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North Shore Hebrew Academy Added To List Of Schools With Students Involved In SAT Cheating Scandal

According to published reports, two former students from North Shore Hebrew Academy are suspected of paying someone else to take their SAT’s for them.

11/11/2011

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Police: Long Island Woman Conned 87-Year-Old Man In Lottery Scam

Police said Patricia Berak, 65, conned an elderly Long Island man out of $40,000 in a lottery scam hoping to recover some money she lost in the same scheme.

10/28/2011

Samuel Eshaghoff escorted by police on Long Island on Sept. 27, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

SAT Security To Be Heightened; Testing Services Grilled At State Senate Hearing

The cheating scandal that rocked Long Island is now impacting students across the country. On Tuesday, during a state Senate hearing on Long Island, it was announced that SAT security will be beefed up.

10/25/2011

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Great Neck Housekeeper Charged With Kidnapping Former Employer’s Baby

Police caught her at the train station. They don’t know where she was planning to go, but believe she felt she could better care for the child than the child’s own parents.

08/25/2011

Despite rumors to the contrary, actress Nikki Blonsky claims she's not selling shoes as a permanent career move.(credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Gotham Gossipist: Nikki Blonsky Will Not Be Selling You Stilettos

The Internet scratched its collective head this week when reports made their way online alleging that a television and movie actress had transitioned to a retail career on Long Island.

07/15/2011

A train is seen at the Long Island Rail Road station - Great Neck, NY - Jun 6, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Woman Thanks LIRR Crew, ‘Wonderful Young Man’ After Husband’s Platform Gap Fall

The wife of a 92-year-old man who fell through a Long Island train-platform gap said she wishes she knew the name of the “wonderful young man” who helped pick him up. Dorothy Goldman also praised Long Island Rail Road personnel who helped her husband on Sunday night in Great Neck.

06/07/2011

A "Watch the Gap" warning at the Long Island Rail Road station - Great Neck, NY - Jun 6, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Elderly Man Falls Through Gap At Great Neck LIRR Station

This latest incident occurred after the railroad spent millions of dollars trying to reduce the gap problem at numerous stations following dozens of injuries, including one fatality.

06/06/2011

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Son Of 9/11 Victim Allegedly Points Gun At Police Officer On L.I.

Nassau County police said Andrew Lelpi and Anthony Guerrero will be arraigned Monday on charges of criminal possession of a weapon and menacing a police officer.

05/16/2011

Audrey and Collington Foster in their home - Great Neck, NY - Apr 21, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Volunteers Giving World War II Veteran’s Great Neck Home A Facelift

There are dozens of volunteers busy in nearly every inch of the home of Collington Foster, a World War II veteran who recently had a stroke.

04/21/2011

Nahid Kamali (credit: CBS 2)

Police: L.I. Woman Followed Home And Robbed Of Diamond Engagement Ring

The incident occurred Wednesday evening when 65-year-old Nahid Kamali was pulling into the garage of her upscale King’s Point home.

04/14/2011

Surrounded by family and friends and overwhelmed with flowers, 17-year-old Michelle Hackman was applauded for placing second in a national science competition despite being blind. (Credit: CBS 2)

Blind L.I. High School Student Wins $75K In Science Competition

Surrounded by family and friends and overwhelmed with flowers, a Long Island high school student was celebrated Wednesday for placing second in a national science competition despite being blind.

03/16/2011

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SAT Scandal Rocks Prestigious Great Neck School District

Great Neck school officials were to meet Monday night to discuss the latest scandal to hit their prestigious school district — students paying other people to take their college entrance exams or SATs.

03/14/2011

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Long Island Students Spend Vacation Collecting Food

Hundreds of Long Island high school students are spending their winter break at Island Harvest in Uniondale helping to prepare and distribute food for the needy.

02/23/2011

Alexandra Woodhouse is seen with her family - Great Neck, NY - Feb 3, 2011 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Student Makes It Home From Egypt To Long Island

Alexandra Woodhouse was basically a prisoner in her own home as the violence in Cairo prevented her from leaving her apartment.

02/03/2011

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan is seen after the game against the Green Bay Packers at New Meadowlands Stadium - East Rutherford, NJ - Oct 31, 2010 - Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Jets ‘Rex’ Song Composer Talks About Its Origin

“Honestly, once I found out that they clinched a playoff spot, I had some time to kill and I had this beat lying around that I felt really good about,” said Matt Fox.

01/21/2011

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