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    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The winter storm forecast to hit Long Island on Sunday will impact COVID vaccine appointments, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday. State-run vaccination sites at Stony Brook and Jones Beach will be closed tomorrow and appointments will be rescheduled over the following week. “If you have an appointment, you will not lose your spot, and we ask everyone who did have an appointment for tomorrow to not show up to these sites today and to remain patient,” Gov. Cuomo said in a statement. COVID VACCINE New York State book online here or call 1-833-NYS-4-VAX New York City book online here or call 877-VAX-4NYC Nassau County more info here Suffolk County more info here Westchester County more info here New Jersey book online here or call 1-855-568-0545 Connecticut book online here According to the governor’s announcement, anyone with an appointment at the Long Island sites on Sunday will receive an email or text message about rescheduling...
    With winter and the pandemic both in full swing, we’re hunkering down at home and waiting it all out. We may not be able to go to the office or visit with friends, but we’re thankful there are plenty of new — and old — books to help us pass the time. Who better to recommend reads than a bibliophile? Here are 30 recommendations from the owners of some of the Bay Area’s best new and used bookstores. (And if you need more ideas, we asked a dozen Bay Area bookstore owners for their best summer reading recs earlier this year.) Reasonable Books, Lafayette This cozy bookstore, which opened this fall, despite the pandemic, carries new titles, as well as roughly 20 percent used books. Betty Winnacker, who owns Reasonable Books with her husband, Rudy, says there are so many new and recently released books out that it’s hard to choose favorites,...
    FAMILIES wanting to get away for Christmas can still head somewhere warm this festive season. One of the few destinations still open to Brits is the Canary Islands, which requires no quarantine when back in the UK. 2Head to the Canaries this Christmas for just £206ppCredit: Alamy Live News Brits will need to have a negative coronavirus test to enter the islands, but prices are much lower than this summer - Gatwick offers tests for £60, while Wizz Air and easyJet passengers can get discounted tests too. Temperatures in the Canary Islands remain around 20C in December, so is a perfect location just a few hours from the UK for some winter sun. Tour operators are also offering bargains for short breaks to the Spanish islands this December. TUI has launched their latest sale with £150 off Canary Island holidays until December 17, with the code DECEMBER. They also have...
    Family fears woman last seen in September may now be in danger More Than 70% of Shoppers Have This Food Fear About Coronavirus Do you know these lucrative Social Security secrets? Ad Microsoft Incredible Blanket Puts Humans In A Deep Sleep, Melting Stress Away Ad Microsoft The 23 Hottest Gadgets of 2020 Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/21 SLIDES © Airbnb Winter Quarters Baby, it's getting colder outside, but there are plenty of cozy VRBOs and Airbnbs that may even make you wish for frigid temperatures and a blanket of snow. Hot tubs and saunas? Check. Fireplaces galore? You bet. Whether...
    Trump warns of rigged election Donovan Mitchell stuck on 8-second violation despite career-high: Thats terrible on my part Whats in a Page: Inside the Tommy Orange and Louise Erdrich-approved own voices thriller Winter Counts Get to know the name David Heska Wanbli Weiden. The author will release his debut, Winter Counts, on Aug. 25, has received high praise from none other than Tommy Orange and Louise Erdrich, and already has a sequel in the works. Weiden is an enrolled citizen of the Sicangu Lakota Nation — the novel takes place on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota and follows a resident's quest for justice in the reservation's heroin epidemic. Here, the author indulges EW in reflecting on his writing process and Winter Count's journey to print. © Provided by Entertainment Weekly Courtesy David Heska Wanbli Weiden; Ecco © Provided by Entertainment Weekly whats-in-a-page ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: What is the first...
    Author David Heska Wanbli Weiden, Colorado-born and an enrolled member of the Sicangu Lakota nation, writes as a dedicated student of his own heritage, delving into Native culture and the real history of its downfall to American expansionism. In the interest of preserving roots while revisioning modern Native life, Weiden wrote the crime novel Winter Counts, which arrives in book stores on August 25, and also authored a children’s book, Spotted Tail, winner of the 2020 Spur Award from the Western Writers of America and finalist for the Colorado Book Awards. What inspires Weiden’s truth-telling stories? Real life, for one thing. He’ll tell you the rest himself as he answers the Colorado Creatives questionnaire. The author poses with his book. Courtesy of David Heska Wanbli Weiden Related Stories Colorado Creatives: Scottie Burgess Colorado Creatives: Ann Sabbah and Nancy Larned Colorado Creatives: Emily Hope Dobkin Westword: What (or who)...
    Former New York Jet Tavon Mason Helps Countless Kids By: Brittany Sirabella July 3, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesAn accomplished author, a stellar athlete, a man who dedicates his time to helping others, all this and more perfectly describe former New York Jets wide receiver Tavon Mason. Through his foundation Tavon Mason Loves the Kids Foundation or TMLTKF for short, Mason has helped countless kids foster a love for reading by visiting schools to promote literacy.  Mason knows just how fundamental reading is and brings awareness through his Summer Reading Program, in which Mason travels around reading his highly popular children’s book Tavon Does it All.  Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Mason recently read his book virtually via Caribu along with NFL great Andre Fluellen  The book follows Tavon, a young star of his football team...
    GAME of Thrones author George R.R. Martin has revealed the Winds of Winter sequel will be 'huge' and shared his hopes for 2021 release. The 71-year-old revealed in a new blog post that he's 'in an actual cabin in the mountains' during isolation, which has actually helped him get lots of work done on his new novel. 4 of Thrones author George R.R. Martin has revealed the Winds of Winter sequel will be 'huge' and shared his hopes for 2021 releaseCredit: AP:Associated Press He wrote: "I am spending long hours every day on the Winds of Winter, and making steady progress. "I finished a new chapter yesterday, another one three days ago, another one the previous week." But as the book is set to be an epic read, George warned fans his progress didn't mean the finished book would be out any time soon. He continued: "This does not mean...
    George R.R. Martin is making headway on The Winds of Winter, the long-awaited next chapter in his fantasy series A Song of Fire and Ice, which served as the inspiration for Game of Thrones. Martin previously revealed that he intended to use the quarantine to work on the book and it appears he’s keeping to his word. Martin is hopeful that he will finally finish it in 2021, but don’t get your hopes up just yet. Taking to his blog, the 71-year-old author provided an update on what he has been up to in recent weeks.George R.R. Martin reveals that he recently finished two chapters of the highly-anticipated book. As exciting as that may be for fans, Martin explains that he still has a long way to go. Here’s what he had to say about it. RELATED: Looney Tunes and Elmo Beat Game of Thrones as Most Popular HBO Max...
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