Upper West Side Residents Celebrate Holidays With Lucerne Hotel ResidentsThe hotel, which has been used as a homeless shelter during the pandemic, has been the subject of many protests this year, but it was all about holiday spirit Sunday.
Drive-Thru Toy Giveaway Offers Holiday Cheer, Some Sense Of Normalcy For Children Of NYC First RespondersThe First Responders Children's Foundation, started in the wake of 9/11, launched its first ever Toy Express this year. Organizers say they wanted to support essential workers, many of whom developed COVID while on the front lines.
Small Businesses Trying To Survive Economic Downturn Say 'Shop Local' Campaigns, Social Media Mentions Crucial To Staying AfloatThere are welcome signs and warning signs at local businesses struggling to stay afloat during the pandemic.
Newark Residents Seeking Help For Holiday Gifts After Being Hit Hard By COVID PandemicThe line outside the Mercy House on Clinton Street stretched around the block on Friday as parents and grandparents waited to pick up donated gifts to take home with them for Christmas in a year unlike any other.
Rockland County Family Raising Spirits With Festive Light Display While Also Fundraising For A Good CauseThe entire Cirlin family takes part, all to raise money for Angel Flight Northeast so patients who need lifesaving care can get free flights to treatment.
Holiday Heroes Hand Out Gift Cards To Students In Nassau County: 'Bring On 2021'The Holiday Heroes giveaway was organized by the Nassau County Police Department and sponsored by the Nassau County Police Foundation. 
U.S. Marines Kick Off Annual Toys For Tots Drive In Times SquareIn light of the coronavirus pandemic, the need is great than ever this year.
CBS2 Has Holiday Tipping Etiquette For New York City ResidentsCBS2 recently shared some ideas for holiday tipping in the suburbs and on Wednesday is offering some ideas if you live in the city.
World's Largest Menorah Assembled In Manhattan Ahead Of ChanukahWorkers assembled the 36-foot tall menorah Tuesday at 59th Street in Midtown.
'Bogus Bins'; Long Island Officials Warn Scammers Trying To Take Advantage Of Holiday DonationsSome bins on Long Island claim to be drop boxes for donating clothes, but officials say they're a makeshift magnet for donations that are probably sold for profit.
'Let's Win This War'; Gov. Murphy Urges New Jerseyans To Take Precautions Following Thanksgiving COVID SurgeNew Jersey health officials are warning people about the upcoming winter holidays as hospitals across the state see outbreaks among health care workers.
No Crowd, But Rock Center Christmas Tree Still Sight To SeeThe lights didn't stay on for long, but not to worry, the tree will be lit again by Thursday morning.
Tickets Required To View Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, Changes Made To Other Holiday Traditions In City This YearThere's no place like New York City during the holidays, but the usual grandeur is different this year.
COVID Cancellation: Coney Island's Annual Polar Bear Plunge Nixed Due To PandemicThe Coney Island Polar Bear Club announced it is canceling what would have been the event's 117th year. 
U.S. Tops 13 Million COVID-19 Cases As Holiday Season BeginsThe United States reported more than 205,000 new COVID-19 cases and 1,400 deaths on Friday as the number of confirmed infections in the country soared past 13 million.