Tri-State Area

New York Stock Exchange (credit: Philip J. Victor, CBSNewYork.com)

Boomer & Carton, Steve Somers To Ring Closing Bell At New York Stock Exchange

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the revolutionary station, WFAN has been invited to the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday at 4:00 p.m. to ring the closing bell.

06/29/2012

Con Edison works on restoring power. (credit:  Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

In Wake Of Thunderstorms, Thousands Left Without Power In Tri-State Area

As of Saturday afternoon, the Long Island Power Authority reported that 130 of its customers are without power, most of which reside in Hempstead, Oyster Bay and North Hempstead.

06/23/2012

Shoppers Leave Retail Stores (Credit: David Goldman/Getty Images)

Survey Reveals That Optimism Abounds For Retailers In Tri-State Area

Retailers in the Tri-State Area have reason to be feeling good about the future. Following the mid-year survey of some 250 retailers in Levin Management’s regional shopping centers, optimism reigns.

06/22/2012

Johan Santana

Johan Santana Receives Key To The City From Bloomberg Prior To Subway-Series Opener

Prior to the opener of the second round of the Subway Series on Friday night, the four-time All-Star was presented with a key to New York City by Mayor Michael Bloomberg at Citi Field.

06/22/2012

Traffic in New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Not The Best Day To Drive In NYC As Street Fairs And Block Parties Cause Traffic

Tri-State area residents are encouraged to avoid driving in New York City on Saturday, if possible. It is widely advised to take mass transit, as numerous events will cause several street closures.

06/09/2012

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Downpours & Punishing Heat Leave Their Mark On Tri-State Area

A gust of wind also caused a man in his 60s to be injured in Bryant Park after he got hit in the head by a falling tree limb, CBS 2′ s Derricke Dennis reported.

05/29/2012

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Nor’easter Pounds Tri-State Area With High Winds And Flooding

AccuWeather meteorologist Eric Wilhelm said that the Tri-State area is going to continue to see high winds and rain until the early morning.

04/22/2012

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Warm Weather Too Good To Be True? Yep, It’s Nippy Again In New York

Tuesday morning began with a freeze warning in New Jersey, and after a brisk and exceptionally windy day on Monday, Tuesday afternoon was sunny but again very windy, with a high of 50.

03/27/2012

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Powerful Winds To Whack Tri-State With Resounding Blow This Weekend

Wind gusts could be between 40 to 50 m.p.h. and those conditions have prompted a high wind warning for New York City and Long Island.

02/24/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

New York City Battens Down The Hatches As Irene Begins Her Run Up Coast

Mayor Bloomberg said that senior citizen homes, nursing homes and hospitals in low-lying areas “must evacuate” by 8 p.m. Friday unless they are able to show that their location or provisions for back-up power would allow them to stay safe.

08/25/2011

Irene OEM Meeting (credit: Marla Diamond)

Tri-State Area Officials, Residents Keeping Close Eye On Hurricane Irene

Emergency management officials are gathering to prepare for the possibility that area residents would have to be evacuated if Hurricane Irene strikes the city.

08/24/2011

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Hurricane Irene Weakens But Could Impact The Tri-State Sunday Night

While it is still too early to know what Irene’s path is, officials in the Tri-State Area are taking the storm seriously and are urging residents to do the same.

08/23/2011

Gas Pump (file / credit: clipart.com)

Average Gas Prices Drop Throughout Tri-State

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of regular gasoline in New Jersey on Friday was $3.58, down 8 cents from last week. That’s still much higher than the cost a year ago, when motorists were paying $2.61.

08/13/2011

FILE -- A sign turning away potential job-seekers is seen outside of a construction site. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Unemployment Rises Nationwide To 9.2 Percent As Hiring Stalls

It will be two more weeks before the Tri-state area finds out its unemployment rates for the month of June, but if the national unemployment numbers released Friday are any indication of what’s to come, it doesn’t look good.

07/08/2011

Police on boat patrol in New Rochelle (credit: CBS 2)

Tri-State Police Departments Prepare For Holiday Crackdown On Drunk Swimmers, Boaters

Police throughout the Tri-State Area were warning Friday night that booze and water don’t mix.

07/01/2011

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