Friday's Newsday cover: The federal government is expected to lift its "pause" on use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, but there are signs that rare blood clots linked to the J&J product have increased vaccine hesitancy. https://t.co/zIaZotj12phttps://t.co/ORG29GYnDk
Consider it outdoor dining 2.0. A year into the pandemic, more restaurants are leaning into relaxed restrictions that make it easier to set up al fresco dining areas for patrons who prefer to eat outside. https://t.co/FCoe6W82Mr
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As soon as Alex Bernard learned of Tuesday's supermarket shooting in West Hempstead, he started texting his cousin, Ray Wishropp, the grocery manager. Bernard wanted to make sure his cousin was safe. He waited for a response. And waited some more. https://t.co/vqplVTomUX
One day you’re a 14-year-old getting assaulted by Adam Sandler on a golf course movie set in Canada in a silly sports comedy, the next you’re a 40-year-old father of three and a Ph.D trying to help humanity on Long Island. https://t.co/9xVsDKQO4p
It’s better to speak directly with the establishment's management privately than to initiate a direct confrontation with fellow patrons who fail to comply with pandemic regulations, said Eric Alexander, head of the LI Main Street Alliance. https://t.co/IDjuYgcJ6L
The defense claims that Singh said in a sworn deposition in a civil court case later in 2019 that the bribes he gave the now-former county executive related to Nassau County and "had nothing to do with the Town of Oyster Bay." https://t.co/uR3pfLJnbr
Pete Alonso said he got snubbed by Statcast, which estimated that his homer out of Wrigley Field last night went just 429 feet.
"That’s what the computer says," Alonso said, "and I think the computer is wrong."
Dave Gettleman is amused by the idea he has some philosophical roadblock which has prevented him from trading back in any of the drafts he had run. But he also disputes the precept, calling it an "urban myth."
“Honest. I’ve tried.”