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Flooding along Albany Post Rd (Route 9A) in Buchanan, NY (credit: Facebook fan pic by Mark Angelides)

Northern Suburbs Continue To Clean Up After Hurricane Irene

From Westchester County to Dutchess County and beyond, New York City’s northern suburbs are still cleaning up from the torrential rains of Hurricane Irene.

08/29/2011

2010 Dutchess County Fair - Rhinebeck, NY (credit: Garret Lown Photography via Dutchess County Agricultural Society)

Dutchess County Fair In Rhinebeck Closing Ahead Of Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene has robbed the Hudson Valley of a beloved summer experience and threatens a historic park that stretches over the river.

08/27/2011

12: Modern Antiquities - Hudson, NY (file / credit: Hudson Antiquities Dealers Association)

Rough Economy Takes Anne McInnis From NYC Corporate World To Upstate Antique Shop

With the economy still in a sorry state, more out-of-work professionals are chasing their dreams and turning them into second careers.

08/22/2011

2010 Dutchess County Fair - Rhinebeck, NY (credit: Garret Lown Photography via Dutchess County Agricultural Society)

Stories From Main Street: 166th Dutchess County Fair Is Ready For Business

At the 166th Dutchess County Fair the emphasis will be on the best home-baked pie, the cows and baby pigs.

08/22/2011

Milbrook Vineyards & Winery (file / credit: Millbrook Vineyards & Winery)

New York State Wine Industry On The Upswing

The economy may be in dire straights, but there is one industry in New York that is growing by leaps and bounds.

08/15/2011

Emory University (file / credit: Emory University)

Rhinebeck Teen Eric Rosenzwieg Goes To College To Hopefully Get Into College

This is not your typical college application process.

08/08/2011

Dictionary - File / Photo: AP

Dylan The Prophesizer

WCBS 880′s Deborah Rodriguez spoke with language maven Ben Zimmer.

05/27/2011

In this Friday, July 4, 2008 file photograph, lifeguards in Wildwood, N.J., watch people playing in the Atlantic Ocean. (credit: Mel Evans,file/AP)

Hitting The Beach This Memorial Day, Gridlock Sam Offers Travel Tips

Ready! Set! Travel! (Right now, if possible.)

05/26/2011

A Royal Wedding Viewing Party at the Garden City Hotel - Garden City, NY - Apr 29, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Tri-State Area Celebrates Royal Wedding Of Prince William, Kate Middleton

The marriage of Prince William and Princess Catherine, the Duke and Dutchess of Cambridge, was reason for celebration from one side of the pond to the other.

04/29/2011

Christmas Trees (credit: CBS)

Black Friday Shopping Includes Christmas Trees

Families started to flock to Fred Battenfeld’s farm in Red Hook on Route 199 with handsaws at the ready Friday. It’s a tradition that goes back generations.

11/26/2010

Pie at Me-Oh-My Pie Shop and Café

Stories From Main Street: Red Hook, NY

This is a story that goes from the opera stage in Europe to apple pie in Dutchess County.

11/15/2010

Job seeker Stephanie Wright is seen at a career fair - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 7, 2010 - Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

151,000 Jobs Added In October; Rate Holds

Employers added the most jobs in five months in October, with the education and health care sectors leading the way.

11/05/2010

The Sinterklaas celebration in Rhinebeck, NY - Nov 29, 2008 - Photo: Sinterklaas Rhinebeck / Flickr

Stories From Main Street: Rhinebeck, NY

A holiday celebration could be in trouble north of New York City.

10/25/2010

Chunking

Did you hear the interview with New York Times “On Language” writer Ben Zimmer?

09/17/2010

The Clutch

Did you hear the interview with “The Clutch” author Paul Sullivan?

09/07/2010

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