ROCKAWAY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Every day, a New Jersey woman travels to Newark to help people experiencing homelessness, but Tuesday, she took it a step further. She offered for them to spend a day out of the cold and take them to a place they could feel the warmth from the community. READ MORE: Wife Of Top Cuomo Aide Shows Support On Social Media For Governor's Latest Sexual Harassment Accuser When Henry Veal woke up Tuesday morning in Newark’s Penn Station, he had no idea his day would take him to Rockaway. He overheard a conversation; Jenny DePaul was inviting people on a trip while doing outreach. “I said, ‘Would you mind if I go?’ She said, ‘Of course not, I would love to have you with us,'” Veal told CBS2’s Lisa Rozner. DePaul personally drove Veal and a few others from Newark to the Kindness Closet in Rockaway, started through her nonprofit Project Kind. At the closet, they could choose whatever they needed most. It’s a community hub where “all the love comes.” … [Read more...] about ‘It Takes Away The Pain’: New Jersey Woman Helps People Experiencing Homelessness Through Community Kindness Closet
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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After waiting for nearly a year, fans will soon be allowed back at the Wells Fargo Center and Citizens Bank Park. Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley announced Tuesday that the city is changing its events restrictions to match Pennsylvania’s new limits for indoor and outdoor events. Indoor events will now have a 15% capacity regardless of the size of the venue and outdoor event space now has 20% capacity. READ MORE: Jonathan Ramos, Brandon Moore Charged For Deadly 5-Car Crash On Tacony-Palmyra Bridge Stadium Guide: What You Need To Know Before Heading Out To Wells Fargo Center, Citizens Bank Park Farley says the city is working with Wells Fargo Center and Citizens Bank Park about the updated restrictions. “We will be changing our restrictions as well to be consistent with the governor’s plans. This affects, in particular, the very large venues, in particular, the sports stadiums,” Farley said. “So we’re working now with the sports … [Read more...] about Wells Fargo Center Allowing Fans Back Sunday As Philadelphia Eases COVID-19 Events Restrictions
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for March 2 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. While the onset of the pandemic saw many wipe down groceries and hesitate to handle mail, science has since confirmed that the novel coronavirus spreads mainly through air droplets and close contact with infected persons. However, experts say disinfection efforts coupled with mask wearing, social distancing, vaccination and ventilation still offers the best protection against the virus. "We know that COVID-19 is primarily transmitted through respiratory droplets," Dr. Frank Esper, pediatric infectious disease specialist at Cleveland Clinic Children’s, told Fox News. "It is also possible for a person to get the virus from touching a contaminated source, and then touching their face (mouth, nose or eyes). However, we don’t have definitive evidence to show that this is a major route of transmission. Still, as this virus … [Read more...] about Disinfecting surfaces amid coronavirus: Should we still be doing this?
Presented by Facebook Charles Schumer Chuck Schumer A Biden stumble on China? First Black secretary of Senate sworn in Republican Ohio Senate candidate calls on GOP rep to resign over impeachment vote MORE (D-N.Y.) " width="580" height="387" data-delta="1" /> Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Today is Wednesday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the co-creators. Readers can find us on Twitter @asimendinger and @alweaver22. Please recommend the Morning Report to friends and let us know what you think. CLICK HERE to subscribe! Total U.S. coronavirus deaths reported each morning this week: Monday, 513,091; Tuesday, 514,657; Wednesday, 516,608. The Senate will officially kick off consideration of the Biden administration’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package as party leaders urge Senate Democrats to stick … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Senate Dems face unity test; Tanden nomination falls
Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam, called the coronavirus shot a “vial of death” at an event held this weekend, and falsely claimed that the vaccine has killed people. Videos of the event are found on the Nation of Islam’s Facebook and Twitter accounts. Both social media sites have recently developed policies to combat vaccine-related misinformation. Farrakhan chided black celebrities who have promoted the vaccine, saying that they were ‘being bought and paid for’ by the government and aid in the ‘destruction of your people.’ Louis Farrakhan, the influential leader of the Nation of Islam, continued his crusade against the coronavirus vaccines over the weekend, calling the vaccine a “vial of death” during remarks at the extremist group’s convention, where other speakers falsely claimed that the vaccines have caused more than 900 deaths. Videos of the convention, which was held for the Nation of Islam’s annual Saviours’ Day, are posted on the group’s … [Read more...] about ‘Vial Of Death’: Louis Farrakhan Pushes Vaccine Conspiracy Theories In Videos Posted On Facebook, Twitter