Crews Battle 11-Alarm Fire In Passaic; Officials say flames did not reach the main chlorine plant – CBS New York

PASSAIC, NJ (CBSNewYork) – Crews fight an 11-alarm fire in Passaic on Friday night. The smoke was so widespread that it closed off a major highway and was visible nearly 10 miles away. READ MORE: St. Luke’s Head Of School reveals details about death of 16-year-old hockey player Teddy Balkind Passaic Mayor Hector Lora spoke … Read more

Memorial Wall pays tribute to victims as we learn more about lost lives – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A sad string of funerals will be held in the coming days for the 17 victims of the Bronx high-rise fire. As restoration work continues on the building, many survivors have vowed not to return, CBS2’s Tony Aiello reported Thursday. READ MORE: New York City schools are considering temporary option for … Read more

COVID, Supply Chain and Weather Problems Cause Some Empty Shelves at Tri-State Area Shops – CBS New York

RAMSEY, NJ (CBSNewYork) – If you’ve been shopping lately and noticed some empty shelves, you are not alone. Stores large and small have some issues with holding shelves. READ MORE: Drop-off sites throughout New York City filled with donations for Bronx High-Rise Fire Victims To be clear, this is not like the bad old days … Read more

NHL and more pay tribute to Connecticut Teen Teddy Balkind, who died after being injured in High School Hockey Game – CBS New York

NEW CANAAN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – The tragic death of a 16-year-old Connecticut boy who died after being injured during a hockey game in high school sounds in our community. CBS2’s Kiran Dhillon spoke with those who love 16-year-old Teddy Balkind. READ MORE: Commercial vehicles restricted from New Jersey Highways due to expected ice He is … Read more

Hempstead Union Free School District Distributes Thousands of COVID Test Kits to Families at Home – CBS New York

HEMPSTEAD, NY (CBSNewYork) – There was a push on Saturday to test children for COVID on Long Island. The Hempstead Union Free School District distributed test kits at home to families. They were able to pick them up at five locations in the village, including a drive-thru at ABGS Middle School on Greenwich Street. READ … Read more

New Canaan High School Student Teddy Balkind dies after collision with another player during hockey game – CBS New York

NEW CANAAN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – A young hockey player in Connecticut has died after a collision between two players on the ice during a school game. Outside the St. Luke’s School in New Canaan the mood was gloomy Friday when students and parents gathered to mourn the loss of Teddy Balkind of the 10th. READ … Read more

NYPD Patrol car fire in the Bronx is being investigated as a possible arson – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An empty NYPD patrol car burst into flames in the Bronx Thursday night. The department tweeted a photo of the charred car. Us @NYPDDetectives investigate this crime. If you have ANY information about this brand, please get in touch @NYPDTips at 800-577-TIPS. All calls are anonymous. – NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) January … Read more

New Yorker’s lawsuit claims Jets, Giants take advantage of New York name – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) A football fan is chasing the New York Jets and the New York Giants for $ 6 billion. The West Village resident filed the complaint this week, claiming the teams benefited from the New York name. Both teams are currently playing their home games at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. The lawsuit … Read more

Gov. Kathy Hochul announces plans to expand transit service between Brooklyn, Queens – CBS New York

Gov. Kathy Hochul announces plans to expand transit service between Brooklyn, QueensCBS New York Gov. Hochul pitches new Brooklyn-Queens ‘Interborough Express’ rail serviceNew York Post Hochul promises rail service “Inter-Borough Express” to connect Brooklyn and QueensGothamist MTA to study ‘Interborough Express’ on old freight lines from Brooklyn to Queens | in New YorkAMNY See full … Read more

Additional resources for COVID testing throughout the Tri-State help make waiting times easier for some residents – CBS New York

UNIONDALE, NY (CBSNewYork) – More and more people are queuing up to test for COVID-19, but some changes in the Tri-State Area seem to reduce waiting times. Michael Wang, of Short Hills, New Jersey, was tested for COVID, along with his wife and children, a day after returning home from a ski trip. READ MORE: … Read more