Carolyn Gusoff

Artist's rendering of the proposed stadium for the New  York Cosmos soccer team (credit: New York Cosmos)

Cosmos Try To Convince Long Island That Stadium Plan Is A Winner

The team envisions a privately funded 25,000-seat soccer stadium, retail shopping, restaurants, a hotel and community parks.

05/07/2015

Frank P. Long Intermediate School in Bellport, N.Y. (Photo: CBS2)

Suspicious Foul Odor Frustrates Teachers, Students At Long Island Elementary School

Teachers say they are getting sick in the classroom, as a result of a terrible odor. They think they know where the smell is coming from, but nothing has been done to fix the problem.

05/05/2015

Wayne Street (left) allegedly shot and killed his wife, Jenni Lee Street, before turning the gun on himself in Mastic Beach, Long Island on Thursday, April 30. (Credit: CBS2)

Relatives Shocked By Murder-Suicide Involving Family Of 6 In Mastic Beach

New details were released late Friday about the Long Island father between an apparent murder-suicide this week.

05/01/2015

An arrest by a Freeport police officer is captured on a body camera. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Freeport Police Say Body Cameras Are Win-Win For All

The Freeport Police Department is the only one in New York state where body cameras are already standard issue.

04/30/2015

The grass along the sidewalks on South Oyster Bay Road has been replaced with red concrete stamped to look like bricks. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Nassau Residents Furious After Sidewalk Grass Is Replaced With Red Concrete

Nassau County residents could not believe their eyes as they saw their grass-lined suburban sidewalks replaced with concrete.

04/29/2015

A destroyed home is viewed in Oakwood Beach in Staten Island on February 5, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Attorneys Fight To Save Sandy Victims From Paying Back Government Grants

Hundreds of storm victims may have to pay back, not only parts of NY Rising grants, but hefty lawyer fees too.

04/27/2015

Advocates say cameras on the side of school buses can help crack down on drivers who ignore stop signals. (Credit: CBS2)

Advocates Push For ‘Stop Arm’ Cameras On School Buses In New York, New Jersey

School officials claim drivers illegally speed past stopped school buses an estimated 50,000 times per day in New York state.

04/23/2015

Aretha tested positive for exposure to psittacosis. (credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Rescued Exotic Bird Tests Positive For Contagious Parrot Fever; Other Families Could Be At Risk

A rare, contagious bird infection has surfaced on Long Island in a bird that was housed with more than 100 others. It’s an illness that could spread to humans.

04/22/2015

A general view of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders will vacate the arena at the end of this season. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Fans Trying To Take History, Swipe Seats From Nassau Coliseum

The problem? There are still playoff games on the schedule!

04/21/2015

Kraft announced plans to change the recipe for its iconic macaroni and cheese. (Credit: CBS2)

Kraft Announces Plans To Change Recipe For Iconic ‘Macaroni And Cheese’

Big changes are coming to an old familiar food. Kraft is changing the recipe of its popular macaroni and cheese.

04/20/2015

A woman pouring mulch on Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Expert Offers Gardening Tips As Warmer Weather Arrives At Last

Warmer weather has finally come to the Tri-State Area for several days in a row, and for homeowners, it is time to break out the gardening gloves.

04/16/2015

Testing in New York City public schools. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parents, Schools Locked In Battle Over Those Opting Out Of Standardized Tests

As thousands of public school students prepare to take standardized tests Tuesday, many parents have decided to have their children “opt out” of the exams.

04/14/2015

(credit: CBS2)

Fallout From Common Core Testing Opt-Outs Unclear

Mahopac Superintendent of Schools Brian Monahan said he’s walking a fine line between following the state’s rules and respecting the concerns of parents.

04/13/2015

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

Long Island’s Battle Against Southern Pine Beetles Stretches To Fire Island

Parts of the Fire Island National Seashore are now closed to the public for two weeks while the race is on to stop one of the most destructive forest pests.

04/08/2015

Many residents have come out against plans for gasoline tanks at the United Riverhead Terminal oil storage facility. (Credit: CBS2)

Catsimatidis: Gasoline Tanks At Riverhead Oil Terminal Will Provide Jobs, Other Benefits

A David and Goliath fight of sorts continues to heat up on Long Island – with a small country community pitted against big-city money.

04/07/2015

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