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Vote Tonight On Proposed Mount Sinai Mall

Mount Sinai residents say they would love the tax revenue and jobs the outdoor mall would bring, but not the traffic.

12/06/2011

A downed tree - Oyster Bay Cove, NY - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Bill Tynan / WCBS 880)

Many Long Islanders Still In The Dark Days After Irene Passes

The Long Island Power Authority said they will now be calling customers to inform them when their power will return.

08/30/2011

A Beach Patrol Headquarters used by the City of Long Beach lifeguards was lifted and moved to the boardwalk by the strong winds of Tropical Storm Irene as it swept through Long Island on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. (credit: Kathy Kmonicek/AP)

Long Island Cleaning Up After Irene Passes; Thousands Still Without Power

Tropical Storm Irene walloped Long Island over the weekend with the winds causing major problems after knocking down trees and power lines.

08/29/2011

Fireworks techinicians from the Grucci Company prepare mortars for a fireworks show at New Rochelle on July 4, 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Goes Behind The Scenes With A Crew Of Fireworks Technicians

Dozens of communities in the Tri-State were planning big fireworks shows after sundown Monday, with crews preparing for the big night. CBS 2 went behind the scenes to catch up with some folks who truly love their dangerous work.

07/04/2011

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Man Allegedly Steals Tip Jars On Long Island

Police said Laurence Reilly of Farmingville was arrested Sunday on petty larceny charges. They said he would enter the businesses — including a Quiznos and a Chinese restaurant — and order food before stealing tip jars.

06/26/2011

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Angry Residents Call For Closure Of Brookhaven Town Landfill

Parents in Bellport organized a petition drive pushing to get the dump permanently closed and cleaned up.

03/31/2011

Long Island animal house

Suffolk County SPCA Seeks Homes For Rescued Animals

The surviving rabbits, mice, pigeons, chinchilas, dogs, cats, goats, along with a pig and a cow, were being cared for at several different facilities. Many were malnourished and suffering from other health problems.

02/23/2011

Long Island animal house

Rabbits, Mice & Cow Among 100 Animals Found In ‘Deplorable’ Shirley Home

Officials said pigeons, chinchillas, a deer, a pig and a cow were also among the 100 animals found both dead and alive on a property in Shirley, N.Y., on Tuesday.

02/22/2011

Pit Bull (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, FILE)

Brookhaven Offers $250 For Every Pit Bull Adopted

Due to discrimination against the breed, Brookhaven has seen an overabundance of pit bulls in their shelter and have been struggling for the past few months trying to put them in loving homes.

02/15/2011

A partially constructed cell tower is seen on Lori and Michael DiMarco's Lawn - Mount Sinai, NY - Jan 31, 2011 - Photo: Lori DiMarco

L.I. Couple Wins Game Of Chicken Over Rogue Cell Tower

As one Long Island town official said, “it was a David and Goliath fight …and David won.” The cell tower that appeared on a couple’s property without permission will be taken down by the company.

02/04/2011

A partially constructed cell tower is seen on Lori and Michael DiMarco's Lawn - Mount Sinai, NY - Jan 31, 2011 - Photo: Lori DiMarco

Cell Tower On Front Lawn Stuns Long Island Couple

Shock could not even describe Lori DiMarco’s reaction when she came home a few weeks ago to find a 40-foot-tall cell tower on her front lawn in Mount Sinai.

02/03/2011

Signs at Robert Moses State Park (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Blizzard Damage May Cost Suffolk County $10M

Federal and state emergency officials already estimate shoreline destruction from the Christmas weekend blizzard at more than $10 million.

01/06/2011

Long Island Mosque Expansions On Hold

Brookhaven town officials say they need more time to review controversial plans to expand to expand two Islamic mosques.

10/19/2010

Brookhaven Resident Dies From West Nile Virus

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — The West Nile virus has claimed its first victim this year in Suffolk County. The Suffolk County Department of Health Services says Thursday that a Brookhaven resident, who had an underlying […]

09/30/2010

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