Cindy Hsu

New York City students have been learning about hydroponic farming in Greenhouse Project Classrooms. (Credit: CBS2)

Greenhouse Project Classrooms Give Students Hands On Experience With Conservation

Kids from a group of New York City schools are showing off how they would conserve the environment.


The Old Bridge High School band is traveling to France Tuesday night to help commemorate the 71st D-Day Anniversary in Normandy. (CBS2)

Old Bridge High School Band Travels To France To Commemorate 71st D-Day Anniversary

For many members, this will be their first trip outside the United States.


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Channel Your Inner Builder With Lego Exhibit On The High Line

The artist, Olafur Eliasson, was also behind the public art project New York City Waterfalls along the East River in 2008.


The advocacy group 'Women on 20s' has picked Harriet Tubman in a proposal to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. (Credit: CBS2)

New York City Council Caucus Joins Push To Put Woman On $20 Bill

A campaign to get a woman’s face on the $20 bill has gained steam online, and local politicians have also gotten involved.


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‘Dad Bod’ Is Latest Trend For Men

“Dad bod” is the trending term for men’s bodies with just a little bit of a gut, but not considered overweight.


Fourth-graders at P.S. 128 in Washington Heights are taught to dance. (credit: CBS2)

Washington Heights Fourth-Graders Learn Life Lessons Through Dance

At P.S. 128 in Washington Heights, fourth-graders are learning everything from swing to the foxtrot to the tango. But they’re also learning about teamwork and respect.


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Commissioner Bratton Offers Condolences After 2 Officers Killed In Mississippi

Curtis Banks, 26, told a reporter he was not involved in the killings of the two officers in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.


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Moms List Best, Worst Mother’s Day Gifts They’ve Received

CBS2’s Cindy Hsu talked to moms to find out the best and worst gifts they’ve ever received on their special day.


Police are looking into a casket that was abandoned on May 5, 2015 in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Abandoned Casket With Human Remains Found In Brooklyn

A person found a casket filled with garbage and skeletal human remains in it on Pilling Street adjacent to the Evergreens cemetery Tuesday.


A woman being rescued from a house fire in Centereach, New York on May 3, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

Police, Neighbor Rescue Centereach Woman From House Fire

The woman, Rosemarie Donnelly, and the neighbor, Thomas Earl, 43, were rushed to Stony Brook University Hospital with back injuries.


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Fair Lawn Couple Says Evening Was Ruined When NJ Transit Bus Skipped Their Stop

A couple in Bergen County missed a Broadway show when their New Jersey Transit bus didn’t show, and another one drove right by them.


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Some Ideas For The Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day arrives the second Sunday in May, and time is ticking for those scrambling to find a perfect gift.


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Mom Caught On Video Smacking Son During Baltimore Riots Says, ‘I Just Lost It’

The Baltimore mom dubbed “Mother of the Year” after video showing her angrily confronting her son for taking part in riots went viral, spoke exclusively about the incident to CBS This Morning.


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Woman Who Lived Through The Holocaust Shares Inspiring Story Of Survival

Holocaust Remembrance Day is being commemorated around the region Thursday, including at the Yeshiva of Flatbush, where there will be a program with survivors.


Scaffolding going up in Madison Square Park is part of an art project that will be in place until January 2016. (Credit: CBS2)

Madison Square Park Art Installation Sparks Controversy In Flatiron

Controversy has sprouted over a sprawling sculpture going up in a Manhattan park.