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NYPD Expands Use Of Anti-Overdose Drug On Staten Island To Fight Heroin Problem

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York City’s anti-opiate overdose pilot program is expanding on Staten Island in response to the borough’s heroin and pain pill addiction problem. 440 more words


Macy's 4th Of July Fireworks To Return To East River This Year

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The Macy’s 4th of July fireworks show will return to the East River this year.

The annual display will be set off from the Brooklyn Bridge and barges on the East River, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday. 621 more words


Obama Speaks At Sharpton's National Action Network Convention In Times Square

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — President Barack Obama visited the Big Apple Friday to address the Rev. Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network.

The group is holding its annual convention at the Sheraton Times Square hotel. 475 more words


NJ Transit To Conduct Top-To-Bottom Safety Review

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — In the wake of a commuter rail crash in New York that killed four people and left dozens injured, New Jersey Transit… 611 more words


Jakeabob's Restaurant In Union Beach, Devastated By Superstorm Sandy, Closes For Second Time

UNION BEACH, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Superstorm Sandy trashed Jakeabob’s Bay, a thriving bar and restaurant where locals and vacationers took in gorgeous sunsets over the Raritan Bay. 720 more words


UConn Fans Feeling Confident Ahead Of Elite Eight Showdown Vs. Michigan State

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The last time Connecticut won college basketball’s national championship, the road to the title went through Madison Square Garden.

That was in 2011, when the Huskies won five games in five days to capture the Big East tournament championship. 593 more words


UConn Fans Thrilled To Watch Huskies Win At MSG

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Exuberant UConn fans descended on Madison Square Garden Friday evening to watch their team beat Iowa State and reach the East Regional finals. 262 more words