Politics

Gym Rules and Bowling Alley Re-openings Happening This Week
This week, New Yorkers will get to see bowling alleys re-open and guidelines released about the possible re-opening of fitness centers.
Little by little, New York is (kind of) starting to go back to normal.  Sure, travel is restricted, there's no big concerns, businesses remain closed...
Cuomo Adds Rhode Island to Travel List, Removes Some Others
Another day, another update to the New York Covid-19 quarantine travel list.  Well, actually I think the more formal name is the 'travel advisory list'.
Either way, there's updates.  It seems hard to keep up with since each day it seems like something is changing...
Hard Liquor Now Allowed in Ice Cream Too
Wine, cider, and beer ice creams are already allowed in New York.  But now?  Well, hard liquor got the approval as well.
Governor Cuomo approved the inclusion of hard liquor in ice cream recently.  So instead of just a whiskey drink, a vodka drink, or a lager drink, you can enjoy &apos…
One Major Grocery Store Getting Rid of Plastic Bags...Again
Well, get ready to say good-bye to single use plastic bags again.  At least, at one major grocery store in the area.
I know it seems like forever ago, but it really hasn’t been that long since New York put a ban on plastic bags.   Then of course COVID19 hit and reusable bags…
Netflix Feature Focuses on a NY Purple Heart Veteran
A new Netflix documentary, "Father Soldier Son", was recently released, following a Purple Heart Veteran living in central New York.
I missed this somehow on the release date (July 17th), but caught a post about the Netflix feature on newyorkupstate...
New York Locks Down While Cuomo Invites MLB Games
The MLB is back, and Governor Cuomo is offering to host "any major league baseball game that any teams want to play" (CBS 6 Albany) in New York.  Now please, I want your opinion on this one.
Really, because it's getting so hard to keep up with the latest news, restrictions…
Starting Today, A New Rent Relief Program in New York
As of today, New Yorkers can apply for assistance under a new rent relief program.
2020 has not been the easiest year, for anyone. Financially, it's been a year of extreme difficulty for many.  However, $100 million in federal funds have been set aside to help those with rental assistance t…

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