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CORONAVIRUS HOT POINT OF MADISON COUNTY: Green Empire Farms, a 32-acre hydroponic farm in Onedia, was the center of a spike in confirmed cases of coronavirus earlier this week. (Photo by N. Scott Trimble)
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Cuomo: Coronavirus “flag of caution” in Madison County: Coronavirus hotspot raging in a greenhouse at Green Empire Farms in Madison County – with more than 130 confirmed cases and more workers awaiting test results – demonstrates that workplaces with loved ones can be breeding grounds for peaks of infection, said Governor Andrew Cuomo. “It’s about the density of workers and large gatherings. It is the flag of caution here. “
Mobile tests could happen in your neighborhood: Imagine a world where technicians in masks and gowns enter your neighborhood with mobile coronavirus test units, asking everyone to be buffered, whether you are sick or not. This is where testing will take place in Onondaga County in the coming weeks, County Director Ryan McMahon said on Wednesday.
Critics echo Cuomo’s plan to “rethink” schools: Governor Andrew Cuomo, who wondered aloud on Tuesday if the “old model” of in-person learning was out of date with today’s technology, is criticized after announcing a plan with the Bill Gates founded to “rethink” schools when they reopen after coronavirus. pandemic.
- Former Google CEO to lead commission to “rethink” technology use in New York
Do you want to buy a car from CNY? Here are the new rules: After a seven-week moratorium on field sales, you can go shopping in central New York again. But your trip to the dealership will be a little bit different than it was before the coronavirus pandemic.
Could the “second wave” of the virus be worse than the first? From Italy to Kansas, health officials are increasingly warning that the question is not whether a second wave of coronavirus infections and deaths will strike, but when – and how bad.
This weekend, there is more than Pizze Fritte to wait: Over the past two weekends, a driving service stand offering the State Fair’s favorite live food, Pizze Fritte, has drawn huge crowds, first to DeWitt, then to the Orange parking lot near the Exhibition. This weekend, the stand will return and two other favorites from the State Fair will join it.
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The Council approves the budget cuts, including the police EO: The Syracuse Joint Council reduced the projected deficit for next year’s budget by $ 5 million by cutting police spending on overtime and forcing the city to sell more than $ 3 million in real estate. These are the two main changes made by councilors to the budget proposed by Mayor Ben Walsh.
Plan your weekend at home: This Mother’s Day in an age of social distancing might seem a little different due to the coronavirus pandemic, but there are still special events happening virtually that downtown New York can take advantage of. Our weekly to-do list is a collection of activities that you can participate in while trying to “level the curve”.
RECRUITMENT DURING A PANDEMIC: Did you think college football recruitment would stop in the event of a pandemic? No chance. Syracuse added five players last week to bring the 2021 total commits to seven. The process has changed a lot, however. (Exclusive subscriber) (Photo by Dennis Nett)
With summer showcases in the air, preparatory schools are an interesting option:The summer basketball leagues give many high school players the opportunity to audition for college coaches who would otherwise have little exposure to a teenager in central New York. With these leagues up in the air due to the pandemic, some players see prep schools as another way of being perceived.
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