Lindenhurst

Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

L.I. Sandy Victim Lives In Backyard After Federal Aid Runs Out

Chuck Burgio, 53, of Lindenhurst, had been living in hotels for months thanks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but last week the federal money ran out and he was told to pack up and go.

08/13/2013

One World Recycling in Lindenhurst (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Lindenhurst Residents Oppose Recycling Company’s Plan To Triple Production

One World Recycling LLC is asking the state for permission to triple its production from 370 tons to 1,110 tons per day and construct a larger building. Village officials and residents oppose the plan and are asking state officials to deny the request.

08/08/2013

Long Island Flooding

Heavy Rains, Flooding Soak Parts Of Tri-State

A flood watch is in effect until Tuesday morning for southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and parts of New York, including New York City, Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau and Rockland counties.

06/10/2013

In this handout satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, on June 6, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico.  (Photo by NOAA/NASA GOES Project via Getty Images)

Flooding Remains The Big Concern As Andrea Remnants Pound Tri-State Area

Flash flood warnings for the five boroughs of New York City, Fairfield County, Conn., and Nassau County and Suffolk County expired earlier in the evening.

06/07/2013

An emu at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia.  file/credit: Matt King/Getty Images)

L.I. Police: 200-Pound Pet Bird Rescued From Canal

Suffolk County police used ropes Monday to pull the bird, possibly and emu, out of the water in Copiague.

05/27/2013

Volunteers worked to rebuild the home a 95-year-old Lindenhurst woman. (Credit CBS 2)

95-Year-Old Sandy Victim Finally Returns To Lindenhurst, LI Home

An army of volunteers pitched in to help rebuild the home, that Clarke had lived in since the Eisenhower administration, after it was ravaged by the storm.

05/11/2013

Closed escalator at the Long Island Rail Road station - Lindenhurst, NY - Mar 14, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

LIRR Escalators Repaired, Upgraded In Year Since Woman’s Death

Now the escalators have sensors that stop them from moving if something is caught.

03/12/2013

Snow In Ossining (credit: CBS 2)

Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect As Round 2 Of Storm Continues

After several hours of flurries, the region was seeing heavy snowfall in some areas Thursday night. In Westchester County, plows were hitting the streets. Along the Jersey Shore, streets were inundated with rising waters.

03/07/2013

Lindenhurst

Volunteers Work To Clean Up Sandy Debris In Lindenhurst

Volunteers spent the day Saturday cleaning up homes that were flooded in Lindenhurst, Long Island, so that the process of rebuilding after the damage of Superstorm Sandy can begin.

03/02/2013

An anti-distracted driving bumper sticker (file / credit: Tom Keck/Getty Images)

Teen Victim Warns L.I. High School Students Of Distracted Driving Dangers

Distracted driving – talking or texting behind the wheel – can be deadly, as one girl knows all too well.

02/20/2013

The flooding continues on a routine basis along the South Shore communities of Long Island. (Photo: CBS 2)

Sandy May Be Long Gone, But Flooding Continues On Long Island’s South Shore

Residents in one South Shore community who are still recovering from Superstorm Sandy now have another fight with Mother Nature – flooding on almost a daily basis.

02/19/2013

A boat left out of the water by Sandy in Lindenhurst, Long Island - Nov. 29, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Bellone To Talk Sandy Recovery In Suffolk State Of The County

In his State of the County address tonight, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone is expected to announce the formation of a panel that will examine the best ways to spend federal aid on recovery from superstorm Sandy.

02/19/2013

Flooding on Riverside Avenue in Lindenhurst, Long Island. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Long Island Sandy Victim Still Struggling To Rebuild From Sandy

Donald Werle’s house in Lindenhurst took on four feet of water in the storm. His home has been gutted but has yet to be rebuilt.

02/17/2013

Don Werle with Sen. Charles Schumer in Lindenhurst, N.Y. - Feb. 11, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Schumer Wants Flood Insurance Crackdown With Sandy Victims Still In Limbo

While a lot of people are dealing with the aftermath of the blizzard, there are some who are still dealing with the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, which hit more than three months ago.

02/11/2013

Motorists in Lake Grove try move their car. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Slammed With Snow As Blizzard Moves Through

The heaviest snowfall is expected Friday night and into Saturday. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning, which remains in effect until 1 p.m. Saturday.

02/08/2013

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