Bethpage State Park

Southern Pine Beetles are attacking trees on Long Island. (Credit: New York State DEC)

First Case Of Destructive Southern Pine Beetle Confirmed In Nassau County

Environmental groups are urging the state to step up the war on the insects before they wipe out thousands of additional trees.

06/08/2015

What a pilot sees when someone on the ground shines a laser into the cockpit. (Photo: CBS 2)

FAA Investigating After Lasers Pointed At 5 Planes Near JFK Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after five pilots reported that a green laser was pointed at their planes while flying over Long Island and New Jersey near John F. Kennedy Airport.

05/29/2015

Maintenance workers take care of the Bethpage State Park Black Golf Course on September 6, 2014 in Bethpage, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Pro Golf Playoffs Will Be Back At LI’s Bethpage Black Course

The Barclays golf tournament will be contested at Long Island’s Bethpage Black course two more times.

02/03/2015

A helicopter on the golf course at Bethpage State Park on Long Island - June 3, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing At Bethpage Golf Course

The chopper set down at the 18th hole while en route from New Jersey to Republic Airport, about a half mile away.

06/03/2013

Bethpage State Park prepares for the Barclay Tournament. (credit: Facebook)

Scoping The Scene At The Barclays

TV 10-55’s Ann Mercogliano visited the site of the first round of the PGA Tour’s Fedex Playoffs, scoping out everything from the best golf equipment to the fashion scene.

08/22/2012

Phil Mickelson plays in the final round of The Barclays at Westchester Country Club - Harrison, NY - Aug 26, 2007 (credit: Travis Lindquist/Getty Images)

Heavy Traffic Expected At Barclays Golf Tourney On Long Island

More than 100,000 spectators expected over the six-day PGA event at Bethpage State Park, along with some of the best golfers in the world.

08/21/2012

Bike Trail On Long Island (Credit: CBS 2)

$1 Million Commitment For New Beach Bike Trails On Long Island Is In Motion

Thursday was a gorgeous day for a bike ride, but Long Islanders know that they can’t ride the bike to the beach, as the state-run bike trails stop short. But that will soon change.

06/28/2012

Bethpage Black Golf Course - Farmingdale, NY - Aug 11, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

PGA Considers Long Island’s Bethpage Black For Championship

PGA officials say that discussions about a championship coming this way are impressive.

08/11/2011

A couple walks down the aisle during a mess wedding ceremony at Bethpage State Park on Long Island (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Dozens Of Gay Couples Tie The Knot In Mass Wedding Ceremony On Long Island

Before hundreds of guests, 56 couples tied the knot on a terrace overlooking the famed Black Course at Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale — which has twice been the home of the U.S. Open golf championships.

07/26/2011