Cradle Of Aviation Museum

Students on Long Island competed in an annual egg drop. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Kids Learn About Science, Engineering With Annual Egg Drop

Some kids on Long Island got a chance to take part in a fun competition and learn about science at the same time.


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Hundreds Of Christmas Trees Spruced Up On Long Island

Looking for a Christmas tree display in our area to get your holiday fix?


Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, N.Y. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: Cradle Of Aviation Museum

Visitors are welcome to climb into the cockpits of aircraft and man the controls.


Nassau County Firefighters Museum - Garden City, NY (file / credit: NCFM)

Ripple Effect Of Sandy: Reduced Attendance At Nassau Co. Museums

Museums officials in Nassau County are complaining about the reduced attendance, and it can actually be traced back to superstorm Sandy.


Visitors at the Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center (credit: CBS 2)

Businesses Suffer After Many School Districts Cancel Mid-Winter Break Due To Sandy

Many businesses rely on revenues from mid-winter break when families are typically looking for indoor activities for their kids.


HAUPPAUGE, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: A job fair sign is viewed at a Job Fair at the Suffolk County One Stop Employment Center on September 8, 2011 in Hauppauge, New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Unemployed Hope To Find Work At Nassau County Job Fair

Nassau County is hoping a series of job fairs will help some of Long Island’s unemployed get back into the workforce.


Nassau County Firefighters Museum - Garden City, NY (file / credit: NCFM)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Volunteerism On Display On Long Island

Volunteerism is being honored at a new 9/11 exhibit at the Nassau County Firefighters Museum.


A member of the NYPD's Emergency Service Unit talks on his radio outside the New York Stock Exchange - New York, NY - Mar 24, 2003 - Photo: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images

Officials Talk Emergency Communication Improvements Since 9/11

Nationwide broadband emergency communications is the ultimate goal of first responders, says James Dowd, of the NYPD communications division.


A young girl gets a check-up at the 'Give Kids A Smile' event at the Cradle of Aviation museum on Long Island on Feb. 4, 2011 (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Dentists Give 1,500 Long Island Children A Reason To Smile

Hundreds of children on Long Island are getting something to smile about Friday.