Carolyn Gusoff

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Expert: ‘Scarcity Principle’ — Not Discounts — Is What Drives Black Friday Mania

Two-thirds of American consumers plan to hit the stores next week for Black Friday with one mission — big savings. But that’s not the only thing that compels them to hit the stores.

11/20/2014

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Preparing Your Trees And Shrubs For Old Man Winter

The early blast of winter-like weather is a good reminder to prepare your trees and shrubs for the harsh weather before it’s too late.

11/19/2014

A rooster (credit: ClipArt.com)

Tighter Rooster Restrictions Proposed In Town Of Islip Amid Noise Complaints

Currently, Town of Islip code allows for up to 15 of the noisy birds per 500 square feet of yard space as long as the roosters are in secure enclosures.

11/18/2014

Alicia Boudouris is suing the county, the sheriff and three men in her department for sexual harassment. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Sheriff’s Deputy Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

In a civil lawsuit, Alicia Boudouris alleges sexual harassment and retaliation after she complained that her superiors in the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office targeted her on an almost daily basis.

11/17/2014

People arrive at the international arrivals terminal at  John F. Kennedy Airport on Oct. 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Top Official Questions TSA Pre-Check Protocol Following CBS2 Investigation

TSA officers have been seen merging all lines into one, herding entire lines of people who have not been pre-screened through limited security, they only go through the metal detector.

11/12/2014

An exclusive CBS2 investigation has uncovered that some passengers without background checks have been whisked through security reserved for pre-screened travelers at all three major Tri-State Area airports. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Investigates: Potential Risk At Airport Security Checks?

Passengers without background checks have been whisked through the same lines reserved for pre-screened travelers, members of the TSA’s pre-check programs.

11/12/2014

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Southampton Officials Develop New Plan For Addressing Deer Problem

The plan would open more land for hunting, but also use deer contraceptives — shot by dart guns or ingested — to prevent pregnancy.

11/11/2014

Corner in Cedarhurst where police said a 60-year-old woman was mugged while walking from train station. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: 60-Year-Old Woman Robbed By 4 Women In Cedarhurst

The victim was walking from the Cedarhurst Train Station when the suspects came up to her, punched her in the head and then took off with her pocketbook, police said.

11/10/2014

Max Sapirman (credit: Suffolk County Police)

L.I. Man Arrested, Accused Of Impersonating Police Officer On Three Occasions

A Long Island man is accused of impersonating a police officer on three separate occasions.

11/07/2014

A Long Island teacher is suing the state over its evaluation system. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Teacher Sues State Over Grade, Claims Evaluation System Is Flawed

From the classroom to the courtroom. A highly regarded Long Island teacher is suing the state over a bad grade.

11/04/2014

One person was found dead near an apartment building in Farmingdale, and another was hit by an LIRR train, on Tuesday, Oct. 28. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Woman Decapitated, Son Struck By Train In Murder-Suicide In Farmingdale

Police said 66-year-old Patricia Ward was killed by her son, 35-year-old Derek Ward, who then killed himself by stepping into the path of an oncoming Long Island Rail Road train.

10/29/2014

Island Park rebuilding sign, Aug. 22, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Finally, 2 Years Later, Signs Of Progress In Island Park’s Sandy Recovery

Hurricane Sandy roared through the Tri-State Area two years ago this week. While the rebuilding continues, so does the frustration. But some affected residents say there is good that came out of the disaster. Memories of the storm are fresh.

10/27/2014

Eva Block and Kerry Fitzsimons (credit: CBS 2)

Advocates Back Legislation To Improve Fire Safety On College Campuses

While college shopping, make sure that you take into account fire safety precautions and equipment in student housing.

10/22/2014

The new transitional school in Hempstead will be housed on the second floor of this former bus terminal. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Hempstead Opening Transitional School For Immigrant Students

About 1,200 new students enrolled in the system this year, and nearly three dozen others were allegedly turned away.

10/21/2014

Richard Viscecchia (Credit: CBS 2)

Chef Claims Long Beach Hotel Fired Him Over Long Hair

The Nassau County Health Department has no specific rules regarding the length of hair kitchen employees can have at a restaurant.

10/20/2014

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