White House official warns the public about summer unemployment

May 2, 2020

On Tuesday, April 28, one of President Donald Trump’s senior economic advisers, Kevin Hassett, informed CNN’s Poppy Harlow that he foresees a 16 to 20 per cent spike in unemployment by the start of June. This level of unemployment is equivalent to what people experienced during the Great Depression from 1929 to 1939. Countries around […]

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9 American citizens trapped on Holland America’s MS Oosterdam

May 2, 2020

9 American crew members are currently stuck on Holland America’s MS Oosterdam and desperate to come home. As the Holland America’s MS Oosterdam sailed towards a port in Los Angeles on Tuesday 28th April, they were promised they would be able to disembark the ship and return home. This was until a last-minute decision by […]

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Rochester leader picked to help state with re-opening plans

May 1, 2020

On Tuesday, April 28, current Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce President and CEO, and former state lieutenant governor Bob Duffy provided more details to the public about his new role helping Governor Andrew Cuomo and others come up with a plan to re-open the state. He was assigned by the governor to provide advice about […]

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Black barbers and hair stylists debate re-opening their shops

May 1, 2020

Initially deemed non-essential workers and ordered to close their shops several weeks ago, barbers and hair stylists are now being given the choice to re-open their businesses in many states. As pointed out by CNN on Tuesday, April 28, black barbers are struggling with this decision. Although many of them can’t afford to remain closed […]

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Drone Delivery for Retirement Community Starting In May

April 30, 2020

The days of the Classic Cartoon “The Jetson’s” has been here. The use of video conferencing has become the new meeting room to get work done this days. Now, here comes drone delivery.   A Florida retirement community will doing test runs starting in May. Both CVS and UPS plan on using drones to deliver […]

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Health officials warn the public about ‘silent’ hypoxia with coronavirus

April 30, 2020

This past week, Dr. Richard Levitan with Bellevue explained in an Op-Ed for The New York Times the insidious way in which SARS-CoV-2 seems to hide pneumonia symptoms from patients and doctors. Scans of emergency room patients who came into the hospital with other types of health issues, such as injuries from falls, revealed COVID-19 […]

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Microsoft Founder Bill Gates Talks About COVID-19, The Economy, Conspiracy Theories, And Schools

April 29, 2020

Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft talks about reopening the United States and how to get the schools going. The billionaire also gives his thoughts on the economy opening up via CNN with Fareed Zakaria. Gates gives an estimation on when we will know more on schools opening and how we will go about opening […]

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New York State to receive $4.3 billion from CARES Act

April 29, 2020

Hospitals in New York state should soon receive the help that they need to combat SARS-CoV-2. On Wednesday, April 22, Senator Chuck Schumer announced to the public that New York State is to receive $4.3 billion out of a total of $10 billion from the portion of the CARES Act designed to help hospitals in […]

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Black Americans fight back against COVID-19

April 29, 2020

As concerns over the disproportionate impact COVID-19 on the nation’s minority communities reach wider audiences, members of the Black community aren’t taking the crisis lying down. Already skeptical of the medical establishment due to the awful legacy of the Tuskegee Experiment, in which the U.S. government secretly infected African American males with syphilis in a […]

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Some Local Hospitals Will Get A Piece Of $1.4 Billion Dollars In Federal Funding

April 28, 2020

Some local hospitals in the area will be getting a piece of the billion dollar pie. Senator Chuck Schumer announced that a dozen hospitals in our area will be receiving some of the $1.4 billion dollars via the CARES act. The CARES act is part of federal funding to hospitals that’s been on frontline during […]

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