Trade schools seeing record enrollments in 2023
Skilled trade workers like plumbers and electricians are in high demand, and Gen Z is starting to take notice as enrollment at trade schools has been skyrocketing.
CDC recommends masking in 10 NY counties
Masking indoors in public or on public transportation is now recommended across the five boroughs, on Long Island, and in several of the city's northern suburbs.
Snowfall totals for New York City, New Jersey, Connecticut, Long Island, Hudson Valley
Forecasted totals of snowfall for New York City tracked on the higher end Friday from the fast-moving winter storm that hit the region. The National Weather Service shared the following totals for New York City, Long Island, the Lower Hudson Valley, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
NY cop accused of accepting sex to protect trafficking ring
Six people, including a New York police officer, are accused of being involved in a sex trafficking ring involving children.
NJ man accused of killing ex-girlfriend's dogs and ferret
Authorities say a New Jersey man killed his then-girlfriend's three Chihuahuas and a ferret over the course of their relationship, which lasted about a year.
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.
Leadership shakeup at the MTA; Feinberg to chair board
The governor has nominated Sarah Feinberg as chair of the MTA board and Janno Lieber as CEO of the MTA. They will replace Patrick Foye, who has held both titles for just over two years.
How to vote by mail using an absentee ballot in New York
In light of the risks posed by the coronavirus pandemic, New York now allows any registered voter to request an absentee ballot. Here is what you need to know.
Putnam County warns of possible coronavirus exposure at grocery store
The health department in Putnam County is warning people who shopped at a grocery store in Carmel that they could have been exposed to the coronavirus.
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.
Mid-Hudson, Long Island entering first phase of reopening
Nassau, Suffolk, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester Counties will take their first steps toward a return to a kind of "normalcy."
Police say NY teen committed rape, posted assault online
New York state police say a teenager arrested on rape and sexual abuse charges posted the assault on social media.
Buddha's teachings at a monastery in New York | Finding Faith
The Buddhist Association of the United States President Bhikkhu Bodhi was ordained as a Buddhist monk nearly 50 years ago while living in Sri Lanka. And before 1973, Jeffery Block, as Bhikkhu Bodhi was then known, lived in Borough Park, Brooklyn, where he grew up in a secular Jewish family.
The Big Idea: SmartKages for baseball
In the quiet Hamlet of Mahopac one person takes swings in an otherwise quiet facility while another throws pitches alone.