Sandra Bookman, Eyewitness News

Sandra Bookman

Eyewitness News

New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Sandra:

Here & Now interview: Vy Higginsen, theater legend who co-wrote 'Mama, I Want to Sing!'

'Mama, I Want to Sing!' was created as a tribute to Higginsen's sister, Doris Troy. → Read More

Here & Now: Gymnastics legend Wendy Hilliard on how her foundation empowers youth

Wendy Hilliard has long been a major force in women's, Olympic, and community sports. → Read More

Tamron Hall nominated for NAACP Image Award for outstanding talk show host

Eyewitness News' Sandra Bookman sat down with Tamron Hall to talk about what the honor means to her. → Read More

Tamron Hall nominated for NAACP Image Award for outstanding talk show host

Eyewitness News' Sandra Bookman sat down with Tamron Hall to talk about what the honor means to her. → Read More

Questions linger after 82-year-old woman starts breathing after pronounced dead at LI nursing home

Half an hour later, imagine the shock when someone at the funeral home discovered that woman was still breathing. → Read More

Queens Councilman's office vandalized in battle over Drag Story Hour

Security camera video shows someone slowly toilet papering a fence as another scribbles slurs on the pavement. → Read More

Mother to sue Long Island town, school district after son dies of non-Hodgkins lymphoma

Javien Coleman's family and others believe his illness can be directly traced to his school, which sits right next to the Brookhaven landfill. → Read More

Celebrating 50 years of excellence in Black theater at the AUDELCO Awards

The Audience Development Committee Inc. is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and celebrating Black theater is its mission. → Read More

Mike Pence focuses on 'future' of Republican party in one-on-one with Sandra Bookman

Promoting his new book, Mike Pence spoke one-on-one with Eyewitness News anchor Sandra Bookman on Tuesday about the current state of politics and the Republican party. → Read More

Officials race to preserve historic Greenwich Village buildings marked for demolition

A building in New York City that was supposed to be protected is now being demolished, and now city officials are demanding more oversight for landmarked properties. → Read More

Doctor explains why kids are getting hit harder and earlier with RSV

Disturbing new numbers out Monday show that pediatric bed occupancy in hospitals nationwide is the highest it has been in two years. → Read More

'Children of the Underground' shares story of mom's fight to hide kids from abuse

A mother who was failed by the legal system took up the cause of other mothers and children with her own form of vigilante justice. → Read More

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater returns to Lincoln Center

The six-performance engagement will cap a decade under the leadership of artistic director Robert Battle. → Read More

Here and Now preview: Mayor-elect Eric Adams focused on crime, COVID, economy

Mayor-elect Eric Adams talked to Sandra Bookman about taking office and putting the team together that will help him lead New York City. → Read More

New York's native and indigenous people focus of new exhibit

The museum's newest long-term exhibition, "Native New York," pays homage to an important past. → Read More

Family fun on Harbes Farm on Long Island

Harbes Farm is known for selling fresh produce like sweet corn, pumpkins, apples and more, but its best-selling product even during the pandemic is good old country fun. → Read More

Women's History Month: NY's own Eileen Collins makes history on earth and beyond

Eileen Collins' dreams of flying would take her places where only men had gone before, inspiring countless women along the way and leading our nation back to space after an enormous tragedy. → Read More

Connecticut woman helps pass 'Crown Act' to end race-based hair discrimination

As we celebrate Women's History Month, we're taking a closer look at a new piece of legislation that protects both women and men, from race-based hair discrimination. → Read More

Women's History Month: Geraldine Ferraro made history as candidate for Vice President

Geraldine Ferraro, a New Yorker who was elected to Congress, later made history when she ran for Vice President of the United States. → Read More

Women's History Month: Shirley Chisholm broke barriers, paved way for those who followed her

Shirley Chisholm was the first Black woman elected to Congress and the first Black candidate for a major party's nomination for president. → Read More