NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Dining restrictions across the Tri-State Area are being eased. New York restaurants and bars will soon be allowed to stay open a little later. READ MORE: Investigators Working To Determine Whether Johnson & Johnson Vaccine May Cause Blood Clots Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday the curfew would be pushed from 11 p.m. to midnight. Catered events will be allowed to run until 1 a.m. The change goes into effect on Monday, April 19. READ MORE: New Effort To Help Frontline Pandemic Medical Workers Process Their Grief CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC Ask CBS2’s Dr. Max Your Vaccine Questions COVID Vaccine FAQ From CDC Vaccination Sites In New York City | Call 877-VAX-4NYC Track NYC Vaccinations By Zip Code Find A New York City Testing Site Near You Check NYC Testing Wait Times Resources: Help With Unemployment, Hunger, Mental Health & More Remote Learning Tools For Students And Parents At Home Complete … [Read more...] about Road To Reopening: Curfew For New York Restaurants & Bars Extended, Outdoor Dining Restrictions Eased In Connecticut
CHICOPEE (CBS) – Chicopee police discovered a body in the Connecticut River on Wednesday morning while searching for a boy who has been missing since February. Police found the victim in the water between the North End and Memorial bridges. The victim, who has not been identified, was transported to the Hampden County Medical Examiner’s Office. Eleven-year-old Aiden Blanchard, of Chicopee, was last seen on Feb. 5 walking toward the Medina Street boat ramp. Authorities have said previously that all evidence suggests Aiden was alone and near the river when he went missing, and foul play is not suspected at this time. … [Read more...] about Body Found In Connecticut River As Chicopee Police Search For Missing Boy
NEW ORLEANS - In the wake of last month's deadly shootings in Colorado and Georgia, President Joe Biden recently announced six executive orders his administration believes will lead to some reduction in gun violence. The United States is unique among developed nations in the high number of gun-related deaths in the country. While nearly all Americans understand there's a problem, there are widely differing views on what's causing the epidemic of deaths, and how to solve it. Those contrasting opinions are on full display when discussing the March 22 mass shooting at a grocery store in Boulder, Colorado that left 10 innocent people dead. "Easy access to guns played a critical role in that shooting," explained Patrick Armstrong, whose father taught gun control law. Armstrong lives in New Orleans, Louisiana, which had the fourth-highest murder rate among large American cities in 2019. Armstrong said it's discouraging how easy it was for the suspect in Boulder to purchase the … [Read more...] about In Wake of Several Mass Murders, Americans Once Again Debate Gun Ownership
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A new survey ranking best and worst states in the country is sure to raise eyebrows in the Garden State. According to the survey by YouGov.com , New Jersey ranked 48th in a list of “All U.S. states ranked from best to worst, according to Americans.” READ MORE: Police Searching For Little Girl Seen Wandering Alone On Long Island The method of their survey? “We asked people to choose the better of two states in a series of head-to-head matchups. States are rated based on their ‘win percentage,’ that is: how often that state won the head-to-head matchup when it was one of the two states shown,'” the authors wrote on the website. Some 1,211 people participated in the survey. New Jersey came with a 39% “win percentage,” just 1% higher than Mississippi, Alabama, and the District of Columbia, which is not a state but was included in the survey. https://t.co/AQ2U0Wfhui pic.twitter.com/CjHsQoLecH READ MORE: Police: Burglars Break Their Way Into … [Read more...] about New Jersey Ranked 48th In List Of Best States In The U.S.
Colorado may not be as environmentally friendly as many think. Personal finance website WalletHub released a study Wednesday detailing 2021’s Greenest States, the Centennial State placed 17th. With Earth Day approaching, the study compared the 50 states by way of 25 key metrics that speak to the environment’s current health and residents’ environmental-friendliness. Some of the data used were green buildings per capita and the share of energy consumption from renewable resources. The study determined that blue states were greener with an average rank of 14.76, compared with red states, which have an average rank of 36.24. It also found that Oregon is getting nearly half of its energy from renewable sources and that almost half of New Yorkers do not drive to work. WalletHub’s greenest states: 1. Vermont 2. New York 3. Massachusetts 4. Maryland 5. California 6. Oregon 7. Minnesota 8. Hawaii 9. Connecticut 10. Washington Colorado ranked No. 9 in … [Read more...] about Where Colorado ranks in new study to find the greenest states