Westchester County

At the New York Women's March, Laser Focus on the Ballot Box

As Roberta Harnett marched down Central Park West on Saturday, her focus was on her next steps, in the days ahead.<p>“This is great, but now we need to do something,” the 36-year-old teacher told her friend, Heather Ross. “What are we going to do to take action?”<p>The second Women’s March in New York …

Marchers Reference ‘Get Out,’ ‘Black Mirror’ at New York City Women’s March

Pink pussy hats and police were out in force Saturday for New York City’s Women’s March. Any concerns about diminished fervor for activism after a …

Jordan Peele

New York Set to Acquire the Next Generation of Subway Cars

The agency that runs New York City’s troubled subway said on Friday that it plans to spend close to $4 billion to buy over a thousand new train cars to modernize an aging fleet, a major investment meant to help remedy the delays and breakdowns that plague the system.<p>New York will also join a …

New York City

Would Knicks get into the Kemba Walker sweepstakes?

SALT LAKE CITY – While the Knicks are in a developmental mode with rookie project point guard Frank Ntilikina as one of the centerpieces of their …

NBA

Anti-Trump protesters march through Manhattan by the thousands

Thousands of anti-Trump demonstrators marched Saturday through Manhattan, marking the first anniversary of his inauguration with a rousing call for …

Donald Trump

Rockefeller heiress single-handedly funds Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Women's Equality Party

Great-granddaughter of oil baron has propped up the governor's controversial third party<p>A niece of the late Gov. Nelson Rockefeller has become the …

Andrew Cuomo

Iona College Aims To Serve Community With New Cafe

<b>NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) –</b> A new restaurant and market has opened at Iona College in Westchester County, but the place isn’t just for …

Travel

A better way to connect N.Y. & N.J.

Now’s the time for New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, who took the oath of office this week, to take a fresh look...

Urban Design

Amazon names top 20 contenders for HQ2, Greenville not among them

CLOSE<p>Amazon's next headquarters could be somewhere in the South. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@FantasticMrNate) reports.<p>SEATTLE — Three southeastern cities …

Mount Vernon

Porches on the regime behind his new album 'The House'

There are many ways to go about things creatively. Porches, the moniker of New York-based artist Aaron Maine, discovered this when writing his third …

Amazing

'Don’t Wait Until the Bombs Are Falling.’ Pentagon Papers Leaker Encourages More Like Him

The country is currently not the closest we’ve ever come to nuclear war, says Daniel Ellsberg, but we are still likely to face annihilation. And …

Journalism

Bruce Willis lists staid Central Park West pad for $17.75M

The Willises picked up the 6,000-square-foot apartment for $16.995 million in 2015<p>Bruce Willis and his wife, actress Emma Heming Willis, have listed their Central Park West-fronting duplex for $17.75 million. The broker for the couple told the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> the Willises are just not spending …

Bruce Willis

Doctors Urge Adults to Get Flu Shots to Protect Children

Despite how aggressive this flu season has been, doctors say that vaccination is still the best way to stave off the virus.<p>By<p>Jan 17 2018, 12:24 …

Public Health

Missing Westchester Woman Could Be In NYC, Police Say

The woman may have taken a train to Manhattan from White Plains, according to information police received.<p>MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — An 85-year-old …

Crime

Hackensack, N.J.: Small, Ethnically Diverse and Affordable

Hackensack, N.J., could not have been farther off the radar screen when Bibi Masara and her two teenagers began looking to move from the Bronx. Ms. Masara, 41, who works for a venture capital firm in Midtown Manhattan, wanted a slower pace and initially considered Westchester County. But her …

Real Estate

In Budget Plan, Cuomo Backs Nighttime Racing at Belmont

The New York Racing Association would be permitted to offer nighttime racing at Belmont Park under a state budget plan released Jan. 16 by New York …

Horses

Small Business Spotlight: Paul Herman, CPA Helps Clients Navigate Tax Code Changes

<b>NEW YORK (WCBS 880) –</b> With the recent changes to the tax code, Paul Herman, CPA has been keeping busy.He tells Joe Connolly everyone wants to know …

Small Business

Hero dog honored 75 years after saving lives of US soldiers

He was a very good boy.<p>A hero US Army dog who ran nose-first into a machine gun fire in World War II and took out a shooter by the throat was …

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Suburbanites flocking to the city are looking for some of the lifestyle they left behind. Increasingly, they're finding it

Like many New Yorkers, Joel Kim Booster comes from somewhere else. The 29-year-old was raised in Plainfield, Ill., where the Chicago suburbs peter …

Bill de Blasio

Winter Storm Blankets US With Ice and Snow, Canceling and Delaying Flights

It seems every day we have another winter storm snarling air travel, and Tuesday and Wednesday are shaping up to be no exception. The winter storm — …

Air Travel

Calls to Investigate State Senator Persist. But Will It Happen?

ALBANY — For the two dozen activists who rallied in the rain at New York’s City Hall on Friday, the case against Jeffrey D. Klein — the powerful state senator accused of forcibly kissing a staff member outside an Albany bar in 2015 — was seemingly straightforward.<p>“Jeff Klein,” some of their signs …

New York City

Law.com

From Diligent Corporation<p>Corporate crises require well-orchestrated teamwork. Learn about the key elements needed in your crisis management plan and …

Cannabis Industry

5 Upstate Airbnbs Perfect For A Debauchery-Filled Getaway

Clare Waight Keller’s first official campaign for Givenchy dropped this morning, and unlike the feline-filled teaser ads she released on Instagram …

Riccardo Tisci

Rebekah Mercer, the mega-donor who bankrolled Trump’s campaign

She is co-owner of a bakery that makes crème brûlée-flavoured cookies and lists her occupations as entrepreneur and homemaker. She is a mother of …

Donald Trump

New Filing Shows Eric Trump Raised Millions, Lied About His Foundation's Expenses

Eric Trump’s old foundation donated $2.9 million in 2016 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a leading cancer center in Memphis, Tennessee, according to a new filing first obtained by the Daily Beast. That document also shows that the president’s son lied to the press about how his …

Corruption

Unwanted kiss allegation against lawmaker roil NY Senate

A sexual harassment claim against an influential state Senator who leads a breakaway Democratic faction has come as a potential power struggle looms …

Business

Investigation of claim against powerful Senate Democrat nears a start

ALBANY – A state ethics agency controlled by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo appears to be the likely choice to look into an allegation that Sen. Jeff Klein, a …

Andrew Cuomo

St. Joe’s tops Canisius; MMHSAA Wrestling Review

The St. Joe’s Marauders defeated archrival Canisius Crusaders by a score of 48-28 on Tuesday, to move into sole ownership of first place in the …

High School Sports

Historic Art Of Carousel Making Kept Alive In Westchester County

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> – Carousel making is a talent only few possess and has brought joy to millions for generations.<p>In the early 1900s, carousel …

Coney Island

Westchester, Home of America's Highest Property Taxes, Braces for a Hit

The real estate market in New York’s Westchester County, home to the country’s largest property-tax burden, has been on a roll. After a tax overhaul …

Real Estate