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A man reads a prayer while holding greens dipped in salt water in advance of Passover. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Holocaust Survivors Honored At Pre-Passover Seder On Long Island

A pre-Passover Seder was held on Long Island this week for nearly 100 Holocaust survivors.

03/27/2014

LIRR Ticket Machine With Camera, Skimming Device (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Two Accused In LIRR Ticket Skimming Scheme Plead Guilty

Niculae Petre, 45, and Dorin Husa, 37, both of Queens, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of possessing forgery devices.

03/14/2014

Menachem Stark

New Video Shows Suspect In Slain Real Estate Developer’s Kidnapping

Police on Wednesday issued a surveillance video showing a suspect in the kidnapping of Brooklyn real estate developer Menachem “Max” Stark, whose burned body was found last week in a Long Island dumpster.

01/08/2014

Menachem Stark

Kidnapped Brooklyn Real Estate Developer’s Body Found Burned In Dumpster

The partially-burned body of a Brooklyn real estate developer was discovered in a dumpster in Great Neck, Long Island this week, a day after police said he was kidnapped in Brooklyn.

01/04/2014

Nassau County Police helped deliver this baby girl who couldn't wait to make her grand entrance (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau County Police Deliver Baby In Ambulance On Christmas Eve

Karen Hollander, who was pregnant, thought she had time to run errands on Christmas Eve, including making a stop at a bank in Great Neck.

12/25/2013

Nassau County Police Department Patch

Long Island Man Accused Of Impersonating Police Officer In Traffic Stop

Steven Kleinman, 58, was driving a dark-colored vehicle when police said he pulled over a 43-year-old driver on Grace Avenue in Great Neck around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday.

11/07/2013

Generic Classroom File Photo

Some L.I. Schools Put On Department Of Education’s Academic Watch List

Schools in Great Neck, Lawrence, South Huntington, Plainedge, Malverne and Hempstead districts were put on a list of schools needing improvement.

08/23/2013

The Long Island Rail Road's former station in Elmhurst - June 21, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

LIRR To Conduct Surveys About Reopening Elmhurst Staion

The Long Island Rail Road’s Elmhurst station closed in 1985, but the railroad thinks there might be a reason to reopen it.

06/21/2013

Jesse Friedman and his wife outside State Supreme Court in Mineola, June 4, 2013. He will learn later this month if he will be exonerated. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island’s Jesse Friedman To Learn This Month If He’ll Be Exonerated For Sex Abuse

Friedman, who is married, served 13 years in prison for the sexual abuse but was freed when the case was reopened. He appeared in State Supreme Court in Mineola Tuesday as continues his quest to clear his name.

06/04/2013

Adam Savader

Shock On Long Island After Political Intern’s Photo Blackmail Arrest

Neighbors on Long Island were shocked Wednesday at the arrest of a high-profile Republican Party campaign intern, in a disturbing nude photo blackmail scheme.

04/24/2013

Hundreds of pear and cherry trees were cut down along Long Island's North Shore. (credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Of Trees Chopped Down Across Nassau To Be Replanted

Many who cherish the annual flowering trees along the North Shore have voiced their suspicions that the trees were needlessly axed.

04/17/2013

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Nassau County PBA Blames Police Precinct Merger For Crime Spike

The plan to merge police precincts was intended to save Nassau County $20 million, but the PBA said all it has done is increase major crimes.

04/17/2013

Pamela Geller

Outrage Brews Over Firebrand Pamela Geller’s Planned Speech At Synagogue

Pamela Geller will be taking center stage at a Long Island synagogue this weekend speaking about Islam, and there’s been a firestorm of opposition.

04/09/2013

Congregation Torah Ohr (credit: CBS 2)

Controversy Swirls Over Free Pizza, Or Is It Free Religious Advice On Long Island?

Some students at Great Neck North High School have been coming to Congregation Torah Ohr up the block for a free lunch and learn program.

02/13/2013

Clothesline (credit: clipart.com)

Great Neck Village Board Bans Front Yard Clotheslines

Officials in Great Neck don’t want you airing out your dirty laundry – or clean laundry for that matter – in front of your house.

12/06/2012

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