Omicron isn’t going to stop us, says Mayor Adams

News 01/21/22, 13:45

“Let’s be clear on this—we are winning, we are going to win because we’re resilient.” the mayor stated at a press conference at the City Hall. Mayor Eric Adams declared on Tuesday, Jan. 18, that New York City was winning the battle against the Omicron virus outbreak, saying that, while the ...

Former Democratic NYC mayor de Blasio rules out race for governor

New York 01/19/22, 15:39

New York City's previous mayor will not run for office at the gubernatorial election on Nov. 8. Bill de Blasio has ruled out any immediate tilt for New York state governor. The Democrat will devote his time to combating inequality instead. "No, I am not going to be running for governor of ...

Andrew Cuomo to face no charges in handling nursing home COVID-19 deaths

News 01/06/22, 15:25

An investigation into Andrew Cuomo's handling of nursing home COVID-19 deaths is closed with no charges against the former New York governor, according to Fox News. Early this week, Elkan Abramowitz, a former federal prosecutor who represents Cuomo, said that the Elder Care Unit from the Manhattan District Attorney's Office informed him that they ...

NYC Mayor-elect: ‘We can’t shut down our city again’

News 01/01/22, 03:48

New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams has outlined his plan to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, which is worsening amid a surge in cases driven by the Omicron variant, vowing that he will not let the city shut down again. "We can't shut down our city again. We can't allow the city to ...

NYC Gov. cuts health worker quarantine, fights back COVID critics

News 12/25/21, 05:40

New York Gov. reduces medical professionals' quarantine time and responds to COVID criticism. During a speech in Albany on Friday, Dec. 24, Governor Kathy Hochul said that New York reduces the time workers must stay at home after testing positive for COVID-19. Fully vaccinated workers in health care and other frontline industries ...

CNN closes offices to most workers as COVID-19 cases rise

New York 12/22/21, 03:23

According to an internal message sent to CNN staff, the network will close its offices to most of its employees due to COVID-19 cases increase. The network, part of the WarnerMedia division of AT&T Inc (T.N), said on Saturday, Dec. 18, that the request is in place for all non-essential personnel. "We ...

Expert: No significant impact on the US if all Chinese companies delisted

New York 12/14/21, 03:32

On Dec. 2, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges are required to indicate whether they are owned or controlled by government agencies. At the same time, it is necessary to provide audit evidence. Some analysts say this could cause more than 200 Chinese companies ...

Window washer dies in high-rise fall from Brooklyn building

New York 12/12/21, 15:38

A New Jersey window washer was pronounced dead on Friday, after plummeting from an elevated building under construction in Brooklyn. NY Daily News citing police officers and city officials reported that the victim is a 34-year-old worker from Harrison named Diego Rodriguez Celi. He plunged from the 12th floor of the 21-story ...