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More People Growing ‘Victory Gardens’ For Food And Stress ReliefFood continues to fly off grocery store shelves across the Tri-State Area, with no end in sight, so many are taking control by growing their own. CBS2's Nina Kapur reports.
Coronavirus Update: Survivors' Antibodies Offering Hope For COVID-19 PatientsThe Tri-State Areas’ first COVID-19 survivors are beginning to come out of isolation, and that is giving researchers hope they can harness those patients’ antibodies to fight the coronavirus disease in others. One Port Washington mom is heading the recruitment effort. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Coronavirus Update: Latest Grocery Shopping Tips To Stay Safe From COVID-19Local grocery stores are far from empty but experts warn about shopping safely, reports CBS2's Nick Caloway.
#ClapBecauseWeCare Boosting Morale Across In New YorkFrom exhausted health care workers to shut-in New Yorkers, people are finding ways to lift their spirits but giving each other a shoutout from their windows. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Coronavirus Restrictions Has Some Trying Their Hand At Cutting Their Own HairYour stylist shut down? Some are taking to online tutorials and other ways to get their look back into shape.
New York Weather: 3/30 Monday Night ForecastCBS2's Lonnie Quinn reports. Expect some passing showers this afternoon with perhaps a burst of rain here and there. Temperatures will be running warmer, as well, with highs in the upper 50s to near 60.
Coronavirus Rules Forcing Words Of God To Reach Faithful In New WaysThe doors to many places of worship around the Tri-State Area have been closed due to the spread of the coronavirus. As a result, sermons, teachings and masses are being streamed so people can worship at home. CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Expert Offers Tips On How To Avoid Going Stir Crazy In IsolationA clinical psychologist says there are five things we all need to be doing right now to maintain our mental and physical well being in these extremely difficult times. CBS2's Scott Rapoport reports.
Max Minute: Are Aspirin, Ibuprofen And Related Medicines Dangerous Against Coronavirus?Dr. Max Gomez addresses some of the advice about common over-the-counter medicines that people have been sharing on social media - and some of it has no basis in a study to determine if it's true.
Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer: ‘I Want To Do My Part For The City I Love’As medical facilities continue to be overwhelmed by patients and there are desperate pleas for protective equipment, many retired healthcare professionals are volunteering with the Medical Reserve Corps. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Macy's To Furlough Majority Of 130,000 EmployeesThe department store retailer plans to hire back workers in stages at its 839 stores. CBS2's Kristine Johnson reports.
Coronavirus: Due To Crushing Food Demand, Long Island Stores To Hire ThousandsOn Long Island there has been a crushing demand, like a pre-snowstorm surge. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Coronavirus Update: Nursing Home Sees 8 Deaths In Lakewood, N.J.Lakewood police responded to a report of a large gathering around 8:30 a.m. Monday on Madison Avenue. Officers found 35 people inside the building.
Coronavirus Update: Did Officials Give The Wrong Message When Outbreak Began?In hindsight, were local officials too quick to give bad advice as the coronavirus outbreak began in our area? CBS2's political reporter Marcia Kramer reports.
Hoboken Parks Closed To Enforce Social DistancingAfter seeing an increasing number of cases, the City of Hoboken announced it is closings all of its parks in an effort to stop the coronavirus from spreading, reports CBS2's Kiran Dhillon.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Murphy Calls For Better Social DistancingGov. Phil Murphy challenged people in New Jersey to tighten their exposure to other people even more as the rate of infections and deaths in the state continued to grow. CBS2's Kristine Johnson reports.
Coronavirus: Amazon Center Workers Protest, Demand Better COVID-19 ProtectionsAmazon workers on Staten Island staged a walkout Monday. The workers are protesting the company’s decision to keep the warehouse open even after someone tested positive for coronavirus last week.CBS2's Kristine Johnson reports.
Coronavirus Update: Medical Workers Share Look Inside The 'Medical Warzone'Both for the living and dead, Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn has reached its maximum capacity in the unprecedented coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. CBS2's Kevin Rincon reports.
Navy Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Arrives To Help In New York CityThe 70,000-ton vessel USNS Comfort docked at Pier 90 around 11 a.m. Monday. Its 1,000 beds are designated for patients with non-coronavirus issues. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Coronavirus Update: New Jersey Gov. Murphy Updates On COVID-19 MeasuresGov. Phil Murphy shares an update on the latest numbers and measures in the fight against the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Gives Coronavirus BriefingThere are now 66,497 confirmed coronavirus cases in New York, Cuomo said Monday, including 9,517 hospitalized, 2,352 ICU patients and 4,204 patients who have been hospitalized and discharged.
Coronavirus Update: Mayor de Blasio Welcomes USNS Comfort Hospital Ship To NYCMayor Bill de Blasio welcomes the Mercy-class USNS Comfort hospital ship as it docks in the Hudson River to be used in the fight against the COVID-19 coronavirus update.
Samantha Ruddy On Comedy Career & Working On "Full Frontal With Samantha Bee"The comedian talks with CBS Local's DJ Sixsmith about her new comedy album and what it's like to be a digital producer for "Full Frontal With Samantha Bee."
Staten Island Ferry Reducing ServiceThe busiest ferry route in the country will still operate 24 hours, but it will now run on an hourly schedule until further notice.

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