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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

Spectators line the street for the 2012 West Indian Day Parade. Credit CBS 2.

West Indian Day Parade Marches Through Brooklyn

An estimated crowd of three million lined Eastern Parkway for the annual West Indian Day Parade Sunday. Two people were killed and two wounded amid violence during the event.

09/03/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.

09/03/2012

Clint Eastwood (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Empty Chair Day 2012 and #Eastwooding

Instead of getting rowdy at a demonstration or protest regarding the lack of jobs throughout the country, people can voice their discontent with the nation’s current unemployment rate on this Labor Day by simply placing an empty chair in their front yard.

09/03/2012

Post Office (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Labor Day Closures And Changes In Service For New York City

All city, state and federal offices are closed on Mon., Sept. 3.

09/01/2012

Bruce Springsteen performs at Madison Square Garden on April 6, 2012. (credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Labor Day Road Trip: 10 Classic Driving Songs

Get those motors revving, because we’ve got a Labor Day playlist of ten classic songs for the long drive ahead.

09/01/2012

Beer (file / credit: clipart.com)

Police Cracking Down On Drunken Driving, Boating For Labor Day Weekend

Police are trying to keep the roads and waterways safe for Long Islanders this Labor Day weekend.

08/31/2012

Apples at Montgomery Place Orchards - Annandale-on-Hudson, NY - Sep 22, 2011 (credit: Deborah Rodriguez / WCBS 880)

Warm Spring, Hot Summer Impact NY Apple Crop

As we enter the Labor Day weekend, the thoughts of many will turn to fall, and with that comes thoughts of a New York State apple.

08/31/2012

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Turn Your Backyard Into A Party Paradise For Labor Day

From fire pits to furniture, get ready to turn your backyard into a party oasis.

08/29/2012

Authorities announce a crackdown on drunk driving - Riverhead, NY - May 23, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Drunk Driving Task Force Hits Long Island For Memorial Day Weekend

More than a dozen different law enforcement agencies on Long Island have formed a task force focused on nabbing drunk drivers.

05/23/2012

(File photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

New State Law Allows Connecticut Consumers To Buy Alcohol On Sundays

A new state law takes effect this weekend, allowing retail alcohol sales on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at package stores. Supermarkets, which already sell beer, will also be able to sell beer on Sundays.

05/20/2012

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