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Holocaust Remembrance Day Observed Around The World

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Monday is Holocaust Remembrance Day.

It’s a day of commemoration for the six million Jews killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II. 776 more words


Amtrak Train Breaks Down While Pulling Out Of Penn Station

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An Amtrak train broke down in the Hudson River tunnel while leaving Penn Station Sunday.

Amtrak said Empire Service train No. 233 to Albany became disabled sometime around noon while pulling out of Penn Station. 524 more words


Schumer Demands Better Police Coordination At Penn Station After Stampede

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that Penn Station needs major improvements in coordination, training and staffing following a panic and stampede a week ago Friday. 317 more words


2-Time NYC Marathon Champ Dies Coaching NJ Middle School Meet

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A two-time winner of the New York City Marathon has died while coaching a New Jersey middle school team at a track meet. 920 more words


Christie Mum On Axed Rail Project, Pushes For Gateway Project Funding

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Recent train disruptions in New York have focused attention on a rail tunnel project shut down by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in 2010 that would be nearing completion now. 713 more words


Earth Day Celebrations Get An Early Start In Union Square

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Earth Day isn’t until Saturday, but the celebrations started Tuesday in New York City.

A festival in Union Square features dozens of exhibitors — including Toyota — whose display includes the WCBS Prius Prime mobile studio, part of WCBS 880’s 50th anniversary celebration. 124 more words


One More Hoboken Terminal Track Set To Re-Open By June, Lawmakers Announce

HOBOKEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — New Jersey lawmakers toured Hoboken Terminal on Monday, months after a deadly accident involving an NJ TRANSIT train traveling on the Pascack Valley Line. 169 more words