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The Statue of Liberty as seen from the air over New York City (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Honor Flight Over Statue Of Liberty Featured Historic Aircraft

Six historic aircraft were slated to fly over the Statue of Liberty Sunday afternoon.

09/01/2013

A view of the the  Statue of Liberty (Photo: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Historic Aircraft Set To Fly Over Statue Of Liberty

Six historic aircraft will fly over the Statue of Liberty Sunday in a commemorative event.

08/31/2013

Long Island Rail Road Station (file/Mike Xirinachs)

LIRR Ronkonkoma Service Restored After Train Strikes Man On Tracks

The incident occurred at a grade-level crossing on the Brentwood-North Bay Shore border east of Deer Park around 5:45 a.m. Friday.

08/09/2013

Charlie Ball, the bartender at South Main St. Pub in Farmingdale (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Police Officer Pleads Guilty In Gun Menacing Case

Richard Hefferon pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor Monday for pointing his loaded department-issued weapon at a bartender’s head during an off-duty confrontation two years ago.

07/31/2013

Main Street in Farmingdale, N.Y. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Experts: Long Island Needs To Step Up To Keep Its Youth

The birthplace of suburbia needs an upgrade if it hopes to hold on to a strong economy, according to experts meeting in Farmingdale about the future of Long Island.

06/20/2013

Bethpage Black (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Mets’ Davis, Yankees’ Robertson To Hold Sandy Relief Golf Tournament

It will be held July 17 at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, the course for the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Open. The tournament is scheduled for the day after the All-Star game at Citi Field in New York.

05/21/2013

School Bus into Syosset home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

LI Parents Push For Ignition Interlock Devices In All School Buses Amid Rash Of DWI Arrests

A public hearing held Thursday in Farmingdale took aim at what’s become a growing problem of school bus drivers operating their vehicles while intoxicated.

05/02/2013

Sandy damage in Long Beach, Long Island (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Long Island Community Group Looks To Help 100 Sandy Victims

A new group called ‘Friends of Long Island’ plans to raise $500,000 to help up to 100 people get back into their Sandy-ravaged homes. The group is made up of local residents and community leaders.

04/04/2013

Kitchen Sink Faucet (credit: clipart.com)

Officials: Pesticides In Long Island Water Pose No Known Health Threat

Increasing trace amounts of pesticides are showing up in the drinking water on Long Island, but despite calls for a pesticide ban, public officials denied Tuesday that there is any health threat.

04/02/2013

Kelly Ann Tinyes

24 Years Later, Young Murder Victim’s Parents Say Justice Hasn’t Been Served

The grieving parents of a murdered teenage girl renewed their call for justice Tuesday, more than two decades after the crime.

03/05/2013

Long Island mother Priscilla Arena reading letters she wrote to her family when she was stranded along L.I.E. (credit: CBS 2)

Mother Trapped In Car On L.I.E During Blizzard Shares ‘Last Words’ To Family

Many drivers wound up spending the night in their cars, waiting for first responders to come to the rescue. Parts of Suffolk County were slammed with up to 30 inches of snow.

02/10/2013

Snow shovels (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Snow Equipment Suppliers Want Real Snowfall

Most of the snow we’ve had this year hasn’t been enough to even mess up the commute and, for some, that has been bad for business.

02/06/2013

The Vince Lombardi trophy and helmets are displayed during a press conference for Super Bowl XLVII.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

No Big Demand For Super Bowl Memorabilia In Tri-State Area This Year

In Jets and Giants territory, there has not exactly been big demand for Super Bowl memorabilia this year.

02/02/2013

Long Island Rail Road Station (file/Mike Xirinachs)

Service Restored On LIRR Ronkonkoma Branch

The extreme cold is apparently to blame for several incidents on the rails this past week.

01/25/2013

LIRR President Helena Williams and Sen. Charles Schumer at LIRR 'Double Track' Announcement Jan. 16, 2013 (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

LIRR Officials Roll Out Next Phase Of ‘Double Track’ Project

An environmental assessment is under way on building an additional track from Ronkonkoma, one of the railroad’s busiest stations, to Farmingdale. Only one track runs between the stations, which are about 18 miles apart.

01/16/2013

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