News Headlines: Thursday, June 25th 2020

News Headlines: Thursday, June 25th 2020
  • New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are now asking visitors from states with high coronavirus infection rates to quarantine for 14 days…. and those who are caught violating the quarantine… will face costly fines…
  • 5  regions of Upstate NY, enter phase 4 this Friday…but malls, gyms and movie theaters will remain closed … Governor Cuomo said more research is needed before re-opening these industries…   Long Island is on track to enter phase 4, in early July.
  • Experts now say… almost 180 THOUSAND Americans could die from the coronavirus by October 1st if nothing changes… the University of Washington’s Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluations says about 40 thousand lives could be saved… if Americans wear MASKS.
  • The MTA is facing big financial trouble… saying they need a lot more money from the federal government.
  • New York held primaries on Tuesday, but the results of the closest races won’t be known for at least another week. That’s a feature of voting during the pandemic.
  • George Floyd protesters gathered Wednesday in Port Washington…. today they head to Levittown, Mineola and Farmingville.
  • Bayer says it’s paying up to $10.9 billion to settle litigation over Monsanto’s weed-killer Roundup. Monsanto has faced numerous lawsuits over claims that Roundup causes cancer.
  • An Oakdale woman safely delivered a baby girl on the side of the road in Centereach, Wednesday night.
  • Nassau County will open baseball and soccer fields starting July 6th.
  • Long Beach will begin selling NON Resident daily beach passes starting on Saturday.
  • The NYC Marathon for November 1st has been cancelled.
  • Disney says its postponing the mid-July reopening of its California theme parks but the company still plans to reopen Florida’s Disney World on July 11.