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Ground Spraying for Mosquitos (file / credit: AP)

Nassau County To Conduct Mosquito Ground Spraying To Prevent West Nile Virus

After one man died from West Nile Virus and a number of mosquitos tested positive for the virus, the Nassau County health department has decided to spray the pesticide Scourge.

09/20/2011

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

LIPA Estimates Irene Repair Bill At $176 Million

Irene knocked out power to more than 523,000 LIPA customers, a record for the utility.

09/16/2011

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LIPA Board Pledges Investigation As Customers Vent Frustrations

As outages dwindle and LIPA restores full power, its board pledges a complete storm response review and acknowledges that National Grid’s contract may be in jeopardy.

09/05/2011

Frustrated residents of Hicksville, NY made an appearance at a news conference held by LIPA and National Grid on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011. (credit: CBS 2)

LIPA Restores Power To Most On Long Island, But Over 4,000 Remain In The Dark

As of Sunday evening, LIPA estimates power has been restored for 99 percent of customers, meaning over 4,000 are still without power.

09/04/2011

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on August 15, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dow Tanks, Closes Down 253 Points On Dismal Jobs Report

Stocks plunged Friday and ended an otherwise positive trading week on a sour note after a dismal jobs report renewed fears of another recession.

09/02/2011

LI Power

East Meadow Residents Thrilled To Get Power Back After Week Of Darkness

On Long Island, about 89,000 customers remain in the dark as of Thursday night, but there is some power progress being made.

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

A Beach Patrol Headquarters used by the City of Long Beach lifeguards was lifted and moved to the boardwalk by the strong winds of Tropical Storm Irene as it swept through Long Island on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. (credit: Kathy Kmonicek/AP)

Long Island Cleaning Up After Irene Passes; Thousands Still Without Power

Tropical Storm Irene walloped Long Island over the weekend with the winds causing major problems after knocking down trees and power lines.

08/29/2011

People cool off in a fountain in Battery Park. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Big Apple Heat Wave Packs Steamy Punch; Another Scorcher On Tap For Thursday

It’s so hot, we could shatter records set more than seven decades ago. The blazing sun made it feel like 100 degrees on Wednesday and it’s not over yet.

06/08/2011

Long Island Railroad station - Freeport, NY (file / credit: MTA)

Disruptions This Weekend On LIRR’s Busiest Branch

Shuttle buses will be replacing trains between Freeport and Babylon as the LIRR completes work on a $23 million signal and switching upgrade.

04/08/2011

Long Island Rail Road station - Hicksville, NY - File / Photo: MTA

New Garage Opens At Hicksville LIRR Station

The days of having to park far away and take a shuttle bus are over!

03/22/2011

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

NY Man, 89, Burned In Votive Candle Fire Dies

An 89-year-old New York man has died from injuries he suffered after his clothes caught on fire as he was lighting a votive candle in his wife’s memory.

02/26/2011

Pastor Gerard Gentleman, left, called 911, while Father Henry Reid, right, used fire extinguisher on a parishioner who was on fire (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Elderly Man Severely Burned After Catching Fire At Long Island Church

A Long Island priest was being credited with saving the life of one of his parishioners on Thursday after an elderly man accidently set himself on fire near the altar.

02/24/2011

Car Flipped Over On Northern State Parkway in Roslyn, L.I. Jan. 26. Photo: Mona Rivera

Yet Another Snowstorm Batters The Tri-State

It’s beginning to sound really old: The New York City area is getting snow again.

01/26/2011

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NYer Charged With Harassment After Nearly 50 Calls

A Hicksville man has been arrested and accused by authorities of repeatedly calling U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman and threatening local and federal law enforcement.

01/15/2011

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