NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — First responders are on the scene of a hazmat situation at the YMCA in New Rochelle. Crews were called around 7:30 a.m. to Weyman Avenue near Bayard Street. CBS2’s Tony Aiello reported chlorine was mistakenly mixed with another chemical, filling the building with fumes. Eleven people were taken to the hospital. Several people were seen being treated with oxygen. “Mass Casualty” incident in New Rochelle at the YMCA. Chlorine mistakenly mixed with another chemical filled the building with fumes. 11 taken to hospital. Witnesses say it felt like their lungs were on fire, mad dash to escape the building. pic.twitter.com/qREPulHz1N — Tony Aiello (@AielloTV) September 20, 2021 Stick with CBS2, CBSN New York and CBSNewYork.com for more on this developing story.
NEW YORK (WWTI) — As teachers are currently facing major issues brought on by the COVID pandemic, a recent study determined which states have the best opportunities and environments for teachers. According to the personal-finance website WalletHub, in some states, teachers are more fairly paid and “better protected” against the...
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(CNN) — Allen Weisselberg -- the former Trump Organization CFO who has been charged by Manhattan prosecutors for an alleged tax evasion scheme -- is expecting that more indictments will be filed in the case, his lawyer said in court Monday. "We have strong reason to believe there could be...
Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Stamford: 1. 221 Hope St (203) 921-1313; 2. 1 Hospital Plaza (203) 276-7300; 3. 1990 W Main St (203) 978-0546; 4. 2200 Bedford St 203-356-0126; 5. 780 E Main St 203-353-9117; 6. 1203 High Ridge Rd 203-322-7669;
Tom O’Mara denounces the release of incarcerated individuals from State prisons thanks to Less is More Act
State Senator Tom O’Mara is denouncing the move by Governor Kathy Hochul to begin releasing more and more inmates from state prisons under a new law she signed today known as the “Less Is More Act.”. O’Mara said that Hochul’s signing of the legislation, which O’Mara voted against and strongly...
Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg's lawyer says they have 'strong reason to believe other indictments are coming'
The Manhattan DA's office charged Weisselberg and the Trump Organization with 15 felony counts in July.
New coronavirus cases in New York rose 19% over the past week, state and federal records showed. The state reported 37,939 new cases, up from 31,981 new cases the previous week. But New York's increase still ranked among the lowest in the nation for COVID spread over the past week....
Andre Sorrentino, Kevin OrelliSorrentino, Orelli campaigns. The fight for the Huntington highway superintendent's job is getting nastier. Republican Andre Sorrentino accused Highway Superintendent Kevin Orelli of spending department funds on pay raises for campaign supporters. But Democrat Orelli fired back.
A new medical marijuana dispensary could be coming to the side of a major thoroughfare in Union County. The cannabis business is being proposed for 148-152 and 154 Westfield Avenue West, also known as Route 28, in Roselle Park, according to a notice of hearing. The plans, which are scheduled...
More than four years after Newark officials proposed changing the zoning of a site along the Passaic River from being an open space district to one zoned for mixed-use development, new information has been released that shows what exactly is being proposed for the premises. Newark Waterfront Associates, LLC, a...
New York, NY (77WABC)-Expect frozen zones and plenty of heavy security around Manhattan’s Upper East Side as the United Nations General Assembly is in session until Sept. 31st, 2021. The 76th meeting of the General Assembly got underway officially last Tues. at 3 pm. Lase year’s session was held virtually...
GOP Gubanatorial Candidate Cong. Lee Zeldin in Complete Remission After Being Diagnosed with Leukemia
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin said Saturday that he was diagnosed last November with early stage chronic myeloid leukemia but that he responded well to treatments and is now in remission. Zeldin is a Long Island Republican who’s running for Governor of New York. Zeldin said the...
New York Governor Kathy Hochul has signed a measure that would let some parole violators avoid a return to jail. The measure signed September 17 would do away with re-incarceration for parolees who get in trouble for a minor technical issue. That could include being tardy for a meeting with one's parole officer, moving to a new address without properly notifying authorities, being late making curfew or missing a mandated program like therapy session.
After pressure from the teachers union, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday that NYC public schools will return to weekly COVID testing of a portion of students at every school.
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NEW YORK – Representative Lee Zeldin says he’s operating at “110 percent” after being diagnosed with a form of Leukemia late last year. The four-term Republican Congressman says he started treatment shortly afterward and that the disease is now in remission. Zeldin is running for Governor of New York and...
New York officials are leaving "no stone unturned" to address the school bus driver shortage impacting school districts across the state. For all the news that the Hudson Valley is sharing make sure to follow Hudson Valley Post on Facebook, download the Hudson Valley Post Mobile App and sign up for the Hudson Valley Post Newsletter.