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NYC to hire resource navigators to assist residents who are sick and need to isolate at home

NYC to hire resource navigators to assist residents who are sick and need to isolate at home

As New York City continues to ramp up its testing and tracing program, Mayor Bill de Blasio assured residents who are sick that they will be given assistance w [...] Read full article: NYC to hire resource navigators to assis...→

NYC to hire resource navigators to assist residents who are sick and need to isolate at home

NYC to hire resource navigators to assist residents who are sick and need to isolate at home

As New York City continues to ramp up its testing and tracing program, Mayor Bill de Blasio assured residents who are sick that they will be given assistance w [...] Read full article: NYC to hire resource navigators to assis...→

Videos show NYC residents shooting fireworks at each other while complaints soar

Videos show NYC residents shooting fireworks at each other while complaints soar

Startling videos have emerged purportedly showing New York City residents shooting fireworks at each other like weapons.  Read full article: Videos show NYC residents shooting firew...→

‘Keep it local’: De Blasio urges NYC residents to avoid Long Island beaches

‘Keep it local’: De Blasio urges NYC residents to avoid Long Island beaches

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday urged Big Apple residents to “keep it local” and not venture out to Long Island beaches for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend [...] Read full article: ‘Keep it local’: De Blasio urges NYC res...→

Nassau County legislators don't want NYC residents at beaches

Nassau County legislators don't want NYC residents at beaches

Nassau County legislators said they don’t want New York City residents on their beaches and they’re voting on legislation to make sure that happens. Read full article: Nassau County legislators don't want NYC...→

With Ridership Down 90% Due To Coronavirus, NYC Taxi, For-Hire Vehicle Drivers Worried About Financial Futures

With Ridership Down 90% Due To Coronavirus, NYC Taxi, For-Hire Vehicle Drivers Worried About Financial Futures

Before the coronavirus pandemic, New York's taxi industry was battling a suicide epidemic, with drivers drowning in debt taking their own lives. Read full article: With Ridership Down 90% Due To Coronavir...→

MTA will hire more cops if NYC keeps ignoring homeless in subways

MTA will hire more cops if NYC keeps ignoring homeless in subways

The MTA will hire more of its own cops to clear out subway homeless if the city doesn’t sweep every train terminal by the end of the week, Interim Transit Pres [...] Read full article: MTA will hire more cops if NYC keeps ign...→

NYC to hire 1,000 health workers to help trace COVID-19 patient's contacts

NYC to hire 1,000 health workers to help trace COVID-19 patient's contacts

As New York City continues to fight the spread of COVID-19 by increasing testing capacity within communities, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city is hiring [...] Read full article: NYC to hire 1,000 health workers to help...→

Nearly half of NYC residents know someone who has died from coronavirus, poll shows

Nearly half of NYC residents know someone who has died from coronavirus, poll shows

Nearly half of New York City residents said they know someone who has died from the coronavirus — a stunning finding that reveals how deeply the disease that h [...] Read full article: Nearly half of NYC residents know someon...→

NYC promises more testing, health supplies for NYCHA residents

NYC promises more testing, health supplies for NYCHA residents

There’s a plan to help hundreds of thousands of NYCHA residents during the pandemic, with more testing sites opening up. Read full article: NYC promises more testing, health suppli...→

Suburban residents eligible for $460,000 to assist with home repairs

Suburban residents eligible for $460,000 to assist with home repairs

The North West Housing Partnership in Schaumburg has been awarded $460,000 in grant funds to help area homeowners with repairs, State Senator Laura Murphy (D-D [...] Read full article: Suburban residents eligible for $460,000...→

NYC mayor says hotel rooms will be available to help residents isolate, events canceled through May

NYC mayor says hotel rooms will be available to help residents isolate, events canceled through May

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio reiterated Friday that he has delegated 11,000 hotel rooms for residents who have the coronavirus but don't have the option [...] Read full article: NYC mayor says hotel rooms will be avail...→

3,000 NYC public hospital workers out sick, 924 coronavirus positive

3,000 NYC public hospital workers out sick, 924 coronavirus positive

More than 900 staffers at New York City’s public hospital system have tested positive for the coronavirus and 3,000 have called in sick — revealing how the COV [...] Read full article: 3,000 NYC public hospital workers out si...→

Low-Income NYC Residents, Undocumented Immigrants Could Get Financial Relief Burying Loved Loves During Coronavirus Crisis

Low-Income NYC Residents, Undocumented Immigrants Could Get Financial Relief Burying Loved Loves During Coronavirus Crisis

"If you're poor or out of work and you can't even pay your rent right now, how are you going to be able to afford the cost of burying a loved one?" Read full article: Low-Income NYC Residents, Undocumented I...→

NYC Gives Up on Street Closures for Open Space as NYPD Sick Calls Rise

NYC Gives Up on Street Closures for Open Space as NYPD Sick Calls Rise

New York City is abandoning a pilot project to open major streets in each borough for pedestrian open space, citing the demand on NYPD resources as more and mo [...] Read full article: NYC Gives Up on Street Closures for Open...→

Schaumburg program helps residents assist neighbors in need

Schaumburg program helps residents assist neighbors in need

A slightly adapted legacy of Motorola Solutions' longtime presence in Schaumburg is providing a conduit for residents, businesses and civic organizations in th [...] Read full article: Schaumburg program helps residents assis...→

Mattress Mack opening Work Texas Resource Center for Fort Bend residents at Gallery Furniture

Mattress Mack opening Work Texas Resource Center for Fort Bend residents at Gallery Furniture

