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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

A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter like this one had to make an emergency landing in Miller Place on Long Island. (file/credit: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/GettyImages)

Black Hawk Down; Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing On Long Island

Four mechanics from the 106th Rescue Wing in Westhampton came and fixed the problem. The Black Hawk was able to safely fly off about two hours after the emergency landing, according to authorities.

02/06/2013

Noel Polanco (credit: Facebook)

Wake Held For Man Killed By NYPD Detective On Grand Central Parkway

Polanco’s mother hovered over her son’s open casket. The former Army National Guardsman will be buried in his uniform.

10/10/2012

Members of a military police brigade wish loved ones goodbye before being deployed to Afghanistan. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Army National Guard Members Wish Families Goodbye Before Deployment To Afghanistan

One hundred members of a military police brigade wished loved ones goodbye at a time when the death toll for Americans in the Afghan conflict is climbing.

08/23/2012

An American soldier is seen in Afghanistan (file / credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

26 Army National Guard Soldiers From Queens Ready For Deployment To Afghanistan

There were tears, hugs and lots of goodbyes in Queens at an American Legion during a farewell ceremony for 26 members of the 14th Finance Detachment.

11/06/2011

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center right, walks next to Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura, left, and New Jersey National Guard Major General Glenn Rieth, right, as they follow behind pallbearers carrying the casket of Staff Sgt. Jorge Oliveira after a service at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Funeral Held For Newark Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Hundreds of police and soldiers gathered at Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart on Friday to honor a New Jersey National Guardsman killed in Afghanistan.

10/28/2011