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Ginny Kosola

Ginny Kosola is one of WCBS Newsradio 880’s intrepid reporters.

Guard Cutter Barque Eagle is seen in Brooklyn, NY - Aug 5, 2011 (credit: Ginny Kosola / WCBS 880)

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Stops In NYC On Way To Connecticut

The Eagle is carrying 140 cadets from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., from which it departed in May for its 75th anniversary voyage to Europe.

08/05/2011

Carol Anastastio and Mimi Brown (credit: WCBS 880)

NYC’s First Same-Sex Couple To Seek Wedding License Ties The Knot Sunday

Carol Anastastio and Mimi Brown were a couple for nearly 20 years. On Sunday, their relationship became official in the eyes of the state.

07/24/2011

The Derek Jeter card is seen in Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal – New York, NY – Jul 11, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Oversized Derek Jeter Congratulations Card On Display At Grand Central For Fans To Sign

You can leave your own personal congratulatory message for New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter to celebrate his breaking the 3,000 hit barrier.

07/11/2011

Stop & Shop Logo

Amityville At Odds With Stop & Shop Over New Logo

Some town fathers are said to be concerned over, of all things, the new sign and logo being displayed at Stop & Shops nationwide and coming soon to a location in Amityville.

07/05/2011

City Parks Foundation Summer Stage Logo

NYC Parks Summer Arts Programs Kick Into High Gear

Looking for something to do this summer? Look no further than a New York City park!

07/05/2011

Lauren Spierer (credit: CBS 2)

Woman’s Body Found In Indiana; Unknown If It’s Missing College Student Lauren Spierer

The body was found floating in water in Fall Creek, Indiana Sunday evening. Fall Creek is about 60 miles from Bloomington, where Spierer was enrolled as a student at Indiana University.

07/04/2011

The Statue of Liberty (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Honor Of 125th Anniversary, You Can Vote On New Lady Liberty Logo

The National Parks Service and New Jersey City University worked together to create 10 possible logos to be used in commemoration of the Statue of Liberty’s 125th anniversary.

07/04/2011

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Parks Department: No Toilet Paper Rationing At Coney Island Women’s Bathrooms

Brooklyn Parks Commissioner Kevin Jeffrey says there is plenty of toilet paper to go around.

07/04/2011

Firecrackers and bottle rockets (Photo by Michael Smith/Getty Images)

Economy Could Help Ease Restrictions Of Fireworks Sales In Tri-State Area

While the sale of fireworks is illegal in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Delaware, beaches and backyards in those states and others could be more explosive than ever this year.

07/03/2011

The Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Newark’s Prudential Center Number 3 In U.S., Industry Publication Finds

In the U.S., only Madison Square Garden and the Staples Center in Los Angeles top the Prudential Center for the latest gross earnings from concerts and family shows.

06/25/2011

A horse-drawn carriage and a cyclist are seen in Central Park - New York, NY - Jul 27, 2007 - Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

Transportation Alternatives Wants Cyclists To Report Their Tickets

They want to make sure cyclists are receiving tickets for truly dangerous behavior, and not being harassed when they are rolling along safely.

05/31/2011

In this file photo of  Sept. 27, 2001, rescue workers remove their hats and bow their heads as they circle a body recovered at the World Trade Center site  in New York. (credit:Mark Lennihan, File/AP)

Ground Zero Workers Mark Another 9/11 Anniversary

Monday marks the ninth anniversary of the formal end of the recovery operation at Ground Zero, which concluded in 2002 with a ceremony to remove the last 65-ton column of steel still standing at the site.

05/30/2011

In this March 2, 2011 photo, the Civil War Soldiers' Lot, containing the graves of veterans marked with old and recently installed headstones, is seen at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn .  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Brooklyn Cemetery Honors Civil War Vets On Memorial Day

Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn, where there are at least 4,600 Civil War veterans buried, remembered the fallen on the 150th Anniversary of the start of the Civil War and Memorial Day.

05/30/2011

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Schumer Demands Probe Of Oil Refiners’ Profits

New York’s Senator Charles Schumer wants to know why New York gas prices are still so high, saying he suspects prices are being artificially inflated.

05/29/2011

The Beach - Brigantine, NJ - File Photo

Buying A Home On The Jersey Shore Within Reach Of More People

The dream of living at the Jersey shore could be a reality for more people after years of declining prices have made coastline properties more affordable.

05/29/2011

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