Mid-Hudson Valley begins to reopen; NYC hires contact tracers

Several counties in New York entered the first phase of the state's four-part reopening process Tuesday. In the meantime, New York City has hired 1,700 coronavirus contact tracers, a crucial step to getting the city closer to meeting the reopening requirements.

Lawmakers demand end to phone dead zones along Palisades Parkway

Drivers taking the Palisades Parkway to Route 6 between Orange and Rockland Counties often find themselves unable to place mobile phone calls due to a lack of Verizon cell phone towers in the area, a fact that local officials say is dangerous and must change.