Elise Finch

During the summer a Chelsea artist turns his focus to sculpting with the sand. (Credit: CBS2)

Chelsea Artist Takes Sand Sculpting To Another Level

Building sand castles at the beach is a favorite activity for most kids, but for one man it’s his creative outlet.

08/26/2015

St. Patrick's Cathedral

Renovations At St. Patrick’s Cathedral Wrapping Up As Pope Francis’ NYC Visit Looms

Crews are putting the finishing touches on the landmark church just in time for Pope Francis’ visit in September.

08/25/2015

Experts say some lice are becoming resistant to common treatments. (Credit: CBS2)

Treatment Resistant ‘Mutant’ Lice Spark Concerns About Out-Of-Control Outbreaks

The mutant lice may be resistant to common chemicals, but there are still a number of oils that are very effective in killing them.

08/19/2015

Beach-goers are concerned following recent shark sightings off New York City beaches. (Photo: CBS 2)

Despite Shark Sightings Around NYC, Expert Says They Are Not Much Risk To Humans

Is it “shark week” in the Big Apple? Two separate shark sightings at city beaches have swimmers worried about what’s in the water.

08/18/2015

Campers play in the spray park at Camp Riverbend in Warren, N.J., on July 29, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Residents, Campers Stay Cool As Temperatures Soar

Camp Riverbend in Warren altered its activity and used a combination of water, shade and air conditioning to keep campers safe.

07/29/2015

Power was out along Norfolk Street between Delancey and Rivington streets during a heat wave on Tuesday, July 28. (Credit: CBS2)

Power Grid Faces Test As Heat, Humidity Rise; Outage Brings Misery, Danger

Power outages have become a major concern this week, as Tuesday marks the first in a series of hot days.

07/28/2015

A new plan is in place to chase away the endless number of Canadian Geese who have been flocking in the parks of Nutley, New Jersey (CBS2)

Nutley To Employ Dogs To Chase Away Geese

Officials and park goers hope the collies will finally make their poop problems go away for good.

07/27/2015

Luxe Valet App

New Valet App Promises To Make Parking In NYC Easier Than Ever

All transactions are completed through the app, which means you never need cash to drop off your car, pick it up or tip your valet.

07/22/2015

Con Edison crews making repairs after heat overloaded power lines, leading to temporary outages around parts of New York City on July 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Manhole Explodes In Brooklyn As Storms, Heat Hit Tri-State Area

Con Edison crews worked overnight to make repairs to the system, including fixing power lines that became so overheated, they caught on fire.

07/21/2015

Sprint store without power on Staten Island (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Thousands Without Power On Staten Island Amid Hot And Humid Weather

It’s the second day of hazy, hot and humid conditions across much of the Tri-State area.

07/20/2015

This lobster at Jordan Lobster Farms on Long Island is believed to be 95 years old and weighs 23 pounds. (Photo: CBS2)

CBS2 Meets Long Island’s Newest Star — A 95-Year-Old Lobster

There’s a new attraction at Jordan Lobster Farms this week – a crustacean so big employees are surprised by it and customers would rather take pictures with it than eat it.

07/14/2015

Michelle Mian was struck and killed by a falling tree in New Milford, NJ on July 1, 2015. (credit: Handout)

21-Year-Old Woman Killed By Falling Tree In New Jersey After Powerful Storms

A family was in shock late Wednesday, after 21-year-old college student was struck and killed by a falling tree outside her home in Bergen County, New Jersey.

07/01/2015

Hibernian Shock girls soccer team in Hamilton Square

Young NJ Athletes Inspired By U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Ahead Of World Cup Semis

Soccer coaches say being able to watch elite female soccer players from their home state has made a difference to the girls they teach and thousands of others across the state.

06/30/2015

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Specialty Foods Take Center Stage At ‘Summer Fancy Food Show’

The trade show features everything from chocolate to cheese. It’s not open to the public, but CBS2’s Elise Finch gave us a look inside.

06/29/2015

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Heat, Humidity Give Way To Severe Storms Causing Damage, Power Outages

Tuesday began as a summer scorcher for the New York City area, but extreme heat gave way to pounding rain and power outages for many.

06/23/2015

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