Hundreds of girls from grades 6 to 10 are taking part in a new event showcasing their computer programming talents. CBS2's Charlie Cooper reports.
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Girls Who Code Showcase Putting Spotlight On Tomrrow's Programmers, CreatorsHundreds of girls from grades 6 to 10 are taking part in a new event showcasing their computer programming talents. CBS2's Charlie Cooper reports.
What Exactly Is A 'VSCO Girl'?CBS2's Cindy Hsu takes a look at the new trend among young girls, calling themselves 'VSCO girls.'
Vote On Flavored Vaping Ban Delayed In Nassau CountyThe county legislature has postponed a vote which was expected Oct. 28. Under the plan, all flavors would be banned other than mint, menthol or flavorless tobacco. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
High School Student Accused Of Encouraging Elementary School Student To Kill HerselfPolice said a female student at Franklin Township Elementary faced harassment on the internet last week after re-posting a message about suicide prevention, sources said, on Snapchat. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
High School Student Accused Of Encouraging Elementary School Student To Kill HerselfA New Jersey High School student is under arrest for allegedly encouraging a young student to take her own life in the Franklin Borough in Sussex County. CBSN New York's Lisa Rozner reports.
Pediatric Doctors Seek To Remove Stigma On Mental Health IssuesStudies estimate one in five children suffer from a mental disorder such as anxiety and depression that impact performance at school. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports on efforts to remove the stigma around such problems.
Have Your Kids Gone To The Dark Web?Lisa Good, cyber security expert and co-author of the book "Are Your Kids Naked Online?," stopped by to talk about the dangers of the dark web and how to keep your kids safe.
Should Students Be Allowed Mental Health Days?A recent study from the Pew Research Center found 70 percent of teens in the U.S. view anxiety and depression as a major problem among their peers. New York State lawmakers are considering a measure that would let students take mental health days from school.
Samvincible: Paralyzed Lifeguard Inspiring Others In His Fight To RecoverSam Jarmer is a 16-year-old lifeguard who suffered a spinal cord injury in Jury. CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Experts Warn About 'Snowplow Parents' Overly Protecting Kids From Life's ChallengesWith the start of the school year comes the need for parents to start thinking about how much they need to monitor and control their children's lives, to an extreme experts are calling "snowplow parenting." CBSN New York's John Dias reports.
Parents Magazine Editor In Chief Shares Drama-Free Back To School Transition TipsParents Magazine Editor in Chief Liz Vaccariello shares tips with CBSN New York's Dana Tyler on having a drama-free back to school transition for children fast turning into little adults.
Parents Magazine Editor Shares Drama-Free Back To School Transition TipsParents Magazine editor Liz Vaccarello shares tips with CBSN New York's Dana Tyler on having a drama-free back to school transition for children fast turning into little adults.
JUUL CEO Talks Concerns Over Vaping, E-CigarettesJUUL CEO Kevin Burns is pushing for a new ID verification system to keep the company's vaping products out of the hands of underage shoppers.
Police Seek Missing Autistic Teen In Long IslandThe Nassau County Police Department’s First Precinct says 17-year-old Isaiah Farrow went missing around 4 p.m. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
NJ Educators Find New Way To Crack Down On Vaping At SchoolEducators across New Jersey have been preparing for a new school year, including finding a new way to crack down on vaping on school grounds; CBS2's Reena Roy reports.
NJ Schools Fight Against Student VapingFaculty members across New Jersey schools are preparing to fight against vaping on school grounds with new technology. CBSN New York's John Dias reports.
Rep. Nita Lowey Holds Discussion On Teen Vaping EpidemicA local Congresswoman is working to combat the rise of teen vaping, which she calls a public health emergency.
Snapshot NY: Stargazers Brings The Heavens Down To EarthOn any given street corner in the Bronx, you might find a portal to another world thanks to John Benfatti and the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York. CBSN New York's Steve Overmyer reports.
NY Native Inspires Girls After World Cup WinOne of our hometown heroes in Wednesday’s ticker tape parade is New York native Allie Long. CBSN New York’s Dick Brennan explains how she’s inspiring young soccer stars on Long Island.
New Jersey Parents May Be Accountable For Children's Bullying BehaviorA new bill opens parents of bullies up to increasing fine and civil lawsuits if a judge determines parents repeatedly ignored the behavior. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Teen About To Have Youngest Boxing Debut In NJ HistoryThanks to an exception in the rules, Vito Mielnicki Jr. is the first 17-year-old in New Jersey to make his professional boxing debut.
Automakers Pushing New Tech To Fight Teen Driver Distractions, Improve SafetyOver the past five years, nearly 3,500 people have been killed in crashes involving teen drivers between Memorial Day and Labor Day. CBS2's Kenneth Craig reports.
Study: Playing For Fun, Not To Win, Key To Get Young Children Into Sports For LifeThe American Academy of Pediatrics says children should be physically active pretty much as soon as they can walk, run and play. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Teens Turn To Burner Phones To Avoid ParentsCBS2's Hazel Sanchez has the latest on how teens are reportedly using more burner phones to avoid their parent's discipline.