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FILE -- PSEG Long Island building in Melville (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Officials Concerned Ice, Wind Could Lead To Widespread Power Outages

Ice and wind are the biggest causes of outages, PSEG Long Island spokeswoman Elizabeth Flagler said.

02/02/2015

Montauk Point Lighthouse (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Survey: Many Young Adults Leaving Long Island Due To Lack Of Jobs

Thirty percent of young adults plan to leave Long Island primarily because of a lack of well-paying jobs, according to a new Suburban Millennial Institute study.

01/30/2015

Snow removal equipment is seen in Suffolk County, Long Island on Jan. 29, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Suffolk County Continues To Dig Out Following Massive Storm

Snow is still piled as high as street signs on snowy Long Island as residents continue to dig out from the storm.

01/29/2015

Snow in Suffolk County, Long Island on Jan. 28, 2015.  (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Digging Out From Storm That Dumped 2 Feet Of Snow

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that about 500 pieces of equipment, plows, dump trucks, front end loaders, are on their way to Suffolk County from New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.

01/28/2015

Snow in Plainview, Long Island ahead of the expected blizzard on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

High Winds, Power Outages A Major Concern On Long Island

Long Island is right in the bull’s-eye of a massive winter storm which could dump up to two or more feet of snow in some areas.

01/26/2015

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Hempstead Man Claims Racial Discrimination After Rejection From Suffolk County Police Force

A Hempstead man is planning to sue the Suffolk County Police Department saying he wasn’t hired because of his race.

01/23/2015

Snow in Morningside Heights on Jan. 9, 2015. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

So Far This Winter, Snow Business Is Slow Business

At Commack Hardware, for example, there are stacks of shovels, ice scrapers and snow melt.

01/22/2015

The vacant Fortunoff store in Westbury, Long Island is seen on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Huge Crowds Expected At Meeting On Proposed Nassau County Gaming Parlor

The proposal by Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting would turn the former Fortunoff store in Westbury into a video gaming parlor with 1,000 slot machines.

01/21/2015

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and families of victims of fatal hit-and-runs holds a news conference Jan. 20, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Victims’ Families Demand Stiffer Sentences For Hit-And-Run Killers In New York

The families, accompanied by Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and state senators, demanded that the maximum sentence be increased from seven to 15 years for hit-and-run drivers.

01/20/2015

Commuters enter a Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train on July 15, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

LIRR Report: Public Largely Responsible For Increase In Train Delays

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A new Long Island Rail Road report appears to point the finger at the public for an increase in train delays — and that isn’t sitting well with some riders. According […]

01/19/2015

Long Island light poles with chemicals. (Credit: TV 10/55)

PSEG Long Island Files Lawsuit Against Town Over Warning Signs On Poles

The battle over PSEG Long Island’s controversial towering new utility poles continues.

01/16/2015

Brookwood Hall in Islip on Jan. 15, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Officials Hope To Restore Historic Islip Mansion To Original Grandeur

Some generous donations will help save one of Long Island’s once grand South Shore mansions.

01/15/2015

Classroom (file/credit: clipart.com)

Third Case Of MRSA At Long Island High School

A third student on the same sports team at Rocky Point High School on Long Island has been diagnosed with the bacterial infection known as MRSA.

01/15/2015

Todd Bowles (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Todd Bowles Signs Contract, Officially Becomes Head Coach Of Jets

The 51-year-old Bowles replaces Rex Ryan, who was fired, along with general manager John Idzik, on Dec. 29 after six seasons. Bowles was a highly sought candidate after leading Arizona’s defense the last two seasons.

01/14/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes a $1.66 billion property tax credit program while speaking at at Hofstra University on Long Island on Jan. 14, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Gov. Cuomo Proposes NY Property Tax Credit Program

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a new plan that would bring property tax breaks to some New Yorkers.

01/14/2015

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