Great Neck

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

Great Neck Power

Great Neck Block Gets Power Back, Only To Lose It Again Hours Later

Power had just been restored on the North Shore of Long Island when the nor’easter knocked it out all over again Wednesday night.

11/07/2012

Depature board at Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line Stamford station - Nov. 1, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Announces Additional Mass Transit Restoration Plans

Crews are quickly working to get rail networks back on track following the devastating toll Superstorm Sandy took on New York City Transit and parts of the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad.

11/01/2012

Zhordrack Blodywon, rape and robbery suspect caught on surveillance video (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Arrested In Rape And Robbery Pattern

Zhordrack Blodywon, 40, of Queens was arrested Saturday afternoon and charged with rape, robbery and criminal possession of stolen property, according to police.

10/21/2012

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

Two Arrested On Long Island After Reports Of Shots Fired

Witnesses told them that a man fired a gun and then fled with another man in a Honda Civic. Police found the suspects inside the car at a nearby parking garage.

10/01/2012

Mark Schimel, Michelle Schimel (credit: CBS 2)

Mark Schimel Drops Out Of Race For Estranged Wife’s Assembly Seat

Friends of Mark and Michelle Schimel may have had to pick sides when the couple separated last year, but they won’t have to choose between them at the polls in November.

05/15/2012

Michelle Schimel (credit: assembly.state.ny.us)  and Mark Schimel (credit: Personal Photo)

Schimel Vs. Schimel: Assemblywoman Battling Estranged Husband For Great Neck Seat

Mark Schimel, a political novice, has decided to try to unseat his estranged wife, Schimel, who is a third-term state assemblywoman from Long Island.

05/14/2012

Jesse Friedman (credit: CBS 2)

Jesse Friedman, Who Pleaded Guilty To Child Abuse 25 Years Ago, Says He’s Innocent

The Nassau County District Attorney reopened the case recently, but the man whose fate hangs in the balance, Jesse Friedman, explained why he thinks he is innocent exclusively to CBS 2’s Carolyn Gusoff.

05/02/2012

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