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Renovations at St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre were unveiled in time for Holy week. (Credit; CBS2)

St. Agnes Cathedral Unveils New Look In Time For Holy Week

There is a new look for holy week and Easter Sunday at St. Agnes Cathedral on Long Island.

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A feral cat colony near Field 10 in Jones Beach. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Organization Says Feral Cat Colonies At Jones Beach Threaten Piping Plovers

The American Bird Conservancy is demanding that state officials remove feral cat colonies at Jones Beach.

03/30/2015

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Family Claims Teacher Attacked Long Island Boy For Walking Wrong Way In Hall

The incident was captured on surveillance video, but, Mollins said, the principal at the Freshman Center won’t release it.

03/30/2015

Hempstead Public Schools (credit: CBS 2)

New Partnership To Help Boost Academic Achievement Of Hempstead High School Students

A new partnership between Hempstead High School and Johns Hopkins University aims to boost academic achievement and improve graduation rates.

03/30/2015

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New Pet Project: Hempstead Using Mobile Unit To Spay, Neuter Feral Cats

Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray said it’s a surgical suite so that feral cats that are outside someone’s home or in a wooded area can be spayed and neutered free of charge and then set free.

03/29/2015

Boat on Long Island Sound. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Aims To Clean Up Sewage Removal From Boats

State environmental officials are aiming to collect more than 1 million gallons of sewage this season from recreational vessels in Long Island Sound.

03/28/2015

Residents of Garden City, Long Island are worried that PSEG will mount 80-foot 'monster poles' in their neighborhoods. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Garden City Residents Worry ‘Monster’ Utility Poles Could Come To Their Blocks

Residents of Garden City, Long Island took PSEG to task Saturday, saying they do not want what they call “monster” utility poles in their neighborhoods.

03/28/2015

Kenton Burt is charged with molesting two students at the music school where he worked in Hicksville, Long Island. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

L.I. Music Teacher Accused Of Sexually Abusing 2 Students Pleads Not Guilty

A Connecticut man accused of sexually abusing two girls at a Long Island music school where he taught has pleaded not guilty.

03/27/2015

Firefighters on the scene of a fire in Cherry Grove on Fire Island on March 27, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Several Buildings Destroyed By Fast-Moving Blaze On Fire Island

Just weeks before the start of the tourist season, fire destroyed four buildings on Cherry Grove.

03/27/2015

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Woman Stabbed To Death In Glen Cove Parking Lot

A 32-year-old woman was found with multiple stab wounds in a Glen Cove parking lot Thursday afternoon.

03/27/2015

Kenton Burt is charged with molesting two students at the music school where he worked in Hicksville, Long Island. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Long Island Music Teacher Accused Of Molesting 2 Girls During Lessons

A music instructor on Long Island was arrested Thursday and charged with sexually abusing two girls during private lessons.

03/27/2015

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Boy, 11, Brought Unloaded Handgun To Long Island School

The student was not identified. He was charged with juvenile delinquency for bringing a weapon on school grounds. He was released to his parents. Police said no student was threatened.

03/26/2015

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Woman Claims Huntington Dry Cleaners Lost Daughter’s Wedding Dress

A Long Island mother claims her dry cleaners lost her daughter’s wedding gown.

03/26/2015

Freeport Village Police Officer Jason Zimmer shows his body camera. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

All Freeport Police Officers To Be Equipped With Body Cameras

The Nassau County District Attorney is set to announce a new program to equip officers in the Freeport Police Department with new technology.

03/26/2015

Antonio Cromartie and the Jets defense (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Levittown Student Asks Friend To Prom With Help From Jets Players

This was one touchdown of a “promposal” — with the help of the New York Jets.

03/25/2015