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The New Rochelle YMCA needs $400,000 to pay for repairs. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Effort Underway To Keep New Rochelle YMCA Afloat

Staff members made a video appealing for donations. They need $400,000 to help pay for $1.4 million in repairs.

6 hours ago

FILE -- A view of Central Park from the 75th floor of 432 Park Avenue (credit: 
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Allergy Expert: Expect Explosion Of Pollen This Spring

Dr. Leonard Bielory with Rutgers University’s Robert Wood Johnson Medical School says to get ready for a one-two punch, as trees play catch-up.

7 hours ago

FDNY personnel work to extinguish a fire as a building burns after an explosion on Second Avenue in the East Village on March 26, 2015. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Someone May Have ‘Inappropriately’ Tapped Gas Line Before East Village Explosion

Twenty-two people were injured, four critically, after the powerful blast and fire sent flames soaring and debris flying Thursday afternoon. Six members of the FDNY were hurt in the operation.

03/27/2015

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AAA Questions Effectiveness Of Yonkers Red Light Cameras

AAA looked at limited data from 2013. While it found that T-bone accidents were down 15 percent, it also discovered that rear-end crashes jumped 83 percent and accidents with injuries rose 29 percent.

03/26/2015

Potholes (Credit: CBS 2)

Clarkstown Supervisor Asks State To Help Pay For Pothole Repairs

Meanwhile on Long Island, Nassau County officials are urging people to report potholes using the “Nassau Now” mobile app.

03/25/2015

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Rockland County Executive Presses Albany For East Ramapo Schools Monitor

Executive Ed Day says the financially troubled school district is failing and losing children to the penal system.

03/24/2015

Gilda Radner in 1980 (credit: Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: Gilda’s Club Social Media Fundraiser Hopes To Bring Out Inner Comedians

Gilda Radner had a rare gift. Even in her darkest days fighting cancer, the comedian knew laughter could be good medicine.

03/23/2015

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New Castle Officials Stepping Up Safety At Railroad Crossings

One crossing of concern is in Chappaqua near the old Readers Digest campus. Just off the Saw Mill River Parkway, Roaring Brook Road can back up as people head toward Horace Greeley High School.

03/23/2015

A tractor-trailer and a car collided on the West Shore Expressway on Staten Island on March 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Off-Duty Linden Police Officer Killed, 2 Others Critically Hurt In Wrong-Way Crash On S.I.

Police in New Jersey say three off-duty officers were involved in a wrong-way crash on Staten Island that left one of the officers and a civilian dead and three others hurt.

03/20/2015

(clockwise from top left) Daniel Gomez, Julio Ponce, Gino Manna, Michael Puig, and John Cando are charged in a string of burglaries in New Jersey. (Credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutors: More Than 40 New Jersey Burglaries Solved With Arrests

A six-month investigation has led to the arrest in 42 burglaries in New Jersey, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s office announced Wednesday.

03/18/2015

Crews patch up potholes in Manhattan (Credit: CBS2)

Crews Hard At Work Patching Up Potholes

In New York City, 2,500 pothole crews are at work. Nearly 160,000 craters have been filled in the city.

03/18/2015

Spectators watch marchers during the St Patrick's Day parade on March 17, 2015. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Steps Off On Fifth Avenue

The parade, which dates back to 1762, marched past St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 50th Street and ended at 79th Street.

03/17/2015

The 2014 Irish national baseball team (photo courtesy of Baseball United Foundation)

New York Group Tries To Help Irish Baseball Score Big

John Fitzgerald’s group helps kids and adults in Ireland play baseball by sending over donations and expertise.

03/17/2015

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Stories From Main Street: Westchester County Caring For Caregivers

The emotional and physical challenges of caring for an ailing loved one at home can take a toll. Westchester County is there to help care for caregivers.

03/16/2015

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Car Safety Tickets On The Rise In New Jersey

Police in New Jersey are writing more tickets for safety violations in the nearly four years since the state ended motor vehicle safety inspections.

03/16/2015

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