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Cuomo Orders Shift In Ventilators To Overwhelmed Hospitals

NEW YORK (AP) - Cuomo said Friday he will order the redistribution of hundreds of ventilators to hospitals overwhelmed with critical coronavirus patients amid alarming increases in...

Brooklyn’s Orthodox Neighborhoods Have Especially High Rates Of The Coronavirus

NEW YORK (JTA) — Four heavily Orthodox neighborhoods in Brooklyn have especially high rates of the novel coronavirus, according to data released by this city’s Department of Health...

Local newspapers are facing their own coronavirus crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — Just when Americans need it most, a U.S. newspaper industry already under stress is facing an unprecedented new challenge. Readers desperate for information are ...

Nyc Mayor Urges National Enlistment Program For Doctors

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called Friday for a national enlistment program for doctors and nurses to handle an expected surge in coronavirus cases in New Yo...

The Cuomo Show, Andrew And Chris, Enliven Coronavirus TV

NEW YORK (AP) — With all their familial love and drama, the Cuomo brothers — Andrew during the daytime, Chris at night — have become compelling figures in the plague-driven landsca...

NYC Residents Should Cover Face When In Public, Mayor Says

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio asked New Yorkers to wear a face covering when they go outside and will be near other people. He cited research showing asympt...

Central Park Houses Hospital Ward As Ny Races To Add Beds

NEW YORK (AP) — There is a coronavirus ward in tents in Central Park. A makeshift hospital has been set up in a Manhattan convention center. Over the next few weeks, spaces includi...

New York City Deaths Top 1,000 With Worst To Come

NEW YORK (AP) — New York authorities rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers Wednesday as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus surged past 1,900 and the wail of a...

Bronx Apartment Building Fire Leaves 4 Dead

BRONX (VINnews) - Four women died after a raging fire broke out on the top floor of an apartment building in the Bronx, fire officials said. The blaze started around 7:15 p.m. i...

New York Virus Death Toll Rises Above 1,200

NEW YORK (AP) — A Navy hospital ship with 1,000 beds arrived Monday in New York City as the number of deaths in the state from the coronavirus outbreak climbed quickly. The disease...

Feds: Borough Park Man Arrested For Assaulting FBI Agents With Cough, Making False Statements About His Possession Of Medical Equipment

NEW YORK (VINnews) A Brooklyn man was arrested today for allegedly coughing on FBI agents while claiming to have the Coronavirus, and with lying to them about his accumulation and ...

Attorney Sues Cuomo Over NY Ban On Large Gatherings, Says It Infringes On Ability To Observe Jewish Faith

NEW YORK (JTA) - A Brooklyn attorney has filed a lawsuit accusing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of violating his right to free speech and ability to observe his Jewish faith because ...

Photos-Video: Navy Hospital Ship ‘Comfort’ Arrives In New York City Amid Coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) - A Navy hospital ship with 1,000 beds arrived Monday morning in New York City to help relieve the coronavirus crisis gripping the city's hospitals. The USNS Comfo...

How Would Overwhelmed Hospitals Decide Who To Treat First?

NEW YORK (AP) — A nurse with asthma, a grandfather with cancer and a homeless man with no known family are wracked with coronavirus-induced fevers. They are struggling to breathe, ...

Attorney At Center Of New Rochelle Coronavirus Outbreak Released From Hospital

NEW YORK (JTA) - The attorney at the center of the coronavirus outbreak in New Rochelle, New York has been released from the hospital, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Cuomo did...

Monsey Chanukah Stabbing Victim Dies

Rockland County, NY (VIN news/Sandy Eller) - Nearly three months to the day after being brutally slashed in a horrific Chanukah terror spree in the home of a Monsey rabbi, a 72 yea...

Photo Of Health Care Workers Flying To Help NY Gets Love

NEW YORK (AP) - A photo of health care professionals from Georgia on a Southwest plane on their way to help with the coronavirus outbreak in New York is getting lots of love online...

NYC Mayor To Synagogues: Close For Coronavirus Or Be Shut Down Permanently

NEW YORK (JTA) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants people to know that live worship services this weekend will be shut down by city officials. “If you go to your synago...

Israeli-american Challenges Longtime Lawmaker Jerry Nadler For Congressional Seat

NEW YORK (JTA) - An Israeli American who advised Andrew Yang’s presidential campaign is challenging Jerry Nadler in the Democratic primary for the veteran lawmaker’s congressional ...