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What Ontario businesses will be able to open at full capacity on Monday?
TORONTO -- The Ontario government released its long-term COVID-19 reopening plan on Friday, noting that capacity restrictions for businesses requiring proof of vaccination will be lifted on Oct. 25.
Ontario university vaccine mandates mean some students being barred from campus
TORONTO -- Several universities in Ontario are moving to bar unvaccinated students from campus as their mandatory vaccination policies take full effect.
Ontario to expand paramedicine services to all eligible seniors
TORONTO -- The provincial government is expanding its paramedicine services to all eligible seniors in Ontario to provide intermediate care for those waiting to enter the long-term care system.
Nearly 200 unvaccinated employees with the University Health Network are expected to be terminated today
TORONTO -- Nearly 200 University Health Network employees have been terminated after failing to comply with an Oct. 22 deadline to become fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Ontario's COVID-19 case counts expected to remain stable as long as public health measures are not lifted
TORONTO -- Ontario's daily COVID-19 case counts are expected to remain stable over the next month despite an increase in social contacts, newly released modelling shows, but only if public health measures are not lifted.
Ontario sees 492 new COVID-19 cases, 12 more deaths | CBC News
Ontario reported 492 new cases of COVID-19 and the deaths of 12 more people with the illness on Friday, as the province gets set to lift capacity restrictions in settings like restaurants, bars and gyms.
Unmasked Police Officers Remove a Subway Rider After He Confronts Them
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Mayor Bill de Blasio said at his news conference that he expected the officers involved to receive discipline from the department. 1
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I didn't like what I saw one bit," he said. 1
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Mr. de Blasio's remarks came as he announced that all city workers - including police officers - must be vaccinated by the end of the month or lose their paychecks, removing an alternative option to submit to regular testing. 1
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Indian Film Is Being Adapted Into a Broadway Musical
Bollywood is coming to Broadway.
Lev Parnas, Ex-Giuliani Ally, Is Convicted of Campaign Finance Charges
A federal jury found that Mr. Parnas and a second man funneled a Russian tycoon's money to U.S. candidates to win favorable treatment for a marijuana business.
Robert Durst Charged With Murder in 1982 Disappearance of His Wife
Mr. Durst was recently convicted of murdering a friend because of what she knew about his wife's disappearance from their Lewisboro, N.Y., home.
A Talent for Talent
Kendall Werts is a new kind of representative for a new kind of celebrity. Often he plucks clients when they're young and on the verge of something bigger. Then he finds what that is.
An Early Look at Early Voting
This is a week for election rituals: the candidates for mayor faced off in a debate on Wednesday, and tomorrow, early voting begins in New York City.
Clinton Hill cafe lets you 'pay what you want' for wholesome grub * Brooklyn Paper
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Fang-tastic return of Brooklyn Horror Film Festival comes to a close * Brooklyn Paper
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With design partway done, city updates community on Red Hook Coastal Resiliency Project * Brooklyn Paper
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What Brooklyn voters need to know ahead of the Nov. 2 general election * Brooklyn Paper
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MTA moves Greenpoint waterfront development deal forward despite local opposition * Brooklyn Paper
The cash would go to MTA's $54.8 billion capital plan for projects like installing station elevators and upgrading the subway's ancient signaling system.
Editorial | Eric Adams: The one to lead New York | amNewYork
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Bitcoin Curious? UWS Blockchain Center Invites Locals to Learn About the 'Inevitable' Financial Future
Posted on October 22, 2021 at 9:54 am by West Sider
By Joy Bergmann
Outdoor 'Cylindrical Gallery' Offers New Exhibit of Local Artist's Sketches and Paintings
Posted on October 21, 2021 at 1:53 pm by Carol Tannenhauser
By Lisa Kava
Wedding Band Blues: Max Seeking Owner of Lost Ring
Posted on October 20, 2021 at 5:18 pm by Carol Tannenhauser
What: a gold wedding ring
Where: Adventure Playground, on CPW between 67 & 68
When: Sunday
Here's the Dish: Bodega 88's Vegetable Tacos
Posted on October 20, 2021 at 10:20 am by Carol Tannenhauser
By Trish Anderton
The Cashmere Sale Pops Back Up On Amsterdam Avenue Between 76th And 77th Streets
Posted on October 19, 2021 at 9:14 pm by West Sider
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The Cashmere Sale has returned to the UWS for its fifth consecutive season!
