Katie Fehlinger

Hurricane Irene on Long Island

South Shore Of Long Island Preparing For Irene’s Best Punch

Westhampton Beach mayor Conrad Teller was in the third grade during the Great New England Hurricane in 1938. Recalling the storm, which left 50 people dead, Teller says, unlike Hurricane Irene, no one knew what was about to hit.

08/25/2011

Good Samaritan Frank Matranga (credit: CBS 2)

Family Meets Good Samaritan Who Rescued Mother And Baby From Burning Minivan In NY

An accident left a minivan a charred shell of metal and broken glass, but thanks to the actions of a Good Samaritan, Jennifer Vasquez and her 2-month-old son Raphael were rescued from the vehicle with no serious injuries.

08/19/2011

9-11 Summer Camp (credit: CBS 2)

Summer Camp Designed To Help Children Of Victims Of 9/11 Terror Attacks

This is the first time bereaved kids as well as children of first responders have been brought together in an ongoing program, and participants say that integration is crucial.

08/17/2011

Bathroom at Habana Outpost (L); Bathroom at Ninja New York (R) (credit: CBS 2)

2 NYC Restaurants Among Those Vying For Title In ‘America’s Best Restroom’ Contest

Lavish foliage and a Caribbean flair greet you at Brooklyn’s Habana Outpost restaurant’s bathroom. But if you’re in the mood for a more medieval flush, Tribeca’s Ninja New York restaurant takes you there.

08/11/2011

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Traditional Hot Dog Vendors Disappearing From NYC Streets

When you think of food in the Big Apple, the hot dog is about as “New York” as it gets. But those street-side vendor carts are in transition.

08/10/2011

Summer Streets Pool (credit: CBS 2)

Large Turnout For NYC’s First Summer Streets Event

Nearly seven miles of Manhattan streets, from Park Avenue at 72nd Street down to Washington Square Park all the way down to the Brooklyn Bridge, were shut down to traffic Saturday for this year’s first Summer Streets event.

08/06/2011

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Company To Rent Out ‘Backyard Time Share’ On Lower East Side For $50 Per Hour

A New York City company is hoping to turn a little plot of green space into lots of green dollar bills.

08/04/2011

Laura Debeau (credit: CBS 2)

Westbury, Long Island Mom Wants Stolen Family Photos Returned

Laura DeBeau said losing the nearly 1,000 photos spanning 30 years is like losing her sons all over again.

06/29/2011

Joe Hranicka (credit: CBS 2)

Joe Hranicka Speaks Out After Falling Into 25-Foot Deep Drywell In Uniondale

Battered and suffering broken bones, a street sweeper who fell into a drywell Monday night spoke out about his ordeal from his hospital bed on Wednesday.

06/15/2011

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Furry Friend Finder: Preston

In this week’s Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2′s Katie Fehlinger shows off Preston, a 1-year-old yorkie-maltese mix.

06/05/2011

Sharks

Police: Pack Of 18-Foot Sharks Comes Dangerously Close To Long Island Shore

A Long Island beach remained closed to swimmers Wednesday following shark sightings off the coast.

06/01/2011

Mayor Mike Bloomberg (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Jokes About Doomsday On Weekly Radio Show

It may not be a laughing matter to some people, but New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg had a lot of fun on his weekly radio show joking about the world coming to an end on Saturday.

05/20/2011

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Middle-Aged Dating: It’s Never Too Late To Find Your Soul Mate

Finding your soul mate at any age can be a challenge, but it doesn’t get any easier when you get older. Experts, however, say it’s never too late to find love.

05/19/2011

Sunday, May 15 weather

Scattered Showers Plague The Tri-State On Sunday

Scattered showers are plaguing the Tri-State on Sunday morning and are expected to continue into the workweek.

05/15/2011

Violet the hawk (credit: CBS 2)

DEC Officials Say They Will Monitor Health Of Violet The NYU Hawk

The DEC believes Violet may be suffering from an ongoing condition, and for now, decided it will continue to use “Hawk Cam” to monitor her.

05/12/2011

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