The heat is on and keeping cool is a challenge, especially for parents struggling to find options for their children; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.

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Parents Seek Ways To Keep Kids Cool, Occupied This SummerThe heat is on and keeping cool is a challenge, especially for parents struggling to find options for their children; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
The Dig Callback: Family Sticks Together At Bianco Brothers InstrumentsAmid the pandemic, CBS2's Elle McLogan checks in with Bianco Brothers, a neighborhood institution that's been sharpening Brooklyn's knives for nearly 50 years.
Reimagining Education: Child Care Centers Worried About Funding For ReopeningAs New York City prepares for Phase 1 of reopening Monday, there's concern among some parents returning to work that there will be fewer places offering child care; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
George Floyd's Death Restarts Conversations Black Parents Are Forced To Have With ChildrenThe death of George Floyd is restarting conversations all black parents are forced to have with their children -- like how to interact with police -- and no one is exempt; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Virtual Babysitters Help Keep Kids Entertained While Parents Are Working From HomeKids are learning at home and parents are working from home because the coronavirus pandemic. The combination can make the daily routine rough, so virtual babysitting service are lightening the load; Naomi Ruchim reports for CBS2.
A Look At New York Sites Closed This Summer, And Which Still Plan To OpenMore and more camps are making difficult decisions about whether or not to open for the summer season. Until there is firm guidance from the states, it is up to the camps to decide, CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Mayor Bill de Blasio COVID-19 Update For Friday, May 22Mayor Bill de Blasio talked about how New York City will manage social distancing and keeping people safe from further coronavirus infections over the Memorial Day weekend.
Coney Island, Rockaway Beaches Partially Open For Memorial Day WeekendMemorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and now people will have restricted access to New York City's beaches - no swimming, but walks on the sand allowed. CBS2's John Dias reports.
Parents Concerned About Possibility Of Schools Making Remote Learning The NormSome school districts are considering making remote learning a part of their long-term plans. The idea has some parents considering logistics, wondering what happens when kids are scheduled to learn from home while they have to go back to work; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
Mayor De Blasio: New York City Just Not Ready To Open Beaches For Memorial DayWhile Gov. Andrew Cuomo has given New York State beaches the OK to open for Memorial Day weekend with safe restrictions, Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City is not ready to follow suit with other locations. CBS2's Tara Jakeway reports.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Murphy Announces New Jersey Beaches Open By Memorial Day WeekendThe Jersey Shore and beaches around New Jersey will be open for Memorial Day Weekend, with social distance restrictions still in place.
New Moms Get Virtual Support Amid Coronavirus PandemicFor new moms and families, welcoming a baby during a pandemic is proving to be stressful, especially when living in isolation; Danya Bacchus reports for CBS2.
New Jersey Clarified Status Of 'Wave Parades' Amid Coronavirus Shutdown"Wave parades" have suddenly become the way to celebrate in the age of COVID-19 for birthdays and other occasions. The parades are often led by police and other first responders. Some schools were planning on using wave parades to celebrate seniors, but New Jersey state police rained on the students' parades. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
How To Celebrate Mother's Day While Social DistancingWhile we can't get together in the usual way this Mother's Day, with a little imagination, you can still celebrate your mother virtually and get her what she really wants; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Connecticut Schools To Remain Closed For Rest Of Academic YearGov. Ned Lamont has joined in the decision made in New York and New Jersey to give up on hoping for a safe and in-person end to the school year. CBS2's Kristine Johnson reports.
CBS News' Steve Hartman, Children Team Up To Teach 'Kindness 101'Steve Hartman teaches an online lesson for kids about finding a purpose, produced from home with the assistance of his daughter Meryl and Emmett. CBSN New York's Nina Kapur caught up with them to get a look behind the scenes.
Coronavirus Cautions: Twin Willows Uses Innovation To Avoid Personal Contact On The Golf CourseJeff Ward of Twin Willows Par 3 golf course in Lincoln Park, NJ, talks about coronavirus precautions put in place on their greens and an innovative hole cup device to avoid any personal contact. CBS2's John Elliott reports.
Coronavirus Relief: New Jersey Easing Up Park Restrictions Starting TodayNew Jersey state parks and many local parks will reopen starting Saturday, May 2, but Gov. Phil Murphy warns social distancing rules will still have to be followed. CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Streets Around Brooklyn's Prospect Park Shut Down For People To Enjoy Outdoor SpaceJust in time for a nice weekend weather forecast, there will seven miles of open road in and around city parks for folks to enjoy it. CBS2's Tara Jakeway reports.
Wife On Johnathan Coelho's Coronavirus Death: 'Haunting' Words Of Goodbye 'All I Have Left'Jonathan Coelho was just 32 when he died last week from cardiac arrest due to the coronavirus. While he was hospitalized the Connecticut man wrote a final love letter on his phone for his family. CBS News' David Begnaud reports.
Summer Camps Moving Forward With Coronavirus Safety PlansIt may seem far-fetched to imagine camps will be able to open this summer, but camp directors are moving forward with careful safety plans, CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Parents Concerned About Too Much Screen Time As Remote Learning Continues Amid Coronavirus PandemicAs distance learning becomes the new normal, much of the school day has shifted to the screen, but is all that screen time safe for your kids? CBSN New York's Hazel Sanchez reports.
Coronavirus Uncertainty Raises Father's Concerns On Daughters College FutureCBS2's John Elliott reports on Gary Francis, a father whose daughter is about to make her choice for college just as the economy and her family's incomes fate an uncertain future.
Coronavirus Forcing Students To Miss Once-In-A-Lifetime Graduation Rites Of PassageJohn Elliott talks to a mom and her daughters who are missing out on their graduations and turning to social media to jump ahead of their college experiences.

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