'There's obviously a huge interest in the beaches and the state of New York has said that different localities can make different choices and some are deciding in the metropolitan area to open beaches for Memorial Day - the traditional start of the beach season. … [Read more...] about New York state daily deaths drop to 106, the lowest since March 26, as two more regions prepare to reopen – but NYC and Long Island remain closed
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'The right to protest and exercise free speech is the foundation of all our other liberties, and during a crisis is exactly when we need to be most vigilant about protecting it,' Legal Director and lead attorney on the case, Christopher Dunn, said in a statement on Friday after Cuomo expanded his order to include all gatherings of up to 10 people that practiced social gathering. … [Read more...] about Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York’s professional sports teams can start training again because residents are ready for a ‘return to normalcy’
Coronavirus hairstyle turns heads in Kenya Teaching shape and colors Not only did Mable Etambo design the hairstyle in the shape of of the corona virus, she also use colored thread to represent the colors of the virus itself. "The pink color represents the protein layer, the maroon is the fatty layer and the zigzag is the crown," she explains. She hopes to continue her new-found talent as a hair-stylist even after the pandemic is over. … [Read more...] about What’s the harm in Zoom schooling or contact tracing?
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy shared a picture of himself on the boardwalk by Seaside Heights, wearing a face mask on Sunday. The beaches still attracted visitors despite the gloomy weather after the governor reopened them two weeks ago. Many of the visitors were believed to be from the likes of New York and Pennsylvania. … [Read more...] about America casts COVID caution to the wind as revelers hit beaches again after heavy Memorial Day weekend celebrations, but bad weather keeps numbers down while some party a little TOO much
Across the country Americans observed the holiday in special ways. In Staten Island the annual Memorial Day parade went on, but was scaled back in numbers. This year attendees participated by driving down streets in a parade line waving flags and photos of their loved ones who served in the military. … [Read more...] about Americans remember the fallen on a very different Memorial Day: Thousands pay their respects to service members through socially distanced ceremonies where mourners wear masks and drive-by parades after large services were canceled due to coronavirus