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Childrens Place T-Shirt

Experts: Discontinued T-Shirt Sent Harmful Message To Girls

Following complaints of sexism about girls’ T-shirt suggesting that math is not among the wearer’s “best subjects,” some organizations have been emphasizing that girls can excel in math and every other subject.

08/07/2013

Major Ramothea And Joshua Webster

Surprise Reunion For Boy And His Military Mom

A U.S. Air Force doctor saving lives overseas was reunited with her 9-year-old son Tuesday – after they hadn’t seen each other since before Thanksgiving.

06/04/2013

Cathy Scalia shows her bikini top and hot dog sign outside court in Hempstead, N.Y. on June 18, 2012. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Hot Dog Hooker: ‘They Keep Framing Me’

The woman known as the “Hot Dog Hooker” pleaded not guilty to new charges in court Saturday, and accused authorities of framing her.

05/25/2013

Fire engine (file/credit: Clipart)

Lawsuit Alleges Firefighter Layoffs Compromise Safety In Garden City

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A lawsuit has been filed to try to bring laid off firefighters back to the Garden City Fire Department. As WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported, there are both volunteer firefighters […]

04/18/2013

Cans of Food (file / credit: clipart.com)

Study: Long Island Poor Lack Access To Healthy Food

A forum was held in Garden City Tuesday morning, called “The Truth and the Facts: Food Inequality on Long Island.”

04/09/2013

Bruno the Rottweiler. (credit: Northwind Kennels)

Superstorm Sandy Dog Moves To New Shelter, Awaits New Home

The last dog that was displaced by Superstorm Sandy and living in a temporary shelter on Long Island has been relocated, but there is no shortage of prospective parents for Bruno the Rottweiler.

03/16/2013

Kitten at Nassau temporary pet shelter. The shelter is to close on Friday. (credit: CBS 2)

Dozens Of Pets Remain Unclaimed With Nassau’s Temporary Shelter To Close

Nassau’s emergency pet shelter will officially close its doors Friday. But as of midnight on Monday, the pets will all be officially placed in the custody of Nassau’s SPCA.

03/11/2013

Melanie Donus

Lawsuit: Garden City Schools Discriminate Against Special Needs Students

Three Long Island mothers – all tired of battling school administrators – are now going to do battle in federal court over claims that their disabled children are being discriminated against in public school.

02/25/2013

Visitors at the Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center (credit: CBS 2)

Businesses Suffer After Many School Districts Cancel Mid-Winter Break Due To Sandy

Many businesses rely on revenues from mid-winter break when families are typically looking for indoor activities for their kids.

02/19/2013

Elizabeth Marrinan, 47, is charged with stabbing her husband in Garden City, Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

Beloved Long Island School Bus Driver Charged With Stabbing Husband

Elizabeth Marrinan is loved by the students she drives to school every day, but on Monday, the Long Island school bus driver stood charged with attempted murder.

01/21/2013

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Nassau County Works To Help Find Homes For Sandy Pets

With pets still in need of a permanent home after superstorm Sandy, Nassau County is putting out a call for help.

01/11/2013

United States Postal Service Job Event at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City on Long Island - Dec. 27, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

U.S. Postal Service Holds Job Fair At Roosevelt Field Mall

Some shoppers were looking for more than just bargains at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City on Thursday.

12/27/2012

Shoppers At Roosevelt Field Mall Dec. 26, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Shoppers Flock To Stores For Post-Christmas Bargains

Holidays sales numbers so far have been disappointing, but people appear to be ready for the post-Christmas bargains, and even the tourists know to wait if they want to save money.

12/26/2012

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Tree Stump-Strewn Neighborhoods Pose Pricey Problems For Long Island Towns After Sandy

Hempstead is just one of many Nassau County towns that is dealing with this pricey problem. In Garden City, neighborhoods are strewn with uprooted stumps and shattered sidewalks.

12/21/2012

Edward Orenchuk III (credit: Nassau County DA)

L.I. Boy Scouts Leader Arrested On Child Porn Charges

Edward Orenchuk III of Garden City faces up to seven years in prison if convicted.

12/13/2012

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