New York

Time is running out, but It’s Not Too Late to complete your 2020 Census

Post Date: September 23, 2020

By The SATimes News Service New York: The 2020 Census will soon be ending, but Mobile Questionnaire Assistance (MQA) events are being planned across the New York City this coming week – a Final Push – to help residents complete their questionnaires. The U.S. Census Bureau, in coordination with local partners has scheduled these MQA events to help...

Wall Street-backed Exchange launches to take on NYSE & Nasdaq


By The SATimes News Service New York: The Members Exchange (MEMX), a new U.S. stock exchange backed by some of the biggest customers of the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Inc, launched on Monday with pricing aimed at taking market share from the existing players. "Out of the gate, we're looking to be aggressive in order...

APPEAL: Please complete the Census


By The SATimes News Service We remind all our esteemed readers about the fiduciary duty to get counted for the Census 2020. Census is important for us all, it collects and provides needed information to all levels of Government to make decisions about the concerns and necessities of our communities in the areas of public welfare,...

Covid-19 has exposed Asian American mental health crisis: AARP


By The SATimes News Service New York: Even as Covid rages on, another pandemic endangering the lives and dignity of Asian Americans including Indian Americans across generations is taking place — a mental health crisis. Recently, AARP collaborated with Asian American experts and community members to create a video featuring stories of corona survivors facing trauma, and older adults...

Governor Cuomo: Special enrollment for uninsured extended through the end of 2020


By The SATimes News Service Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Sept 16 announced that the Special Enrollment Period for uninsured New Yorkers will be extended through December 31, 2020, as the State continues to provide supportive services during the COVID-19 public health crisis. New Yorkers can apply for coverage through NY State of Health, New...

NY’s iconic traditional Macy’s Thanksgiving parade to go virtual

Post Date: September 17, 2020

By The SATimes News Service This year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will be "reimagined" amid the coronavirus pandemic, with organizers opting to make the iconic holiday season kick-off event virtual. "It will not be the same parade we're used to," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) said Monday during a news briefing. "It will be a different...

AABANY congratulates Diane Gujarati for becoming first South Asian judge in NY


By The SATimes News Service The Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) announced that its former Board Director Diane Gujarati, has been confirmed as the first South Asian Article III Judge in New York. South Asians are significantly under-represented in the Federal judiciary, including in New York. Judge Gujarati becomes the first Indian American to serve...

NYC prevented 15000 Covid-19 cases via test & trace effort

Post Date: September 17, 2020

By The SATimes News Service Mayor de Blasio announced that nearly 80 percent of all positive COVID cases are completing the City’s Test & Trace Corps’ intake, surpassing the program’s initial benchmark goals. To date, the program has also potentially prevented up to 15,000 new COVID-19 cases. Nearly three months since the program’s launch, COVID-related visits...

Thiem scripts stunning fightback to claim US Open title

Post Date: September 17, 2020

By The SATimes News Service New York: Austria's Dominic Thiem claimed his first Grand Slam title with a jaw-dropping comeback to edge past Germany's Alexander Zverev 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6(6) in the US Open final here. From being two sets down, the 27-year-old world number three was in all sorts of trouble before hitting back...