more
Forget sitting down at a restaurant for a nice meal. Beginning Tuesday, all restaurants, bars and cafes will not let customers stay, instead restricted to take-out or delivery as the coronavirus threat grows. more
The coronavirus spread at the first New York City school to shut down in the outbreak's wake appears to have worsen after Salanter Akiba Riverdale officials confirm 29 people associated with its academy and high school have tested positive. more
Some post-secondary institutions like Manhattan College and Fordham University shut down campuses Monday as a precautionary measure. But at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in North Riverdale, Tuesday's campus closure is not a drill. more
While it might seem impossible that there’s something in the news bigger than the Democratic presidential primary or the latest stunt President Trump has pulled in the White House, it seems that all of that has been upstaged by a microscopic bug. more
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