Powerful thunderstorms cause flooding in NY, NJ

A nearly stationary frontal boundary combined with a hot and humid air mass sparked some thunderstorms on Monday. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for northeast New Jersey, most of southeast New York, and a small portion of southern Connecticut until 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

Many performance venues still waiting for pandemic aid

In December, lawmakers in Washington finally passed a $16.1 billion relief package called the Shuttered Venue Operator Grant program, and help was on the way for theater owners across the country. Until it stalled.

Ramadan during the pandemic

During Ramadan last year the mosque was closed. This year there will be an opportunity for some members of the mosque to pray together.