Thank you, Mattress Mack! 👏 The center will have job and mental health help as well as food distribution, all to help Texans get back on their feet! Read full article: Mattress Mack opening Work Texas Resourc...→

Rep. Max Rose: Bill de Blasio has lost control, National Guard needed to assist with NYC curfew

Rep. Max Rose: Bill de Blasio has lost control, National Guard needed to assist with NYC curfew

Rep. Max Rose, New York Democrat, said the mayhem in New York City Monday evening showed that Mayor Bill de Blasio has lost control of the situation “once and [...] Read full article: Rep. Max Rose: Bill de Blasio has lost c...→

Rules for LI beach reopen go beyond banning NYC residents

Rules for LI beach reopen go beyond banning NYC residents

Weather-wise, it may not be the most ideal beach weekend but Long Island beach towns are getting ready for not only the crowds, but enforcing a whole new set o [...] Read full article: Rules for LI beach reopen go beyond bann...→

De Blasio: NYC residents should be welcomed at Long Island beaches

De Blasio: NYC residents should be welcomed at Long Island beaches

New Yorkers who flock to Long Island for holiday weekend should be welcomed, Mayor Bill de Blasio insisted Tuesday, in the wake of being ripped by a top Nassau [...] Read full article: De Blasio: NYC residents should be welco...→

Scott Stringer: 1 in 5 NYC residents could lose jobs by end of June

Scott Stringer: 1 in 5 NYC residents could lose jobs by end of June

One in five working New York City residents will lose their jobs by the end of next month because of the coronavirus, Comptroller Scott Stringer predicted in a [...] Read full article: Scott Stringer: 1 in 5 NYC residents cou...→

Latest antibody study report shows up to 20% of NYC residents had COVID-19 - amNewYork

The new report on New York State's COVID-19 antibody study included a potentially reduced infection rate, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday. As of Read full article: Latest antibody study report shows up to...→

Almost a quarter of NYC residents test positive for COVID-19 antibodies: Cuomo - amNewYork

Governor Andrew Cuomo expanded on preliminary results to a statewide COVID-19 antibody tested program that has found that 24.7% of New York City residents Read full article: Almost a quarter of NYC residents test p...→

Coronavirus Antibodies Present In Nearly 25% Of All NYC Residents

Coronavirus Antibodies Present In Nearly 25% Of All NYC Residents

Cuomo said 14.9% of those tested statewide tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, which is up from the initial 13.9% in a previous sampling. Read full article: Coronavirus Antibodies Present In Nearly...→

Mass. ‘still in surge’ phase of coronavirus pandemic, residents keep getting ‘very sick,’ Baker warns

Mass. ‘still in surge’ phase of coronavirus pandemic, residents keep getting ‘very sick,’ Baker warns

Baker urged Bay Staters to continue to stay home, practice social distancing, and wear a face mask in public to protect healthcare professionals on the frontli [...] Read full article: Mass. ‘still in surge’ phase of coronavi...→

De Blasio fears coronavirus could cause 2 million NYC residents to go hungry

De Blasio fears coronavirus could cause 2 million NYC residents to go hungry

The projection is double the amount of New Yorkers who lacked reliable access to meals before the pandemic hit the city. Read full article: De Blasio fears coronavirus could cause ...→

NYC expanding testing, prioritizing residents in public housing, mayor says

NYC expanding testing, prioritizing residents in public housing, mayor says

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday said New York City will be adding six more testings sites in the next few days near New York City Housing Authority sites. Read full article: NYC expanding testing, prioritizing resi...→

Residents furious as coronavirus disrupts mail delivery across NYC

Residents furious as coronavirus disrupts mail delivery across NYC

Rain and sleet are fine – a pandemic is another matter. Frustrated residents across the city aren’t getting their mail amid the coronavirus crisis, The Post ha [...] Read full article: Residents furious as coronavirus disrupt...→

'SNL' star Michael Che to pay rent for 160 NYC residents, calls on Cuomo, Diddy to help

'SNL' star Michael Che to pay rent for 160 NYC residents, calls on Cuomo, Diddy to help

"It's crazy to me that residents of public housing are still expected to pay their rent when so many New Yorkers can't even work," he wrote. Read full article: 'SNL' star Michael Che to pay rent for 1...→

COVID-19 Has Spread to Nearly Every Nursing Home in NJ; Ten Percent of Residents Sick

COVID-19 Has Spread to Nearly Every Nursing Home in NJ; Ten Percent of Residents Sick

Nearly every long-term care facility in the state has reported at least one case of the coronavirus, with 90 percent of New Jersey’s 375 centers reporting a co [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Has Spread to Nearly Every Nurs...→

Sick doctors, nurses and not enough equipment: NYC health care workers on the fight against the coronavirus

Sick doctors, nurses and not enough equipment: NYC health care workers on the fight against the coronavirus

60 Minutes speaks to a doctor who says NYC hospitals are like hell on Earth as waves of patients suffering from COVID-19 come through their doors. And a nurse [...] Read full article: Sick doctors, nurses and not enough equi...→

NYC corrections officer suspended over sick George Floyd parody photo

NYC corrections officer suspended over sick George Floyd parody photo

A city correction officer allegedly posted a sickening online parody of the George Floyd death photo — with the white worker shown kneeling on the neck of his [...] Read full article: NYC corrections officer suspended over s...→

Local Nursing Home Accused of Failing To Test Sick and Dying Residents

Local Nursing Home Accused of Failing To Test Sick and Dying Residents

Longtime friend of a man who died from respiratory ailment says nursing home failed to act accordingly. Read full article: Local Nursing Home Accused of Failing To...→

NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From Long Island's Public Beaches Under Federal Rules

NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From Long Island's Public Beaches Under Federal Rules

Federal mandates generally require public access to beach sites that have used federal funding -- as most of the Superstorm Sandy-devastated coastline of Long [...] Read full article: NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From L...→

Over 50 NYC kids sick with Kawasaki-like disease linked to coronavirus

Over 50 NYC kids sick with Kawasaki-like disease linked to coronavirus

“We’re seeing something that’s very troubling,” de Blasio said during his daily press briefing, as he called the new cases of the illness “sobering” and “frigh [...] Read full article: Over 50 NYC kids sick with Kawasaki-like...→

Colorado Medic Who Went to Assist NYC Dies of Coronavirus

Colorado Medic Who Went to Assist NYC Dies of Coronavirus

Colorado paramedic Paul Cary saved lives, but he lost his own in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Colorado Medic Who Went to Assist NYC Di...→

Andrew Yang: People close to Bloomberg have offered to assist possible NYC mayoral campaign

Andrew Yang: People close to Bloomberg have offered to assist possible NYC mayoral campaign

Andrew Yang confirmed in an interview out Thursday that people close to former rival Michael R. Bloomberg have contacted him about running to become the mayor [...] Read full article: Andrew Yang: People close to Bloomberg h...→

Cuomo says coronavirus may have infected around 25 percent of NYC residents

Cuomo says coronavirus may have infected around 25 percent of NYC residents

Nearly a quarter of Big Apple residents may have been infected with the coronavirus at some point, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday citing the latest round of ant [...] Read full article: Cuomo says coronavirus may have infected...→

NYC Announces 'Self-Swab' Coronavirus Testing, Hopes To Hire 1,000 Contact Tracers

NYC Announces 'Self-Swab' Coronavirus Testing, Hopes To Hire 1,000 Contact Tracers

New York City is looking to streamline the coronavirus testing process and hire 1,000 health care professionals for its contact tracing program. Read full article: NYC Announces 'Self-Swab' Coronavirus Te...→

De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, asks state to assist tenants

De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, asks state to assist tenants

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has called on the state and the city’s Rent Guidelines Board to assist those who may be struggling to pay their rent next mo [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, ask...→

Up to 1 million NYC residents may have been exposed to coronavirus

Up to 1 million NYC residents may have been exposed to coronavirus

“It wouldn’t surprise me that at this point in time if we had 1 million New Yorkers who were exposed to COVID-19,” Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot said d [...] Read full article: Up to 1 million NYC residents may have b...→

Nurses, health care workers rally against NYC Health + Hospitals' new sick time policy

Nurses, health care workers rally against NYC Health + Hospitals' new sick time policy

Nurses and other health care workers rallied Friday against NYC Health + Hospitals' new sick time policy.  Read full article: Nurses, health care workers rally agains...→

NYC medical residents treating coronavirus describe 'nightmare'

NYC medical residents treating coronavirus describe 'nightmare'

They described their fears and hopes and said they never imagined they would have to bear witness to so much death this early in their careers as doctors. Read full article: NYC medical residents treating coronavir...→

NYC nursing home leaves dead residents in beds amid coronavirus crisis

NYC nursing home leaves dead residents in beds amid coronavirus crisis

About 90 residents have died amid the coronavirus crisis at just two Brooklyn nursing homes — and the situation is so dire at one that victims’ bodies are bein [...] Read full article: NYC nursing home leaves dead residents i...→

Quarantined NYC residents are adopting bunnies just in time for Easter

Quarantined NYC residents are adopting bunnies just in time for Easter

Here’s a fluff piece to brighten your spirits. Along with cats and dogs, New Yorkers are also bringing home rabbits as a fuzzy balm for the soul in trying time [...] Read full article: Quarantined NYC residents are adopting b...→

Bronx residents twice as likely to die from COVID-19 in NYC - amNewYork

BY ESE OLUMHENSE AND ANN CHOI  (Editor's note: This story was first published on April 3, 2020 by THE CITY.) Jackie Edwards’ cough started sometime this Read full article: Bronx residents twice as likely to die f...→

Videos show NYC residents shooting fireworks at each other while complaints soar

Videos show NYC residents shooting fireworks at each other while complaints soar

Startling videos have emerged purportedly showing New York City residents shooting fireworks at each other like weapons.  Read full article: Videos show NYC residents shooting firew...→

NYC corrections officer suspended over sick George Floyd parody photo

NYC corrections officer suspended over sick George Floyd parody photo

A city correction officer allegedly posted a sickening online parody of the George Floyd death photo — with the white worker shown kneeling on the neck of his [...] Read full article: NYC corrections officer suspended over s...→

Rep. Max Rose: Bill de Blasio has lost control, National Guard needed to assist with NYC curfew

Rep. Max Rose: Bill de Blasio has lost control, National Guard needed to assist with NYC curfew

Rep. Max Rose, New York Democrat, said the mayhem in New York City Monday evening showed that Mayor Bill de Blasio has lost control of the situation “once and [...] Read full article: Rep. Max Rose: Bill de Blasio has lost c...→

‘Keep it local’: De Blasio urges NYC residents to avoid Long Island beaches

‘Keep it local’: De Blasio urges NYC residents to avoid Long Island beaches

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday urged Big Apple residents to “keep it local” and not venture out to Long Island beaches for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend [...] Read full article: ‘Keep it local’: De Blasio urges NYC res...→

NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From Long Island's Public Beaches Under Federal Rules

NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From Long Island's Public Beaches Under Federal Rules

Federal mandates generally require public access to beach sites that have used federal funding -- as most of the Superstorm Sandy-devastated coastline of Long [...] Read full article: NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From L...→

De Blasio: NYC residents should be welcomed at Long Island beaches

De Blasio: NYC residents should be welcomed at Long Island beaches

New Yorkers who flock to Long Island for holiday weekend should be welcomed, Mayor Bill de Blasio insisted Tuesday, in the wake of being ripped by a top Nassau [...] Read full article: De Blasio: NYC residents should be welco...→

With Ridership Down 90% Due To Coronavirus, NYC Taxi, For-Hire Vehicle Drivers Worried About Financial Futures

With Ridership Down 90% Due To Coronavirus, NYC Taxi, For-Hire Vehicle Drivers Worried About Financial Futures

Before the coronavirus pandemic, New York's taxi industry was battling a suicide epidemic, with drivers drowning in debt taking their own lives. Read full article: With Ridership Down 90% Due To Coronavir...→

Colorado Medic Who Went to Assist NYC Dies of Coronavirus

Colorado Medic Who Went to Assist NYC Dies of Coronavirus

Colorado paramedic Paul Cary saved lives, but he lost his own in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Colorado Medic Who Went to Assist NYC Di...→

Latest antibody study report shows up to 20% of NYC residents had COVID-19 - amNewYork

The new report on New York State's COVID-19 antibody study included a potentially reduced infection rate, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday. As of Read full article: Latest antibody study report shows up to...→

MTA will hire more cops if NYC keeps ignoring homeless in subways

MTA will hire more cops if NYC keeps ignoring homeless in subways

The MTA will hire more of its own cops to clear out subway homeless if the city doesn’t sweep every train terminal by the end of the week, Interim Transit Pres [...] Read full article: MTA will hire more cops if NYC keeps ign...→

Cuomo says coronavirus may have infected around 25 percent of NYC residents

Cuomo says coronavirus may have infected around 25 percent of NYC residents

Nearly a quarter of Big Apple residents may have been infected with the coronavirus at some point, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday citing the latest round of ant [...] Read full article: Cuomo says coronavirus may have infected...→

Coronavirus Antibodies Present In Nearly 25% Of All NYC Residents

Coronavirus Antibodies Present In Nearly 25% Of All NYC Residents

Cuomo said 14.9% of those tested statewide tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, which is up from the initial 13.9% in a previous sampling. Read full article: Coronavirus Antibodies Present In Nearly...→

Nearly half of NYC residents know someone who has died from coronavirus, poll shows

Nearly half of NYC residents know someone who has died from coronavirus, poll shows

Nearly half of New York City residents said they know someone who has died from the coronavirus — a stunning finding that reveals how deeply the disease that h [...] Read full article: Nearly half of NYC residents know someon...→

De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, asks state to assist tenants

De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, asks state to assist tenants

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has called on the state and the city’s Rent Guidelines Board to assist those who may be struggling to pay their rent next mo [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, ask...→

De Blasio fears coronavirus could cause 2 million NYC residents to go hungry

De Blasio fears coronavirus could cause 2 million NYC residents to go hungry

The projection is double the amount of New Yorkers who lacked reliable access to meals before the pandemic hit the city. Read full article: De Blasio fears coronavirus could cause ...→

NYC promises more testing, health supplies for NYCHA residents

NYC promises more testing, health supplies for NYCHA residents

There’s a plan to help hundreds of thousands of NYCHA residents during the pandemic, with more testing sites opening up. Read full article: NYC promises more testing, health suppli...→

Residents furious as coronavirus disrupts mail delivery across NYC

Residents furious as coronavirus disrupts mail delivery across NYC

Rain and sleet are fine – a pandemic is another matter. Frustrated residents across the city aren’t getting their mail amid the coronavirus crisis, The Post ha [...] Read full article: Residents furious as coronavirus disrupt...→

NYC mayor says hotel rooms will be available to help residents isolate, events canceled through May

NYC mayor says hotel rooms will be available to help residents isolate, events canceled through May

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio reiterated Friday that he has delegated 11,000 hotel rooms for residents who have the coronavirus but don't have the option [...] Read full article: NYC mayor says hotel rooms will be avail...→

NYC medical residents treating coronavirus describe 'nightmare'

NYC medical residents treating coronavirus describe 'nightmare'

They described their fears and hopes and said they never imagined they would have to bear witness to so much death this early in their careers as doctors. Read full article: NYC medical residents treating coronavir...→

COVID-19 Has Spread to Nearly Every Nursing Home in NJ; Ten Percent of Residents Sick

COVID-19 Has Spread to Nearly Every Nursing Home in NJ; Ten Percent of Residents Sick

Nearly every long-term care facility in the state has reported at least one case of the coronavirus, with 90 percent of New Jersey’s 375 centers reporting a co [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Has Spread to Nearly Every Nurs...→

Low-Income NYC Residents, Undocumented Immigrants Could Get Financial Relief Burying Loved Loves During Coronavirus Crisis

Low-Income NYC Residents, Undocumented Immigrants Could Get Financial Relief Burying Loved Loves During Coronavirus Crisis

"If you're poor or out of work and you can't even pay your rent right now, how are you going to be able to afford the cost of burying a loved one?" Read full article: Low-Income NYC Residents, Undocumented I...→

Quarantined NYC residents are adopting bunnies just in time for Easter

Quarantined NYC residents are adopting bunnies just in time for Easter

Here’s a fluff piece to brighten your spirits. Along with cats and dogs, New Yorkers are also bringing home rabbits as a fuzzy balm for the soul in trying time [...] Read full article: Quarantined NYC residents are adopting b...→

