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New York City public pools reopen for summer, but with staffing problems

NEW YORK - There's relief from the heat as New York City's public pools reopen for the season. While the water's ready, staffing problems could still be an issue in some locations. As CBS2's Elijah Westbrook reports, an opening celebration is set for Hamilton Fish pool on the Lower East Side, setting the tone for the outdoor pool season. It's bittersweet, as many programs that used to be part of the summer season are now canceled due to the ongoing lifeguard shortage. The iconic lifeguard highchair that give many of us reassurance while at the beach or pool may be standing empty in...
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Kyrie Irving caved, and the Nets’ Big 3 lives for another day

Kyrie Irving chose a $36.9 million salary in Brooklyn for 2022-23 over taking $30 million less to reunite with LeBron James in Los Angeles. That’s what they call a bluff gone wrong. About 48 hours before his opt-out decision was due, Irving announced a decision to exercise his player...
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Chicago-Area Man Arrested for Threatening to Storm New York U.S. Attorney Office in Support of R. Kelly

A crazed fan of R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago after threatening to attack the U.S. attorney’s office in New York. According to the Chicago Tribune, a suburban Chicago man, Christopher Gunn, 39, was charged in a criminal complaint in U.S. District Court on Monday in Brooklyn. Gunn is accused of making threats that involve serious bodily injury or death.

Morning Briefing: Mets Ready For Round Two With Astros

The Mets had the day off Monday, and now they welcome the Astros to town for a quick two-game set. The Astros swept the Mets at Minute Maid Park last week, with Yordan Álvarez smacking three homers in the two games. This is Houston’s first trip to Citi Field...

Ex-Yankees pitchers on the mend with Red Sox

Help is on the way for the Boston Red Sox, with a pair of former New York Yankees pitchers on the mend. Per the Boston Globe:. Garrett Whitlock — on the injured list since June 10 due to a right hip strain — threw a bullpen session in Toronto. He’ll throw off a mound again on Friday in Chicago, and also take part in fielding drills in an effort to stress the injured area. “It went well,” said Sox manager Alex Cora. “I think [Friday’s fielding drills are] the most important thing, actually, for him to move around and see how he feels and we’ll decide what we do after that.”

UBI payments worth $250 every two weeks for two years in New Jersey

Some Americans have been receiving $250 UBI payments every two weeks for two years in Newark, New Jersey. 400 Newark residents are seeing these payments. The program started earlier, with only 30 residents and has since expanded. More about the UBI payments in New Jersey. This program started out as...

CareMount Dental opens Yorktown Heights office

ProHEALTH Dental hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening of CareMount Dental’s third Westchester office, located at 331 Downing Drive in Yorktown Heights. ProHEALTH Dental’s expansion is part of its clinical affiliation with CareMount Medical, a multispecialty medical group serving the Hudson Valley and New York City. This is one of ProHEALTH Dental’s six major clinical affiliations, which serve over 3.5 million patients throughout the New York and New Jersey area. Through this clinical affiliation model, ProHEALTH Dental currently operates 15 offices, with more in development.

Yonkers opens Section 8 affordable housing list

For the first time in more than 10 years, The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) is opening its waiting list for affordable housing Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers. The vouchers are provided through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and are accepted by landlords toward rents in market-rate buildings for tenants who have qualified to participate in the program.