Midtown-Hell’s Kitchen, NY Coronavirus Updates & News For October 10



Upper East Side, NY |
17h

Covid Patient Meets His Plasma Donor | Art Week Underway | VP Debate Lights Up Building | Hospital Marks 1,000th Birth

UES Race Turns Turbulent | Upper East Side Week In Review
(Nick Garber/Patch / Liz Fine / NewYork-Presbyterian / Campaigns of Patrick Bobilin, Rebecca Seawright, Lou Puliafito)

UPPER EAST SIDE, NY — Miss any headlines on the Upper East Side this week? Patch’s week in review has you covered for the neighborhood’s top news…. Read more



New York City, NY |
17h

Closures Hit COVID-19 Hotspots | Schools Shuttered | Students Choose Remote Learning | Murders Hit High

NEW YORK CITY — Here’s a roundup of the top citywide headlines from New York City this week…. Read more



New York City, NY |
18h

As the U.S. still reels from the pandemic’s economic fallout, the state’s billionaires all vastly increased their wealth, Forbes found.

NEW YORK – Everyday New Yorkers might be struggling from record unemployment or fearing for the future of their jobs as the coronavirus continues to ravage the country, but the city’s billionaires are doing just fine…. Read more



New York City, NY |
19h

Social distancing actions largely stopped and warnings to noncompliant businesses dropped in September, 311 data shows.

NEW YORK CITY — Flare ups of coronavirus cases in Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods followed weeks of declining enforcement actions by city agencies, 311 data shows.But complaints over social distancing and reopening businesses breaking safety measures fell as well, indicating New Yorkers as a whole grew more lax and less vigilant when it came to the virus.The dips in enforcement and watchfulness started in August and continued… Read more



New York City, NY |
20h

First responders and essential workers have been putting their lives on the line during the coronavirus pandemic.

From CBS New York:

October 8 2020

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — First responders and essential workers have been putting their lives on the line during the coronavirus pandemic.

But now, some of them are getting recognition.

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New York City, NY |
17h

The positivity rate in “red zones” in Brooklyn, Queens and elsewhere in the state stands at 6.6 percent, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

NEW YORK CITY — Increased focus on coronavirus clusters in Brooklyn and Queens hasn’t yet yielded a decline in cases, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said…. Read more



Park Slope, NY |
19h

The Diocese and several Jewish organizations contend the state violated their First Amendment rights with coronavirus hotspot restrictions.

NEW YORK, NY — The Brooklyn Diocese and several Jewish organizations have taken their fight against renewed coronavirus restrictions in New York city hotspots to the courts. … Read more



New York City, NY |
23h

For your coronavirus stress baking, head to a pumpkin patch near NYC and make a perfect from-scratch pumpkin pie.

NEW YORK CITY – The past several months have kindled new interest in baking as Americans spend more time hunkering down at home to avoid the coronavirus. Buying a pumpkin for a

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



Midtown-Hell’s Kitchen, NY |
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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 |
11h

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

Share-worthy stories from the New York City Patch network to talk about tonight.These NYC Schools Had Coronavirus Cases Reported Over The Weekend… Read more



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

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