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Pizza shop at the Jersey Shore - Belmar, NJ - Sep 2, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Jersey Shore Towns Hoping People Return For Labor Day Weekend

A week after telling people – in some not very subtle terms – to leave the shore as Hurricane Irene swirled up the coast, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday encouraged people to head back to the boardwalk — with open wallets.

09/02/2011

A downed tree is seen after Irene - Upper Brookville, NY - Sep 2, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Downed Trees Still Problematic In NYC, L.I. Days After Irene

Trees that came down on Long Island as a result of Hurricane Irene have been cut up and pushed to the side of the road for crews pick up but that doesn’t seem to be the case in many areas.

09/02/2011

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Have An Endless Summer

Delicious food and drink recipes to enjoy summer produce now and all year long

08/22/2011

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Work Styles Across the Country and Around the World

Want two months vacation? A three-day weekend every weekend? An afternoon nap break? Maybe all you need to do is switch jobs…

08/22/2011

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Indulge Your Inner Know-It-All: Labor Day Edition

Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ

08/22/2011

Sunset Over The Hudson River - New York, NY (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Reality Is Setting In: Summer Is Slip-Sliding Away … In A Hurry

There are just three more summer weekends left before school starts. So have you banged out everything on your summer “to-do” list?

08/17/2011

Lasker Pool in Central Park - New York, NY - Jun 29, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Children Celebrate As New York City Pools Open For Season

Get on your swim trunks, bikinis, and one-pieces. New York City’s public pools are open for the season!

06/29/2011

Drunk Driving Demonstration at East Islip High School - Islip Terrace, NY - Jun 1, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

East Islip High School Tries To Teach Lesson About Drunk Driving Ahead Of Summer

There is a reason authorities call the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day the Deadly Days of Summer.

06/01/2011

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Nina In New York: Happy Memorial Day! What Is Memorial Day?

I’ve been thinking about the fact that most people don’t actually think about what Memorial Day is. Or Labor Day, for that matter.

CBS New York–05/27/2011

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Trial Begins In Pace Student’s Electrical Cord Slay

Kevin Pravia, a 19-year-old honors student, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment with an electrical cord wrapped around his neck in August of 2008.

11/05/2010

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Did Police Use Excessive Force At Brooklyn BBQ?

A Brooklyn barbecue on Labor Day turned into a police baton whirling fight and the subject of a $10 million lawsuit against the city and NYPD.

09/20/2010

Flooding in Jones Beach State Park in the wake of Hurricane Earl contributed to sparse crowds at Jones Beach during the typically busy Labor Day holiday weekend.

Jones Beach Holiday Crowds Sparse In Wake Of Earl

Jones Beach is a summer destination that, on a typical holiday weekend, will see hundreds of thousands of visitors, but that’s not the case this Labor Day.

09/05/2010

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Sales to End the Summer

As Labor Day approaches it seems like the entire city is going on sale. Whether you’re going back to school, or just a total fashionista there are some can’t miss sales you must hit up this week.

08/31/2010

A car is filled with gasoline - File / Photo: THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images

Lower Gas Prices Predicted For Labor Day

Oil analyst Peter Beutel says that’s provided we don’t see something like a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico to push prices back up.

08/26/2010

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