Schaumburg program helps residents assist neighbors in need

Schaumburg program helps residents assist neighbors in need

A slightly adapted legacy of Motorola Solutions' longtime presence in Schaumburg is providing a conduit for residents, businesses and civic organizations in th [...] Read full article: Schaumburg program helps residents assis...→

Mattress Mack opening Work Texas Resource Center for Fort Bend residents at Gallery Furniture

Mattress Mack opening Work Texas Resource Center for Fort Bend residents at Gallery Furniture

Thank you, Mattress Mack! 👏 The center will have job and mental health help as well as food distribution, all to help Texans get back on their feet! Read full article: Mattress Mack opening Work Texas Resourc...→

Local Nursing Home Accused of Failing To Test Sick and Dying Residents

Local Nursing Home Accused of Failing To Test Sick and Dying Residents

Longtime friend of a man who died from respiratory ailment says nursing home failed to act accordingly. Read full article: Local Nursing Home Accused of Failing To...→

Rules for LI beach reopen go beyond banning NYC residents

Rules for LI beach reopen go beyond banning NYC residents

Weather-wise, it may not be the most ideal beach weekend but Long Island beach towns are getting ready for not only the crowds, but enforcing a whole new set o [...] Read full article: Rules for LI beach reopen go beyond bann...→

Nassau County legislators don't want NYC residents at beaches

Nassau County legislators don't want NYC residents at beaches

Nassau County legislators said they don’t want New York City residents on their beaches and they’re voting on legislation to make sure that happens. Read full article: Nassau County legislators don't want NYC...→

Over 50 NYC kids sick with Kawasaki-like disease linked to coronavirus

Over 50 NYC kids sick with Kawasaki-like disease linked to coronavirus

“We’re seeing something that’s very troubling,” de Blasio said during his daily press briefing, as he called the new cases of the illness “sobering” and “frigh [...] Read full article: Over 50 NYC kids sick with Kawasaki-like...→

Scott Stringer: 1 in 5 NYC residents could lose jobs by end of June

Scott Stringer: 1 in 5 NYC residents could lose jobs by end of June

One in five working New York City residents will lose their jobs by the end of next month because of the coronavirus, Comptroller Scott Stringer predicted in a [...] Read full article: Scott Stringer: 1 in 5 NYC residents cou...→

Andrew Yang: People close to Bloomberg have offered to assist possible NYC mayoral campaign

Andrew Yang: People close to Bloomberg have offered to assist possible NYC mayoral campaign

Andrew Yang confirmed in an interview out Thursday that people close to former rival Michael R. Bloomberg have contacted him about running to become the mayor [...] Read full article: Andrew Yang: People close to Bloomberg h...→

Almost a quarter of NYC residents test positive for COVID-19 antibodies: Cuomo - amNewYork

Governor Andrew Cuomo expanded on preliminary results to a statewide COVID-19 antibody tested program that has found that 24.7% of New York City residents Read full article: Almost a quarter of NYC residents test p...→

NYC to hire 1,000 health workers to help trace COVID-19 patient's contacts

NYC to hire 1,000 health workers to help trace COVID-19 patient's contacts

As New York City continues to fight the spread of COVID-19 by increasing testing capacity within communities, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city is hiring [...] Read full article: NYC to hire 1,000 health workers to help...→

NYC Announces 'Self-Swab' Coronavirus Testing, Hopes To Hire 1,000 Contact Tracers

NYC Announces 'Self-Swab' Coronavirus Testing, Hopes To Hire 1,000 Contact Tracers

New York City is looking to streamline the coronavirus testing process and hire 1,000 health care professionals for its contact tracing program. Read full article: NYC Announces 'Self-Swab' Coronavirus Te...→

Mass. ‘still in surge’ phase of coronavirus pandemic, residents keep getting ‘very sick,’ Baker warns

Mass. ‘still in surge’ phase of coronavirus pandemic, residents keep getting ‘very sick,’ Baker warns

Baker urged Bay Staters to continue to stay home, practice social distancing, and wear a face mask in public to protect healthcare professionals on the frontli [...] Read full article: Mass. ‘still in surge’ phase of coronavi...→

Up to 1 million NYC residents may have been exposed to coronavirus

Up to 1 million NYC residents may have been exposed to coronavirus

“It wouldn’t surprise me that at this point in time if we had 1 million New Yorkers who were exposed to COVID-19,” Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot said d [...] Read full article: Up to 1 million NYC residents may have b...→

NYC expanding testing, prioritizing residents in public housing, mayor says

NYC expanding testing, prioritizing residents in public housing, mayor says

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday said New York City will be adding six more testings sites in the next few days near New York City Housing Authority sites. Read full article: NYC expanding testing, prioritizing resi...→

Suburban residents eligible for $460,000 to assist with home repairs

Suburban residents eligible for $460,000 to assist with home repairs

The North West Housing Partnership in Schaumburg has been awarded $460,000 in grant funds to help area homeowners with repairs, State Senator Laura Murphy (D-D [...] Read full article: Suburban residents eligible for $460,000...→

Nurses, health care workers rally against NYC Health + Hospitals' new sick time policy

Nurses, health care workers rally against NYC Health + Hospitals' new sick time policy

Nurses and other health care workers rallied Friday against NYC Health + Hospitals' new sick time policy.  Read full article: Nurses, health care workers rally agains...→

'SNL' star Michael Che to pay rent for 160 NYC residents, calls on Cuomo, Diddy to help

