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Washington Square Park
Eduardo Baena
WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 30, 2020 - 9:23 am
A pair of vandals tossed paint-filled balloons at the Washington Square Arch early Monday morning, dousing the statues in red ink, the police department said.
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Maya Rajamani
June 29, 2020 - 7:28 pm
John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City has opened a COVID-19 testing site for its employees, making it the first airport in the country to do so.
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Cuomo
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 29, 2020 - 7:16 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday called on President Donald Trump to sign an executive order requiring all Americans to wear face masks in public.
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Police Boat
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Sophia Hall
June 29, 2020 - 6:42 pm
One person was killed and two were injured in a tragic weekend for boaters in Suffolk County.
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Nursing home
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Sophia Hall
June 29, 2020 - 4:26 pm
A woman who is about to turn 100-years-old says she feels like a prisoner in her Long Island nursing home because she’s not allowed visits with her family.
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Short Hills Mall
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 29, 2020 - 3:06 pm
While shoppers in New Jersey can head back to malls beginning Monday, residents hoping to enjoy indoor dining will have to wait.
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Manhattanville College
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Mack Rosenberg
June 29, 2020 - 3:06 pm
Incoming freshmen at a college in Westchester will be able to put their pandemic experience to good use.
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NYPD
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Rich Lamb
June 29, 2020 - 2:01 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday confirmed a plan was in the works to shift $1 billon away from the New York City Police Department.
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New York City Open Streets Program
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Steve Burns
June 29, 2020 - 1:59 pm
The city has opened up dozens of miles of streets to pedestrians, but it appears to be having trouble making sure drivers follow the rules.
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New York City outdoor dining
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 29, 2020 - 11:49 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he may order a pause on indoor dining for New York City, which is supposed to start a week from Monday.
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