It was announced Wednesday that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, All New York residents will be able to vote absentee on the June 23rd primaries. This comes as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo also directed the Department of Labor to make $600 in additional weekly unemployment benefits available, and extend the period of time covered…

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New York now has over 102,000 cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the state department of health. There are 4 confirmed cases of the virus in Schuyler County. In Tompkins County, there are 93 confirmed cases of COVID-19. According to the county health department, 51 of those cases have since seen resolved symptoms. In…

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New York State’s total number of positive COVID-19 cases has reached over 37,000, according to the state department of health. According to the Governor, New York is doing more tests — now up to 18,650 tests per day. A quarter of all tests in the country have reportedly been done in New York. As of…

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Tompkins County and Cayuga Health have opened a new COVID-19 testing center, according to the Ithaca Times. The center is located in portable structures in the parking lot of The Shops at Ithaca Mall. It is replacing the COVID-19 testing center on Craft Road. Anyone can pre-register for testing at www.cayugahealth.org or by calling (607)…

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Effective 8PM Monday in New York State, New Jersey, and Connecticut, crowd capacities must be reduced to 50 people, restaurants and bars will be takeout and delivery ONLY, Gyms will close, Movie theaters will close, and Casinos will close. That’s according to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Grocery stores will remain open. In the last…

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It was announced yesterday that Cornell would move classes online after spring break to avoid further possible exposure to COVID-19. According to the University, Cornell undergraduate students are being asked to go home to their permanent residences at the start of spring break on March 28 and not return to campus thereafter. Vice President of…

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As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in New York, Cornell has announced that classes in Ithaca will move online after spring break to avoid further possible contact with the novel coronavirus. According to the university, effective tomorrow, all in-person, non-essential Cornell events with 100 or more people in place both on- and…

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