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People cool off in a fountain in Battery Park. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Big Apple Heat Wave Packs Steamy Punch; Another Scorcher On Tap For Thursday

It’s so hot, we could shatter records set more than seven decades ago. The blazing sun made it feel like 100 degrees on Wednesday and it’s not over yet.

06/08/2011

Photos: Bellmore Firearms (Nassau County Police); Sheen (AP); Yonkers Rescue (CBS 2)

The Week In Review: Yonkers Rescue, L.I. ‘Mayhem,’ and Charlie Sheen

By Philip J. Victor, CBSNewYork.com The big stories that came to our attention this week evoked a range of reactions.  There was admiration for the firefighters who came to the rescue of two construction workers […]

03/06/2011

Seniors attend a meeting hosted by Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal in early March. (Photo/Marla Diamond)

Community Leaders Join Forces To Fight Proposed Senior Center Closures

With its low-cost nutritious meals and exercise classes the local senior center is a lifeline for cancer-survivor Richard Graham who said the city should be opening centers, not closing them.

03/04/2011

Seniors Exercise (credit: AP Photo/John A. Bone)

More Than 100 Senior Centers Across NYC On Chopping Block

More than 100 senior centers across New York City could close, unless funding for them is restored to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed state budget.

03/03/2011

(AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)

List Of Senior Centers To Be Closed Under Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Proposed Budget

Here’s the list of senior centers that may be closed under Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget.

03/03/2011