Midtown-Hell’s Kitchen, NY Coronavirus Updates & News For September 25



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For the first time in over a century, crowds won’t flock to Times Square for New Year’s Eve—but the ball will still drop, organizers said.

A general view during New Year's Eve 2017 in Times Square on December 31, 2016 in New York City.
A general view during New Year’s Eve 2017 in Times Square on December 31, 2016 in New York City. (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — For the first time in more than a century, crowds will not flock to Times Square for New Year’s Eve this year, organizers of the annual event said Wednesday, announcing that the pandemic will force the ball drop to become a mostly virtual occasion — with some limited in-person components…. Read more



Mount Vernon, NY |
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Many families skipped or postponed vaccines and visits during the pandemic. Though COVID-19 is still spreading, catching up is critical.

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New York City, NY |
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Mayor Bill de Blasio framed a broad vision of New York City emerging from the coronavirus crisis as a global hub of health care innovation.

NEW YORK CITY — Mayor Bill de Blasio laid out a grand vision of public health investment driving New York City’s recovery from the coronavirus crisis. … Read more



New York City, NY |
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Met Opera Cancels Season | 4-Year-Old’s Body Found In River | ‘RBG Way’ Could Come To UWS

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New York City, NY |
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Pandemic limitations have already reshaped the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and Times Square New Year’s Eve, but other events will change.

NEW YORK CITY — Outdoor events in New York City, including some iconic traditions, will take a different form at least through New Year’s Eve.Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday extended coronavirus restrictions until Dec. 31 on events permitted by the city’s parks, police and Street Activity Permit Office.In plain English, that means don’t expect your favorite crowded holiday public events to go forward as if the pandemic isn’t… Read more



New York City, NY |
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Three schools were closed — but have since reopened — out of 21 with confirmed cases between Sept. 18 to 21.

NEW YORK CITY — Staff at 21 New York City schools tested positive for coronavirus in days running up to in-person learning’s return, officials said.The tests prompted the temporary closures of three city schools — P.S. 165 in Manhattan and J.H.S. 131 Albert Einstein and I.S. 219 New Ventures, both in the Bronx, according to Department of Education officials.Those schools, which each had two positive cases within a week, have since… Read more



New York City, NY |
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COVID-19 surges in several Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods are bigger problems than officials first realized, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

NEW YORK CITY — New data shows coronavirus upticks in Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods are a bigger problem than officials first realized, Mayor Bill de Blasio said…. Read more



Upper West Side, NY |
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The Robert E. Simon school on the Upper West Side has had two staffers test positive for the coronavirus in the last week.

UPPER WEST SIDE, NY — A second employee at an Upper West Side public school tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing the school to shutter temporarily, the city announced Tuesday…. Read more

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