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Utility workers on Long Island (Credit: CBS2)

PSEG Long Island Ranks Last In Nationwide Customer Satisfaction Suvey

However, utility spokesman PSEG spokesman Jeffrey Weir pointed out the score was 10 percent higher than it was last year.

07/15/2015

Teaneck Councilman Jason Castle is proposing more paid parking to help raise revenue for the town. (Credit: CBS2)

Teaneck Paid Parking Proposal Stirs Debate

Some of the people who run the Bergen County town say parking meters and paid parking are an economic necessity to raise additional revenue for Teaneck services — as opposed to raising taxes.

07/14/2015

FILE -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (Credit: New York Attorney General's Office)

LI Auto Dealership Chain To Pay $310K Over Claims Of False Advertising, Misleading Sales Practices

As part of the settlement, the auto group admits no wrongdoing.

07/14/2015

FILE -- U.S. tattoo artist Ami James of reality shows "New York Ink" and "Miami Ink" gives a woman a tattoo. (Credit: Ezequiel Becerra/AFP/Getty Images)

Body Artists: Farmingdale Tattoo Parlor Ban Sad, Insulting

The Farmingdale mayor said tattoo parlors just aren’t part of the new downtown master plan.

07/11/2015

A growing number of adults are picking up crayons to battle stress. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Child’s Play No More, Adults Now Turn To Coloring Books To Ease Stress

Once thought of as child’s play, studies show, coloring can actually help ease stress, increase motor skills, promote relaxation, and overall wellness.

07/09/2015

Bella Rosa parmesan cheese recall (FDA)

NJ Company Announces Grated Parmesan Cheese Recall

Fairfield-based Arthur Schuman Company said it is pulling 1 1/4 pound tubs, or roughly 30,000 pounds of Bella Rosa Grated Parmesan because it can cause a dangerous reaction to people with egg allergies.

07/09/2015

A trader waits on a nearly empty trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) after trading was halted due to a "technical glitch" on July 8, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York Stock Exchange Resumes Trading 3 1/2 Hours After Technical Glitch

The New York Stock Exchange posted on Twitter the problem was an internal technical issue and not the result of a cyberattack.

07/08/2015

A woman walks past a slogan written on a wall in Athens, Greece, on July 7, 2015. (Credit: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images)

Greek Debt Crisis Hits NYC Import Businesses Hard

Kostas Mastoras, who owns Optima Foods in Deer Park, Long Island, and Astoria, Queens, said in his 35 years in business he has never had trouble importing foods from Greece — until now.

07/07/2015

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US Stocks Slip After Greek ‘No’ Vote; European Markets Sink

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 45 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,685 as of 11:45 a.m. Eastern time.

07/06/2015

New York City Skyline (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Average Sales Price Of Manhattan Apartment Reaches Record High Of $1.87 Million

It’s going to cost you a lot of green to buy a home in Manhattan.

07/01/2015

Demonstrators during a rally organized by supporters of the 'Yes' vote for the upcoming referendum in front of the Greek Parliament on June 30, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Greek voters will decide in a referendum next Sunday on whether their government should accept an economic reform package put forth by Greece's creditors. Greece has imposed capital controls with the banks being closed until the referendum and a daily limit of 60 euros has been placed on cash withdrawals from ATMs. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Investors Rattled Worldwide After Greece Misses $1.8 Billion Loan Payment

Investors around the world were on edge Tuesday night, after Greece missed a crucial payment deadline and became the first developed country to default on a loan to the International Monetary Fund.

06/30/2015

Utility workers on Long Island (Credit: CBS2)

AARP: Analysis Proves Long Islanders Can’t Afford PSEG Rate Hike

In a detailed analysis, AARP accuses the utility of trying to shift certain expenses to ratepayers, many of whom, they claim, cannot afford it.

06/30/2015

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Boarded-Up Gas Stations Slowly Reopening On Long Island

The Long Island Gasoline Retailers Association’s Kevin Beyer said a company that was running the stations ran into financial problems.

06/30/2015

Officials hold a press conference at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in Sunset Park on June 29, 2015. (Credit: Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office)

NYC Reactivates South Brooklyn Marine Terminal

The move allows barges laden with ship containers to be ferried from New Jersey to Brooklyn rather than being driven through bridges and tunnels.

06/29/2015

UPS is accused in a lawsuit of charging different prices for same-sized packages. (Credit: CBS2)

Suit Claims UPS Charged Customers Different Rates For The Same Sized Packages

An allegation lodged by the Department of Consumer Affairs claims that Whole Foods mislabeled weights on pre-packaged foods.

06/26/2015