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Gas prices at the Vince Lombardi rest stop on the New Jersey Turnpike on Aug. 28, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Millions Expected To Hit The Road For Labor Day Thanks To Low Gas Prices

Drivers can expect some company on the roads for Labor Day weekend.

08/28/2015

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Summer Bummer: Many New Jersey Students Heading Back To Class Before Labor Day

With Labor Day occurring late this year, many schools in New Jersey are opening next week — ahead of the unofficial end of summer.

08/27/2015

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How To Can Your Freshly Picked Summer Fruits

Canning is the best way to store those large bushels of summer fruit that you’ve grown all year long. Make some tasty jams and jellies, then have something delicious to enjoy all year, or to give as a very special homemade gift.

08/24/2015

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3 Creative Burger Recipes For Labor Day Cookouts

Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, so why not go out with a bang this Labor Day with a cookout to remember? Read on for three tasty and delicious burger recipes that put a new twist on that last summertime cookout of the season.

08/24/2015

Black Fall Outfits

4 Fall Styles To Add To Your Closet Now

As fall approaches, it can be a little tough to make the transition from breezy summer styles to clothes geared for cooler weather.

08/24/2015

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Best Things To Do This Labor Day In NYC

Whether you’re ready to let loose or spend some quality time with the family, there’s plenty of ways to celebrate Labor Day in New York City.

08/17/2015

A boy swims in the water off Long Branch, N.J., on Sept. 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Labor Day Beachgoers Greeted By Large Waves Along Jersey Shore

Surfers were riding the huge waves in Long Branch, and swimmers were getting wiped out by them.

09/01/2014

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7 Best Lobster Dishes In NYC

Enjoy the last weekend of the summer by feasting on lobster, that most summery of crustaceans. The restaurants featured below make our seven favorite lobster dishes in the city.

08/30/2014

Beachgoers in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Ready For Labor Day Holiday Weekend

Nice weather is predicted for the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend across the Tri-State areas as people celebrate the final weekend of summer.

08/29/2014

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Best Things To Do In NYC On Labor Day Weekend

New York City has Labor Day Weekend meals, festivals and fireworks galore across the five boroughs.

08/29/2014

A shelf at a Target store is stocked with back-to-school merchandise. (credit: Getty Images)

Experts: Changing Seasons, Labor Day Sales Create Perfect Shopping Scenario

Labor day weekend is another reminder that school is right around the corner, and parents are searching for deals.

08/25/2014

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Labor Day Weekend Staycation: 5 Ways To Relax Like You’re Vacationing

Plan ahead and prepare for some relaxing time at home this Labor Day weekend. Have your own staycation and get all the relaxation you need without ever leaving town.

08/18/2014

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5 Fall Fruits & Veggies To Plant As Summer Winds Down

Get your fall garden ready by planting these five fruits and veggies in late Summer.

08/18/2014

Farmers on Long Island said that wet June weather has been bad for this year's strawberry crop. (Credit CBS 2)

3 Recipes For Delicious End Of Summer Meals

Summer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.

08/18/2014

New Yorkers spent a dreary Labor Day taking advantage of time off by grilling, shopping, and checking out movies. (Credit CBS 2)

New Yorkers Spend Labor Day Grilling, Shopping, And Watching Movies

Labor Day is a day meant to salute the American worker and this year it gave New Yorkers a different look at Manhattan where the streets and sights were without their usual massive crowds.

09/02/2013

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