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Mets honor longtime media relations director Horwitz

Apr. 17, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Horwitz’s first interaction with the New York Mets was in January 1980. He spilled orange juice on newly hired general manager Frank Cashen minutes into a job interview about working for the team’s public relations department. Horwitz never envisioned 42...

Mets naming Citi Field press box in honor of Jay Horwitz

Apr. 14, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets are naming the Citi Field press box in honor of Jay Horwitz, the team's media relations director from 1980 to 2018. The team said Thurday it will hold a ceremony before Sunday's game against Arizona to dedicate the press box in honor of Horwitz. ...

NYC lifts vaccine rule that blocked athletes from home games

Mar. 24, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's mayor exempted athletes and performers — including Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving — from the city’s vaccine mandate Thursday, while keeping the rule in place for private and public workers who risk losing their jobs for refusing to get inoculated. ...