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Warning Sign at Huntington Harbor beach - Huntington, NY - Jun 26, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Storm Runoff Forces Swimmers From Long Island Beaches

The effects of Monday’s heavy rain lingered this morning on Long Island, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

06/26/2012

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Steve Israel in Oyster Bay (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Gillibrand, Israel Introduce Bill To Restore Funding For Long Island Sound

Federal funding to preserve, protect and restore Long Island Sound expired in 2011.

04/13/2012

John Massas (Credit: CBS 2)

Search Resumes For Body Of Worker Who Fell From Throgs Neck Bridge

John Massas, 35, is a subcontractor with Nuco Painting out of Islandia. Officials said Massas was working underneath the bridge when he slipped.

03/31/2012

Rat Island (in the foreground) is seen from City Island - Bronx, NY - Sep 27, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

You Can Own Your Own Private Island, Right Here In New York City

It lacks many basic amenities and has an off-putting name, but Rat Island can be your very own when it goes up for auction next week.

09/27/2011

Hamilton Grange - New York, NY (credit: National Park Service)

Stories From Main Street: Alexander Hamilton’s Home Moves In Harlem

Alexander Hamilton’s stately yellow and white federal style country estate has been refurbished and now stands at 141st Street and Saint Nicholas Park.

09/26/2011

(YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

B&C Morning Show: Boomer And Craig Buying An Island

Craig was very excited when talking about the prospect of buying an island with Boomer. This was of course news to Boomer.

WFAN–09/22/2011

Three men rescued from a sinking sailboat in the Long Island Sound (credit: CBS 2)

3 Men Rescued From Sinking Sailboat In Long Island Sound

Three men were rescued last night after their newly purchased 30-foot sailboat began sinking amid gale-force winds and five- to six-foot waves about two miles off of Wildwood State Park in Wading River.

09/16/2011

Utility poles downed by Irene are seen in Hebron, CT - Aug 31, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Feds Pledge To Help Connecticut After Irene

Federal and state officials have promised to begin the hard work of cleaning up the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene on Connecticut’s shoreline.

09/05/2011

Then Connecticut Gov. John Rowland (file / credit: Bob Falcetti/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Former Gov. John Rowland Visits Conn. 9/11 Memorial

In the days after 9/11, Rowland says it became clear to him that making himself available to the families of victims was key to his role as governor.

09/01/2011

Wedding Cake (credit: clipart.com)

Hurricane Irene Disrupts Irene’s Wedding In Connecticut

Sunday is the big day for Irene, not the hurricane, but Irene Rios of West Haven, Connecticut. She was supposed to have her wedding at the Savin Rock Conference Center but not anymore.

08/26/2011

Yacht fire

$800,000 Yacht Goes Up In Flames, Sinks To Bottom Of Long Island Sound

An explosive rescue on Long Island Sound on Saturday has left a local man alive, but homeless. The inferno could be seen for miles.

08/15/2011

Long Island Sound - Mamaroneck, NY - Aug 1, 2011 (credit: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880)

Group Launches 2-Year Plan To Preserve Long Island Sound

Looking out on the Long Island Sound in Mamoreneck as boats sail by and ducks paddle by, it’s hard to believe that this is anything but perfect.

08/02/2011

Gathering of the Vibes stage - Bridgeport, CT - Jul 20, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Gathering Of The Vibes Kicks Off Today In Bridgeport

Coolness over nearly 400 acres of Seaside Park will be strickly a state of mind and attitude at a music festival in Bridgeport.

07/21/2011

(credit: Saunders and Associates)

Part Of Hamptons Home’s Multi-Million Dollar Sale To Go To Charity

The owner of a seven-bedroom Hamptons estate will donate 10 percent of the proceeds from the sale to the victims of the earthquake in Japan.

07/08/2011

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Living Large: Take A Tour Of A $12 Million Long Island Colonial Mansion

CBS 2’s Emily Smith got an all-access tour of a 1930’s Sands Point Colonial mansion that hit the market at $12 million.

07/07/2011

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