Health Experts Say Manufacturing, Distribution And Public Acceptance Of COVID-19 Vaccine Just As Crucial As Scientific DevelopmentAs the death toll continues to soar, hopes for ending the COVID-19 pandemic rest on vaccines that are nearing authorization by the Food and Drug Administration.
As Seniors Face Holidays In Isolation, Experts Warn Anxiety, Depression Can Be DeadlyJeffrey Reynolds, executive director of the Family and Children's Association, says check in daily with seniors and ask probing questions, such as "did you eat today," "how are you feeling today" and "were you able to jump into the shower?"
Long Island Teen Launches Eco-Friendly Refill Business, Says Taking Small Steps 'Creates The Movement'He purchased eco-friendly shampoos and soaps and set up in front of his house and at a local market in Port Washington. All you have to do is swing by for a refill.
COVID In New Jersey: Health Commissioner Persichilli Says Highest Positivity Rate Of Late Is In 19-49 Age GroupThere are troubling new signs about the second wave of coronavirus in New Jersey.
Long Island Dancer Thankful For 'Angel's Heart' Transplant, And To Team At Sandra Atlas Bass HospitalThe youngest heart transplant recipient on Long Island offered a huge "thank you" Tuesday to all involved in giving him his life back.
Schools: The New Normal | State, New York City Make Moves To Bridge Digital Divide For Remote LearningThe digital divide has been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Dinkins' Legacy Will Include His Ability To Shape Young MindsKaren St. Hilaire was just 16 or 17 in the 1980s when she met Dinkins as a member of his Youth Advisory Council during his time as Manhattan borough president.
David Dinkins, New York City's Only Black Mayor, Dead At 93Dinkins was a kind and dignified man who referred to the city's diverse population as the "gorgeous mosaic" and he had a soft spot in his heart for children.
COVID In New York: Staten Island Reopens Coronavirus Field Hospital Not Used Since Peak Of PandemicThe extra preparation comes as the northern part of the borough enters the yellow zone and the southern area is considered an orange zone.
Dow Jones Tops 30,000 For First Time Ever As Biden Transition Points To More Stable FutureThe Dow Jones crossed the 30,000 threshold for the first time ever Tuesday, fueled by news that suggests a more stable economy in the near future.
Joe Biden Introduces New Members Of National Security, Foreign Policy TeamsPresident-elect Joe Biden formally announced Tuesday new members of his national security and foreign policy teams, several of whom are poised to make history if their nominations are approved by the Senate.
2 NYPD Officers Shot In Springfield Gardens, Queens; Suspect DeadIt happened on 179th Street near 146th Road in Springfield Gardens just before 1 p.m.
How Will COVID Affect Black Friday Sales? Stores 'Significantly Scaling Back,' Says ExpertBlack Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, will look a little different in 2020, as COVID cases spike across the country.
Local Leaders And Luminaries Mourn Passing Of David Dinkins, A 'Truly Great Man'Dinkins died Monday at the age of 93. He was New York City's first -- and to date only -- Black mayor. 
Bronx Produce Market Busy Distributing Food To Supermarkets And Restaurants Ahead Of ThanksgivingAlmost everything New Yorkers eat this holiday -- except the turkey -- will come from this Bronx market.
Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Blaze At Upper West Side Apartment BuildingFlames broke out around 10:45 a.m. at an apartment building on West 75th Street near Columbus Avenue. 
Pennsylvania Certifies 2020 Results, Awarding 20 Electoral Votes To Joe BidenGov. Tom Wolf has signed a certificate of ascertainment to show the slate of electors for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris after Pennsylvania certified its election results Tuesday.
Photo Gallery: Former NYC Mayor David Dinkins Through The YearsFormer New York City Mayor David N. Dinkins died Monday at the age of 93. Here is a look back at his life and legacy.
NYPD Offering $20,000 Reward In Deadly Shooting Of 1-Year-Old Davell Gardner Jr.Davell Gardner Jr. was with his family at a park in Bedford-Stuyvesant when shots rang out back in July. 
Commuter Alert: NJ Transit North Jersey Coast Line Suspended Due To DerailmentSeveral cars came off the tracks, but they remained upright. 
Exclusive: Brooklyn Subway Shove Victim Tells Of Harrowing Ordeal, Says Empathy Needed For People With Mental IllnessA man who got pushed off a subway platform in Brooklyn is talking about his terrifying experience.
Cash Rules: New York City Businesses To Face $1,000 Fine For Failing To Accept Dollars, Coins As PaymentCash is king once again in the Big Apple.
COVID In NYC: Staten Island Getting Emergency Coronavirus Treatment Facility As More Restrictions Loom"Staten Island has such an issue that it has triggered a hospital capacity issue. And the hospitals have contacted us and they say they need emergency beds on Staten Island," Cuomo said.
General Services Administration Tells Biden Team It Can Begin Formal Transition ProcessPresident Trump later tweeted in part that he has recommended the GSA administrator "do what needs to be done with regard to initial protocols," but added his fight continues.
Mayor: Brooklyn Synagogue That Reportedly Held Massive Wedding Earlier In November To Be Fined $15,000A Brooklyn synagogue that reportedly hosted a secret wedding with thousands of unmasked guests earlier this month is facing a hefty fine.
Health Experts: Don't Give In To Pressure To Host Or Attend In-Person Thanksgiving DinnersThe Centers for Disease Control and other health organizations are warning against travel this Thanksgiving during the coronavirus pandemic.
Suburban Businesses Face Tight Restrictions As COVID-19 Cases Rise Outside New York CityAs COVID-19 cases climb across New York City, parts of the suburbs face even stricter measures.
Thousands Of Free Thanksgiving Meals Distributed On Long Island: 'It Means A Lot'Turkeys, hams, fresh produce, dairy products - enough to feed 3,000 Long Island families - were distributed Monday amid tears of gratitude. 
Demanding Answers, Getting Action: Following CBS2 Report, Kristin Bruan Gets Daughter Seated In City's Learning Bridges ProgramAs New York City schools operate remotely, some say a city day care program is turning away students with special needs.
7-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Inspires Other Young Patients By Delivering Special Socks To Manhattan Children's HospitalA young cancer survivor is on a mission to inspire others and pay it forward... with socks.

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2 NYPD Officers Shot In QueensPolice say two NYPD officers were shot Tuesday in Queens, and the suspect was also shot.
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Gov. Cuomo On Thanksgiving SafetyGov. Cuomo shares latest on state's coronavirus response and hands out turkeys on Long Island.
Mayor De Blasio Remembers Mentor David DinkinsMayor de Blasio remembers former mayor and mentor David M. Dinkins, who died Monday at 93.
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Columbia University Students Banned For Travel ViolationsColumbia University banned at least 70 students for violating COVID-19 travel restrictions.