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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Bloomberg Ad Demands Action From Obama, Romney Against Gun Violence

It’s part of a campaign by the Mayors Against Illegal Guns called “Demand A Plan” which is pushing the presidential candidates to “detail specific plans to prevent the gun violence.”

08/06/2012

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 (file / credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Officials: $14 Toll Expected For New Tappan Zee Bridge; Commuters Go Ballistic

Larry Schwartz, a top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, gave the estimate at a public meeting in Ramapo on Thursday. The new price is nearly three times the current toll cost of $5.

08/03/2012

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MTA Proposes ‘Green Fee’ On New MetroCards

The proposed surcharge will generate about $20 million a year, which will go into the agency’s operating budget. That includes an estimated $2 million saved by printing fewer MetroCards.

07/27/2012

A boy plays in a fountain in Battery Park. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Summer Scorcher Continues: City & Suburbs Will Be Feeling The Heat Again Tuesday

A heat advisory is in effect through 9 p.m. Tuesday as temperatures are expected to soar into the 90s.

07/16/2012

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Valerie Fund Helps Young Cancer Patients Live More Normal Lives

For children with cancer and blood disorders, living a normal life is a challenge, but it’s one eased by the people at the Valerie Fund, WCBS 880′s John Metaxas reported.

06/08/2012

Kelly Rice and her son Thomas (credit: Valerie Fund)

Valerie Fund Inspires People To Fight Cancer, Blood Disorders

The Valerie Fund’s help has inspired families and a whole town to come out and rally for the cause of fighting cancer and blood disorders, WCBS 880′s John Metaxas reported.

06/07/2012

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Valerie Fund Inspires Young Cancer Patients To Seek Bright Futures

For cancer patients who once saw darkness ahead, there is now light, and a bright future helping others. It’s because of the help of the Valerie Fund, WCBS 880′s John Metaxas reported.

06/06/2012

Mariah Martinez and her mother (credit: Valerie Fund)

Valerie Fund Inspires Teens With Leukemia

For teenagers with leukemia, there is hope, and it comes from the Valerie Fund, as WCBS 880′s John Metaxas found out.

06/05/2012

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Valerie Fund Helps Young Patients Keep Spirits High

For young people with serious illnesses, the Valerie Fund is a becon of hope, WCBS 880′s John Metaxas reported.

06/04/2012

The old St. Nicholas Church - New York, NY (file / credit: Grisha Ressatar)

Rebuilding Of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Moves Forward

The effort to rebuild St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, destroyed on 9/11, is moving ahead.

04/25/2012

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Cuomo Appoints Ex-Gov. Paterson To MTA Board

Former Gov. David Paterson has worn many different hats and now he’s trying on a new one.

04/23/2012

Kenneth Chamberlain (credit: Family Handout)

Lawyer For Family Of Kenneth Chamberlain ID’s Cop Who Allegedly Shouted Racial Slur Before Shooting

The lawyer for the family of shooting victim Kenneth Chamberlain said he’d like to see an indictment against White Plains Officer Steven Hart.

04/20/2012

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly Said He Has No Plans To Run For Mayor

“Certainly flattering to be spoken about, but I have no plans to run for elected office,” Kelly told reporters on Wednesday.

04/18/2012

Branford CT Police Patch

Branford Attaches Cameras To Cops In The Field

Branford is pushing the concept of squad car dachcams a quantum leap forward with miniature cameras that attach to the shirt lapels of police officers.

03/16/2012

Jacobi Medical Center - Bronx, NY (file / credit: NYC HHC)

Jacobi Medical Center In The Bronx Named Worst Hospital In The Country

According to Consumer Reports, 30 of the over 50 lowest-rated hospitals in the country are in the New York City metropolitan area.

03/02/2012

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