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A crowd gathers in Tahrir Square - Cairo, Egypt - Feb 4, 2011 - Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Westchester Student En Route Home From Egypt

With her son at the American University in Cairo and no way to communicate with him, Lucy Kourides was beside herself.

02/04/2011

Alexandra Woodhouse is seen with her family - Great Neck, NY - Feb 3, 2011 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Student Makes It Home From Egypt To Long Island

Alexandra Woodhouse was basically a prisoner in her own home as the violence in Cairo prevented her from leaving her apartment.

02/03/2011

A sign opposing Hosni Mubarak is seen on Steinway Street in the Little Egypt neighborhood - Queens, NY - Jan 31, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Crisis In Egypt Reverberates In ‘Little Egypt’ In Queens

Over coffee, tea, and tobacco, the conversation seems to be all about politics and the future and all eyes are the TV screen.

02/03/2011

A squash court is seen at Symphony Hall - Boston, MA - Sep 13, 2002 - Photo: AP

Competitors Try To Squash Each Other In Westchester

At the Pyramid Squash Course in Tuckahoe, a little black ball is smacked against the wall and two players run back and forth.

02/03/2011

NYC Egypt protest

Rally Breaks Out Near Egyptian Consulate In NYC

On Wednesday afternoon here in the city there was an impromptu rally as Egyptians vowed continued support for protesters in their homeland.

02/02/2011

St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Woodbury, L.I. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Copts Pray For Families In Egypt

A small, early-morning service at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Woodbury, Long Island was sparsely attended but filled with an air of cautious optimism and concern over the events unfolding in Cairo Monday.

01/31/2011

A sign opposing President Hosni Mubarak is seen at a cafe on Steinway Street in Little Egypt - Queens, NY - Jan 31, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

In Queens, Distaste For Egypt’s Mubarak, Hope For Future

“This Mubarak. He kill his people and Mubarak is like some animals. He love the blood,” said one man at a cafe on Steinway Street in Queens.

01/31/2011

Anti Government Protesters Take To The Streets In Cairo (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Crisis In Egypt Hits Home For Long Island Family

Caileen Burke, a 20-year-old from Port Jefferson, has been in Egypt with 34 other Gordon College students for a Middle Eastern studies program.

01/30/2011

Saint Mark's in Jersey City (Photo/CBS 2)

Jersey City Coptic Christians Pray For Peace In Egypt

Saint Mark’s Church in Jersey City was more crowded than usual for Sunday services with many Egyptian Americans praying for peace in their homeland.

01/30/2011

People protest against the regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak outside of the United Nations on January 29, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Egyptians Stage Protest Outside United Nations In NYC

Hundreds of Egyptians demonstrated outside the United Nations complex in New York City on Saturday in support of the mass protests that have gripped their homeland.

01/29/2011

Egyptian-Americans rally in Jersey City's Journal Square (Photo/CBS 2)

Local Expats React To Protests, Unrest In Egypt

The anti-government protests have touched a spirit of solidarity with Egyptian-Americans in our area, including in Jersey City’s Journal Square and “Little Egypt” in Astoria.

01/28/2011

Sandy Dahmra (L) with Muhammed Khalil (R) (Photo/Steve Sandberg, 1010 WINS)

NJ Dad: I Was Denied Custody Of Son For Being Muslim

Muhammed Khalil said that a DYFS worker unleashed a barrage of insults at him in a crowded Paterson restaurant and said he would never get his son.

12/21/2010

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