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Coronavirus panic sends Park Slope Food Coop into organic-food-buying frenzy...
Coronavirus panic has sent the famously crunchy Park Slope Food Coop into "chaos" as people stockpile organic goods to brace for a local outbreak — with a skirmish breaking out over a can of tuna fish, according to members. The famed Brookly
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-02 21:41 UTC
New Yorkers encounter empty supermarket shelves, sold-out online grocers as coronavirus-fearing shoppers stock up...
New Yorkers have spent the last few days stocking up on groceries, surgical masks, hand saniter and anything else they think they'll need that will be in short supply if the coronavirus outbreak worsens, leading to empty supermarket shelves and sold-o
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-02 21:36 UTC
Testing for New Coronavirus Can Now be Done by City, Results Available within Hours...
Mayor de Blasio and Governor Cuomo appeared side by side earlier Monday to tout the strength of the state's health care system.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-02 21:27 UTC
Cuomo calls for immediate coronavirus testing in NY...
In a news conference Saturday, Governor Cuomo announced New York will start testing immediately for coronavirus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-01 06:06 UTC
New York Is Making Its Own Coronavirus Test After The CDC's Tests Failed...
Hong Kong is testing over a thousand people a day for coronavirus, while the US has only tested a total of 445 — partially because the CDC's test didn't work.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-27 23:55 UTC
Coronavirus concerns on New York's Long Island see 83 being monitored...
Officials said the individuals being monitored weren't necessarily exhibiting symptoms of coronavirus, but had recently traveled to areas with confirmed cases.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-26 21:06 UTC
On alert: Area hospitals preparing to respond to coronavirus threat...
Hospitals throughout Long Island are on alert for signs of the emerging coronavirus that has sickened hundreds of people in China, some fatally, and recently was detected in the United States. While n
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 22:05 UTC
Contaminated Milk That Can Lead To Potentially Fatal Infection Sold In Hudson Valley...
A warning has been issued by the state regarding milk produced in the Hudson Valley that is tainted with Listeria that can cause potentially fatal illness. The state Department of Agriculture and Markets warned consumers in Orange County and the surroundi
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 17:07 UTC
NYC's homeless are suffering amid de Blasio mismanagement, critics say...
New York City's homeless shelters are overloaded as an estimated 80,000 people sleep in shelters or on the streets, but Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration has failed in its attempts to solve the problem -- and other cities are suffering from th
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-20 22:11 UTC
ICE: New York City has declined 7,526 'detainers,' murderers let go...
Still stunned that New York police released an illegal immigrant sought by ICE who then went on to allegedly rape and murder a 92-year-old woman, federal officials Friday ripped the city's "sanctuary" status and asked political leaders to join
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-17 17:29 UTC
Macy’s To Close 2 New York Locations In 2020, West Nyack Not Included...
WEST NYACK, NY Retailer Macys will shutter at least 28 stores in the coming months as sales remain sluggish despite unexpectedly positive holiday figures, multiple news outlets reported. The stores that will be closed in New York are in Hicksville and Commack, both on Long Island. The Macys
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-16 19:03 UTC
New York Is Proposing the Creation of a ‘Public Venmo’...
Lawmakers and activists are proposing a digital payment platform and currency to help millions of New Yorkers without bank accounts.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-08 03:23 UTC
New York Deli Operators Plead Guilty to $154,000 Food Stamp Fraud...
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The operators of a Rochester, New York, deli pleaded guilty to a $154,000 food stamp fraud scheme, officials say.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-07 20:20 UTC
New York offered to pay part of Amazon workers' salaries in early HQ2 bid...
It's no secret that New York's bid for Amazon's HQ2 fell apart due to objections from officials and activists, but it now appears that the state was initially prepared to make far more concessions than you might have expected. The Wall Street
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-05 07:48 UTC
DeBlasio: New Yorkers should be prepared for terrorist attacks after Iran strike...
De Blasio also said he was glad the Iranian general, Qassem Soleimani, was dead.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-03 18:47 UTC
Goodbye Big Apple: More People Are Leaving New York Than Any Other State In The U.S....
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"New York has lost nearly 1.4 million residents to the rest of the country since 2010," a Dec. 30 Empire Center release said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-03 07:15 UTC
NY Governor's Veto Outrages Activists Fighting for Medicaid Patients Who Need Opioid Addiction Treatment...
Activists and lawmakers in New York are furious over a New Year's Eve decision by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to veto a bill intended to make it easier for low income residents on Medicaid to access medication-based treatment for opioid addiction&m
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-03 07:06 UTC
Don Imus has died; controversial radio legend was longtime host of "Imus in the Morning" dies at 79; cause of death not released...
WFAN host Mike Francesa, a longtime friend, called Imus "one of the true giants in the history of radio."
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-28 06:19 UTC
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Bans Federal Judges From Performing Marriages Because They Might Be Trump Appointees...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has effectively banned federal judges from performing marriages in his state because some of them might have been appointed by President Donald Trump, NBC News reports. Although it's comparatively rare, many Americans choose
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-23 19:43 UTC
Scientists uncover world's oldest forest...
Scientists have discovered remnants of the world's oldest fossil forest in a sandstone quarry in Cairo, New York.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-19 17:08 UTC
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