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Sand Castle Competition Held At Beach With Sand Brought In After Sandy

From young to old, dozens of aspiring sand architects used just their hands, some water and lots of sand to create a land of towering sand castles and Nassau County’s Lido Beach Tuesday.

08/19/2014

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2 Arrested In Connection With 2 Burglaries, 1 Attempted Burglary In Lido Beach

Jeremy Laratro and Dayvon Merchant are accused of two burglaries and an attempted burglary in Lido Beach, Long Island.

04/27/2014

FILE -- Man working on Pennsylvania Avenue in Long Beach, L.I. on Oct. 24, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Report: Sandy’s Fallout Affecting Small Business In Tri-State Area

A third of small businesses in tri-state Superstorm Sandy disaster areas reported financial losses a year later, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

04/21/2014

Lido Beach Oil Spill

Long Island Woman Fights Huge Legal Bills After Neighbor’s Oil Tank Spilled

Lynn Eskanazi and her family are battling for damages after a neighbor’s oil tank leaked, and sent a toxic plume next door. Staggering legal bills are now the issue.

02/27/2014

Tom Ball of Farmingdale got out of his wheelchair on July 19, and rode the waves off Lido Beach. (Photo: CBS 2)

Friday Turns Into An Unforgettable Day For Disabled Surfers On Long Island

A dip in the ocean never felt so good for some folks on Long Island on Friday. But for a special group of surfers, enjoying the waves was a remarkable accomplishment.

07/19/2013

Signs designed by local students line Lido Beach warning of endangered species nesting areas. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Students Pitch In To Protect Endangered Birds

A group of children from Roosevelt, N.Y., designed colorful signs that now line Lido Beach, reading “Protect Nature,” “Caution: Bird Nesting Area,” and “Help Us.”

06/23/2013

Ace In The Hole Foundation Walk-Run

Fallen U.S. Marine Honored With Long Island Walk-Run Fundraiser

A walk-run event was held Saturday in Lido Beach, Long Island, to honor the memory of a fallen U.S. Marine.

05/11/2013

A 1,000-gallon oil spill has made life miserable for a Lido Beach, N.Y. couple. (Photo: Steve Kritzberg and Lynn Eskanazi)

Troubling Backyard Oil Spill Turns Long Island Couple’s Lives Upside-Down

Imagine having to constantly breathe in the smell of oil inside your home. That’s what one Long Island family says they’ve had to endure for years, while waging an endless legal battle to have the oil removed and their home rebuilt.

04/30/2013

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Woman Reconnects With Man Who Saved Her Life When She Was 5

It has been nearly five decades since a 5-year-old girl was rescued from the water off Lido Beach, Long Island. Now, so many years later, the girl who was rescued – now a 53-year-old woman — thanked the man who saved her life.

04/13/2013

Sandy health problems

Medical Officials: Sandy Victims Suffering From Wide Variety Of Physical Ailments

Homeowners in Long Island’s flood zones have been taking precautions, using protective suits, masks, gloves and boots as they warily clear muck, sewage and mold-infested wallboard. Hundreds of residents have been seeking medical attention.

11/21/2012

Trash pile on Lido Beach (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Residents Dealing With Sandy-Related Garbage Nightmare

Streets in one local community are still buried in more than two weeks of trash build-up and another is pumping out rivers of raw sewage.

11/16/2012

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, work crews trim trees entangled in power lines. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

L.I. Residents Who Complained About Lido Beach Garbage Dump Get Action

Although storm woes in the Village of Hempstead have been well-documented, another concern has popped up for some on the island, namely the problem of garbage dumping. However, the Town of Hempstead has promised swift action.

11/14/2012

Long Beach High School (Credit: Sophia Hall/ WCBS 880)

Ceiling Collapses At Long Beach High School During Renovations

Crews are cleaning up the concrete, dirt, wires and insulation after the ceiling collapsed during renovations at the high school. Because school was closed for the holiday, nobody was hurt by the disaster.

04/07/2012

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Special Day Of Surfing For Autistic Kids, Teens In Lido Beach

The children and teenagers had smiles from ear to ear.

09/14/2011

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano discusses the role of the National Guard in Nassau County during Hurricane Irene (credit: CBS 2)

Mangano: National Guard Working With Police In Nassau County

Residents in coastal areas of Long Island are being told to evacuate their homes as Hurricane Irene makes its way up the East Coast.

08/27/2011

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