Public School 79 In East Harlem To Remain Closed Due To COVID-19 Cluster; Remote Learning In Place Until Sept. 28One week into the school year and New York City is closing its first school due to a cluster of COVID-19 cases.
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.
Manhattan Borough President, Communities Call On Mayor To Reopen New York City Senior CentersManhattan Borough President Gale Brewer says most seniors have been fully vaccinated and if gyms, bowling alleys, museums and other venues in the city are allowed to reopen, so should senior centers.
Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer Join Calls For Gov. Andrew Cuomo's ResignationThe borough presidents are the latest in a wave of lawmakers from both sides of the aisle to condemn Cuomo for his alleged behavior.
Only On CBS2: Hell's Kitchen Residents Say Nothing Is Being Done About Homeless Encampments Despite Complaints Of Fighting, Drug UseThe city's health department is primarily responsible for getting help for the people who live on the sidewalks, but workers tell CBS2 it's too dangerous and challenging a job to do alone.
'It Has Become A Ghost Town': Broadway Storefront Vacancies Up More Than 75% Since 2017A new survey of vacancies along the 244 blocks of Broadway found 335 street-level vacant storefronts, compared to 188 in 2017.
Mayor De Blasio's Statement That Some New Yorkers 'Are Going To Have To Improvise' Getting To Work Draws CriticismThe mayor was asked what he would tell New Yorkers who don't have a car and don't feel comfortable riding mass transit as the city prepares to reopen.
Seniors Fight To Save Manhattan Independent Living Housing Facility From Being Sold"This building is renovated specifically to provide housing for older adults," Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer said.
Still Hopeful Of Expansion, Lenox Terrace Developers Ready To Make ConcessionsTenants of a historic Harlem apartment complex are gaining traction in their fight against a proposal to expand their community.
CityViews: The Fight To Keep Manhattan Affordable For Businesses, FamiliesCityViews is kicking off a new series that will take an in-depth look at each borough in New York City by hearing from the borough president and highlighting a local business that is thriving.
NYC Adds More Security To City Homeless Shelters In Wake Of Fatal Stabbing In East HarlemIn wake of the attack, the NYPD will also be conducting security reviews at all 27 mental health shelters over the next 10 days.
NYC Leaders Release Report With Suggestions To Improve Police-Community RelationsAdams said ultimately the report examines how to improve relationships between police and the community and reach common ground.
Report: Some City Curbs Miss The Cut For People With DisabilitiesA new report says parts of curbs in New York City aren't up to code for people with disabilities.
Manhattan Borough President's Report Finds Problems With Curb Cuts Designed To Help DisabledThey found that just 115, or 9.5 percent, were fully compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act standards.
Kids From Across Tri-State Area Bring Energy, Excitement To World Cup Championship ParadeUFT President Michael Mulgrew said he U.S. women's soccer team exhibits a great work ethic and competitive spirit that can inspire student athletes -- especially girls.