Crushing Covid-19: Infections Down and Vaccinations on the Rise in NY

Crushing Covid-19:  Infections Down and Vaccinations on the Rise in NY

New York is continuing to see a decline in Covid-19 hospitalizations and deaths. The statewide positivity rate has remained steady at 4.53 percent. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday that over 15 percent of New Yorkers have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. The state expects to receive 164,800 doses of the newly […]

Tacos Take All: NY’s New Top Comfort  Food

Tacos Take All: NY’s New Top Comfort  Food

According to research from Top Data, a global marketing agency made up of over a dozen firms, American taco consumption has skyrocketed in the wake of Covid-19. The agency has conducted a study that found U.S. residents have upped their  taco intake by a remarkable  12.8 percent since the beginning of the pandemic. Top Data […]

AMC Palisades Theatre Set to Reopen Friday

AMC Palisades Theatre Set to Reopen Friday

With the Covid-19 infection rate continuing to decline in New York, Rocklanders can soon enjoy attractions that have been closed since the onset of the pandemic last year. AMC Palisades announced on their website that they will reopen to patrons on March 5.  The theatre is implementing new policies and procedures to help protect moviegoers […]

Covid-19 Update 2/27: Infection Rates Down, County Leaders Frustrated With Vaccine Distribution

Covid-19 Update 2/27: Infection Rates Down, County Leaders Frustrated With Vaccine Distribution

New York is continuing to see a steady decline in Covid-19 cases, with the positivity rate at 4.23 percent as of Tuesday. “The decline in our hospitalization and infection rates is all thanks to the dedication New Yorkers have time and again shown to defeating this invisible enemy,” said Governor Cuomo. “As our rates continue […]

Rockland Launches Emergency Operations Center to Help Seniors Find Covid-19 Vaccines

Rockland Launches Emergency Operations Center to Help Seniors Find Covid-19 Vaccines

With about 11,000 seniors on the Office for the Aging’s waiting list and many others struggling to make appointments for the Covid-19 vaccine, Rockland leaders decided to step in.  County Executive Ed Day announced the activation of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) yesterday. The EOC was last opened more than three years ago. Staff from […]