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A downed tree is seen after Irene - Upper Brookville, NY - Sep 2, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Downed Trees Still Problematic In NYC, L.I. Days After Irene

Trees that came down on Long Island as a result of Hurricane Irene have been cut up and pushed to the side of the road for crews pick up but that doesn’t seem to be the case in many areas.

09/02/2011

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CBSNewYork’s Guide To Labor Day 2011

From cookouts to that bronzing suntan, from getting the kids ready for school or celebrating American workers, there’s something for you inside…

CBS New York–09/01/2011

LIPA Crews In Syosset, Aug. 31 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LIPA Races To Restore Power; Gov’t Reaches Out To Irene-Affected Residents

LIPA crews say they have restored power to nearly 300,000 customers in three days and get upset when given an “F” grade by a politician or slammed by customers.

08/31/2011

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Part Of Hamptons Home’s Multi-Million Dollar Sale To Go To Charity

The owner of a seven-bedroom Hamptons estate will donate 10 percent of the proceeds from the sale to the victims of the earthquake in Japan.

07/08/2011

A man relaxes on the beach in Bridgehampton, NY. (Photo By Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)

Officials, Businesses Hoping For Strong Summer Tourism In New York And New Jersey

A combination of slowly dropping gas prices and an assumption that the economy can only get better, is leaving many business owners and officials feeling optimistic about the summer season.

05/29/2011

Sunbathers enjoy the cool waters of the Atlantic Ocean in Bradley Beach, New Jesrey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Beaches Open For Business Memorial Day Weekend

Millions of people will hitting the beach this Memorial Day weekend and if you live in the Tri-state area, you have a lot of beaches to choose from.

05/27/2011

In this Friday, July 4, 2008 file photograph, lifeguards in Wildwood, N.J., watch people playing in the Atlantic Ocean. (credit: Mel Evans,file/AP)

Hitting The Beach This Memorial Day, Gridlock Sam Offers Travel Tips

Ready! Set! Travel! (Right now, if possible.)

05/26/2011

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Mutilated Body Washes Up On Long Island Beach

East Hampton Town Police Chief Ed Ecker said the body was missing some body parts and may have been in the Atlantic Ocean since the winter, or longer. He did not know the body’s gender. He said he hoped to have autopsy results Tuesday.

05/23/2011

Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell attend the 'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty' Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY - May 2, 2011 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Paul McCartney Engaged To New Yorker Nancy Shevell

McCartney, 68, started dating the 51-year-old New York socialite and businesswoman following his bitter split from second wife Heather Mills.

05/06/2011

Village Hall - Sagaponack, NY (file / credit: Americasroof via Wikipedia)

$44 Million Mansion In Sagaponack Not Enough For Owner

In Sagaponack, the new owners of a whopping $44 million mansion have asked the village board for permission to tear the 6,165-square-foot home down and start all over again.

04/26/2011

Nydia Vega - Photo: Suffolk County Police Department

Hamptons Con Woman Arraigned In Court

Seventeen aliases later and an accused Hamptons con woman had been caught. Suffolk County Prosecutor Jodi Franzese said Nydia Vega has been scamming people for more than 30 years.

01/08/2011

Nydia Vega - Photo: Suffolk County Police Department

Accused Hamptons Conwoman Pleads Not Guilty

In a green jumpsuit and with her hands cuffed behind her back, Nydia Vega did not look anything like the glamorous heiress authorities say she told people she was.

01/05/2011

Sherri Ross and her husband Lanny (Photo/CBS 2)

911 Dispatcher’s Mix-Up Delays L.I. Heart Attack Response

Confusion over the address of Sherri Ross’s home may have cost rescuers critical time in getting to her 51-year-old husband, who suffered a fatal heart attack.

11/29/2010

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2 Wounded In Shooting At Hamptons Club

Police say two people were wounded when gunfire erupted at a Hamptons nightclub following an argument between contestants in a Halloween costume contest.

10/29/2010

Nydia Vega - Photo: Suffolk County Police Department

Accused L.I. Con Woman Due In Court

A Long Island woman accused of conning East End merchants out of hundreds of thousands will have a bail hearing Friday.

09/24/2010

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