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Mosquitoes, Ticks Invading Post-Sandy Long Island

It may be time to brace for an uptick in blood-sucking ticks and mosquitoes this season, and some experts on Long Island have blamed the expected surge on Superstorm Sandy.

05/29/2013

This small plane made an  emergency landing on Route 231 in Babylon on May 2, 2013. (credit: Carolyn Gusoff/CBS 2)

Small Plane Lands On Road In Babylon After ‘Engine Completely Quit’

The plane made a hard landing not far from MacArthur Airport with one person on board, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

05/02/2013

The flooding continues on a routine basis along the South Shore communities of Long Island. (Photo: CBS 2)

Sandy May Be Long Gone, But Flooding Continues On Long Island’s South Shore

Residents in one South Shore community who are still recovering from Superstorm Sandy now have another fight with Mother Nature – flooding on almost a daily basis.

02/19/2013

Long Island Rail Road Station - Babylon, NY (file / credit: MTA)

Business Continues To Thrive In Babylon

In the last two years, 24 companies have either moved in or expanded in the town of Babylon.

01/13/2013

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Sandy-Ravaged Shops Hope For Boost On Small Business Saturday

Black Friday was the big day for major retailers, but Saturday is all about the mom and pop stores.

11/24/2012

Babylon Small Business (credit: CBS 2)

Local Store Owners Hope To Bounce Back From Effects Of Sandy On ‘Small Business Saturday’

In Babylon on Long Island, small shops are feeling the strain from two weeks of lost sales, storm-damaged products and buildings and customers dealing with personal crises and fewer discretionary dollars.

11/20/2012

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MTA Announces Schedule Changes On A Number Of LIRR Lines Ahead Of Work Week

Temporary repairs to an East River Amtrak tunnel have allowed for the reopening of a number of lines but with a reduced number of trains able to travel through the tunnel.

11/11/2012

Nor'easter drops plenty of snow in Short Hills , New Jersey. (credit: Neerja Mishra)

Nor’easter Deals Windy, Snowy & Stinging Blow To Storm-Weary Tri-State Area

The storm dropped 3.9 inches of snow in Central Park as of 11 p.m. Wednesday night. In fact, this storm was on track to be the biggest snowstorm on record in October or November. The previous record in Central Park for those months was 4.4 inches in November of 1989.

11/07/2012

An aerial photo of Jones Beach after Sandy (credit: Twitter/Howard Glaser)

Jones Beach State Park Closed Until Further Notice; Boardwalk May Have To Be Replaced

Superstorm Sandy has substantially damaged historic Jones Beach State Park and swamped a beach at nearby Robert Moses State Park deep under roiling seawater.

11/03/2012

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Stories From Main Street: Special P.T.S.D. Workshops In Babylon

For those dealing the with the emotional aftermath of a horrific experience, there is new help in Suffolk County.

09/17/2012

Mosquitoes (credit: CBS 2)

Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Virus At Historic High On Long Island

To combat the insect infiltration, Suffolk and Nassau Counties have been spraying mosquito repellant by air and by ground. But that is not without controversy.

08/07/2012

Brittney Walsh (credit: Facebook), Michael Grasing (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Brittney Walsh, Teen Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver, Laid To Rest

Walsh, 18, was killed on Sunday, June 24 when a Michael Grasing, who police said was driving with a blood alcohol limit nearly four times the legal limit, slammed into her car while she was driving home from work.

06/29/2012

Brittney Walsh (credit: Facebook), Michael Grasing (credit: Suffolk County Police)

DA: Driver Charged In Deadly L.I. Crash Had BAC Nearly 4 Times Legal Limit

Michael Grasing’s blood alcohol level was .30 about 90 minutes after slammed into a car driven by 18-year-old Brittney Walsh on Montauk Highway around 10:25 p.m. Sunday, investigators said.

06/27/2012

Field 5 at Robert Moses State Park - May 18, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Lack Of Sand To Mean More Crowded Beach At Robert Moses

One of Long Island’s most popular beaches will be a little more crowded this Memorial Day weekend, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

05/18/2012

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Female Suspect On L.I. Seen Wearing Mets Cap During Bank Robbery

Twice in the last week, a woman has robbed a bank in Suffolk County. It happened last week in Babylon and again on Wednesday in Chase Brightwaters.

04/05/2012

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