Border officials eye Monday reopening to nonessential travel with hope | Cronkite News

Border officials eye Monday reopening to nonessential travel with hope | Cronkite News

Cars line up to cross into Mexico at the Nogales port of entry in March 2021. Since March 2020, border crossings have been limited to nonessential travel because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but border officials hope that will change soon. (File photo by Alina Nelson/Cronkite News) WASHINGTON – Border officials urged lawmakers to stick to … Read more

School mask requirement remains in place Monday, Education Department says

Long Island students will have to wear masks to school on Monday because the state has not formally changed its school mask mandate, despite an announcement Friday that state officials planned to lift school mask requirements by then, officials said Sunday. The New York State Education Department told school districts Sunday that state health commissioner … Read more