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Hoboken to lift indoor mask mandate, ahead of public schools

New York Weather: CBS2 2/8 11 p.m. Nightly ForecastCBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for Feb. 8 at 11 p.m.

The Compression: Tri-State Organizations See Greater Need for Food Insecurity AidThe pressure is on for many facing the rising costs of what seems like almost everything. CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis visited organizations seeing it and families facing it from New York to New Jersey.

Housing advocates release new documents alleging widespread discrimination against New Yorkers with housing assistanceOn Wednesday, housing advocates will release never-before-seen documents alleging widespread discrimination against New Yorkers receiving housing assistance. CBS2’s Ali Bauman has an exclusive look at the report and why advocates argue it exacerbates the city’s homeless crisis.

Woman stabbed to death on her way to work in East FlatbushAn East Flatbush woman was stabbed to death on her way to work, and police sources say it was a random attack. CBS2’s Alice Gainer spoke with her heartbroken sister, who says she wasn’t even supposed to be at work that day.

Some survivors of Bronx skyscraper fire say city is dragging its feet with helpWednesday marks a month since a deadly Bronx skyscraper fire that killed 17 people. On Tuesday, the families of those victims filed a lawsuit, and many of those who survived the fire are still living in hotels; Reporting by CBS2’s Cory James.

Sources: Governor Kathy Hochul expected to lift indoor mask mandate for New York businessesSources tell CBS2 Governor Kathy Hochul should lift indoor mask mandate for businesses statewide, but when it comes to face coverings in schools, she says not so soon; Reporting by CBS2’s Dick Brennan.

‘The Music Man’ Celebrates Cast Members’ Broadway DebutThere was a special Tuesday celebration of Broadway’s “The Music Man” with the help of River City’s own quartet of barbers.

New photo released of Brooklyn anti-Semitic attack suspectPolice have released an additional photo of a suspect in an anti-Semitic attack in Brooklyn.

New York Public Library features list of ‘Vibrant Voices’ books celebrating stories about people of colorShauntee Burns-Simpson, associate director of academic support and outreach at the New York Public Library, spoke to CBS2’s Dana Tyler about the importance of their new “Vibrant Voices” booklist celebrating the works of authors from color with stories about people of color.

Harlem-based organization trains homeless population to fight overdose deathsOne of the main products used to stop a drug overdose in its tracks is naloxone. It comes in different forms, but the easiest to administer is Narcan nasal spray. Two organizations have teamed up to bring this life-saving product to the front lines of the fight; Reporting by CBS2’s Jessi Mitchell.

Weather in New York: CBS2 2/8 6 p.m. evening forecastCBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for Feb. 8 at 6 p.m.

Rutgers Junior Paul Mulcahy hopes to inspire selfless deeds with Grateful4 foundationRutgers junior Paul Mulcahy spoke to CBS2’s Otis Livingston about his Grateful4 Foundation, which aims to spread the idea of ​​gratitude and inspire a chain reaction of selfless acts.

Law enforcement experts offer advice after home buyer tracked and robbed on Long IslandA Long Island woman has had an expensive designer handbag stolen by thieves who allegedly followed her home from a mall. CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff asked law enforcement experts how shoppers can protect themselves.

2nd body found at the site of the Bedford-Stuyvesant building fireFirefighters say two bodies were found in the rubble of a fire in Bed-Stuy.

Organ donor registrations seem to increase after the death of fallen hero Det. Wilbert MoraThe number of people signing up to become organ donors seems to be increasing over the past few weeks, and some believe it could be due to the attention surrounding fallen hero Det. Wilbert Mora; Reporting by CBS2’s Dave Carlin.

Loyal customers rally to save Long Island ice cream shopA Long Island business feeling the pressure receives much-needed support. After nearly a century in business, Hildebrandt ice cream shop in Williston Park faces an uncertain future, but loyal customers tell CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan they’re rallying to save the iconic store.

Long Island man arrested in connection with Jan. 6 riotA Long Island man has been arrested and charged in connection with the 2021 Capitol riot.

New Jersey parents divided over Governor Murphy’s decision to end mask mandates in schoolsNew Jersey parents have very different opinions on Gov. Phil Murphy’s decision to end mask mandates in schools; Reporting by CBS2’s Meg Baker.

St. John’s Prep freshman Sean Wu wins grand prize at Philadelphia International Music FestivalA freshman at St. John’s Prep in Astoria has just beaten hundreds of musicians around the world to win the grand prize at the Philadelphia International Music Festival. CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock caught up with piano prodigy Xuanxiang Wu to learn more about him and his music.

Black History Month: Port Authority Bus Station to Unveil Exhibit Honoring Kool DJ Red AlertA new exhibit paying tribute to a well-known radio DJ is unveiled at the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Wednesday. CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis got an exclusive first look.

A new version of electrical stimulation for the spine appears to help paralyzed people walk againA new medical device appears to be able to help paralyzed people walk again. The results are still early, but they are so remarkable that it could be a game-changer. CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez says it’s a new take on electrical stimulation for the spine.

Jim Berrios, associate director of studio operations at CBS Broadcast Center, diesLast week, CBS lost a dear friend and colleague, Jim Berrios.

The White House is trying to publicize the Child Tax Credit and the Earned Income Tax CreditMillions of Americans are eligible for tax benefits. The White House has launched an effort to publicize the Child Tax Credit and the Earned Income Tax Credit. Monthly benefits have expired, but some lawmakers want them renewed; Skyler Henry reports for CBS2.

Harlem-based organization offers NARCAN training to help prevent overdose deathsThere is a new effort to deliver a life-saving product to people who need it. NARCAN Nasal Spray is used to stop a drug overdose. CBS2’s Jessi Mitchell shows us how two groups joined forces on the front lines.