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Kyle Pavlik poses in front of the 9/11 memorial he's building in Haworth, N.J. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Teen Building 9/11 Memorial In Front Of Haworth Fire Department

The work by Kyle Pavlik, a 17-year-old Bergen Catholic High School student, uses three pieces of twisted, rusted World Trade Center steel and is displayed in front of the Haworth Fire Department.

08/25/2014

The 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Daughter Of 9/11 Victim Brings One-Woman Play To NYC

East Brunswick native Sarah Van Auken, 25, was 12 years old when her father, who worked for the investment firm Cantor Fitzgerald, was killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

08/22/2014

FILE -- A Home Depot store (credit: Getty Images)

Home Depot Donates $1 Million To Foundation That Gives Homes To Veterans

Frank Siller, who heads the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, said the “smart homes” are going to veterans who have suffered catastrophic wounds.

08/21/2014

Macy's Herald Square, as seen in March 2013. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Macy’s To Pay $650,000 To Settle Racial Profiling Allegations

Macy’s has agreed to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Herald Square.

08/20/2014

Heroin overdose kit (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

State Supplying SUNY Campus Cops With Heroin-Overdose Antidote

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Wednesday on the SUNY Purchase campus that $27,000 will be provided to university police departments to buy 258 naloxone kits.

08/20/2014

Meadowlands Chamber has plans for 250,000- square-foot casino and 1 million-square-foot convention center at sports complex. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Traffic Concerns Follow Unveiling Of Meadowlands Plan

Jim Kirkos, head of the Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce, says traffic is a priority.

08/20/2014

Meadowlands Chamber has plans for 250,000- square-foot casino and 1 million-square-foot convention center at sports complex. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Meadowlands Proposal Includes Casinos, Hotels

Casinos, hotels, a convention center and a monorail at New Jersey’s Meadowlands? That’s the plan business leaders laid out Tuesday to transform the area into a multi-venue entertainment district.

08/19/2014

Vendors serve customers at an indoor picnic in Grand Central Terminal on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Grand Central Terminal Hosts An Indoor Picnic

The iconic transit hub’s Vanderbilt Hall has been transformed into an indoor picnic space as part of a special promotion this week.

08/18/2014

Crews search for missing kayaker in Lake Ronkonkoma. (credit: CBS 2)

Search For Missing Kayaker In Lake Ronkonkoma Resumes

The man went out in his kayak around 3 p.m. Thursday and someone saw the boat tip over, but the man never resurfaced, officials said.

08/15/2014

Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Avenue following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Long Island Drying Out After ‘Historic’ Storm Dumps Record Rainfall

Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.

08/14/2014

A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Pair Of Young German Artists Claim Responsibility For Brooklyn Bridge Flag Swap

Mischa Leinkauf and Mattias Wermke said they hoisted the hand-sewn white flags onto the 131-year-old bridge’s towers as a celebration of public art in “the global center of creativity.”

08/13/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Mark-Viverito announce new gun violence initiative on Aug. 13, 2014 (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

City Announces New $12.7 Million Gun Violence Prevention Initiative

The new initiative will expand a previous violence prevention project to more neighborhoods that need it.

08/13/2014

The Barclays Center (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Continues Its 2016 Democratic Convention Pitch

Brooklyn is once again pulling out all the stops Tuesday for members of the Democratic National Committee in hopes of bringing the 2016 convention to the Barclays Center.

08/12/2014

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks at a press conference pitching the borough of Brooklyn to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC) outside Barclays Center on August 11, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Schumer, Others Welcome Democrats In Bid To Bring 2016 Convention To Brooklyn

A delegation from the city is hosting members of the Democratic National Committee in an effort to bring the 2016 convention to Brooklyn.

08/11/2014

Joseph Raksin (Credit: WLNY)

Hundreds Gather For Funeral Procession Of Brooklyn Rabbi Killed In Miami

Rabbi Joseph Raksin, 60, was in Miami visiting relatives when police said he was confronted by two men and shot while he was walking to a synagogue on Saturday.

08/11/2014

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