COVID Impact: Advocates Say Pandemic Causing Rising Mental Health Issues, Suicide Rates And Exploding Opioid CrisisFamilies on Long Island on Thursday called for more funding to help the increasing number of people suffering from mental illness and substance disorders.
New York City Fashion Designer Aaron Potts On Mission To Make Industry More InclusiveAaron Potts' line of clothing is gender neutral and fits a wide range of sizes, from extra small to 2X.
Summer Camp Checklist: Questions Parents Need To Ask In Age Of CoronavirusSusie Lupert, the head of the American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey, told CBS2 parents are signing up their kids.
Lunar New Year Celebrations Underway With Hope For Brighter Days In Year Of The OxThe Lunar New Year begins with a chance to start fresh and spend time with loved ones in the hopes of good things to come in the year of the Ox.
Black History Is Our History: 14-Year-Old Art Sensation Tyler Gordon Says He Dreams Of Inspiring OthersCBS2's Cindy Hsu first met Tyler Gordon in 2019. Now she catches up with him to check on his outdoor art exhibition called the "Icon Collection" to celebrate Black History Month.
Queen Latifah Comes Back Home To Newark For 'The Equalizer' On CBS2The show originated in the 1980s, and the Grammy-winning, Oscar-nominated actor is the first woman to play this role.
Chinatown Struggling To Survive As Lunar New Year Approaches, Efforts Underway To Help CommunityThis Lunar New Year is Year of the Ox, an animal known for its strength and dependability, and Chinatown is depending on New Yorkers to show up and lift up the community.
Black History Is Our History: Juneteenth And The Battle To Become A National HolidayJune 19th, 1865 marks the day that word of freedom finally reached enslaved people in Texas.
Iconic Asian American Photographer Corky Lee Dies After Fighting COVID-19Photographer Corky Lee passed away after fighting COVID-19. He was an icon in the Asian American community who used his camera to set things right.
New Jersey 5th Grader Raises Money For Those In Need With 'Flags Of Gratitude' Honoring Frontline Workers, Everyday HeroesA 5th grader from New Jersey is working hard to spread kindness throughout her community. She's doing it with thousands of flags of gratitude.
New Jersey Girl Rescues 200 Books Local Library Was Going To Discard, Offers Them To Teachers, Children, And ParentsThere's a little girl from New Jersey who has been checking out books from the library since she was tiny. Now in eighth grade, she's spreading her love of books and reading throughout her community.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Cuts Ribbon On Moynihan Train Hall, Says Its Opening Is A Hopeful Sign For 2021In the New Year, restaurants, stores and several big companies will start moving into the building.
Troop 6000 Brings Girl Scout Program To Children In SheltersThis holiday season has been especially hard on families with kids. The challenges are multiplied for families living in shelters. But a century-old organization has stepped in, offering a bright spot of support and friendship.
Dance Troop 'The Pacemakers' Hoping To Inspire Other Seniors To Keep Moving To The Beat During Coronavirus PandemicThere is a group of seniors that has been been dancing together for two years, and when COVID-19 hit the troop didn't miss a beat.
Widow Of Former Marine Says Nonprofit Toy Drive In New Jersey Desperately Needs Help From PublicChristmas is just three weeks away and there is a local toy drive that needs help getting more presents to children in need.