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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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Bridge Construction Projects Halted Over Holiday Weekend

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says construction on the George Washington Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing was suspended Friday and won’t resume until Tuesday.

09/01/2013

The Statue of Liberty as seen from the air over New York City (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Honor Flight Over Statue Of Liberty Featured Historic Aircraft

Six historic aircraft were slated to fly over the Statue of Liberty Sunday afternoon.

09/01/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: Power To The People

When I think of this final summer holiday, it reminds me of the men and women I see and often talk to on the streets and in the subways of our city early in the morning.

08/30/2013

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AAA: Lower Gas Prices To Help Boost Labor Day Travel

More Americans are expected to hit the road over the upcoming Labor Day holiday compared with any year since the 2008 financial crisis, according to a travel forecast issued by AAA.

08/20/2013

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5 Activities To Do Before The Leaves Start To Fall

With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.

08/12/2013

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8 Easy DIY Projects to Ready Your Home for Fall

Weatherproofing your home or updating your decor can be a fun and easy do-it-yourself project before fall sets in. Here are a few options to inspire you to get creative.

08/12/2013

Residents of the Rockaways hold petitions for ferry service on the steps of City Hall - June 28, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Rockaway Residents Petition For Continuation Of Ferry Service

They said it has has been a lifeline for them since supertorm Sandy, according to State Assemblyman Philip Goldfeder.

06/28/2013

Sarah Colletti's bicycle (credit: CBS 2)

Long Beach Man Pleads Guilty To Hitting Teen, Dragging Her 600 Feet

German Gutierrez, 50, pleaded guilty Thursday to assault, depraved indifference, aggravated driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident with serious physical injury, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced.

05/17/2013

Dr. Jerome Nadler (Handout via NYS Park Police)

Missing East Setauket Doctor, Jerome Nadler, Found Alive On Long Island

Jerome Nadler was last seen on Labor Day when he had gone fly fishing. He was discovered in a thick area of woods by a Suffolk County police K-9 unit.

09/06/2012

Sarah Colletti's bicycle (credit: CBS 2)

Atlantic Beach Teen Remains Hospitalized After Labor Day Hit-And-Run

15-year-old Sarah Colletti tweeted from the hospital burn unit on Wednesday. She said, “[the] fact that I’m alive right now is the biggest miracle.”

09/05/2012

Dr. Jerome Nadler (Handout via NYS Park Police)

Search Resumes For Missing Doctor On Long Island

On Labor Day, Dr. Jerome Nadler went out to do some fly fishing on Long Island. He hasn’t been seen since.

09/05/2012

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