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A Long Island Rail Road train at Jamaica station on July 11, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

MTA Chief Announces Contingency Plan In Case Of LIRR Strike

With just nine days left before a potential Long Island Rail Road strike, the MTA has made its contingency plan public.

07/11/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, trains on the main track at Belmont Park on June 5, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Officials Kick Off Belmont Stakes Festivities In Garden City

There is still a couple of days before California Chrome hits the track at Belmont for a chance to become the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years, but the celebration for Saturday’s big race has already started.

06/05/2014

Eisenhower Park - East Meadow, NY - May 7, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Nassau County Exec. Proposes Increasing Fees For County Services

Under the plan, inspections would cost an additional $61, adult annual membership at Eisenhower Park’s Aquatic Center would rise by $50 and weekend golf at the park would go up from $36 to $40.

05/15/2014

Maria and Brendan Goldblatt get married at the Empire State Building on Feb. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Snow Doesn’t Stop Valentine’s Day In NY, NJ

During one event, three couples said “I do” at the Empire State Building. Valentine’s Day is the only day couples can tie the knot at the building.

02/14/2014

Main Street in East Islip (credit: OT Farm)

Parts Of Long Island Hit With More Than A Foot Of Snow

Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for Long Island, along with New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.

02/13/2014

Snow And Ice Storm Preps

Snow, Ice Disrupts LIRR Service, Makes For Slick Driving

A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for all of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Snow is expected to fall through the morning before changing to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain.

02/05/2014

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Snowstorm Slams Long Island; Officials Monitor Road Conditions

The Long Island Expressway was slow-moving from about noon Tuesday well through the end of rush hour due to near whiteout conditions.

01/21/2014

Attorney Fred Brewington and Randy Hoskins-White, left, hold a news conference in Hempstead, Long Island, on Jan. 6, 2014. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Lawyer: Nassau Officials Covering Up Politically Motivated Arrest

Randy Hoskins-White was treated like a caged animal by Nassau County police and officials who now are trying to cover up his politically motivated arrest, the man’s lawyer alleged Monday.

01/06/2014

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Nassau County Executive Mangano Sworn In For Second Term

Mangano’s second term started out with a few laughs after the judge in charge of the ceremony could not locate a bible.

01/02/2014

A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mangano: Increased DWI Patrols In Nassau County For New Year’s

County Executive Edward Mangano says police will be targeting drunk drivers to stop senseless alcohol-related accidents during one of the busiest party days of the year.

12/30/2013

Nassau County Police Chief Thomas Dale (credit: Nassau County Police)

Nassau Police Commissioner Thomas Dale Resigns

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano said he met with Thomas Dale on Thursday morning and the commissioner tendered his resignation.

12/12/2013

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L.I. Families Enjoy Special Thanksgiving Dinner As They Await Sandy Relief

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano helped organize the dinner and in between bites he heard from Sandy victims about the difficulties that they have faced in getting government grant money.

11/28/2013

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Nassau Police To Beef Up DWI Patrols For Thanksgiving Long Weekend

Starting Wednesday, there will be an additional 100 officers patrolling the roadways, authorities announced.

11/25/2013

Democrat Tom Suozzi lost 2013 general election for Nassau County Executive (credit: CBS 2)

Following Defeat, Tom Suozzi Left To Figure Out Future Plans

As of Wednesday morning, Suozzi so far hasn’t said what his plans are for the future. But in his concession speech Tuesday night, there were hints that he wasn’t ready to hang it up just yet.

11/06/2013

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Mangano Re-Elected As Nassau County Executive Over Predecessor Suozzi

Edward Mangano declared that Nassau County was “on the right” path for job creation and opportunities for residents, as he trounced his Democratic challenger Tuesday night.

11/05/2013

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