News and other Things I’ve found interesting May 9th 2020

A list of things I have found interesting for this Saturday. I’m still sheltering in place with no working bike. If readers would actually provide a small bit of compensation for my work – maybe I could get my ride fixed. Sitting in garage inoperable since November 2019.

Roy Horn of Siegfried and Roy magic duo dies of coronavirus

Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy dies at 75

Roy Horn, dark-haired half of flamboyant illusionists Siegfried & Roy, dies of complications related to coronavirus

Roy Horn of Siegfried and Roy dies of Covid-19

Roy Horn, Illusionist Who Dazzled Audiences as Half of Siegfried & Roy, Dies at 75

Amtrak Takes Active Measures to Maintain Safe Environment – Amtrak Media

Amtrak to require all passengers to wear masks

Beginning May 11, You’ll Need Your Own Mask To Ride Amtrak

Amtrak To Require Masks Starting Monday To Avoid Spread Of The Coronavirus

Amtrak To Require Masks Starting Monday To Avoid Spread Of The Coronavirus

Amtrak to bring back Acela, increase other service

Amtrak Acela Express day and night Union Station Washington DC

Amtrak Northeast Corridor (NEC) Acela viewed from Colonial Crafts Private Rail Car

Metro recommends riders wear masks to prevent spread of coronavirus

Shanghai Disneyland tickets to reopening sell out in minutes

Shanghai Disneyland Sells Out Of Tickets For Post-Shutdown Reopening

Shanghai Disneyland to reopen May 11, tickets sell out in minutes

Shanghai Disneyland Tickets Sell Out Instantly for First Days After Reopening

Disney Springs in Orlando to start phased reopening after coronavirus closures

When Disneyland and Disney World might reopen following COVID-19 closures

SeaWorld, Busch Gardens parks don’t have reopening dates, but Texas parks could be first

Disney, Busch Gardens, other theme parks to furlough employees

When will Florida’s theme parks reopen?

Saving historic trees on Illinois Route 97

My photos of marker mentioned in article above. From a bike ride on July 31, 2019.

Jefferies Orchard sign across road from that marker.

After too many shots missed, Fall River officially ends deal with ShotSpotter

Jimmy Glenn Legendary New York boxing trainer and bar owner dies from COVID-19 at 89

Gerald Slater Walter Cronkite’s colleague and PBS cofounder dies from COVID-19 at 86

Gerald Slater, a public television pioneer, dies at 86 of coronavirus

U.S. companies kept shipping masks overseas even as hospitals ran out and despite warnings

Police: Sword-wielding man shot by officer claimed he was a ninja