Heroes of the Day: Brooklyn couple keep ventilators running for coronavirus patients

It is one thing to get enough ventilators — it is quite another to have enough dedicated staff trained to run the life-saving breathing machines. That’s why respiratory therapists like eight-months-pregnant Jennifer Cubero and her husband Bryan Zabala are the unsung heroes in the city’s battle against the coronavirus.  “Given the circumstances, it’s crazier than […]

More alleged victims of George Pell to have abuse claims aired on ABC

Two men have publicly outlined allegations they were sexually abused by George Pell when they were boys in the 1970s, in a new report. The ABC reported on Thursday that Bernie, a 53-year-old man whose surname was withheld, told journalist Sarah Ferguson that Pell sexually abused him while in a shower. The allegations will be […]

Virus brings a new kind of mourning as dead are farewelled from afar

They stand metres apart, unable to touch or console each other, self-isolating among the headstones as a minister pays tribute to the life of their loved one. Travis Trewarne and his family held a graveside service last Thursday for his 101-year-old grandmother Thelma Aujard, who died from pneumonia at an aged care home in Ashburton […]

Another 278 die of coronavirus in NYC as cases rise above 45,000

The coronavirus continued to batter New York City on Wednesday, with more than 270 deaths and nearly 4,000 cases reported in 24 hours, according to city data. The Big Apple’s death toll stood at 1,374 as of 5 p.m., with 278 fatalities since the same time on Tuesday. The bulk of those deaths — 235 […]

Sable: The untold truth of Brock Lesnar’s wife

Sable — whose real name is Rena Marlette Lesnar (née Greek) — “defined what it means to be a woman in the rough world of WWE,” according to her alumni profile from WWE. In other words, she became a female pioneer in the world of wrestling. Born in 1967, Sable debuted in 1996 when she […]

The untold truth of Jimmy Fallon’s wife

Jimmy Fallon has been a late-night staple since Late Night with Jimmy Fallon premiered in 2009. And throughout his impressive rise to fame — from his Saturday Night Live reign to landing The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon — he’s had a very special someone by his side: his wife, Nancy Juvonen.  While she prefers to remain behind […]

Here’s what the RHONY think of newest housewife Leah McSweeney

The Real Housewives of New York City looks a lot different this season. For starters, Bethenny Frankel is no longer a part of the franchise. While Frankel’s absence means that filming the show is a lot different for the stars of RHONY, her departure isn’t the only big change they’ve had to adjust to. The RHONY […]

Shea says number of NYPD cops with coronavirus still growing

The NYPD is “still climbing the hill” — with hundreds of more cops calling out sick each day as the pandemic COVID-19 plagues the department’s staffing levels, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said Wednesday. One in six cops were out sick, leaving the NYPD short nearly 6,200 officers, according to the commissioner. “I’m eagerly awaiting when […]