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Sign in front of a home in Malverne, Long Island. (credit: Samantha Mevorach)

LIPA Trustees Propose Ways To Improve Communication With Customers

Following Sandy, many angry residents descended upon the Hicksville headquarters of LIPA to protest the utility’s response to the storm.

02/28/2013

Working from home (credit: CBS 2)

Local Businesses And Employees React To Yahoo! Ban On Telecommuting

Yahoo! reportedly told workers that speed and quality are sacrificed when employees work from home.

02/27/2013

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Man Arrested In Attack On Nassau County Restaurant Employee

A man was arrested and charged with assault Monday, for allegedly hitting a restaurant employee in the head with a bar stool in Nassau County last fall – leaving him with lost sight in one eye.

01/21/2013

LIRR-Trains

Person Struck And Killed By LIRR Train In New Hyde Park

Service has been temporarily suspended on the main line in both directions between Penn Station and Hicksville. The accident also is affecting trains on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma and Oyster Bay branches.

01/01/2013

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

Closed escalator at the Long Island Rail Road station - Lindenhurst, NY - Mar 14, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

LIRR Shuts Down Half Of Its Escalators For Repairs Following Safety Review

The railroad took on the project following the death of an 88-year-old woman who was killed in an escalator accident earlier this year at the Lindenhurst station.

08/21/2012

Long Island Rail Road station - Hicksville, NY - Feb 28, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Long Island Rail Road Plans To Spend $200 Million To Upgrade Main Line

The Long Island Rail Road has scheduled a major facelift for its busiest line. More than $200 million will be spent to upgrade the Long Island Rail Road’s Main Line, which carries more than 40 percent of its traffic.

05/20/2012

Sarah Grace Weippert (Credit: http://www.thesarahgracefoundation.org)

Long Island’s Sarah Grace Foundation Helps Families With Children Battling Cancer

In an effort to help other families, the Weipperts started the Sarah Grace Foundation, which provides gift cards for food, parking at the hospitals and transportation for those families whose children are battling cancer.

05/20/2012

Long Island Rail Road station - Hicksville, NY - Feb 28, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Long Island Rail Road Bans Alcohol On Overnight Weekend Trains Out Of Penn Station

Beginning this weekend, the LIRR is banning alcohol on overnight weekend trains out of Penn Station. In an effort to curb attacks that have been increasing on train crew members over the past year, this weekend marks the first for the no-booze rule.

05/19/2012

Debbie Stevens with attorney Lenard Leeds (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Hicksville Woman Says She Was Fired After Donating Kidney To Help Boss

Debbie Stevens has filed a complaint claiming she was fired after a donating her kidney to allow her boss to move up on a transplant waiting list.

04/23/2012

(credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police Chase Ends In Crash At Long Island School After Alleged Carjacking

Two vehicles slammed into the side of the Harold D. Fayette School in North Merrick after an alleged carjacking led to a police chase.

03/20/2012

FILE - Cardinal Timothy Dolan (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cardinal Dolan Speaks Out Against Birth Control Policy To Crowd In Hicksville

Cardinal Timothy Dolan said the Health and Human Services regulation on providing free contraceptive services to employees of religiously based institutions is a violation of religious freedom.

03/03/2012

John Pappias (credit: Suffolk County PD)

Suffolk County Police Arrest Northport Man In Fatal Hit-And-Run

John Pappias is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on January 15.

01/14/2012

A man scrapes ice from his car on Jan. 4, 2012, in Inwood. (credit: Kristin Thorne/CBS 2)

Cold Snap Continues, With Temperatures Not Expected To Scrape Past Freezing

Recollections of the balmy weekend that saw temperatures in the 50s may seem like long-forgotten vacation memories.

01/04/2012

Nassau County Police (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Hicksville Woman Struck Unconscious During Attempted Burglary

Police said the 30-year-old woman was asleep in her Heitz Place home when she was awakened by a noise from within her apartment around 11 p.m.

09/28/2011

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