The lingering effects of COVID-19 and staff shortages have claimed another festival. This time it's the Little Italy Streetfest in Schenectady. It's unfortunate but organizers and restaurant owners agree that there is no way they would be able to have enough employees to keep up with the high demand.
The New York State Fair is coming to Syracuse and it will begin this Friday. Don’t be surprised when you’re walking through the fair and you recognize the smell of weed, because marijuana use will be there.
Should Healthcare Workers Be Mandated To Vaccinate? Governor Andrew Cuomo is slated to leave office next week, but before he does, he’s making one last COVID-19 mandate for healthcare workers in New York.
As we move forward in our return to normalcy, we can’t forget that COVID-19 is still spreading in the community. The latest outbreak has been reported at a children’s summer camp in the Capital Region.
They are called “breakthrough cases“ when vaccinated people test positive for COVID-19. Millions of New Yorkers have been vaccinated against the virus, but more than 8000 vaccinated people have tested positive.
COVID-19 vaccines have been around for more than seven months and we still haven’t reached herd immunity. US health officials are still struggling to convince the vaccine-hesitant population to take the shots.
When this pandemic began and we were all required to wear masks, most of us complained but complied. While most adults complained of not only wearing masks but all of the other restrictions and limitations we had, it seemed most kids went about it unfazed.