'SNL' star Michael Che to pay rent for 160 NYC residents, calls on Cuomo, Diddy to help

"It's crazy to me that residents of public housing are still expected to pay their rent when so many New Yorkers can't even work," he wrote. Read full article: 'SNL' star Michael Che to pay rent for 1...→

3,000 NYC public hospital workers out sick, 924 coronavirus positive

3,000 NYC public hospital workers out sick, 924 coronavirus positive

More than 900 staffers at New York City’s public hospital system have tested positive for the coronavirus and 3,000 have called in sick — revealing how the COV [...] Read full article: 3,000 NYC public hospital workers out si...→

NYC nursing home leaves dead residents in beds amid coronavirus crisis

NYC nursing home leaves dead residents in beds amid coronavirus crisis

About 90 residents have died amid the coronavirus crisis at just two Brooklyn nursing homes — and the situation is so dire at one that victims’ bodies are bein [...] Read full article: NYC nursing home leaves dead residents i...→

Sick doctors, nurses and not enough equipment: NYC health care workers on the fight against the coronavirus

Sick doctors, nurses and not enough equipment: NYC health care workers on the fight against the coronavirus

60 Minutes speaks to a doctor who says NYC hospitals are like hell on Earth as waves of patients suffering from COVID-19 come through their doors. And a nurse [...] Read full article: Sick doctors, nurses and not enough equi...→

NYC Gives Up on Street Closures for Open Space as NYPD Sick Calls Rise

NYC Gives Up on Street Closures for Open Space as NYPD Sick Calls Rise

New York City is abandoning a pilot project to open major streets in each borough for pedestrian open space, citing the demand on NYPD resources as more and mo [...] Read full article: NYC Gives Up on Street Closures for Open...→

Bronx residents twice as likely to die from COVID-19 in NYC - amNewYork

BY ESE OLUMHENSE AND ANN CHOI  (Editor's note: This story was first published on April 3, 2020 by THE CITY.) Jackie Edwards’ cough started sometime this Read full article: Bronx residents twice as likely to die f...→

Videos show NYC residents shooting fireworks at each other while complaints soar

Videos show NYC residents shooting fireworks at each other while complaints soar

Startling videos have emerged purportedly showing New York City residents shooting fireworks at each other like weapons.  Read full article: Videos show NYC residents shooting firew...→

Mattress Mack opening Work Texas Resource Center for Fort Bend residents at Gallery Furniture

Mattress Mack opening Work Texas Resource Center for Fort Bend residents at Gallery Furniture

Thank you, Mattress Mack! 👏 The center will have job and mental health help as well as food distribution, all to help Texans get back on their feet! Read full article: Mattress Mack opening Work Texas Resourc...→

NYC corrections officer suspended over sick George Floyd parody photo

NYC corrections officer suspended over sick George Floyd parody photo

A city correction officer allegedly posted a sickening online parody of the George Floyd death photo — with the white worker shown kneeling on the neck of his [...] Read full article: NYC corrections officer suspended over s...→

Rep. Max Rose: Bill de Blasio has lost control, National Guard needed to assist with NYC curfew

Rep. Max Rose: Bill de Blasio has lost control, National Guard needed to assist with NYC curfew

Rep. Max Rose, New York Democrat, said the mayhem in New York City Monday evening showed that Mayor Bill de Blasio has lost control of the situation “once and [...] Read full article: Rep. Max Rose: Bill de Blasio has lost c...→

Local Nursing Home Accused of Failing To Test Sick and Dying Residents

Local Nursing Home Accused of Failing To Test Sick and Dying Residents

Longtime friend of a man who died from respiratory ailment says nursing home failed to act accordingly. Read full article: Local Nursing Home Accused of Failing To...→

‘Keep it local’: De Blasio urges NYC residents to avoid Long Island beaches

‘Keep it local’: De Blasio urges NYC residents to avoid Long Island beaches

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday urged Big Apple residents to “keep it local” and not venture out to Long Island beaches for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend [...] Read full article: ‘Keep it local’: De Blasio urges NYC res...→

Rules for LI beach reopen go beyond banning NYC residents

Rules for LI beach reopen go beyond banning NYC residents

Weather-wise, it may not be the most ideal beach weekend but Long Island beach towns are getting ready for not only the crowds, but enforcing a whole new set o [...] Read full article: Rules for LI beach reopen go beyond bann...→

NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From Long Island's Public Beaches Under Federal Rules

NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From Long Island's Public Beaches Under Federal Rules

Federal mandates generally require public access to beach sites that have used federal funding -- as most of the Superstorm Sandy-devastated coastline of Long [...] Read full article: NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From L...→

Nassau County legislators don't want NYC residents at beaches

Nassau County legislators don't want NYC residents at beaches

Nassau County legislators said they don’t want New York City residents on their beaches and they’re voting on legislation to make sure that happens. Read full article: Nassau County legislators don't want NYC...→

De Blasio: NYC residents should be welcomed at Long Island beaches

De Blasio: NYC residents should be welcomed at Long Island beaches

New Yorkers who flock to Long Island for holiday weekend should be welcomed, Mayor Bill de Blasio insisted Tuesday, in the wake of being ripped by a top Nassau [...] Read full article: De Blasio: NYC residents should be welco...→

Over 50 NYC kids sick with Kawasaki-like disease linked to coronavirus

Over 50 NYC kids sick with Kawasaki-like disease linked to coronavirus

“We’re seeing something that’s very troubling,” de Blasio said during his daily press briefing, as he called the new cases of the illness “sobering” and “frigh [...] Read full article: Over 50 NYC kids sick with Kawasaki-like...→

