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New Jersey Children’s Museum To Fade Into Memory

A popular children’s museum in North Jersey will be closing its doors for good in just a few weeks.

08/16/2014

French Bulldog puppies  (file/credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: New Breed Of Apps Put High-Tech Pet Help At Your Fingertips

From transporting to walking to feedings, and more the latest apps put high-tech pet help right at your fingertips.

08/15/2014

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McCormick Company Issues Voluntary Recall Of Oregano Over Salmonella Concerns

The product was shipped to 41 states including New Jersey and New York, and has ‘best by’ dates of August 21 and 22, of 2016.

08/15/2014

The Revel Casino, which is facing a second round of bankruptcy, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Defends Decision To Not Take Control Of Ailing Atlantic City

More than 5,000 casino workers could be out of a job by next month between the closing of Showboat and Revel casinos alone.

08/15/2014

BAYSHORE, NY - AUGUST 13:    A car is abandoned on a flooded Brooke Ave following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore, New York. The south shore of Long Island along with the tri-state region saw record setting rain that caused roads to flood entrapping some motorists.  (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Buyer Beware! Shady Dealers Could Be Selling Water Damaged Cars With Clean Titles

Experts warn that some of the hundreds of cars that were flooded out on Long Island roadways this week could eventually show up back on the market with no evidence that they had been water-logged.

08/15/2014

Ignore No More App

Frustrated Mom Creates ‘Ignore No More’ App To Get Teen Kids To Return Calls

Parents in the Tri-State and around the world can relate: Trying to reach your teen by phone, only to get ignored. One frustrated mom decided to do something about it.

08/15/2014

Subway Inn on the Upper East Side (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Family That Owns Subway Inn Fights To Save Upper East Side Bar

The developer, World-Wide Holdings Corp., has decided not to offer the bar a new lease and wants Marcello Salinas and his customers out by next week.

08/14/2014

The Revel Casino, which is facing a second round of bankruptcy, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino To Close Its Doors After Just Two Years

Atlantic City’s newest casino is shutting its doors just over two years after opening amid high hopes of turning around the crumbling seaside resort’s gambling market.

08/12/2014

Pending legislation in Suffolk County would force some vendors to offer healthy alternatives along with junk food. (Credit: CBS 2)

Junk Food Lovers In Suffolk County Fight For Their Right To Chow Down On Fatty Foods

Some junk food junkies on Long Island are worried that they will not be able to chow down on their favorite fatty foods.

08/07/2014

Some restaurants place menu items strategically to get diners to spend more than they expected. (Credit:CBS 2)

Feast Your Eyes On This: The Dish On Menu Tricks And Dining Deception

Summer nights are great time to dine out, but thanks to something that you might not know about menus you could wind up spending more than you expect.

08/07/2014

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Suffolk County Police Warn Of PSEG Scam Targeting Businesses

Some Suffolk County businesses have reported receiving a call from someone who claims to work for the utility company and threatens to turn off electricity unless immediate payment is made.

08/05/2014

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Tri-State P.F. Chang’s Locations May Have Been Hit By Data Breach

The nationwide P.F. Chang’s restaurant chain has been hit with a security breach involving credit and debit card data, and two Tri-State Area locations have been affected.

08/04/2014

Police arrest Susan Porfido-Gibson following an alleged drunk driving incident in Toms River. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Toms River Mother Came Home To Drunk Babysitter, Crying Toddler

Police in New Jersey say a mother came home from work to find her child crying next to his babysitter who had apparently passed out drunk.

08/04/2014

The Hampton Arts Cinema opened in 1927. (credit: CBS 2)

Longtime Hamptons Theater Tries To Avoid Unhappy Ending

The Hampton Arts Cinema, a tiny two-screen theater, doesn’t pull in enough profit to pay for the movie industry’s mandated upgrade from film to digital, which costs $70,000 per projector.

08/04/2014

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S.I. Politicians Hope Brooklyn Brewery Expands To West Shore

Staten Island politicians are hoping a popular Brooklyn business brings its expansion to their west shore, WCBS 880’s Ginny Kosola reported.

08/03/2014