New York City’s COVID checkpoints are back: Cops will be out ‘in force’ at bridges, crossings and bus stations to question Thanksgiving travelers from out of state

New York City’s COVID-19 checkpoints are back with police out ‘in force’ at bridges, crossings and bus stations to question Thanksgiving travelers from out of state. The George Washington Bridge is pictured linking New York and New Jersey. has contacted the Mayor’s office for exact details on which bridges and crossings officers will be based […]

Schools: The New Normal | State, New York City Make Moves To Bridge Digital Divide For Remote Learning

Cash Rules: New York City Businesses To Face $1,000 Fine For Failing To Accept Dollars, Coins As Payment COVID In NYC: Staten Island Getting Emergency Coronavirus Treatment Facility As More Restrictions Loom Swingers Party With More Than 80 People In Attendance Busted In Queens

Assemblyman Deals Caution to Governor Cuomo’s Push to Legalize Gambling in New York

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is in favor of the plan along with Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos. Both have promised that they would seek from their chambers the support needed for the constitutional amendment. But Silver has cautioned Cuomo that it’s no guarantee the legislature would go along with it, perhaps not without a clearer […]

‘SNL’ Complied With New York’s New COVID-19 Guidelines By Paying Studio Audience Members $150 Each

The New York times reported that SNL paid audience members to adhere to coronavirus guidelines noting that shows “must prohibit live audiences unless they consist only of paid employees, cast and crew.” By cutting audience members a check and essentially treating them as extras for their weekly sketch show, the NBC show safely brought back […]

New York Governor Cuomo expects “significant rise” in COVID-19 cases in December

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he expects to see a “significant rise” in COVID-19 cases in early December because of infections during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. He also said Washington needs to provide states with funding for distributing a vaccine.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Did Discuss Miscarriage Op-Ed in the ‘New York Times’ With Royals, Source Says

The only time on record where a senior royal has been so open about losing a baby came in 2001, when Sophie Wessex, the wife of Prince Edward, the queen’s youngest son, made a statement speaking of her sadness at losing her unborn baby after she was airlifted to hospital from her home.

New York Mag’s Nuzzi slams media ‘cowardice’ toward Biden, claims journos don’t want to ruin social life

“And that’s not to say, like, I know what the right attitude to have is … but … I think there is just a reluctance to make one’s social life uncomfortable, that it was easier in the Trump Era and it’s going to be harder in the Biden Era for reporters to not feel uncomfortable. And I’m nervous about that.”

New York May Tax Out-of-State Hedge-Fund Workers

For years, hedge-fund executives and other money managers had a sweet deal. They could come into New York, make piles of money, then slide back out to the ‘burbs, where they could justify their feelings of bridge-and-tunnel uncoolness by gloating that at least they didn’t have to pay New York’s stupid “carried interest” tax — […]

Tracy Morgan hands out more than 1,200 turkeys in New York for Thanksgiving

“During this very tough time, the pandemic has exacerbated every single inequity that we have, so having people ready willing and able to come back and commit themselves, through word and through deed, and to bring other people along is amazing,” Cornegy continued.

Watch Live: New York Governor Cuomo gives COVID-19 update before Thanksgiving

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is giving a COVID-19 update on Wednesday as New Yorkers prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving. He said Tuesday that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state are up 128% in three weeks and urged “serious caution” during the holiday.