Backpacks

Worldstar Foundation hands out backpacks filled with school  supplies to children in Queens on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

LL Cool J Hands Out School Supplies To Kids At Worldstar Foundation Event

More than 2,000 kids attended the event.

08/24/2014

Dylen Adjoyi, 12, looks through the stocked backpack he received through Operation Backpack. (Credit: CBS 2)

Volunteers Provide Stocked Backpacks To Thousands Of Students In Need

As parents began their back-to-school shopping, countless families were in need of donations as they lacked the money to buy school supplies.

08/14/2014

Space Saving Bags (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

Back-to-school shopping tips (credit: CBS 2)

Experts Offer Back-To-School Shopping Tips

Back-to-school season is upon us and there are plenty of products on the shelves now to help parents and students get organized.

08/25/2013

Backpacks (file/credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Of Newark Foster Children To Be Ready For School Thanks To Donations

For 15 years, Prudential Financial has challenged their workers to buy and fill backpacks for kids in need ahead of the start of the school year.

08/08/2013

Steve Greenberg on The Couch (credit: WLNY)

Best Gadgets For Summer

Summer is the season for outdoor activities. Whether you’re heading to the beach or the park, there are some cool gadgets that you can take along with you.

06/28/2013

Hudson County Backpack Ban

Hudson County, N.J., Bans Backpacks, Coolers For Fireworks Show

A new security measure could change your Fourth of July plans. Hudson County, N.J., has decided to ban anyone from taking a bag or cooler into the main viewing areas to see the Macy’s fireworks show on the Hudson River.

06/25/2013

TD Five Boro Bike Tour (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Backpacks, Hydration Packs Banned For Five Boro Bike Tour

Participants in the TD Five Boro Bike Tour next weekend will have to abide by new restrictions implemented after the Boston Marathon bombings.

04/27/2013

New Jersey Marathon United We Run Boston Shirt (credit: NJ Marathon)

New Jersey Marathon Upping Security In Wake Of Boston Bombings

Executive Race Director Joe Gigas says all bags and backpacks will be banned, spectator access at the start and finish lines will be limited, and some parking areas will be closed.

04/26/2013

Send Silence Packing (file / credit: Active Minds)

Backpacks On Broadway Shining Light On College Suicide

“Send Silence Packing” features 1,100 empty backpacks — each representing the lives of the 1,100 college students lost to suicide each year.

04/05/2012