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High Winds Blow Over Sandy Victim’s Freeport Home

It was whole new nightmare for a Freeport family that was trying to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy.

11/02/2013

Government and school officials at a memorial luncheon for Lou Reed (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Freeport Pays Tribute To Native Lou Reed

Reed, a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer who graduated Freeport High School in 1959, died Sunday morning of an ailment related to his recent liver transplant. He was 71.

10/30/2013

FILE -- Man working on Pennsylvania Avenue in Long Beach, L.I. on Oct. 24, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Progress Continues On Long Island One Year After Superstorm Sandy

Evidence of Sandy’s wrath still remains in communities across Long Island. Nearly 100,000 buildings were destroyed in the storm, causing more than $8 billion in damage. Parts of the Long Island Rail Road were washed away and permanent repairs won’t be finished for another five years.

10/29/2013

Dylan Clay dons a HazMat suit to walk through her Freeport, L.I. home (Credit CBS 2)

A Year After Sandy L.I. Home Remains Plagued By Mold

One homeowner thought that she had won the war on mold in her damaged home, but as CBS 2′s John Slattery reported, she may be losing the battle.

10/03/2013

Our Holy Redeemer Church in Freeport, NY. (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Religious Statues At L.I. Church Stolen, Moved

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Our Holy Redeemer Church on S. Ocean Avenue.

09/23/2013

Secretary of Housing And Urban Development Shaun Donovan, with Mayor Michael Bloomberg on a rooftop in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, August 19, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Presidential Task Force On Superstorm Sandy Issues Report

The report released Monday by the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force says coastal communities should assume floods are going to happen more frequently and realize that spending more now on protective measures could save money later.

08/19/2013

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L.I. Man Arrested For Attempted Burglary With Pitchfork

According to police, Michael Brown, 39, of Freeport was arrested on Saturday at 3:45 p.m. after he tried to break down the door of a Roosevelt home using a pitchfork.

08/18/2013

Osprey On Long Island

Ospreys Take Up Residence Atop Damaged Cranes On Long Island

Osprey habitats on Long Island were ripped apart by Superstorm Sandy, and now, the birds have taken up residence in the most unusual places.

08/12/2013

Along the Nautical Mile in Freeport, N.Y. - June 11, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Summer After Sandy: The Nautical Mile In Freeport, L.I.

Seventy-five percent of the restaurants and other businesses on the mile-long stretch of food and fun are back, according to Chamber of Commerce president Charles Hirschberg.

06/14/2013

Freeport Nautical Festival

Freeport Nautical Festival Celebrates Rebuilding After Sandy

After months of rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy, the village of Freeport, Long Island, kicked off its Nautical Festival Saturday.

06/01/2013

Sign promoting businesses in Hempstead, N.Y. - May 30, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Hempstead Campaign Spreads The Word That Businesses Have Reopened

Some Sandy-damaged businesses on Long Island are getting help from a government-sponsored ad campaign.

05/31/2013

Supplies bound for Oklahoma are loaded into a trailer in Island Park, N.Y. - May 28, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Sandy-Ravaged L.I. Community Sends Aid To Tornado-Ravaged Oklahoma

In just a few short days, Sandy-ravaged Island Park residents raised thousands of dollars in supplies for Oklahoma tornado victims.

05/28/2013

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Police: Armed Gunmen Rob, Abduct Driver In Freeport Carjacking

A 35-year-old man driving a Mercedes was stopped at a traffic light when five armed men, four with handguns and one with a shotgun, pulled him out of the car, police said.

05/24/2013

Nautical Mile, Freeport, N.Y. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Reopening Ceremony Held For Long Island’s Nautical Mile

Town officials were on hand to accept $1.3 million in grant money from the National Grid, which will be used to help 45 businesses still struggling to open in time for summer.

05/13/2013

Nick Secchi, Blaise Gibson

Long Island Man Reunited With Good Samaritan Who Rescued Him From Creek

A Long Island man’s long search ended Tuesday night, as he finally found the mystery man who saved his life.

04/23/2013

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