Allison Beats Raven!

Allison Beats Raven!

Allison took Raven down this morning to win herself $1,900!  That means the “Can’t Beat Raven” jackpot resets to $100. Who will be the next person to win and claim the jackpot? Will it be you!?

Weekend’s Box Office Numbers

Weekend’s Box Office Numbers

Here’s something we haven’t talked about in awhile… the weekend’s box office numbers.  Movie theaters are slowly opening back up and out can still stream new releases too like this week’s #1 movie on Disney+

1. Raya and the Last Dragon – $8.6 million

2. Tom & Jerry – $6.6 million

3. Chaos Walking $3.4 million

4. Boogie – $1.2 million

5. The Croods: A New Age – $780,000

6. The Little Things – $550,000

7. Wonder Woman 1984 $511,000

8. The Marksman – $500,000

9. Judas and the Black Messiah – $282,000

10. Monster Hunter – $260,000

 

(Image: AP Newsroom)

Monday, March 8th, 2021: Credit Due; Eating in Bed; Kid’s Names

Monday, March 8th, 2021:  Credit Due; Eating in Bed; Kid’s Names

If you could have any voice you want, who would it be?  Morgan Freeman and James Earl Jones were the most common responses, but Anna had someone else in mind….

It’s International Women’s Day!  Who are the women who have inspired you?  Anna and Raven asked around the office to find out which women influenced their co-workers!  (3:26)

The Prince Harry and Meghan interview is was one of the most anticipated events in TV history, but if all you want to talk about is THIS part, that’s all I need to know about you!  (7:13)

Are you planning a vacation out of town?  With Covid restrictions getting relaxed across the country, Summer vacation plans are blowing up!  Anna and Raven talk to AAA Public Affairs Manager Fran Mayko, who has some great tips for traveling this Summer!  (9:50)

Did you watch the big Meghan and Harry interview last night?  Early ratings projections say it had almost as many viewers as the Super Bowl!  Raven didn’t watch it, so Anna breaks it down for him, and after hearing the details he’s definitely picked a side!  (12:51)

What did you name your kids and why?  Anna always feels awkward explaining her daughter’s names to people because her oldest daughter is named after an obscure mid-2000’s Sci-Fi show!  (16:47)

Did you do something nice for someone over the weekend, and not get any credit for it?  Anna and Raven will give you the credit due!  One caller’s husband crashed her car, and she stayed completely calm.  You won’t believe what her husband’s reaction was!  (23:57)

How do you feel about eating in bed?  Raven’s wife Alicia ate crackers in bed the other day, and Raven was having none of it!  Do you think he’s over-reacting, or is he right?  Anna and Raven let the callers decide!  (27:41)

Ethan has struck up a friendship with a female co-worker at the retail store where he works. He insists it’s totally platonic, but his girlfriend, Lidia, found out that he has lunch out with her every Tuesday and Wednesday at the sandwich shop next to their store. She says it’s inappropriate to have lunch with another woman, even if they’re just friends. It looks bad. He says she’s overreacting, the woman is married, and her husband doesn’t even care! Whose side are you on?  (37:48)

Raven is on a roll and the jackpot is up to $1900!  Does Ali have what it takes to beat him in pop culture trivia and claim the prize?  (44:30)

Today’s headlines from the WALK 97.5 newsroom

Today’s headlines from the WALK 97.5 newsroom

How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment on Long Island

How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment on Long Island

This page is updated as new information becomes available.

(East Farmingdale, NY)-  As of March 8, 2021 in New York State, the people who can sign up for COVID-19 vaccine appointments include:

All New Yorker’s currently eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, can sign up on the New York State run, “am I eligible” site – which you can access here  OR by calling 1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4829) between 7am-10pm.

Click here for a tutorial video on how to book an appointment at a NY State COVID-19 vaccination center

Nassau County:

Nassau County COVID-19 hotline 516-227-9570 for text alerts text the word COVID19NC to 999777 more information on the Nassau County vaccination efforts and vaccination sites can be found here.

