De Blasio: New York City’s Ventilators Will Run Out by ‘Monday or Tuesday’

MAYOR BILL DE BLASIO: I can get to Sunday, when it comes to ventilators. Monday, Tuesday, I’m not sure about yet. That’s the blunt truth, John. I’m not sure if the nation’s largest city, after we have asked our federal government constantly, we’ve gone to every company we can find literally on earth that we […]

New York reports deadliest day from coronavirus, makes plea for help

Cuomo said he had spoken with Alibaba Group Holding (BABA.N) co-founder Jack Ma and was getting help from the Chinese e-commerce giant in sourcing materials from China, the biggest producer of personal protective equipment (PPE) in short supply for medical workers.

Everyone Ignored Ted Cruz at New York City’s GOP Gala. Sad!

New Yorkers haven’t exactly taken to Ted Cruz. After precious few supporters (and a handful of protesters) attended his meet-and-greet in the Bronx, Cruz attempted to win the city over by bashing its mayor, but even bad-mouthing de Blasio wasn’t enough to win him any favors among the city’s constituents. This became apparent at the […]

Meet the New York Restaurant Owner Who Delivered Oranges to Hospital Workers During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Fermin’s act of kindness came shortly after he decided to close the doors of his business, which has become a neighborhood staple for delicious Dominican food in the two years since it opened. Although the restaurant was operating amid the outbreak, the New York native said that he felt it was his duty to ensure […]

Dozen of refrigerated trucks to be sent to New York City as coronavirus death toll mounts

Patrick Kearns, a fourth-generation funeral director in the New York City borough of Queens, said the industry has never experienced anything like this. His family was prepared on 9/11 for their business to be overrun, but with so many bodies lost amid the rubble, the rush never came.

Fury as dozens of Orthodox Jews break coronavirus social distancing laws to attend rabbi’s funeral in New York

The coronavirus has now infected more than one million people globally and killed at least 54,000 since first breaking out in December.

Coronavirus has seen our lives in New York upended with breathtaking rapidity

Yesterday, Bill de Blasio, the Mayor of New York, suggested we should be “braced” for the possible imposition of a “Shelter in Place” order within 48 hours. This would restrict us to our homes for everything except essential visits to get food or medication, as has happened in China, Italy, France and Spain.

New York governor reports deadliest day yet from coronavirus, pleads for help

State to take ventilators from places that aren’t using them Cuomo said the state still doesn’t have the ventilators and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) it needs as cases mount. He said he will sign an executive that allows it to take ventilators and PPE from institutions that have them but aren’t using them.

‘New York Is in Crisis’: Cuomo Pleads for Help as State Suffers Worst Single-Day Death Toll

Cuomo begged on Friday for New York manufacturers to start making gowns, gloves and N95 masks. In an attempt to combat the shortage, Cuomo said Friday he will authorize the National Guard to seize and redistribute ventilators and other personal protective equipment (PPE) from hospitals across the state—an attempt to put a bandaid on medical […]

Trump Organisation Removes President’s Name From New York Ice Rinks – Reports

“It’s a complete rebranding”, Geoffrey Croft representing watchdog group NYC Park Advocates said to the Post. “These rinks, which once shouted the president’s name, now barely mention it. They’ve taken [the name] off everything. Off the uniforms, everything”. © CC BY 2.0 / James Trosh / NY Snowing – Central Park Ice Skating