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

“Every child, whether in full remote, hybrid or in-school learning, must have quality broadband in order to be educated. You simply cannot learn without it. You can’t do homework without it. And yet, too many of our students don’t have it,” Westchester Sen. Shelly Mayer said.

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 […]

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

For one, Cuomo would welcome a casino in New York City. “[Cuomo] argued that the economic boost from casino gambling far outweighs the increase in crime and compulsive gambling and other social ills that critics say the industry fosters,” the Daily News reports.

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

Related Story ‘SNL’: Jason Bateman, Timothée Chalamet & Kristen Wiig To Host Final Three Episodes Of 2020; Morgan Wallen Gets Second Chance As Musical Guest Fans obtained their tickets for the Saturday premiere, hosted by Chris Rock, through a third-party website called called 1iota. The Times reported that upon signing up for tickets audience members […]

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.

Oh No, There Are 82 New Christmas Movies This Year

You know that thing people say about Taco Bell? That the whole menu is just five ingredients (tortillas, cheese, meat, beans, sauce) remixed and rearranged in infinite combinations? Made-for-TV Christmas is the Taco Bell of entertainment genres. Take the same haggard tropes — the struggling inns, the small towns, the career women who must be […]

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

The actor, writer and producer announced on Thursday that Tyler Perry Studios, his Atlanta-based film and TV hub, was going to be giving away nonperishable food items as well as $25 gift cards to the first 5,000 families in need who drove through. 

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 — […]

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

How to watch Cuomo’s COVID-19 update today  What: Governor Andrew Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s COVID-19 response  Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Time: 11 a.m. ET Location: Rochester, New York  Online stream: Live on CBSN New York in the player above and on your mobile or streaming device  If the upcoming holiday season, spanning from […]

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.