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Thomas Donovan (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: L.I. Gym Owner Used Clients’ Credit Card Info To Shop At Home Depot

A Long Island gym owner has been arrested on identity theft charges, police said.

12/10/2014

Before (left) and after (right) of home rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy in Island Park (credit: CBS 2)

Song Brings Attention To People Still Struggling 2 Years After Superstorm Sandy

“Mary Magdalene,” a song co-written by Dan Beck, Gary Lucas and Jann Klose, was created to bring attention to the people still struggling to get their lives back to normal two years after the Oct. 29, 2012 storm.

10/29/2014

Island Park rebuilding sign, Aug. 22, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Finally, 2 Years Later, Signs Of Progress In Island Park’s Sandy Recovery

Hurricane Sandy roared through the Tri-State Area two years ago this week. While the rebuilding continues, so does the frustration. But some affected residents say there is good that came out of the disaster. Memories of the storm are fresh.

10/27/2014

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Woman Accused Of Stealing Nearly $60K Worth Of Legos Out On Bail

A Long Island woman was out of custody on bail Monday evening, after being charged with stealing $59,000 worth of Lego sets to sell on eBay.

08/18/2014

Clam Eating Contest held in Island Park on Aug. 17, 2014 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Extreme Eater Kobayashi Coaches LI Firefighters In Clam Eating Challenge

The event, which raised money to benefit firehouses that were damaged during Hurricane Sandy, was held at Peter’s Clam Bar on Long Beach Road.

08/17/2014

Flooding from superstorm Sandy on October 29, 2012 in Freeport, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

LI Sandy Victim Claims Motel Discriminated Against Her Due To Disability

Deborah Robinson said she was turned away when she tried to stay at the motel because she walks with a cane following a stroke.

05/14/2014

Photos of Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims sits at a small memorial near the school. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Bell Honoring Sandy Hook Victims Stolen From L.I. Playground

A bell dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was stolen from a playground on Long Island this weekend.

09/29/2013

Island Park Public Library reopens. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Island Park Public Library Reopens Nearly 10 Months After Sandy

Sandy submerged the library in five feet of water, destroying more than 20,000 books.

08/22/2013

The Fehlings' Island Park house is under construction. They lost their original home in Sandy. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Town To Hold ‘Rebuild Right’ Seminar For Residents Still Impacted By Sandy

Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray said residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed can make improvements to protect against another major storm.

07/24/2013

An Island Park couple who lost their house to Sandy had a new modular home constructed. (Credit CBS 2)

Sandy Victims Watch New Modular Home Come Together In One Day

Mike and Gabrielle Fehlig were on hand to watch their new home get put together piece by piece. Their old home, which was built in the 1920’s, was destroyed during the storm.

07/16/2013

Supplies bound for Oklahoma are loaded into a trailer in Island Park, N.Y. - May 28, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Sandy-Ravaged L.I. Community Sends Aid To Tornado-Ravaged Oklahoma

In just a few short days, Sandy-ravaged Island Park residents raised thousands of dollars in supplies for Oklahoma tornado victims.

05/28/2013

Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray presides as superstorm Sandy victims Edward and Ruth Samuelson of Meadowmere Park renew their vows at a ceremony on Long Island (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Superstorm Sandy Victims Renew Vows In Special Valentine’s Day Ceremony On L.I.

Superstorm Sandy victims are proving this Valentine’s Day that their love is stronger than the forces of nature.

02/14/2013

Electricity meter (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: LIPA Customers Hit With Shockingly High Electricity Bills

Electric bills are out for Sandy victims on Long Island and they are causing a stir.

01/30/2013

The remains of the boardwalk in Long Beach, Long Island, wrecked by superstorm Sandy - Jan. 5, 2013 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Congress Passes $50.5 Billion Superstorm Sandy Aid Bill

The Senate voted on the measure for the states hit by Superstorm Sandy early Monday evening. It passed by a vote of 62-36.

01/28/2013

New York State Senate Bipartisan Task Force on Sandy Recovery Jan. 3, 2013 (credit: youtube.com)

Bipartisan Superstorm Sandy Task Force Members Tour Storm-Ravaged Parts Of Long Island

In about a month, the task force will put out a report on what needs to be done to help the residents. The lawmakers said that includes fighting insurance companies on behalf of homeowners.

01/03/2013

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