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Daughter Of 9/11 Victim Brings One-Woman Play To NYC

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The daughter of a 9/11 victim is bringing her one-woman play about her experiences to New York City.

East Brunswick native Sarah Van Auken was 12 years old when her father, who worked for the investment firm Cantor Fitzgerald, was killed in the Sept. 246 more words


Home Depot Donates $1 Million To Foundation That Gives Homes To Veterans

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Home Depot is donating $1 million to a 9/11-related charity to help give wounded veterans homes.

Frank Siller, who heads the… 377 more words


Macy's To Pay $650,000 To Settle Racial Profiling Allegations

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Macy’s has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Herald Square.

Under the agreement signed Tuesday with Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the company will adopt new policies on police access to its security camera monitors and against profiling, further train employees, investigate customer complaints, keep better records of detentions and report for three years on its compliance. 579 more words


Traffic Concerns Follow Unveiling Of Meadowlands Plan

CARLSTADT, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Plans unveiled Tuesday for casinos and a convention center at the Meadowlands have left some wondering what it will mean for traffic in the area. 305 more words


Meadowlands Proposal Includes Casinos, Hotels

CARLSTADT, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Casinos, hotels, a convention center and a monorail could be on the horizon at New Jersey’s Meadowlands.

That’s the plan business leaders laid out Tuesday to transform the area into a multi-venue entertainment district. 902 more words


Grand Central Terminal Hosts An Indoor Picnic

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A picnic in Grand Central Terminal?

The iconic transit hub’s Vanderbilt Hall has been transformed into an indoor picnic space as part of a special promotion this week, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported. 250 more words


City Announces New $12.7 Million Gun Violence Prevention Initiative

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced a multi-million dollar effort to reduce gun violence in New York City on Wednesday. 484 more words