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Children wait at the Port Authority Bus Terminal to board buses for multiple states and Canada, as part of the Fresh Air Fund summer camp program. (Credit: CBS 2)

Kids Head Out To Experience Rustic, Pastoral Life In Fresh Air Fund Camp Program

The 138th annual Fresh Air Fund summer program kicked off Monday, providing inner-city kids a chance to have fun away from New York City.

06/30/2014

New Jersey Salt Barge

Road Salt Barge Arrives In New Jersey After Long Delay

A barge carrying much-needed road salt has arrived in New Jersey at last, as another winter storm was bearing down.

02/25/2014

A newly born Yangtze finless porpoise swims with his mother at the Hydrobiology Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Wuhan of Hubei Province, China. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

Porpoise Released On Long Island 6 Months After Stranding Himself

A porpoise named Noodle was released off Long Island this weekend, six months after he stranded himself off the coast of Maine.

04/28/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg To Spend $500,000 In Support Of Gay Marriage In 3 States

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday that he will spend $500,000 of his personal fortune on campaigns to legalize gay marriage in Maine, Minnesota and Washington state, so as to help the campaigns raise an equal amount.

CBS New York–10/22/2012

Lucky Larry the Lobster (file / credit: The Dock)

Man Frees 17-Pound Lobster From Conn. Restaurant

When he first heard rumblings about Larry the Lobster, Don MacKenzie thought folks were talking about some guy dressed up in a lobster suit. But no, they were talking about a real live lobster.

07/25/2012

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Valerie Fund Inspires Young Cancer Patients To Seek Bright Futures

For cancer patients who once saw darkness ahead, there is now light, and a bright future helping others. It’s because of the help of the Valerie Fund, WCBS 880′s John Metaxas reported.

06/06/2012

Dave Warden shows off marijuana seen at a dispensery - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 19, 2009 (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

New Jersey Reacts To Federal Statement On Medical Marijuana

The U.S. Justice Department says that marijuana dispensaries and licensed growers in states with medical marijuana laws could face prosecution for violating federal drug and money-laundering laws.

07/01/2011

Great Beds Lighthouse (file / credit: United States Coast Guard)

Great Beds And Romer Shoal Lighthouses For Sale Off New Jersey

There are two real estate listings you should know about, but they’re not the average homes for sale.

05/11/2011

Cpl. Jason Dunham arriving in Iraq in early 2004.

New Navy Battleship Commissioned For New York Marine

Thousands of people turned out for a celebration of the Navy’s newest destroyer and a tribute to a fallen Marine.

11/14/2010

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Jones Beach Concert Jumper Faces Criminal Charges

A man who was injured after leaping from the upper deck at Long Island’s Jones Beach Theater has surrendered to face reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct charges.

08/27/2010