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Long Island Health Clinic For 9/11 Survivors Expanding

Stony Brook University’s World Trade Center Health Program is expanding to neighboring Nassau County. Officials will open the second site on Friday. The new location is at Winthrop-University Hospital’s “wellness pavilion” in Garden City.

01/13/2012

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Major Postal Cuts Will Mean Slower Mail, Job Cuts In Tri-State Area

There are over 1,000 workers at the processing and distribution center in Flushing, Queens and many don’t know what this means for them.

12/05/2011

Long Island Festival of Trees

Festival Of Trees Wraps Up Its Annual Cerebral Palsy Benefit

The 22nd annual Long Island Festival of Trees wrapped up this weekend in Garden City with the young and the young at heart all dazzled with the bright, colorful decorated Christmas trees at the Cradle of Aviation Museum.

11/27/2011

Black Friday Shopper - New York, NY - Nov 25, 2011 (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Evening Numbers Dash Hopes: Black Friday Not As Good As Last Year

They skipped Thanksgiving dinner, they braved the elements and they waited in line for hours all for a piece of the Black Friday action.

11/25/2011

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Parent-Teacher Group Meeting To Battle Anti-Gay Bullying On Long Island

A new parent-teacher group is meeting for the first time tonight on Long Island. Its goal is to stop bullying of gay students.

11/02/2011

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Hundreds Attend Jobs Fair In Nassau County

An overflow crowd was in attendance at a jobs fair in Garden City today. There were all ages, all backgrounds, all in search of the same thing – a job.

10/24/2011

HAUPPAUGE, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: A job fair sign is viewed at a Job Fair at the Suffolk County One Stop Employment Center on September 8, 2011 in Hauppauge, New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Unemployed Hope To Find Work At Nassau County Job Fair

Nassau County is hoping a series of job fairs will help some of Long Island’s unemployed get back into the workforce.

09/13/2011

Nassau County Firefighters Museum - Garden City, NY (file / credit: NCFM)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Volunteerism On Display On Long Island

Volunteerism is being honored at a new 9/11 exhibit at the Nassau County Firefighters Museum.

09/05/2011

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East Meadow Residents Thrilled To Get Power Back After Week Of Darkness

On Long Island, about 89,000 customers remain in the dark as of Thursday night, but there is some power progress being made.

09/01/2011

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Micro Burst May Have Hit Garden City During Irene; Children In The Path Of Storm Find It Hard To Cope

Garden City village inspectors are wondering if a micro burst or a tornado ripped through the community where tons of concrete were lifted like cardboard and century-old trees violently fell to earth.

08/31/2011

A downed tree - Oyster Bay Cove, NY - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Bill Tynan / WCBS 880)

Many Long Islanders Still In The Dark Days After Irene Passes

The Long Island Power Authority said they will now be calling customers to inform them when their power will return.

08/30/2011

FILE - Water comes to a boil on a gas stove. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Parts Of Nassau County

Health officials in Nassau County are warning residents to boil water before using after the dangerous bacteria E-coli was found in the water supply.

07/21/2011

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Pain At The Pump Forcing Lifestyle Changes For Tri-State Area Residents

A new poll says nearly 7 in 10 Americans feel the high cost of fuel is causing a financial hardship for their families.

05/17/2011

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NYC Maintains Heightened Security After Bin Laden Death

While Mayor Bloomberg says there’s no specific threat against the Big Apple after the death of Osama bin Laden, the NYPD was taking no chances.

05/03/2011

A Royal Wedding Viewing Party at the Garden City Hotel - Garden City, NY - Apr 29, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Tri-State Area Celebrates Royal Wedding Of Prince William, Kate Middleton

The marriage of Prince William and Princess Catherine, the Duke and Dutchess of Cambridge, was reason for celebration from one side of the pond to the other.

04/29/2011

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