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Banner At Nyack Synagogue Back On Display After Being Vandalized 

The Congregation Sons of Israel in Upper Nyack is standing firm in the face of hate.

04/17/2015

Park (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Clarkstown Crackdown: Only Town Residents Allowed In Town Parks

There’s certainly an attraction to the Clarkstown, New York, parks, pools and manicured fields, but some residents complain the town parks are being overrun by out-of-towners.

04/16/2015

Parents, student and teachers protest Common Core testing outside P.S. 321 in Brooklyn on April 4, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Report: Thousands Of Students Opted-Out Of Standardized Tests

Amid the controversy over Common Core-aligned tests for public school students, one thing is clear: the opt-out movement is growing.

04/15/2015

Testing in New York City public schools. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parents, Schools Locked In Battle Over Those Opting Out Of Standardized Tests

As thousands of public school students prepare to take standardized tests Tuesday, many parents have decided to have their children “opt out” of the exams.

04/14/2015

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Fallout From Common Core Testing Opt-Outs Unclear

Mahopac Superintendent of Schools Brian Monahan said he’s walking a fine line between following the state’s rules and respecting the concerns of parents.

04/13/2015

Independence Day Clothing was designed for autistic children. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Former TV News Anchor Develops Clothing Line For Autistic Children

Lauren Thierry teamed up with a designer and developed a special clothing line. Independence Day Clothing can be worn inside and out, backward and frontward.

04/13/2015

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New York Initiating ‘Statewide Crackdown’ On Texting While Driving

Police in New York are embarking on a “statewide crackdown” on texting while driving.

04/10/2015

Irvington fire Chief Chris DePaoli (credit: CBS2)

Irvington Fire Chief Comes To Woman’s Rescue During Stabbing At Metro-North Train Station

A local fire chief is being hailed as a hero after coming to the rescue of a woman during a stabbing in Irvington.

04/09/2015

Tom Chapin performs in 2011. (credit: Getty Images)

Tom Chapin Celebrating 70th Birthday, 40th Anniversary Of WhyHunger With City Winery Show

It’s been 40 years since singer-songwriter Harry Chapin co-founded World Hunger Year. His brother, Tom Chapin, continues the mission.

04/09/2015

Traffic drives across the George Washington Bridge, which connects Fort Lee, NJ, and New York City, on Jan. 9, 2014 in Fort Lee, N.J.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Report: Indictments In ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal Could Be Looming

Although news of ‘Bridgegate’ have been out of headlines lately, local reports says the federal investigation appears to be coming to a head and indictments could be announced next week.

04/09/2015

Phone scammers are wiping out computers and demanding ransom, police say. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Phone Scammers Can Wipe Out Computer, Steal Personal Information

Police are warning about a new phone scam that can wipe out everything on your computer and steal all of your information.

04/07/2015

FILE -- A train carries oil.(credit: Getty Images)

NTSB Calls For Safety Upgrades To Oil Trains

Oil trains are rumbling down the tracks in big numbers thanks to fracking out west and the NTSB says the tanker cars are an accident waiting to happen.

04/07/2015

A look at the metal detectors at the Yankee Stadium gates in the Bronx on Opening Day, April 6, 2015. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

As Season Opens, MLB Stadiums Step Up Security Screenings

Under the guidance of the Department of Homeland Security, Major League Baseball has stepped up screenings at all 30 stadiums.

04/06/2015

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Stories From Main Street: Teen Intern Bringing Free Self-Defense Classes To Greenburgh

For her summer internship with the town, Emily Salwen is putting together a free self-defense course.

04/06/2015

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Doctor Advises Those With Allergies To Get Ready For Pollen ‘Explosion’

While the groundhog wipes sleep from his eyes, Spring is a little behind.

04/04/2015

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