Voting Advice: New York State

Register. The deadline is Friday, October 9Confirm: Make sure you’ve successfully registered to vote in this Presidential electionVote:In-person votingPolls are open from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM Tuesday, November 3rd (You do not need to bring ID. [ID rules may vary for...

Kamala Harris

On August 11, 2020, the Democratic presumptive Presidential candidate, Joe Biden named Kamala Harris as his running mate, making her the first Black, Jamaican-American and South Asian-American woman to run on a major political party’s presidential ticket. If...

Dealing With the Coronavirus

What is coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that cause various respiratory illnesses including the common cold and more dangerous conditions such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome or SARS. These viruses are named for the crownlike spikes that...

Pat Kelly

Renowned rocksteady and reggae singer, Pat Kelly, who started his career in the mid-1960s, died July 16, 2019, from complications of kidney disease. He recorded as a solo act and a member of the Techniques, with Winston Riley and Bruce Ruffin. His distinctive falsetto...

Some Musicians/Singers Born in September

Barry Gibbs of the Bee Gees Born September 1, 1946 Gloria Estefan (“The Rhythm is Gonna Get You”) Born September 1, 1957 Billy Preston Born September 2, 1946 Beyonce Knowles Born September 4, 1981 Freddy Mercury of the Group Queen Born September 5, 1946...