Black leaders honored at Soul Train AwardsPerformers aren’t the only ones honored at this year’s Soul Train Awards. CBS2’s Jessi Mitchell shows us how the network has honored black leaders who don’t normally get sunlight.
All Eyes on the Upper West Side for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Balloon InflationThe night before Macy’s Thanksgiving Day’s annual Parade, all eyes were on the Upper West Side for the balloon inflation; CBS2’s Ali Bowman reports.
NYPD officer hit by car in Kanarsay, BrooklynAn NYPD officer fractured his ankle and injured his leg after colliding with a car in Brooklyn.
Two police officers shot in the BronxTwo police officers were shot dead in the Bronx on Wednesday night.
The fall of Hanukkah a few days after Thanksgiving means successive celebrations for some American JewsHanukkah begins a few days after Thanksgiving this year, which means Jewish Americans will go from turkey to Black Friday and back again for family around the table on Sunday; CBS2’s Lisa Rosner has this.
The Hampton University Marching Troupe represents only HBCU in the Thanksgiving Day ParadeTen of the country’s top bands will parade through the streets of New York City in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and Hampton University’s Marching Force will stand and stand out on the parade route; CBS2’s Jesse Mitchell reports it.
Thanksgiving Eve: A Celebration – Part ThreeWhile most of us spent the night before Thanksgiving getting ready to celebrate the big feast, the folks at Macy’s are spending the night on the Upper West Side, inflating the balloons that will fly the way of the parade; CBS2’s Jessica Moore, Lonnie Quinn and Jesse Mitchell report.
Thanksgiving Eve: A Celebration – Part TwoWhile most of us spent the night before Thanksgiving getting ready to celebrate the big feast, the folks at Macy’s are spending the night on the Upper West Side, inflating the balloons that will fly the way of the parade; CBS2’s Jessica Moore, Lonnie Quinn, and Christina Fan report.
Thanksgiving Eve: A Celebration – Part 1While most of us spent the night before Thanksgiving getting ready to celebrate the big feast, the folks at Macy’s are spending the night on the Upper West Side, inflating the balloons that will fly the way of the parade; CBS2’s Jessica Moore, Lonnie Quinn and Steve Overmere report.
New York weather: CBS2 evening weather forecast 11/24 at 6 p.m.CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has the weather forecast for November 24 at 6 p.m.
Westchester County Social Services collects gifts for older children and teensDuring the holiday season, some’s job is to make sure every child has a gift to open. It’s easy to find toys for kids, but older kids and teens may feel left out. Westchester County officials are careful that doesn’t happen; CBS2’s Steve Overmere reports.
Dogs attack two children in separate incidents in EdisonTwo children were attacked by the same dogs in two separate incidents last Friday, but there are still no charges against the dog owners; CBS2’s Meg Baker reports.
A Look at the History of the Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York CityThe New York City Thanksgiving Day Parade is an annual tradition that dates back nearly 100 years. During that time, there were wild animals, huge floats and even balloon thefts by plane. CBS2’s Steve Overmere takes a look back.
Christmas tree availability is expected to be tight this yearFew Christmas trees are available this year in high demand, but rushing to buy a real tree early can lead to serious fire hazards unless the tree is properly maintained; CBS2’s Caroline Jossoff reports.
New Yorkers prepare for last-minute Thanksgiving, bracing for stressful conversationsThis Thanksgiving is very special for the many families who were unable to gather last year, and as last-minute preparations continue, some are preparing for the possibility of tough moments due to politics and the COVID vaccine; CBS2’s Cindy Hsu.
Celebrating ‘Thanksgivukah’: Jewish Americans look forward to spending extra time with loved ones during back-to-back holidays.Hanukkah begins a few days after Thanksgiving this year, which means Jewish Americans will go from turkey to Black Friday and back again for family around the table on Sunday; CBS2’s Lisa Rosner has this.
The city announces pedestrian zones around Rockefeller CenterWith more people expected to enjoy the holiday season in Manhattan this year, the city is moving to make the streets around Rockefeller Center more visitor friendly.
Police return to Macy’s Thanksgiving Day paradeAs the festivities return to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, so does the police presence. This year, thousands of officers are on hand to make sure this holiday tradition stays safe; Aundrea Cline-Thomas Report from CBS2.
The Yonkers family is reunited with the heroes who saved mother and baby after a drunk driving crashThe Yonkers family is sure to count their blessings this Thanksgiving. Their little daughter celebrates her first birthday Thursday, and Wednesday, they reunite with some heroes who came to their rescue when a drunk driver crashes into the baby and its mother; CBS2’s Tony Aiello reports.
Eric Adams wants judges to use discretion when considering bailNew York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams wants judges to use discretion when considering bail.
Some New Yorkers are getting COVID tests before the holidaySome New Yorkers are rushing to get COVID tests before the Thanksgiving holiday.
14-year-old boy arrested in BB Gunx shootingA 14-year-old is under arrest in connection with a BB gun shooting incident in the Bronx.
AAA: 90% of Thanksgiving travelers are expected to drive this year90 percent of Thanksgiving commuters are expected to hit the road this year, and traffic was slow on Wednesday; Reporting by Ali Bowman and Dan Rice from CBS 2.
Families from all over the country are heading to the Upper West Side for an inflating Thanksgiving parade balloonFamilies from across the country headed to the Upper West Side on Wednesday to see the giant balloons from Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade up close; CBS2’s Jessica Moore has this.