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: 1A & 1B essential employees, click here for the full list. Residents aged 65 and older. (As of  2/26/21 the state will partner with…

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…

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…

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…

Senate approves $1.9T rescue plan

Senate approves $1.9T rescue plan

NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off the Senate’s passage of a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 rescue package, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer was back in New York to promote the plan’s impact on his home state. Schumer said Sunday that “help is on the way” to beleaguered New Yorkers. He detailed aid that he said would…

Some NY State Democrats call for Cuomo to resign

Some NY State Democrats call for Cuomo to resign

NEW YORK (AP) — The two top Democrats in New York’s legislature withdrew their support for Gov. Andrew Cuomo amid mounting allegations of sexual harassment and undercounting COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes. Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins became the first senior Democrat in the state to say he should resign. Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie stopped…

Patchogue woman to serve 9 months for the death an anti-gang activist

Patchogue woman to serve 9 months for the death an anti-gang activist

(East Farmingale, NY)-  The Long Island woman who struck and killed an anti-gang activist with her vehicle, was sentenced on Thursday to 9 months in prison.  Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini, had this to say about 60-year-old Annmarie Drago of Patchogue, “The defendant’s actions that day were unconscionable, first destroying a memorial for a…

Long Island woman killed in Thursday night crash

Long Island woman killed in Thursday night crash

(Shirley, NY)-  An East Moriches woman died on Thursday after her vehicle crashed into van in Shirley. Suffolk County Police say 46-year-old Kerry Probst, was driving a 2012 Toyota Camry westbound on Neighborhood Road near Havenwood Drive, when her vehicle crossed over the center line and collided with a 2003 Ford Econoline.  Probst, was transported…

What will happen to Cuomo after the AG’s investigation

What will happen to Cuomo after the AG’s investigation

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s attorney general has promised a thorough investigation of allegations that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed at least two women. But if the investigation finds evidence of wrongdoing, what then? Who gets to decide what discipline, if any, the Democrat might face? New York has an impeachment court, last used…

Cuomo’s alleged victims speak out

Cuomo’s alleged victims speak out

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the women who accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexually harassing her at the workplace says she was motivated to come forward after another woman contacted her to share similar allegations. Lindsey Boylan tells Harper’s Bazaar that another factor was that Cuomo had been named as a contender…