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NYC celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Several events took place across the city on Monday, Jan. 18 in celebration of Martin Luther King Day. From virtual commemorations to community service projects, King’s legacy was felt throughout the day.

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COVID-19 hospitalizations grow, vaccine demand struggles

There have now been over 400,000 deaths from COVID-19 in the United States and over 26,000 people in New York City have died from the virus.

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City focuses on ‘round-the-clock vaccine effort

As New York City’s COVID-19 infection rate this week is over 8%, the city is putting its efforts towards 24/7 vaccine sites that are opening across the city.

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Post-holiday COVID-19 surge predicted

Even with the COVID-19 vaccine being distributed, the city is still facing a health crisis as fears of a surge linger after the Christmas and New Year’s holiday.

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COVID-19: Officials warn of possible shutdown in January

Even as the COVID-19 vaccine continues being distributed, officials are warning to still be vigilant and be prepared for possible closures if cases don’t go down.

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Police use of force policies overhauled in NJ

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal wants to make sweeping changes to how police use force in the Garden State.

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Disney Dreamers Academy Virtual Program wraps up with inspiring commencement

After months of inspiring virtual programming and presentations, the Disney Dreamers Academy Virtual Program recently concluded with a virtual commencement ceremony for the 100 student participants.

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2020 Year in Review

We take a look back at 2020's biggest headline stories.

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Stacy Lynch announces run for City Council

Stacy Lynch announces run for City Council

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VAX PROS & CONS: Fears linger over rushed vaccine rollout

According to a survey by the American Nurses Association, 36% of the 13,000 nurses surveyed said they would not voluntarily take the COVID-19 vaccine and 31% said they were unsure if they would take it.

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