Governor Cuomo announced additional efforts to expand access to community-based vaccination sites at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn and York College in Queens being established through a partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo News video.
February 8, 2021 – Governor Cuomo announced that New York City indoor dining can reopen at 25 percent capacity on February 12, Lunar New Year Day. The reopening was previously scheduled for Valentine’s Day, but restaurants requested an earlier reopening date to allow staff to prepare and the request has been granted.
Staten Island pub owner Keith Maclarny holds a press conference outside of his bar Mac’s Public House. Maclarny is among many business owners who had to close their doors in result of COVID spikes in New York. Fox Business News video.
Now that New Jersey has gotten the green light for indoor dining to begin by the end of the week, restaurant owners in the Big Apple are wondering why they are not being allowed to do the same. CBS2 New York News video.
August 17, 2020 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced new guidance for the New York State Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative, which was established by the Governor’s Executive Order in June. The guidance offers a framework and topics for consideration by local police departments, elected officials and citizens as they develop their local plans for reform. Per the Governor’s Executive Order, every locality must adopt a plan for reform by April 1, 2021 to be eligible for future state funding. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo video.
NY Gov. Cuomo briefing – gym reopening guidelines expected New York Governor Andrew Cuomo holds a briefing in Lower Manhattan. He is expected to announce the date and rules under which gyms can reopen. More: https://7ny.tv/2EekanW Eyewitness News ABC7NY video.
After Tropical Storm Isaias left millions of customers in our area without power, Gov. Andrew Cuomo vowed action. They’re the same promises the governor has made after every bad weather event, but does he mean it this time? CBS2 New York News video.
August 3, 2020 – Earlier today during a press briefing, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo voiced support for experts that are calling for a reset of the federal government’s response to COVID-19. The Governor called on President Trump to tell the truth to the American people about the mistakes that the federal government has made in handling the virus. ( And nothing about “own mistakes” – with ventilators and nursing homes ) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo video.
New York City’s submitted plans for reopening schools is more of an outline than an in-depth plan, one of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s advisers said Sunday. An NYC Department of Education spokeswoman clarified that they submitted overall reopening plans to the state on Friday, including health and safety protocols and testing and tracing guidelines. The DOE obtained an extension from the state for its school-specific plans. PIX11 New York News video.
Thursday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo imposed tougher restrictions on bars and restaurants that violate mask-wearing and social distancing orders. The new measure involves a “three strikes, you’re closed” rule; CBS2 New York News video.