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Aisha Wyatts (R), applies for assistance at an American Red Cross disaster relief center at 125th St. and 3rd Avenue a day after an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

De Blasio: City To Provide Housing For Victims Displaced By East Harlem Blast

More than 100 people who lost their homes in the blast will be given both temporary and long-term housing, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday.

03/14/2014

Members of the Wyckoff, N.J. YMCA were on alert after a series of car break-ins at gyms in northern New Jersey and on Long Island. (Credit CBS 2)

Police: Thieves Targeting Cars In Gym Parking Lots Around New Jersey, Long Island

Purses and other valuables left out in plain sight have made women easy targets for crooks looking to make a quick score at fitness facilities.

12/20/2013

Coney Island YMCA

YMCAs To Provide Jobs, Community Spirit To Coney Island, Rockaways

Hundreds of jobs and brand new community facilities are coming to two beachfront neighborhoods devastated by Superstorm Sandy.

12/07/2013

Coney Island YMCA

Weekend Program Links: December 7-8

Are you looking for more information from the stories shown on the various CBS 2 News broadcasts? Well, this is the place to be for we have all the stuff you’ll need.

12/07/2013

White Plains YMCA Fire

2 Bodies Found In White Plains YMCA Fire

Two men were found dead early Saturday when firefighters responded to a blaze at the YMCA in White Plains, authorities confirmed Saturday morning.

08/31/2013

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DKNY, Photographer Settle After Store Uses ‘Humans Of New York’ Photos Without Permission

The DKNY fashion label is making a charitable donation, after the photographer behind the popular “Humans of New York” project discovered that the label had used his photos without permission in a Bangkok store.

02/26/2013

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CBS 2 Weekend Program Links: July 14-15

Are you looking for more information from the stories shown on the various CBS 2 News broadcasts? Well, this is the place to be for we have all the stuff you’ll need.

07/14/2012

YMCA - Stamford, CT (file / credit: Stamford Family YMCA)

Stamford YMCA Seeks Donations From Local Corporate HQs

These are desperate economic times and desperate times call for desperate measures. That is certainly true at the YMCA in Stamford.

10/10/2011

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L.I. Community Offers Free Swimming Lessons To Stem Rash Of Summer Drownings

One Long Island town is banding together to turn an emotional loss of life into a lesson of swimming survival.

07/18/2011

Selby Kiffer of Sotheby's holds the original rules of basketball written by the game's inventor, Dr. James Naismith. (AP Photo)

Naismith Document Sold For More Than $4 Million

A historic document that details the original rules of basketball, written 119 years ago as a winter sport for boys of a Massachusetts YMCA, was sold for more than $4 million on Friday to raise money for charity.

WFAN–12/10/2010

Selby Kiffer of Sotheby's holds the original rules of basketball written by the game's inventor, Dr. James Naismith. (AP Photo)

Naismith’s Basketball Rules Up For Auction In NYC

Sotheby’s is offering the Naismith Rules on Friday afternoon as part of a sale of historic documents. The presale estimate is $2 million.

WFAN–12/10/2010

Kenneth Duckett (credit: CBS 2)

Daughter Of Man Accused In YMCA Shooting Testifies

There was drama in a courtroom where a man is standing trial accused of killing his ex-girlfriend in front of their children. On Thursday his young daughter’s gripping statement to police was played in court.

12/02/2010

Kenneth Duckett (credit: CBS 2)

YMCA Shooting Case Opens In N.J.

Prosecutors said 39-year-old Kenneth Duckett killed 31-year-old Monica Paul in front of their children, while their four-year-old son took a swimming lesson.

12/01/2010

CityKids offers a variety of classes that teach your child the basic elements of dance while still allowing your child to express themselves. (Credit: www.letsdancebrooklyn.com)

NYC’s Best Gymnastics And Dance Classes

Are you a dancer? Is your child a tumbler? Check out these NYC resources.

CBS New York–11/19/2010

Aimee Angle-Zahn

Missing Medical Student Found At YMCA

Police said 34-year-old Aimee Angle-Zahn was found overnight, in good condition, at the YMCA at Broadway and West 63rd Street.

11/17/2010

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