Dumpling Spot and 4 Other New Restaurants and Bars Coming to Lincoln Square
Posted on October 19, 2021 at 8:54 pm by West Sider
Photo by Joanne.
Several new businesses are opening in the West 60s, including spots that serve dumplings, falafel and baked goods.
Photos From Washingtonian's Most Powerful Women Reception | Washingtonian (DC)
Nearly 200 guests gathered at the at the American Revolution Institute at Anderson House on Tuesday, October 19 to honor the women who made it to Washingtonian's 2021 150 Most Powerful Women list.
6 Virginia Wine Country Brunches Worth a Gorgeous Drive
Fall is primetime in Virginia wine country, when estates begin to harvest their grapes. (The beautiful weather doesn't hurt, either).
Foggy Bottom's Huge Western Market Food Hall Is Now Open
The year's highest-profile food-hall debut-by the developer behind the Bourse food hall in Philly-takes over an early-19th-century market building in Foggy Bottom.
The Metro Meltdown Made Us Commute Via Scooter and It Wasn't Great | Washingtonian (DC)
Where were you when you got the news WMATA took most of its trains out of service ?
Metro Meltdown Continues, With No Timetable for Return to Normal
After a week of headache-inducing delays for commuters, Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld said Friday there is not currently a timetable for a return to normal service.
Weekend Escapes: a Gorgeous Virginia Wine Country Inn Debuts with Star Chef Talent
There's a new spot to put on your fall (or anytime) getaway list: former Blue Rock, a freshly refurbished Virginia wine country inn that opens Friday, October 22 in scenic Rappahannock County.
2 Park Slope Spots Named Among Best Italian Restaurants In NYC
PARK SLOPE, BROOKLYN - There's no better borough to get great Italian food than Brooklyn, according to a new ranking.
Just bring a spoon to this free ice cream social in Prospect Park
On one of the darkest days of the year, September 11, there will be a massive ice cream social to lift the spirits of New Yorkers in Prospect Park.
Woman brutally stabbed near NYC's Prospect Park in broad-daylight attack
A creep repeatedly stabbed a woman near Brooklyn's Prospect Park on Friday in a horrifying broad-daylight attack, police said.
The complete play-by-play on tailgating food at Prospect Park
HOUSTON - It's one of the best times of the year, Football Season!
Local Housing: Park Slope Studio Apartment
This garden facing very quiet studio is on the 2nd Fl.
of a beautiful Brownstone on Garfield Pl.
between 8th Ave & PPW.
Local Housing: Park Slope Studio Apartment
This garden facing very quiet studio is on the 2nd Fl.
of a beautiful Brownstone on Garfield Pl.
between 8th Ave & PPW.
Nearly 80 percent of Republicans want Trump to run for president in 2024: poll
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Nearly 80 percent of Republicans want former President Donald Trump to run for office in 2024, according to a new poll. 1
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"While a majority of Americans say, 'Been there, done that' about Trump, and half feel he has damaged the underpinnings of democracy, support for the former president within the GOP has grown," Quinnipiac University polling analyst Tim Malloy said. 1
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January 6 Wasn't a Riot. It Was War.
Four Hours at the Capitol, a new HBO documentary, is a vivid, terrifying picture of violent insurrection.
US House holds Trump ally Bannon in criminal contempt, seeks prosecution
Longtime Donald Trump ally Steve Bannon could face criminal prosecution for refusing to cooperate with a probe into the deadly January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol after the House of Representatives voted Thursday to hold him in contempt of Congress.
House votes Thursday on whether to hold Bannon in contempt, send case to DOJ
Even if the full House holds former Trump aide Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress, it's uncertain if the Justice Department will prosecute.
Biden: Jan. 6 Capitol riot "was about white supremacy"
President Biden said Thursday that white supremacy motivated rioters who carried out the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Opinion: Liz Cheney is asking exactly the right question about Bannon, Trump and January 6
Above all, the committee must try to determine precisely what role Trump played in the events of January 6, a violent assault on Congress on the day when it was certifying the 2020 election results.