With Ridership Down 90% Due To Coronavirus, NYC Taxi, For-Hire Vehicle Drivers Worried About Financial Futures

With Ridership Down 90% Due To Coronavirus, NYC Taxi, For-Hire Vehicle Drivers Worried About Financial Futures

Before the coronavirus pandemic, New York's taxi industry was battling a suicide epidemic, with drivers drowning in debt taking their own lives. Read full article: With Ridership Down 90% Due To Coronavir...→

Scott Stringer: 1 in 5 NYC residents could lose jobs by end of June

Scott Stringer: 1 in 5 NYC residents could lose jobs by end of June

One in five working New York City residents will lose their jobs by the end of next month because of the coronavirus, Comptroller Scott Stringer predicted in a [...] Read full article: Scott Stringer: 1 in 5 NYC residents cou...→

Colorado Medic Who Went to Assist NYC Dies of Coronavirus

Colorado Medic Who Went to Assist NYC Dies of Coronavirus

Colorado paramedic Paul Cary saved lives, but he lost his own in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Colorado Medic Who Went to Assist NYC Di...→

Latest antibody study report shows up to 20% of NYC residents had COVID-19 - amNewYork

The new report on New York State's COVID-19 antibody study included a potentially reduced infection rate, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday. As of Read full article: Latest antibody study report shows up to...→

Andrew Yang: People close to Bloomberg have offered to assist possible NYC mayoral campaign

Andrew Yang: People close to Bloomberg have offered to assist possible NYC mayoral campaign

Andrew Yang confirmed in an interview out Thursday that people close to former rival Michael R. Bloomberg have contacted him about running to become the mayor [...] Read full article: Andrew Yang: People close to Bloomberg h...→

MTA will hire more cops if NYC keeps ignoring homeless in subways

MTA will hire more cops if NYC keeps ignoring homeless in subways

The MTA will hire more of its own cops to clear out subway homeless if the city doesn’t sweep every train terminal by the end of the week, Interim Transit Pres [...] Read full article: MTA will hire more cops if NYC keeps ign...→

Almost a quarter of NYC residents test positive for COVID-19 antibodies: Cuomo - amNewYork

Governor Andrew Cuomo expanded on preliminary results to a statewide COVID-19 antibody tested program that has found that 24.7% of New York City residents Read full article: Almost a quarter of NYC residents test p...→

Cuomo says coronavirus may have infected around 25 percent of NYC residents

Cuomo says coronavirus may have infected around 25 percent of NYC residents

Nearly a quarter of Big Apple residents may have been infected with the coronavirus at some point, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday citing the latest round of ant [...] Read full article: Cuomo says coronavirus may have infected...→

NYC to hire 1,000 health workers to help trace COVID-19 patient's contacts

NYC to hire 1,000 health workers to help trace COVID-19 patient's contacts

As New York City continues to fight the spread of COVID-19 by increasing testing capacity within communities, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city is hiring [...] Read full article: NYC to hire 1,000 health workers to help...→

Coronavirus Antibodies Present In Nearly 25% Of All NYC Residents

Coronavirus Antibodies Present In Nearly 25% Of All NYC Residents

Cuomo said 14.9% of those tested statewide tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, which is up from the initial 13.9% in a previous sampling. Read full article: Coronavirus Antibodies Present In Nearly...→

NYC Announces 'Self-Swab' Coronavirus Testing, Hopes To Hire 1,000 Contact Tracers

NYC Announces 'Self-Swab' Coronavirus Testing, Hopes To Hire 1,000 Contact Tracers

New York City is looking to streamline the coronavirus testing process and hire 1,000 health care professionals for its contact tracing program. Read full article: NYC Announces 'Self-Swab' Coronavirus Te...→

Nearly half of NYC residents know someone who has died from coronavirus, poll shows

Nearly half of NYC residents know someone who has died from coronavirus, poll shows

Nearly half of New York City residents said they know someone who has died from the coronavirus — a stunning finding that reveals how deeply the disease that h [...] Read full article: Nearly half of NYC residents know someon...→

Mass. ‘still in surge’ phase of coronavirus pandemic, residents keep getting ‘very sick,’ Baker warns

Mass. ‘still in surge’ phase of coronavirus pandemic, residents keep getting ‘very sick,’ Baker warns

Baker urged Bay Staters to continue to stay home, practice social distancing, and wear a face mask in public to protect healthcare professionals on the frontli [...] Read full article: Mass. ‘still in surge’ phase of coronavi...→

De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, asks state to assist tenants

De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, asks state to assist tenants

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has called on the state and the city’s Rent Guidelines Board to assist those who may be struggling to pay their rent next mo [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, ask...→

De Blasio fears coronavirus could cause 2 million NYC residents to go hungry

De Blasio fears coronavirus could cause 2 million NYC residents to go hungry

The projection is double the amount of New Yorkers who lacked reliable access to meals before the pandemic hit the city. Read full article: De Blasio fears coronavirus could cause ...→

Up to 1 million NYC residents may have been exposed to coronavirus

Up to 1 million NYC residents may have been exposed to coronavirus

“It wouldn’t surprise me that at this point in time if we had 1 million New Yorkers who were exposed to COVID-19,” Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot said d [...] Read full article: Up to 1 million NYC residents may have b...→

NYC promises more testing, health supplies for NYCHA residents

NYC promises more testing, health supplies for NYCHA residents

There’s a plan to help hundreds of thousands of NYCHA residents during the pandemic, with more testing sites opening up. Read full article: NYC promises more testing, health suppli...→

