Battery Park Community Calls Decision To Postpone Essential Worker Monument, Create New Committee A 'Victory'There is an agreement that has been reached after controversy over Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plans to build a monument honoring COVID-19 essential workers.
While NYC Honors Hometown Heroes, Many Families Still Coping With Loss Of Loved OnesIt was a celebratory day in New York City, but for many families, it was a reminder of the thousands lost to the pandemic.
Hometown Heroes Parade: Sandra Lindsay Honored To Be Grand Marshal: 'A Big Hug... From The Entire City'The critical care nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center was the first person in the U.S. to get the COVID vaccine once it was FDA approved.
Hometown Heroes Parade: MTA Worker Kenneth Mendez Proud To Keep City Running During Uncertain DaysBefore the pandemic, Mendez said he was pretty much invisible to riders. But now, all of that has changed.
Hometown Heroes Parade: How Fresh Direct Food Delivery Workers Helped Feed Neighbors In NeedSome of the first things that come to mind when we think of essentials are some of the most basic human needs, like food and water.
Union Says EMTs Will Boycott Hometown Heroes Ticker-Tape Parade WednesdayA total of 2,500 people will take part in the Hometown Heroes Parade, including 13 marching bands.
State Officials: Essential Workers Monument Will Be Built In New Location After Backlash From Battery Park City ResidentsThe original plan called for an eternal flame and 19 red maple trees at Rockefeller Park.
Sandra Lindsay, Nurse Who Received First COVID Vaccine, To Be Grand Marshal Of Hometown Heroes ParadeThe ticker tape parade up the Canyon of Heroes will honor the city's frontline workers on Wednesday, July 7 starting at 11 a.m.
Battery Park City Residents Upset They Weren't Consulted On Plan To Put Up Essential Workers Monument In Area ParkGov. Andrew Cuomo plans to build a monument in Battery Park City, honoring the coronavirus pandemic's essential workers. But the project is facing growing criticism.
Gov. Cuomo: NYC Monument Honoring Essential Workers Will Be Ready By Labor DayIt will feature 19 red maple trees to symbolize the 19 groups of essential workers who served during the pandemic.
NYC Monument Planned To Honor Essential WorkersThe essential workers monument will recognize 17 groups, from medical professionals to transit and delivery workers.
COVID 1 Year: Essential Workers Risk Their Own Safety To Keep Supplies And Services RunningThousands put themselves at risk every day -- from first responders and transit workers, to grocery store employees.
Paterson Says 'Thank You' To First Responders On Front Lines Of Coronavirus Pandemic With Labor Day LuncheonLive music, lunch and so much more were set up in the heart of the city as a "thank you" to those who got us through the worst of COVID-19.
CBS2 Spends A Day-In-The-Life With Bronx Woman Delivering Groceries To New Yorkers In NeedMany New Yorkers have taken self-isolation seriously, especially those at higher risk of getting the coronavirus. So they’ve had to rely on others to do the essential.
Pest Control During Coronavirus Pandemic Is An Essential Business: 'It's Gonna Get Worse'Jeffrey Pacheco is dispatched to about 100 New York City homes in a single work shift. Lately, he's only getting inside apartments about 30% of the time.