The labor shortage continues to be a problem for many businesses on Long Island, but there are efforts underway to bridge the gap and match the unemployed with workforce training to fill needed jobs; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Innovative Gift Card Program With Cash Bonus Aims To Assist Newark BusinessesThere's a new way to support local businesses in Newark crushed by the pandemic. A gift card program is giving consumers extra cash to spend in the neighborhood. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge spoke to Evan Weiss, CEO of the Newark Alliance.
Eric Adams To Name David Banks As NYC Schools ChancellorDavid Banks will be named the city's new schools chancellor.
New York Weather: CBS2 12/8 Evening Forecast at 6PMCBS2's Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for December 8 at 6 p.m.
Plans For Delacorte Theater Renovations In Central ParkThe iconic Delacorte Theater in Central Park is getting a makeover
Light Of Day Foundation Concert Series Begins In JanuaryThe Light of Day Foundation concert series begins in January. It helps raise money to defeat Parkinson's disease and related illnesses; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
10 People Indicted In $750,000 Identity Theft ConspiracyManhattan DA Cy Vance announced the indictment of 10 people for a $750,000 identity theft conspiracy.
Long Island Synagogue Still Recovering From Ida DamageA synagogue located in a low-lying area of Long Island was swamped with six feet of water when the remnants of Hurricane Ida hit. Now, months later, it is still trying to recover; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Controversial Bill Would Prevent Landlords From Doing Criminal Background Checks On Potential TenantsA controversial bill would prevent landlords from doing criminal background checks on potential tenants, and it would impact several million residents in the city; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the story.
NYPD Launching Program To Connect People In Need Of Kidney Transplant With Potential DonorsThe NYPD is launching a new program to connect people in need of a kidney with potential donors; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
'The Late Late Show With James Corden' Airing 1,000th Episode Wednesday"The Late Late Show with James Corden" will air its 1,000th episode Wednesday.
Glen Cove Resident Credited With Diagnosing Serious Pollution ProblemLong Island officials are crediting a Glen Cove resident with diagnosing a serious pollution problem. The man was able to pinpoint the source of leaking sewage that was threatening part of Long Island Sound; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Better.com CEO Apologizes For Firings Over ZoomVishal Garg is now apologizing after facing backlash for firing hundreds of employees over a Zoom call.
Iona College To Help Support Veteran EntrepreneursThe U.S. Small Business Administration and Iona College joined Wednesday to highlight a $5 dollar grant for veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs.
Instagram CEO Testifies On Capitol Hill Amid Investigation Into App's Affect On Teens, ChildrenInstagram's CEO testified on Capitol Hill on Wednesday as a Senate panel investigates the platform's potentially negative impacts on teens and children; Michael George reports for CBS2.
Capri Institute Beauty School In New Jersey Suddenly ClosesA beauty school in New Jersey suddenly closed its doors, leaving dozens of students in limbo.
Probationary FDNY Firefighter Vincent Malveaux Laid To RestThere was an emotional send-off Wednesday for probationary FDNY firefighter Vincent Malveaux; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
$2.3 Million Grant For Mental Health Services At CT CollegesConnecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has announced a new program to support mental health for college students.
Staten Island Parents, Students Concerned About Rise In School ViolenceA rise in school violence has parents and students on Staten Island concerned. There have been at least two incidents involving guns two days in a row at the same school; CBS2's Leah Mishkin reports.
New Bill Introduced To Defund Supervised Drug Injection SitesCongressman Lee Zeldin and Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis have introduced new legislation to defund the newly opened supervised injection centers in Manhattan.
Police Pursuit Of Attempted Murder Suspect Ends In YonkersA police pursuit in Westchester County of a Bronx man wanted for an attempted murder charge ended in Yonkers on Wednesday.
NYPD Statistics Show Decrease In Murders, Increase In Other CrimesNew stats released Wednesday from the NYPD show murders were down in November, but despite that decrease, other crimes in the city are on the rise; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer breaks down the numbers.
Con Ed Customers Asked To Conserve Energy During RepairsFollowing a manhole fire in East New York, Con Edison is asking more than 143,000 customers in some Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods to conserve energy while crews make repairs.
Pfizer Says COVID Booster Appears To Provide Significant Protection Against OmicronPfizer reported Wednesday that its booster shot appears to provide significant protection against the Omicron variant; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
COVID Cases, Hospitalizations Rising Across Tri-State AreaCOVID cases and hospitalizations are rising across the Tri-State Area; CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.