The inevitable finally became reality for New York City public schools during the second wave of COVID-19, as Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza informed principals that campuses would close Thursday, November 19, with all classes reverting to online instruction only.
More than 20 schools previously located in Brooklyn red zones and now in state-designated COVID-19 yellow zones will be allowed to reopen on Thursday, officials announced on Monday.
Schools located in recently established red or orange COVID cluster zones in Brooklyn might have to wait until the end of the week before they can reopen, Mayor de Blasio said Monday.
Outside MS 88 in South Slope, an unmasked man with a Trump flag waving from his car screamed at voters entering and exiting the site at around 9:50 am.
At the height of economic crisis of the last decade, the city chose the Zamperla family to rebuild Coney Island’s amusement park in an effort to revamp the People’s Playground.
Mayor de Blasio, who put forward the plan, aimed to begin the closures on Wednesday, but Cuomo announced the earlier start date at a press conference earlier today.
The six branches across the borough will be newly open for limited service with restricted hours.
The demonstration began as dozens of protesters gathered outside Downtown Brooklyn’s housing court, before marching to the offices of city marshal Howard Schain.
The beloved Bushwick nightclub House of Yes temporarily closed beginning Friday after state authorities suspended its liquor license for skirting COVID-19 regulations, its owners announced.
While bowling alleys in New York State got the official go-ahead to reopen their doors on August 14, the owner of Sunset Park’s iconic Melody Lanes sees no end to the hard times, saying his business is “limping along” amid the pandemic.