Post Tagged with: "coronavirus"

Realistic Is MLB Plan To Resume Won’t Work

Realistic Is MLB Plan To Resume Won’t Work

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Logistics say that Major League Baseball games being played in Arizona  will be difficult to save the 2020 season. In other words this is complicated towards gearing for a June 1 start. Lets be realistic […]

by · April 7, 2020 · Sports
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NY State Ed Cancels June Regents Exams

State Board of Regents Chancellor Dr. Betty Rosa announced today that New York’s high school Regents exams scheduled for June will be canceled. Also, the Board of Regents today adopted emergency regulations to ease the burdens and provide important flexibility […]

by · April 6, 2020 · Education, Education News, News
Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr.

Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz urges immigrant medical professionals to join fight against COVID-19

You should know that there are about 65,000 certified doctors with licenses from other countries who cannot practice their professions due to not having the requirements that this nation demands. These medical workers, for the most part have vast experience […]

by · April 6, 2020 · Health, News
BP Diaz Visits Mobile Testing Site in Co-op City

BP Diaz Visits Mobile Testing Site in Co-op City

Back on March 31, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. greeted workers setting up the new mobile testing site based out of Co-Op City that will help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The mobile testing site will provide […]

by · April 6, 2020 · Health, News
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Richard Carranza at City Hall

City Cancels Spring Break

In light of the threat generated by the coronavirus, Mayor de Blasio on Friday instructed Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza to cancel the planned April 9-17 spring break for teachers and city schoolkids. “We are confident that continuing remote learning will […]

by · April 6, 2020 · Education News, Government, News
China's President Xi Jin Ping vowed in January a 'people's war' against the  coronavirus. Credit: Xinhua News Agency

Vernuccio’s View: The Case Against China

The toll taken by the Covid-19 virus is staggering, resembling that of a considerable war. The losses have been needlessly caused.  Through negligence or malfeasance, the Chinese government’s failure to timely warn the world of the outbreak eliminated the possibility […]

Matters of Faith: Maintaining Your Sanity

Matters of Faith: Maintaining Your Sanity

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. And do not be conformed to this world, […]

by · April 5, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
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Financial Focus: Coronavirus is about to kill our economy

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA Well, now the financial numbers are starting to come in: Employment claims in last 2 weeks: 10 million Stock market: ( Jan- March) -25% 80% of Americans are on stay at home orders Ready […]

by · April 3, 2020 · Financial Focus
Assembly Passes Emergency Coronavirus Appropriations Bill

Assembly Passes Emergency Coronavirus Appropriations Bill

This week, we learned of the first confirmed case of novel coronavirus — or COVID-19 — in New York State.   “The Assembly Minority Conference stands ready to assist in the prevention and containment of the coronavirus. We have seen […]

by · April 3, 2020 · Government, Health, News
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COVID-19 AID: Filing for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Congress passed the CARES Act on Friday, March 27, 2020. The New York State Department of Labor set up the CARES Act web page to provide information about how the Act may affect unemployment (UI) benefits.

Not The Norm And Adjusting In The Bronx

Not The Norm And Adjusting In The Bronx

By Rich Mancuso Tuesday March 31, 2020: We begin the third week of this Coronavirus Pandemic and isolation period. From this perspective, it has been difficult with adjusting to a new lifestyle of staying  home and following procedures to stay […]

by · April 1, 2020 · Uncategorized
September 20, 2017-Bronx, NY- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces Bronx Civic Center as $10 Million New York City region winner of second-round Downstate Revitalization Initiative.

NYS Opens COVID-19 Testing Site in Co-op City

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie, Senator Jamaal T. Bailey and Assemblyman Michael Benedetto have secured a critical new COVID-19 mobile testing site for the Northeast Bronx. “Our main strategy to slow the spread of this virus […]

by · March 30, 2020 · Government, Health, News
Baseball On Hold And That Is Secondary

Baseball On Hold And That Is Secondary

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor We look at the situation and sports are shut down. Sports, as much as we use as a diversion, is secondary at this point as the Coronavirus Pandemic crisis is here for the time being. […]

by · March 25, 2020 · Sports
Financial Focus: Coronavirus and what you should do for your financial health

Financial Focus: Coronavirus and what you should do for your financial health

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA In this sad state of affairs that we now see ourselves in because of the coronavirus, we will not comment on the health concerns, except to say, please be safe and careful. But while […]

Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, 16 CD, Chair, NYC Council Committee on Public Safety

Council Member Vanessa Gibson Denounces President Trump’s Racist Comments Regarding COVID-19

The Women’s Caucus of the New York City Council denounces the racist and xenophobic rhetoric used by the President and White House staff in the midst of the current  COVID-19 public health crisis. For weeks, we have been hearing reports […]

by · March 18, 2020 · Health, News