 

Suffolk County:

Suffolk County residents can call 311 for more information on how to schedule a vaccine appointment. More information on the Suffolk County vaccination efforts and vaccination sites can be found here

  • For appointments at South Oaks Hospital in Amityville, click here
  • For appointments at SCCC Brentwood Campus in Brentwood, click here.
  • For appointments at the ballpark in Central Islip, click here.
  • For appointments at Long Island Community Hospital, click here.
  • For appointments at Peconic Bay Medical Center, click here.
  • Stony Brook Southampton Hospital is vaccinating some essential workers and adults over 65, more info available here.
  • For an appointment at the Setauket Fire Department, click here. 
  • For appointments at the Riverhead Senior Center in Aquebogue, residents can call 631-727-3200, ext. 653 to pre-register.  Appointments available through 3/9/21

 

Major Retail Pharmacies on Long Island: include CVS, Walgreens and Stop & Shop for residents aged 65 and older.

 

Other ways to get a vaccine appointment include;

  • New York State pop up vaccination centers this week on Long Island:  B.A.P.S Swaminarayan Hindu Temple, 2 Deshon Drive, Melville, NY 11747, Open: March 5, 2021; 8:00 AM-12:00 PM 
  • Northwell Health, you can access the Northwell site here.
  • Some large physician networks or practice groups can now vaccinate patients ages 65 and older. 
  • Facebook, there are groups of Long Islanders on Facebook helping each other navigate the appointment process, click here to find the Long Island COVID-19 vaccination group.
  • New York State will offer the Johnson and Johnson single dose COVID-19 vaccine for all eligible New Yorker’s during overnight hours at the Javits Vaccination Center starting on Friday, March 5th.  Appointments will be taken until the initial batch of vaccines from the federal government run out. The other state run 24/7 sites are restricted to the residents who live within the host site’s county.  Jones Beach & Stony Brook are not 24-7 and are not offering the J&J vaccine at this time. 
  • Vaccine Helper site, created by a kid from Westchester, click here for the site.  

***NOTE: individuals getting vaccinated must provide proof of eligibility.  Find out more about the various types of proof you might need to show for your appointment located, here.

Photo: A vial of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is displayed at South Shore University Hospital, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 in Bay Shore, N.Y. Janssen Pharmaceuticals is a division of Johnson & Johnson. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Nassau Coliseum will become a COVID-19 vaccination site

Nassau Coliseum will become a COVID-19 vaccination site

(East Farmingdale, NY)-  Soon Long Islanders can line up for a COVID-19 vaccine, at the Nassau Coliseum.  Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, announced plans over the weekend to transform the lower level exhibition hall of the Coliseum into a vaccination center.  Curran also said that they will be taking steps to make booking appointments at the Coliseum site easier for people without the internet.  The site will open later this month.

 

Photo: A military aircraft, based out of the Westhampton Beach 106th Rescue Wing, flies over Nassau Coliseum prior to an NHL hockey game between the New York Islanders and the Washington Capitals, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Steven Ryan)

Today’s Forecast

TODAY: SUNNY – AROUND 40

TONIGHT: CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY – 25-30

TUE: PARTLY SUNNY AND MILD – MID 50S

WED: SUN AND CLOUDS – SPRINGLIKE – 55-60

THUR: PARTLY CLOUDY- BREEZY – 60’S

FRI: SUN AND CLOUDS – 60

LI restaurants can increase capacity to 75% starting March 19th

LI restaurants can increase capacity to 75% starting March 19th

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says restaurants in New York state outside of New York City will be allowed to fill three-fourths of their seats starting March 19. The move to 75% capacity will take place on the same day that neighboring Connecticut goes to 100% capacity for restaurants. Cuomo said in a conference call Sunday that 75% “is what the consumer is ready for.” The governor did not indicate that the current 35% limit for restaurants in New York City would rise. Cuomo spoke as the leaders of the state legislature’s two houses called for his resignation. Cuomo said he would not resign.

 

Photo: Billy Romm, left, owner of Billy’s Beach Cafe, surveys the scene at his restaurant which served customers, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, in Long Beach, New York as Long Island progressed to phase two of the state’s reopening plan during the current coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

LIRR: New timetable begins Monday, March 8th

LIRR: New timetable begins Monday, March 8th

(East Farmingdale, NY)-  The Long Island Rail Road will operate on a new timetable starting on Monday, March 8th.  The MTA cites that ridership levels on board the LIRR, remains at 24% of pre-pandemic levels and that the new timetables, will help them to operate more efficiently.  Printed timetables will not be distributed.  To view the new timetables, click here.

 

Photo: A passenger rides in a Long Island Rail Road train car as snow starts to fall Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, in the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)