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New York City Rolls Out $100 Incentive For Getting Vaccinated As CDC Report Warns Delta Variant As Contagious As Chicken Pox

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An internal document from the CDC warns the Delta variant is changing the battle against COVID-19. It comes as New York City ups the anti with new incentives for getting vaccinated, CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reported. Starting Friday, anyone who gets the shot at a city-run site gets $100. People lined up outside the American Museum of Natural History in the morning. They said the $100 incentive is a great perk, but public pressure and concerns about the variant contributed to their decision. “Just being around a lot of people, I just thought it’s about time. It’s about time, I wanted...
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New York City, NYThe New Yorker

Jack Antonoff on Growing up Jersey

It’s a good thing that John Kerry is a seasoned diplomat. As the special envoy for climate in the Biden Administration, he has to rally allies and adversaries alike to engage in a costly, world-changing battle to forestall a climate disaster that, he tells David Remnick, is already under way. Beth Allison Barr, a historian and the wife of a pastor, broke from her church’s doctrine, arguing that Biblical readings that promote female submission are a mistake. She discusses why she took that stance, and how she has felt the consequences of it personally. Plus, Jack Antonoff, who is the producer for Taylor Swift and other pop artists, explains how growing up in New Jersey gave him the motivation to expand beyond his upbringing.
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Staten Island, NYNew York Post

Man in police custody dies at Staten Island hospital

A 22-year-old man died in police custody at a Staten Island hospital early Friday — hours after he was arrested for allegedly molesting a female employee, cops said. Daniel Milton was initially taken to Staten Island University Hospital North on Thursday evening for a head injury he sustained while jumping down stairs, authorities said.
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Six orphaned kittens rescued from storm drain in New York

July 30 (UPI) -- Police in New York said members of the community helped rescue six kittens heard crying from inside a storm drain. The Plattsburgh Police Department said officers were called to an intersection at which a resident heard kittens crying from inside a storm drain near where an adult cat, suspected to be the mother, was found dead on the road.
New York City, NYPosted by
The Nerdy Me

3 Coolest Cocktails in NYC According to TikTok

If you haven't tried TikTok yet, then you are missing out. Because this app is an amazing source of inspiration for basically anything, including food and drink spots. So we compiled a quick list of the coolest cocktails in NYC, think the over-the-top cocktails that are definitely worth a picture at the very least. So here is a roundup of the top coolest cocktails in NYC!
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Financial World

Kenilworth’s Merck & Co. sees recovery in non-COVID vaccine demands

On Thursday, Merck & Co., the Kenilworth, New Jersey-headquartered American multinational pharmaceutical industry megalith, had beaten analysts’ estimates for quarterly sales in fiscal second quarter of 2021 that ended on June 30, as the sales of its Gardasil vaccines, a vaccine for human papilloma virus that causes one of the commonest STDs (Sexually Transmitted Disease) in female, had roared back and demands of its chartbuster anti-cancer drug Keytruda stayed strong.
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Former New York resident reunited with class ring after 46 years

July 30 (UPI) -- A metal detecting hobbyist and the owner of a matchmaking company in New York reunited a man with the high school class ring he lost 46 years earlier. Dan Milovich, a lieutenant with the Buffalo Fire Department, said his doctor recommended that he try to walk more for exercise after some health issues, so he took up treasure hunting with his metal detector.
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The Nerdy Me

Best Veggie Burgers in NYC For Meatless Mondays

In NYC, a lot of restaurants are trying to be more vegan friendly and adding a veggie burger to the menu seems like a no brainer anymore. But finding a good-tasting veggie burger can still be quite a challenge, so we compiled a list of places that serve the best veggies burgers in the city. So whether you are vegan, vegetarian or just looking to try out more meat-free options, keep on reading.