6 takeaways from Joe Biden's CNN town hall
(CNN)President Joe Biden spent 90 minutes Thursday night answering questions from CNN's Anderson Cooper as well as a town hall audience on a wide variety of topics from the fate of his domestic agenda to supply chain issues and the timeline of vaccine distribution for kids.
Sinema is 'smart as the devil' and Manchin is 'not a bad guy,' Biden says
Speaking amid what all sides describe as final-stage talks on a major spending package containing much of Biden's social and environmental agenda, Biden said the two moderate senators were holdouts on critical priority items: expanding paid leave and Medicare, offering tuition-free community college and raising taxes on corporations.
Biden town hall prompts mockery, 'Beavis and Butthead' comparisons
President Biden is being dragged on social media after a moment in his CNN town hall performance that has users comparing him to the cartoon "Beavis and Butthead."
Chuck Schumer Endorses Socialist India Walton in Heated Buffalo Mayoral Race
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) has endorsed India Walton, the Democratic candidate for the mayor of Buffalo. Election day is on November 2, less than two weeks away.
Biden Says He's Open to Reforming Filibuster to Win Voting Rights
Rights advocates are applauding President Joe Biden's "long overdue" remarks at a Thursday CNN town hall signaling that he would support significant reforms to the filibuster to pass voting rights legislation and potentially other key pieces of his agenda.
Ahmaud Arbery's Family Worries About Impartiality of Jurors in Murder Trial
We go to Brunswick, Georgia, for an update as jury selection began this week in the trial of three white men who fatally shot 25-year-old unarmed man Ahmaud Arbery while he was out for a jog last year.
Lev Parnas, Ex-Giuliani Ally, Is Convicted of Campaign Finance Charges
A federal jury found that Mr. Parnas and a second man funneled a Russian tycoon's money to U.S. candidates to win favorable treatment for a marijuana business.
Don't overestimate Trump's Republican dominance this far in advance of 2024
Republican politicians can be forgiven for thinking that the GOP is Donald Trump's world, and they only live in it at his sufferance.
Biden Names Neera Tanden as White House Staff Secretary
WASHINGTON - President Biden on Friday named Neera Tanden, a longtime Democratic insider in Washington, to be White House staff secretary, moving her into a little-known but influential West Wing post after failing earlier this year to install her as the director of the Office of Management and Budget.
Why Virginia is the biggest test yet for whether Trump still motivates Democrats
And voters at McAuliffe's rally on Thursday evening with Vice President Kamala Harris clearly got the message.
Trump, your 2024 GOP nominee
Former President Trump is telling most anyone who'll listen he will run again in 2024 - and poll after poll shows the vast majority of Republicans would gladly cheer him on and vote for him.
Biden Is Open to Scrapping Filibuster for Voting Rights Bill 'and Maybe More'
The president said any push to "fundamentally alter" the Senate's 60-vote threshold would have to wait until after Congress passed his vast spending agenda.
Google shows off new security hub and privacy dashboard for Pixel 6 | Engadget
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Google is ramping up its security and privacy features with the Pixel 6. 1
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Google also showed off new indicators to make it easier to tell when an app is using the phone's camera or microphone feeds. 1
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Likewise, the new privacy dashboard makes it easier to track which data apps have access to and how each app is using its permissions to access information like location data. 1
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John Gilmore Leaves the EFF Board, Becomes Board Member Emeritus
Since he helped found EFF 31 years ago, John Gilmore has provided leadership and guidance on many of the most important digital rights issues we advocate for today.
Asian Achievers,' Gay': How ISPs Label Customers for Advertisers
Image: Pkin Songmor photo via Getty Images A new FTC report has revealed that ISPs collect and sell a horrifying amount of sensitive data about their customers.
Microsoft Introduces Security Program for Non-Profits | SecurityWeek.Com
Tech giant Microsoft has rolled out new security offering to provide non-profit organizationss with additional security in the event of a nation-state attack.
Google said it had successfully 'slowed down' privacy rules, according to lawsuit.
WASHINGTON - Google said in an internal document that it had successfully "slowed down" European privacy rules in collaboration with other tech companies, according to a legal filing released on Friday.
Working Group Breaks Down the Keys to Securing Mobile Devices
Even before the pandemic, the government was working hard to integrate mobile devices into its networks.