Officials say the fund's objective is to close the gap by providing these business owners with a more level playing field.
Free Drive-Thru Rapid COVID-19 Testing Begins In Nassau CountyLocal leaders say educating the public on coronavirus and safety is working. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports
Cuomo Says Putting N.J., Conn. On Travel Advisory List Just Not FeasibleThough both have seen upticks in coronavirus infections of late, the governor says at this point all he's willing to do is advise residents of those states to avoid non-essential travel to New York. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
NASA Set For Historic Landing On AsteroidA spacecraft was set to try a first-of-its-kind landing on an asteroid to take a soil sample before returning to Earth in 2023. CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
New York Weather: Tuesday Evening 10/20 CBS2 Weather HeadlinesCBS2's Lonnie Quinn has a look at the forecast.
Clifton Couple KidnappedA New Jersey woman managed to make a secret plea to a stranger for help as police say she was being kidnapped, carjacked and robbed in Clifton.
Jersey City Officials Urge Support For The ArtsMayor Steven Fulop joined artists and art leaders to support Municipal Question Number One, which would create the state's first local arts trust fund.
Due To COVID-19, Warnings From Health Experts, Thanksgiving Figures To Be More Subdued Event This YearThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Americans to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 during the upcoming holiday season. CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
John F. Kennedy International Airport Adding Barriers For COVID SafetyThe Transportation Security Administration is installing new acrylic barriers at security checkpoints where officers interact with passengers.
Judge Rules Most NYC Sidewalk Crossings Violate Disability LawsIn his ruling, Judge Paul Engelmayer said the city violated three laws by failing to equip most crosswalk signals to aid the blind or those with bad eyesight.
Reforms Coming To Suffolk County Police Department After Independent Study Finds Bias In Traffic StopsThe Suffolk County Police Department admits its traffic stops are biased. CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
MTA Distributing 115,000 Pink Masks For Breast Cancer Awareness MonthNearly 115,000 pink masks will be handed out in October to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
NYC Offering Incentives To Help VotingNew York City is working to make early voting even easier.
Gay Pride Flag Cut Down At Manhattan BakeryThe owners of Sugar Sweet Bakery say they're not sure if it was an act of hate or random vandalism.
NYPD: Man Wanted For Attacking Family And Knocking Grandmother Onto Subway Tracks In BrooklynThe NYPD has released new video of a man who allegedly attacked a family and knocked a 73-year-old grandmother onto the subway tracks Monday in Brooklyn. CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Person In Wheelchair Struck By Car On Upper East SideA person in an electric wheelchair was struck by a car on the Upper East Side. The driver remained at the scene.
Caught On Video: 15-Year-Old Boy Stabbed During Violent Robbery In BrooklynPolice are searching for a man who stabbed a teen multiple times in Brooklyn in an apparent robbery attempt. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Stimulus Negotiations Continue On Capitol HillTalks for a new coronavirus relief bill continue between Democrats and Republicans. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is now giving a different take on what the deadline is for a deal. CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Head Of University Hospital Says New Jersey’s Second Wave Is Here: ‘This Is About To Get Worse’New Jersey reported more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases Tuesday. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
More States Added To Tri-State Travel Advisory ListThere are now 43 states on the list. Travelers from those states must quarantine for 14 days while in the Tri-State Area.
Police: Suspect In Custody After Man Shot In Apparent Drug Dispute In MontclairA gunfight broke out in a residential neighborhood in Montclair. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
NYPD Officials Discuss Election Day SecurityNYPD officials discussed their plans for Election Day security, as well as for early voting, which starts Oct. 24.
New York Weather: Tuesday Afternoon 10/20 CBS2 Weather HeadlinesCBS2's Elise Finch has a look at the forecast.
NASA Attempts Historic Asteroid MissionThe spacecraft Osiris Rex will touch down on asteroid after orbiting the rock for the past two years. Once it lands, it will extend a robotic arm and attempt to get a sample.
Long Island Officials Unveil 'Purple Pumpkin' Halloween Safety ProjectOfficials on Long Island are trying to calm COVID-19 fears this Halloween with the "purple pumpkin project." Putting a photo of a purple pumpking in you window will let trick-or-treaters know you're using safety precautions like wearing a mask and handing out individually wrapped candies.