Alice Stockton-Rossini

A tourist couple lay on the beach near casinos in Atlantic City, New Jersey, (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Last Call For NJ Beach Access Comments

It’s the last chance for New Jersey residents to weigh in on new proposed beach acces laws at hearing on Long Beach Island.

06/02/2011

Girl Scout Cookies

Dix Hills Mom Petitions For Gluten-Free Girl Scout Cookies

Girl Scout Elle Malinow has sold hundreds of boxes of Girl Scout cookies, but she’s never tasted one. The 7-year-old Dix Hills girl has celiac disease which means her diet has to be gluten-free.

05/31/2011

Sunbathers enjoy the cool waters of the Atlantic Ocean in Bradley Beach, New Jesrey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Beaches Open For Business Memorial Day Weekend

Millions of people will hitting the beach this Memorial Day weekend and if you live in the Tri-state area, you have a lot of beaches to choose from.

05/27/2011

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Mets To Host Celiac Awareness Night At Citi Field Friday

Special sections for people with celiac, their families, friends and anyone else who wants to support the cause have been set aside at the stadium for the game. The Mets will be playing the division rival Philadelphia Phillies.

05/26/2011

Gas Prices

Drivers Say High Gas Prices Won’t Ruin Vacation Plans

With gas prices creeping close to $4/gallon or topping $4 in some New York City locations, many travelers are planning ahead for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.

05/25/2011

(credit: Six Flags Great Adventure)

15-Story High ‘Green Lantern’ Roller Coaster Debuts At Six Flags Great Adventure

If you’ve always wanted to stand up while riding a roller coaster then your dream has come true.

05/19/2011

Prom Dress - File / Photo: AP

Lehman High School Students Cut Corners And Costs For Prom

For seniors at Herbert H. Lehman High School, who are getting ready for prom, things are pretty tight – and we don’t just mean the dresses.

05/12/2011

Image of strollers (credit: CBS 2)

New York Mom Invents ‘Buggy Guard’ After Having Two Strollers Stolen

More and more, pricey carriages have started vanishing from sidewalks and front porches and ending up in chop shops.

05/12/2011

Laurie Esarco with her dog Oscar (credit: CBS 2)

Hero Cocker Spaniel, Oscar, Alerts Sleeping NJ Couple To House Fire

Laurie and Alex Esarco, who have two dogs, are praising their Cocker Spaniel, Oscar, who got their attention when flames engulfed the front of their Flemington home.

05/10/2011

A police car is seen in a pedestrian plaza at Times Square - New York, NY - Oct 5, 2010 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Councilman: Baghdad’s Roads Better Than Many In NYC

There was a contentious hearing Tuesday on NYC’s controversial pedestrian plaza program. One city councilman demanded that the Department of Transportation get back to basics and fix roads.

05/04/2011

Increased police presence in NYC (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Maintains Heightened Security After Bin Laden Death

While Mayor Bloomberg says there’s no specific threat against the Big Apple after the death of Osama bin Laden, the NYPD was taking no chances.

05/03/2011

Rudy Giuliani (credit: CBS 2)

Local Officials Express Admiration, Caution Following Osama bin Laden’s Death

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says Americans have kept their promise after Sept. 11 to capture or kill Osama bin Laden.

05/02/2011

Fourteen-year-old Kristen Grazioso places balloons on a carved stone Monday, May 2, 2011, in Middletown, N.J., that  honors her father, who was killed in the attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. (credit: Mel Evans/AP)

Middletown Residents React To Death Of Osama Bin Laden

Nearly one-fourth of those killed in the Sept. 11 attacks were New Jersey residents. Middletown lost 37 residents that day, the second highest 9/11 toll among New Jersey towns.

05/02/2011

Andrea pours boiling water in her sink to make it kosher. (credit: Alice Stockton-Rossini, 1010 WINS)

Plenty Of Cleaning To Do As Observant Jews Prepare For Passover

Jews marking the eight-day remembrance of the ancient Israelites leaving Egypt after being freed from slavery must sanctify their homes.

04/13/2011

Santiago family

Staten Island Parents Arrested After Trying To Teach Daughter Lesson

Two Staten Island parents said they were just trying to teach their badly behaved 6-year-old a lesson, but police said they were punished for trying to dump their daughter at a precinct house.

02/22/2011

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