Family's Holiday Display Bigger And Better Despite PandemicA Rockland County family set up their annual holiday display with added safety measures and significance this year.
'The Nutcracker' Runs Through Sunday At The Jewel In BrooklynThe Brooklyn Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker" is being staged indoors with the audiences watching from outside.
World's Largest Menorah Lit In NYC, Marking Start Of ChanukahThe first candle on the world's largest menorah was lit Thursday night at Fifth Avenue and 59th Street at Central Park.
Officials Remind Public Of Holiday Safety TipsDuring this December, all should be merry and bright and safe. From dried-out Christmas trees to top-heavy Chanukah menorahs, fire experts say 'tis the season to be cautious; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Families Celebrate First Night Of Chanukah With Socially Distanced TraditionsThe Jewish holiday of Chanukah begins Thursday night. It's also known as the Festival of Lights and lasts for eight days. While many families can't physically be together because of the pandemic, that's not stopping them from honoring old traditions; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Holiday Heroes Hand Out Gift Cards To Students In Nassau CountySome deserving students got a wonderful holiday gesture Thursday on Long Island. As CBS2's Kiran Dhillon reports, local officials handed out $100 gift cards to 10 students from the area at an event at Park Avenue Elementary School.
U.S. Marines Kick Off Annual Toys For Tots DriveU.S. Marines helped kick off the annual Toys for Tots drive Thursday in Times Square.
Letters To Santa: COVID-19 On The Minds Of ChildrenIf you think kids aren't really paying attention to the pandemic, you need to think again and watch CBS2's Cory James' report.
Santa Comes Up Big For Little GirlIt's not even Dec. 25 yet, but Santa Claus is already making Christmas wishes come true for a 7-year-old girl. She asked him for help finding her best friend. CBS2's Nikki Battiste has more on this sweet story.
It's Holiday Tipping Season, But What's The Right Tip During COVID?So many service providers were out of work during parts of the pandemic and others risked their own lives to keep things going. CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Diocese Of Brooklyn Lights Up 35-Foot Christmas TreeCBS2's Kristine Johnson reports.
Tips For Tipping In The Coronavirus EraCBS2's Jennifer McLogan speaks to an expert about what people should do to recognize workers during these difficult financial times.
World's Largest Menorah Goes Up In ManhattanAn annual tradition kicked off Tuesday on Fifth Avenue for Chanukah.
Santa Set To Wear Mark, Appear Behind Plastic Or Online This Holiday SeasonArea malls are being careful when it comes to Santa Claus' visits and interactions with children. CBS2's Tony Aiello reports
White Plains Holding Expanded Holiday Market With New Safety ProtocolsChristmas in the time of coronavirus. Some of the biggest holiday markets in New York City cancelled this year. But, one northern suburb decided to “double down” with its most expansive holiday market ever. CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lights Up New York City NightThe lights didn't stay on for long, but will be on every day through the new year from 6 a.m. until midnight. CBS2's Ali Bauman has more on the annual tradition, which was a lot different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Goes TV-OnlyBecause of COVID, the ceremony and public viewing are a lot different this year. The closest you’re going to be able to get to the tree Wednesday is probably the distance to your television. CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting TonightThe annual lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be held tonight, but this year the ceremony is closed to the public.
Giving Tuesday Means Different Things To Different PeopleOne thing everyone agrees on about the movement is that in these troubling times many residents are showing extraordinary generosity. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports
Nassau County Officials Offer Holiday Fire Safety TipsThe 2020 holiday season is underway, with decorations going up even earlier in hopes of sparking joy during hard times. On Tuesday, there was an important reminder from fire officials that decking the halls can turn into a devastating house fire. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
New York City's Holiday Grandeur Looks Different This YearThere's no place like New York City during the holidays, but many of the traditions are different this year. CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Tickets Required To View Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree This YearThe Rockefeller Center tree is up, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are new guidelines for viewing the tree. CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Tickets Required For Rockefeller Center TreeThe Rockefeller Center tree lighting is coming up this week, but once the tree is lit, you won't be able to just drop by.
U.S. Tops 13 Million COVID-19 Cases As Holiday Season BeginsHealth experts are fearful as a new wave of COVID cases erupts during the holidays. The U.S. has now surpassed 13 million cases, with 4 million cases in November alone; Danya Bacchus reports for CBS2.