NYC expanding testing, prioritizing residents in public housing, mayor says

NYC expanding testing, prioritizing residents in public housing, mayor says

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday said New York City will be adding six more testings sites in the next few days near New York City Housing Authority sites. Read full article: NYC expanding testing, prioritizing resi...→

Suburban residents eligible for $460,000 to assist with home repairs

Suburban residents eligible for $460,000 to assist with home repairs

The North West Housing Partnership in Schaumburg has been awarded $460,000 in grant funds to help area homeowners with repairs, State Senator Laura Murphy (D-D [...] Read full article: Suburban residents eligible for $460,000...→

Residents furious as coronavirus disrupts mail delivery across NYC

Residents furious as coronavirus disrupts mail delivery across NYC

Rain and sleet are fine – a pandemic is another matter. Frustrated residents across the city aren’t getting their mail amid the coronavirus crisis, The Post ha [...] Read full article: Residents furious as coronavirus disrupt...→

Nurses, health care workers rally against NYC Health + Hospitals' new sick time policy

Nurses, health care workers rally against NYC Health + Hospitals' new sick time policy

Nurses and other health care workers rallied Friday against NYC Health + Hospitals' new sick time policy.  Read full article: Nurses, health care workers rally agains...→

NYC mayor says hotel rooms will be available to help residents isolate, events canceled through May

NYC mayor says hotel rooms will be available to help residents isolate, events canceled through May

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio reiterated Friday that he has delegated 11,000 hotel rooms for residents who have the coronavirus but don't have the option [...] Read full article: NYC mayor says hotel rooms will be avail...→

'SNL' star Michael Che to pay rent for 160 NYC residents, calls on Cuomo, Diddy to help

'SNL' star Michael Che to pay rent for 160 NYC residents, calls on Cuomo, Diddy to help

"It's crazy to me that residents of public housing are still expected to pay their rent when so many New Yorkers can't even work," he wrote. Read full article: 'SNL' star Michael Che to pay rent for 1...→

NYC medical residents treating coronavirus describe 'nightmare'

NYC medical residents treating coronavirus describe 'nightmare'

They described their fears and hopes and said they never imagined they would have to bear witness to so much death this early in their careers as doctors. Read full article: NYC medical residents treating coronavir...→

3,000 NYC public hospital workers out sick, 924 coronavirus positive

3,000 NYC public hospital workers out sick, 924 coronavirus positive

More than 900 staffers at New York City’s public hospital system have tested positive for the coronavirus and 3,000 have called in sick — revealing how the COV [...] Read full article: 3,000 NYC public hospital workers out si...→

COVID-19 Has Spread to Nearly Every Nursing Home in NJ; Ten Percent of Residents Sick

COVID-19 Has Spread to Nearly Every Nursing Home in NJ; Ten Percent of Residents Sick

Nearly every long-term care facility in the state has reported at least one case of the coronavirus, with 90 percent of New Jersey’s 375 centers reporting a co [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Has Spread to Nearly Every Nurs...→

NYC nursing home leaves dead residents in beds amid coronavirus crisis

NYC nursing home leaves dead residents in beds amid coronavirus crisis

About 90 residents have died amid the coronavirus crisis at just two Brooklyn nursing homes — and the situation is so dire at one that victims’ bodies are bein [...] Read full article: NYC nursing home leaves dead residents i...→

Low-Income NYC Residents, Undocumented Immigrants Could Get Financial Relief Burying Loved Loves During Coronavirus Crisis

Low-Income NYC Residents, Undocumented Immigrants Could Get Financial Relief Burying Loved Loves During Coronavirus Crisis

"If you're poor or out of work and you can't even pay your rent right now, how are you going to be able to afford the cost of burying a loved one?" Read full article: Low-Income NYC Residents, Undocumented I...→

Sick doctors, nurses and not enough equipment: NYC health care workers on the fight against the coronavirus

Sick doctors, nurses and not enough equipment: NYC health care workers on the fight against the coronavirus

60 Minutes speaks to a doctor who says NYC hospitals are like hell on Earth as waves of patients suffering from COVID-19 come through their doors. And a nurse [...] Read full article: Sick doctors, nurses and not enough equi...→

Quarantined NYC residents are adopting bunnies just in time for Easter

Quarantined NYC residents are adopting bunnies just in time for Easter

Here’s a fluff piece to brighten your spirits. Along with cats and dogs, New Yorkers are also bringing home rabbits as a fuzzy balm for the soul in trying time [...] Read full article: Quarantined NYC residents are adopting b...→

NYC Gives Up on Street Closures for Open Space as NYPD Sick Calls Rise

NYC Gives Up on Street Closures for Open Space as NYPD Sick Calls Rise

New York City is abandoning a pilot project to open major streets in each borough for pedestrian open space, citing the demand on NYPD resources as more and mo [...] Read full article: NYC Gives Up on Street Closures for Open...→

Bronx residents twice as likely to die from COVID-19 in NYC - amNewYork

BY ESE OLUMHENSE AND ANN CHOI  (Editor's note: This story was first published on April 3, 2020 by THE CITY.) Jackie Edwards’ cough started sometime this Read full article: Bronx residents twice as likely to die f...→

Schaumburg program helps residents assist neighbors in need

Schaumburg program helps residents assist neighbors in need

A slightly adapted legacy of Motorola Solutions' longtime presence in Schaumburg is providing a conduit for residents, businesses and civic organizations in th [...] Read full article: Schaumburg program helps residents assis...→