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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

Long Island Sound (credit: AP)

Body Of Man Who Saved Stepson Recovered Near L.I. Beach

Riverhead police said Edwin Barahona’s body was found near the Wading River beach Saturday.

06/11/2011

Coast Guard Ship (credit: CBS 2)

Bellport Man Who Rescued Child From Long Island Sound Disappears

Police in Riverhead say 35-year-old Edwin Barahona of Bellport was last seen in chest-deep water Friday night, then slipped under the surface.

06/11/2011

Playland - Rye, NY - Mar 1, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

As Rye Playland’s Gates Open, Redevelopment A Lingering Concern

Rye Playland is getting ready to open for the season this weekend, but it will cost more to go there. It’s not all fun and games for county leaders, as they try to deal with major debt.

05/13/2011

Millstone Nuclear Power Plant (credit: nrc.gov via Dominion Energy)

L.I. Residents Want Conn. Nuclear Power Plant Closed

Residents are rallying around an effort that would force the closure of Waterford, Conn.’s Millstone Nuclear Power Plant, which is located just across Long Island Sound.

04/10/2011

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Town Of Rye Mulls Whether To Dissolve Itself Out Of Existence

Town officials said they have taken to heart Governor Andrew Cuomo’s desire to consolidate some of the 4,000 municipalities that drive up costs and taxes.

03/30/2011

Man’s Body Found In L.I. Sound In Westport

The body of an 88-year-old North Haven man has been found in Long Island Sound in Westport.

11/07/2010

(photo credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Conn. Beaches Closed To Swimming

Connecticut environmental officials are prohibiting swimming at three popular state beaches on Long Island Sound because of high bacteria counts.

08/26/2010

A Lobster - File / Photo: Jodi Hilton/Getty Images

Lobsters’ Shells Wasting Away In Long Island Sound

There is more ecological bad news for the dying population of lobsters in Long Island Sound.

08/23/2010

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