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Rallies Take Place In Hempstead, Hartford In Support Of Trayvon Martin

Activists in Hartford are holding a rally today to call for justice in the killing of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer. A rally is also taking place in Hempstead on Long Island in support of the victim.

03/31/2012

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Business Owners Raise Concerns Over Roadway Renovations In Smithtown

As the state plans to begin renovations to Main Street to make the road safer, many business owners are worried about the impact the constriction may have.

03/26/2012

Businesses damaged by fire on Main Street - Smithtown, NY - Jan 4, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Fire Damages Row Of Businesses In Smithtown

An overnight blaze has seriously damaged three businesses on Main Street in Smithtown, Long Island.

01/04/2012

Main Street - Smithtown, NY - May 26, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Changes Coming To Dangerous Main Street in Smithtown

Three pedestrian have been killed there since November 2009 and drivers are seen speeding through the busy area.

12/16/2011

The Bronx River Parkway by Exit 10B in Yonkers (credit: Facebook fan pic by Kathryn MacDonald)

Westchester And Rockland Counties Still Cleaning Up After Irene

Days after Hurricane Irene made her way north, things in New York City’s northern suburbs are still not back to normal.

08/30/2011

Fairfield, CT - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Some Streets Flooded In Connecticut By Tropical Storm Irene

Tropical Storm Irene is sending water into the streets of several shoreline neighborhoods as it surges across Connecticut.

08/28/2011

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Nyack Area Ordered To Boil Water After High Levels Of Coliform Bacteria Found

About 15,000 customers in several suburban New York communities are being advised to boil their water due to the presence of high levels of coliform bacteria.

06/22/2011

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Underground Flushing Street Fire Forces Evacuation Of 7 Buildings

Firefighters went to each of the 7 evacuated buildings to make sure things were safe. Everyone has since been allowed to return to their homes.

06/03/2011

Main Street - Smithtown, NY - May 26, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Smithtown Plans To Narrow Main Street Following Three Traffic Fatalities

There is a plan to turn the four-lane Main Street in downtown Smithtown into a two-lane road. Three people have been killed in the area in the last 18 months.

05/26/2011

Village Hall - Farmingdale, NY (file / credit: Village of Farmingdale)

Farmingdale Tries To Woo Visitors With Fewer Parking Tickets

One Long Island village is trying to get you to shop and dine there by easing up on the law.

05/10/2011

A memorial on Main Street - Smithtown, NY - May 6, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Two Young Sisters Struck On Main Street In Smithtown; Businesses Want Changes

The accident occurred in Smithtown on a stretch of roadway that has been the site of several recent pedestrian accidents.

05/06/2011

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Smithtown Pedestrian Killed While Crossing Street

Police on Long Island are investigating the death of a 33-year-old man who was struck and killed while crossing a street in Smithtown.

02/27/2011

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Hackensack Seeking Renaissance Of Main Street

Years ago, Main Street was a shopping destination. Today, it is a shadow of its former self, with many stores having fled to the malls.

01/15/2011

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N.J. Fire Rips Through 4 Row Houses, Displaces 35

An early morning fire that burned through four row houses in Paterson on Wednesday has left 26 people displaced.

01/05/2011

President Barack Obama

Obama: Main Street Feels Beat Up By Wall Street

At a town-hall meeting in PA on Monday, President Obama said there are people in the country that feel he’s been too soft on Wall Street.

09/20/2010

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