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Blue Angels Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend With Air Show

The Blue Angels kicked off Memorial Day Weekend with a roaring air show at Jones Beach on Saturday.

05/26/2012

Jones Beach air show

Blue Angels Take To The Sky, Highlighting Bethpage Air Show At Jones Beach

The Bethpage Air Show is taking place on both Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the Blue Angels will kick off their performance at 2 p.m.

05/26/2012

A member of the Blue Angels talks about the upcoming Jones Beach Air Show - May 25, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Thousands Expected At Jones Beach For Memorial Day Weekend, Air Show

The air show is on Saturday and Sunday. Scheduled to perform are the Navy’s Blue Angels, an F-22 Raptor, the Army’s Golden Knights, and the Canadian Snowbirds.

05/25/2012

Jones Beach Boardwalk - Mar 13, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Warm Weather Means The Beach On Long Island… In March

Though the day got off to a bit of a damp start, it sure wasn’t a chilly one.

03/13/2012

People on the links at the Galloping Hill Golf Course - Kenilworth, NJ - Jan 31, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Warm Weather Sends People To NJ Golf Course, LI Beach

At noon today, it was 47 degrees in Central Park. That has people in the Tri-State Area doings things and going places that would be almost unthinkable for January 31.

01/31/2012

Suffolk County Police released composite sketches of two of the victims found along Ocean Parkway (credit: Handout)

Suffolk County Police Getting Tips In L.I. Serial Killer Case Since Releasing Sketches Of Victims

Police say 22 tips have come in since the sketches were released on Tuesday.

09/22/2011

Jones Beach (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Body Found Off Jones Beach ID’d As Missing Surfer Zachary Gottfried

Zachary Gottfried has been missing since Sept. 8 when he disappeared under the water while surfing with another man in 10-foot waves at Gilgo State Park.

09/13/2011

Roy Lester is suing the state for age discrimination (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Ex-Jones Beach Lifeguard Claims He Was Fired For Not Wearing Speedo

Roy Lester spent 40 years as a lifeguard until he was fired from his job at Jones Beach in 2007. He claims he was forced out because he refused to take his annual swimming test in a Speedo.

08/18/2011

James Dolan (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images), Isiah Thomas (credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images)

James Dolan References Isiah Thomas In New Song, ‘Fix The Knicks’

James Dolan’s recent live performance at Jones Beach, recently posted to YouTube, features a song that pokes fun at the Knicks’ porous defense — and makes a telling reference to pariah Isiah Thomas.

WFAN–08/05/2011

Bronx residents cooling off to beat the hear. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Hits Record-High 102; Excessive Heat Warning Until Late Friday

Teterboro, N.J., reached 100 degrees and Central Park hit a high of 97. With the humidity factored in, the 97-degree temperature in Central Park actually felt like 109 degrees.

07/21/2011

Fireworks (file / credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Jones Beach Fans Will Have A Different Fireworks Show To Enjoy

It’s not the Jones Beach fireworks, but it is guaranteed to dazzle.

06/28/2011

Fireworks (credit: AP)

Jones Beach 4th Of July Fireworks Show Canceled Again Over Safety Concerns

The show had been held annually for 15 years before officials at the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation determined there were not enough trained park police officers to safely hold the display.

06/21/2011

Lifeguards on Long Island beach

Swimming Safety A Major Concern On Long Island During Sweltering Heat Wave

Thousands of people jammed Long Island’s South Shore, hoping cool breezes and ocean waters would save them from the sweltering temperatures.However, some beaches were closed and safety was a concern, reports CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan.

06/08/2011

A man undergoes a sobriety test at a drunk driving checkpoint - File / Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Police Out In Force Memorial Day Weekend Looking For Drunk Drivers And Boaters

This holiday weekend, the water is a big draw for Long Islanders, especially with the air show at Jones Beach. But police say have fun, just don’t operate a car or boat drunk.

05/28/2011

Spectators at the 8th annual air show on Jones Beach, May 28, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Spectators Flock To Jones Beach For 8th Annual Air Show

Nearly 400,000 people are expected to attended the air show over the weekend at Jones Beach, which kicked off Memorial Day weekend festivities on Saturday.

05/28/2011

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