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Businesses in Seaside Heights are getting a facelift thanks to the "Seaside Heights First Impression program."(Credit:CBS 2)

Nearly Two Years After Sandy, Seaside Heights Receives Much-Needed Facelift

The devastation of Superstorm Sandy has now been largely replaced by a refurbished and spruced up Seaside Heights, and business owners say it’s no accident.

08/07/2014

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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Back-To-School Supply Shopping Giving Parents Sticker Shock

They’re in the mail, online and very possibly hanging on your refrigerator door: school supply lists making you feel like summer is fleeting and it’s time to outfit your kids for the classroom.

08/07/2014

A stretch of Macon Street in Bed-Stuy was recently named the 'Greenest Block In Brooklyn' (Credit: CBS 2)

Scenic Bed-Stuy Street Honored As ‘Greenest Block In Brooklyn’

A block in Brooklyn has people everywhere green with envy. That’s because it’s been named the greenest in the entire borough.

08/07/2014

Officials say there has been a rise in rabies cases in Middletown, NJ. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Animal Control Officers Concerned By Spike In Rabies Cases

An alarming spike in rabies has caused concern in part of New Jersey and officials want to get the word out.

08/06/2014

Newborn Baby Feet

‘Infant Cocooning’ Growing In Popularity Among New Parents

As CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu reported, more and more parents are “infant cocooning,” which means being vaccinated before seeing the baby.

08/06/2014

A display at the New York Shoe Expo on Tuesday, Aug. 5. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Gets A Glimpse At Next Year’s Hottest Trends To Hit Your Feet

CBS 2’s Alice Gainer got a sneak peek at the New York Shoe Expo where she got a glimpse at the upcoming hottest trends to hit feet.

08/05/2014

Authorities say Emma Mills was killed by two teens who were looking for money to buy heroin. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Hunger For Heroin Drove Teens To Murder Well-Liked Goshen Woman

Police say that a hunger for heroin apparently drove two teens in a quiet Orange County town to commit murder over the weekend.

08/05/2014

Ashley and Jeff Cader are among those who have decided they need a 'marriage sabbatical' after a big argument. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Love On The Rocks? Some Couples Solve Problems With ‘Marriage Sabbaticals’

Research has shown that when we take a break from work it can refresh our minds and make us more productive.

08/04/2014

A car slammed into a garage at the fire house in New Hyde Park. (Credit: CBS 2)

Car Slams Into Garage At New Hyde Park Firehouse, Two Trucks Damaged

Two fire trucks were damaged when a driver crashed into a firehouse on Long Island. A Toyota Prius rammed through the garage door of the firehouse in New Hyde Park, and hit the trucks.

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

Ramsey Orta appears with the Rev. Al Sharpton at Eric Garner's funeral on July 23, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Man Who Shot NYPD Choke-Hold Video Arrested On Gun Charge

Ramsey Orta, 22, was arrested Saturday night on Staten Island on a charge of criminal possession of a firearm, an NYPD spokesman said.

08/03/2014

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Students ‘Shop’ For School Supplies At Essex County Event

With about a month until school starts, some students in Essex County are already getting set for class with an all-expenses-paid shopping spree, CBS 2’s Janelle Burrell reported.

08/03/2014