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Thomas Lippens (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Brookhaven Man Arrested For Threatening Marina Security Guard

Thomas Lippens, 24, became irate Sunday afternoon after he and his parents were denied entry into the Squassux Landing Marina on Beaver Dam Road around 1 p.m., police said.

08/06/2012

Brush Fire Damage - Manorville, NY - Apr 10, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Celebration Planned For Firefighters Who Battled Long Island Brush Fire

An all-day celebration is planned for May 19 at the Brookhaven Amphitheater in Farmingville to honor the hundreds of volunteer firefighters who helped douse the brush fire that scorched 1,124 acres of Suffolk County.

04/13/2012

Bamboo (file / credit: clipart.com)

Brookhaven Considers Restrictions, Ban On Planting Bamboo

Dove Tree Nursery owner Sunny Lipinski says she knows why Brookhaven is among the latest towns considering banning the planting of bamboo.

04/03/2012

A dog works in the rubble of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 21, 2001 (credit: Andrea Booher/FEMA/Getty Images)

Coram 9/11 Memorial To Honor Dogs

They worked tirelessly at the World Trade Center site searching for survivors and human remains after the attacks of September 11, 2001, and now the town of Brookhaven and the Rocky Point VFW will honor canines at their 9/11 memorial in Coram.

02/09/2012

Cat (file / credit: clipart.com)

Brookhaven Forms Task Force For Feral Cats

The town of Brookhaven is launching a task force of volunteers to help trap, neuter and release feral cats.

12/15/2011

Woman with shopping bags (file / credit: clipart.com)

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

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