Vanessa Murdock

Crews inflate the Snoopy balloon ahead of the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (credit: CBS2)

Balloons Dancing Along West 77th Street Ahead Of Thanksgiving Day Parade

Fan favorites Snoopy and Woodstock were the first to be inflated by crews decked out in necessary rain gear.

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Furry Friend Finder: Valentina And Romeo

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Valentina and Romeo, who are looking for homes.

11/23/2014

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Bronx Zoo Kicks Off Annual Toy Drive For Military Families

Everyone is getting into the holiday spirit– even the animals at the zoo. Well, sort of.

11/21/2014

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Holiday Lights Spectacular Returns To Jones Beach After 7-Year Hiatus

Wayne Horsley, regional director of Long Island State Parks. said the display’s return is part of the continued efforts to revitalize Jones Beach.

11/20/2014

Some banks are offering smartphone apps that allow customers to "lock" their debit cards between uses. (Credit: CBS 2)

Study: Regular Smartphone Use Could Do Serious Damage To Your Spine

You better think twice the next time you look at your smartphone, because you could be doing some serious damage to your spine.

11/19/2014

A rendering of a planned upgrade to Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport. (Credit: OTG Management)

CBS2 Exclusive: A Look At A Fine-Dining, High-Tech Makeover At Newark Airport’s Terminal C

Travelers passing through Newark Liberty International Airport’s Terminal C will soon be able to choose from a wealth of high-end food options.

11/17/2014

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Furry Friend Finder: Nino And Natalie

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Nino and Natalie, who are looking for homes.

11/16/2014

Two-liter bottles of soda (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

New York State Assemblyman: Put Warning Labels On Sugary Drinks

A New York state assemblyman believes sugary drinks should bear warning labels because of related health problems like obesity, heart disease and diabetes.

11/13/2014

Furry Friend Delia. (Credit: CBS2)

Furry Friend Finder: Delia And Willie

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS2’s Diane Macedo and Vanessa Murdock introduce us to Delia and Willie, who are looking for homes.

11/09/2014

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Bronx Principal Going The Distance, Running 100 Miles On School’s Track To Inspire Students

A high school principal is going the distance—and then some—to show his students that with determination, anything is possible.

11/07/2014

Eatontown Mayor Gerald Tarantolo, left, and challenger Dennis Connelly (credit: CBS2)

One Vote Separates Candidates In Eatontown, N.J., Mayoral Race

Two candidates ran for mayor in the Monmouth County town, but no winner has been declared because it’s too close to call. As of Thursday evening, just one vote separated them.

11/06/2014

Families from around the city have been flocking to the Upper East Side to check out this haunted block of East 67th Street. (Credit: CBS2)

Elaborate Decorations Turn Upper East Side Street Into Scary Tourist Attraction

Elaborate Halloween decorations can turn almost any quiet residential street into a tourist attraction.

10/31/2014

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Flushing Commons Construction Causes Traffic, Pedestrian Pains

Flushing Commons will eventually bring open space, housing and retail to downtown Flushing, but right now, construction is creating a problem for pedestrians and drivers alike.

10/30/2014

Residents say black bears are coming too close to home in Franklin Lakes. (Credit: CBS2)

Franklin Lakes Residents Say Black Bear Sightings Are Hitting Too Close To Home

The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife said that there is work to be done as the black bear population continues to expand and increase throughout the state.

10/29/2014

Chris Lapak of Copiague, Long Island, was saved after 11 minutes of clinical death during the New York City Triathlon. (Credit: CBS 2)

Triathlete Back In Good Health After Being Saved From Clinical Death

A Long Island man was clinically dead for 11 minutes when his heart stopped during the New York City Triathlon this past summer, but he has defied the odds.

10/24/2014

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