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A sign welcoming people to Wyandanch, NY - File / Photo: Vision Long Island

Long Island Native Give Back To Community With College Scholarships

The eight recipients are all college-bound seniors.

07/04/2015

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Long Island Beach Reopens After Shark Scare

A Long Island beach is back in business Thursday a day after it was closed over a shark sighting.

07/02/2015

Utility workers on Long Island (Credit: CBS2)

AARP: Analysis Proves Long Islanders Can’t Afford PSEG Rate Hike

In a detailed analysis, AARP accuses the utility of trying to shift certain expenses to ratepayers, many of whom, they claim, cannot afford it.

06/30/2015

A carjacker crashed an SUV into this backyard garage in Floral Park, Long Island, on June 28, 2015, police said. (Credit: CBS2)

Police Searching For ‘Dangerous’ Carjacker On Long Island

Around 7:30 p.m. Sunday in Valley Stream, a knife-wielding suspect carjacked a man sitting in his 2014 Chevy Equinox, police said.

06/29/2015

Cory Gloe leaves court on Jan. 15, 2015 (CBS2)

Lawyer Asks Charges Be Dismissed In Farmingdale Drag Race Crash That Killed 5

An attorney for 18-year-old Cory Gloe, of Farmingdale, has asked a judge to dismiss manslaughter, criminal negligent homicide and other charges against his client.

06/26/2015

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AAA: Most Drivers Since 2007 Expected To Hit Road For July 4 Weekend

Nearly 42 million Americans are expected to travel over the long Independence Day weekend.

06/25/2015

A Long Island Rail Road train in Lynbrook, N.Y. on July 14, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

LIRR To Equip New Fleet Of Trains With 10 Cameras

The LIRR has decided to equip its new fleet of train cars with 10 cameras instead of the seven originally proposed.

06/24/2015

FILE -- PSEG utility trucks work outside a Mobile gas station in Manhasset (Credit: Handout)

PSEG Long Island Makes Its Case To State For Rate Hikes

PSEG officials argued the three-year, $374 million rate hike request is really a modest one.

06/23/2015

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Nassau University Medical Center Launches Emergency Orthopedics Unit

It’s a state-of-the-art unit with specific patients in mind, said hospital President Dr. Victor Politi.

06/22/2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Getty Images)

NY Attorney General Aims To Stop Mortgage Scams With Ad Campaign

Schneiderman said mortgage scammers have conned homeowners out of $100 million nationally.

06/22/2015

A Long Island Rail Road train at Jamaica station on July 11, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

Demolition Of Old Bridge To Disrupt LIRR Service On Port Washington Line This Weekend

Some Long Island Rail Road riders are in store for some big disruptions this weekend.

06/19/2015

At least 30 people staged a sleep-in outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan offices. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Negotiations Over NYC Rent Regulations To Go Through Weekend

Negotiations over the renewal of New York City’s now-expired rent regulations will continue through the weekend and into next week.

06/18/2015

Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy & activists protest at site of NYS DOT yard on June 17, 2015 (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Freeport Mayor, Activists Protest Over State DOT Storage Yard On Village Property

Freeport Village, which owns the land, has gone to court to try and push the state off the property.

06/17/2015

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New Plan Proposed To Attract Businesses, Young Professionals To Long Island

The plan is to pay for the project with Federal, State and private funding on Long Island.

06/17/2015

FILE -- Tens of thousands of dead bunker fish have been washing up in the Peconic Bay area. (Credit: CBS2)

Thousands More Dead Fish Found Floating In Peconic River

Experts blame low oxygen levels for the kill, but what exactly is causing the problem remains a mystery.

06/16/2015

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