Frank Petrone

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

Astorino Takes Heat For ‘Mafia’ Comment About Cuomo Administration

Westchester County Executive and Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino was taken to task Monday for a quote that seemed to compare Gov. Andrew Cuomo to a “mafia boss.”

07/28/2014

Gay Pride Flag (file / credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Gay Pride Parades Stepping Off On Long Island, In Brooklyn

With Pride Month in full swing, two gay and lesbian pride parades were to be held in the Tri-State Area on Saturday.

06/08/2013

Invasive algae species known as hornwort has taken over a pond in Huntington's Heckscher Park. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Town Using Non-Native Fish To Combat Invasive Algae Species

Hornwort is a nuisance plant that has literally taken over a popular family park in Huntington. Officials have stocked the pond with grass-eating carp.

05/22/2013

Traffic on the Long Island Expressway - Oct 6, 2011 (credit: TrafficLand)

Officials Discuss Plan To Reduce Traffic And Increase Connectivity On Long Island

Lawmakers say a major plan, called Connect Long Island, would increase public transportation and reduce car use.

10/06/2011