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

Authorities Rescue 4 In Separate Incidents Involving Overturned Sailboats

Suffolk County Police said that Marine Bureau officers helped save three men minutes after their sailboat overturned and sank in Huntington. U.S. Park Police also helped rescue a man near the Statue of Liberty.

07/24/2012

Firefighter Keith Morris was killed after the boat he was piloting struck a break wall on July 22, 2012. (credit: Handout)

Police: Body Of Missing New Rochelle Firefighter Found After Boat Capsizes Off Stamford

Stamford police said the body of 30-year-old Keith Morris was discovered near the accident scene Monday afternoon.

07/23/2012

Stage for the Gathering of the Vibes - Bridgeport, CT - Jul 18, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Stage Set For Gathering Of The Vibes Music Festival In Bridgeport

If you’re about to complain about your job, consider the plight of some workmen in Connecticut.

07/18/2012

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3 Children Dead After Yacht Capsizes Near Oyster Bay On Fourth Of July

The victims were among 27 people onboard a 34-foot Silverton yacht when it tipped over just after 10 p.m in Cold Spring Harbor Bay near Oyster Bay, authorities said.

07/05/2012

Mitch Kramer talks about his rescue of a baby bald eagle on the Long Island Sound. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Couple Helps Rescue Stranded And Struggling Baby Bald Eagle

Mitch Kramer, of Oyster Bay, and his dog Jessie responded in their towboat to a stranded sailor when they saw something struggling in the distance — it ended up being a 1-year-old bald eagle that was sick.

07/04/2012

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

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