With parents working longer hours, some New York City lawmakers are pushing for universal after school programs. Co-sponsor of the bill, Councilman Ben Kallos, joins CBSN New York to discuss the budget and benefits.

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Officials Push For Universal After School ProgramsWith parents working longer hours, some New York City lawmakers are pushing for universal after school programs. Co-sponsor of the bill, Councilman Ben Kallos, joins CBSN New York to discuss the budget and benefits.
Manhattan School Helps Prepare Adults With Autism For The FutureThe number of people with autism is reaching record numbers. Experts say over the next decade half a million will enter adulthood, and face a number of issues, including finding a job; CBSN New York's Lisa Rozner reports.
Experts: Half A Million Individuals With Autism Will Enter Adulthood Over Next DecadeThe number of people with autism is reaching record numbers. Experts say over the next decade, half a million will enter adulthood but finding a job may be difficult; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Protest Over Bill That Mandates Vaccination For NJ School ChildrenAs it stands now in New Jersey, families will not be allowed to use religion as a reason not to get your child vaccinated if attending public school. CBSN New York's Meg Baker reports.
Local Teenager Wolf Cukier Discovers Planet 1,300 Light Years AwayWolf Cukier is like any other 17-year-old boy, except he just discovered a new planet back in June. CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Little Girl Plays Her Cards Right For Big Change In The Face Of The NFLSabrina Scali noticed the NHL sells playing cards, and each deck has a problem: The queens only had pom-poms. They carry proper hockey sticks now. CBS2's Steve Overmyer reports.
Florida Woman Gives Birth To 2 Sets Of Twins In 1 YearYou've heard of seeing double, but how about seeing quadruple? That's the reality for one Florida mom, who gave birth to two sets of twins in one year; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Cherry Hill Mall Enforcing Parental Escort Policy For MinorsOne New Jersey shopping center wants to ensure its young visitors are supervised.
How To Stay Happy Around Difficult Gatherings This Holiday SeasonIt's the most wonderful time of the year, but for some people, holiday excitement mixed with family drama can lead to anxiety and dread. CBSN New York's Valerie Castro is joined by psychologist Dr. Michael Klein of Gracie Square Hospital with tips for a happier holiday.
Cops Help Kids Shop On Long IslandCBS2's Charlie Cooper has the latest on the Long Island police officers helping children shop for the holidays in Westbury.
President Trump Holds Summit Promoting Paid Family LeaveCBS2's Dick Brennan has the latest on President Trump's summit to promote paid family leave for federal workers.
Holiday Tips For Parents Of Children With Special NeedsThe holidays are a wonderful time for most kids, but for children with special needs, these events can be extremely overwhelming. Julie Mower, executive director of the Phoenix Center, has some tips for parents.
Iraqi House: Couple Brings Their Native Dishes To Bay Ridge"I love cooking, and I didn't see any Iraqi restaurant here in New York," owner Mohammed Almandalawi told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Military Dad Comes Home For The HolidaysCBS2's Valerie Castro has the latest on the surprise reunion of a New Jersey student and her father, who has been serving overseas.
Homeless Children Get To Meet Santa In #GivingTuesday EventOn this Giving Tuesday the 92nd Street Y hopes school kids go home with the lesson that they're never too young to help their community. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Marine's Memory Carried Forward By Family Continuing His 20-Year Toy Gift Drive For ChildrenTurning heartache into help, one New Jersey family is honoring a beloved husband and a Marine veteran just weeks after his passing. CBS2's John Dias reports.
Time Out New York's Weekend Things To Do For 11/30 & 12/1Time Out New York's Will Gleason joined CBSN New York's Ali Bauman to share this weekend's top things to do: The Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden, Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights, the Industry City Ice Rink and the Big Apple Circus.
Snapshot NY: Dedicated Man Fosters 50 ChildrenMeet Guy Bryant, a man who has fostered 50 children under the mantra "Everybody should have somebody." CBSN New York's Steve Overmyer reports.
Catholic Charities Giving Away 800 Turkeys To Families In NeedHundreds of families in upper Manhattan will be getting Thanksgiving turkeys and other traditional food items thanks to the Catholic Charities of New York. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
Parents Urge Lawmakers To Block Proposed HPV Vaccine BillsThere's backlash from some parents over the push to mandate the HPV vaccine for students; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Adoption Attorney Offers Advice For Prospective Adoptive ParentsAdoption attorney Denise Seidelman spoke to CBS2's Cindy Hsu, who adopted her daughter, Rosie, 15 years ago.
Immersive Lights Festival, Brooklyn Children's Book Fair Among Weekend's NYC HappeningsTime Out New York's Will Gleason joins CBSN New York's Hazel Sanchez to share his list of things to do the weekend of Nov. 23-24, 2019.
Dozens Of Foster Kids Get Adopted In Special Ceremony; More Adoptive Families Are NeededDozens of children in New York City are smiling like they never have before. All of them were officially adopted during special ceremonies. CBSN New York's John Dias reports.
New York Cares Launches Coat DriveNYPD Commissioner James O'Neill helps kick off annual event to help clothe those in need ahead of more bitter winter weather. CBSN New York's Dana Tyler reports.

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