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L.I. Law Warns Of Toxic Chemical Found On Power Poles

On Long Island, a new law is warning of toxic chemicals that have long been used to preserve power poles.

09/12/2014

A tree stump sits in front of a home in Albertson, Long Island. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Residents Stumped Over Removal Of Trees

More than a dozen 70-year-old trees were suddenly chopped down in one Long Island, and now residents, stuck with unslightly stumps, are demanding answers.

04/07/2014

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For The Birds? LI Man Convicted Of Illegal Bird Feeding Appeals To Clear Record

Kenneth Iacono of North Hempstead was convicted in 2011 and fined for violating a town code prohibiting the feeding and harboring of wild pigeons. He was in State Supreme Court Thursday hoping to get the conviction tossed.

11/14/2013

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LIRR At Grand Central Could Mean Fewer Parking Spaces In Port Washington

While many commuters are looking forward to the Long Island Rail Road’s expansion into Grand Central Terminal, those in one Long Island town are a bit wary.

05/15/2013

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North Hempstead Officials At Wit’s End With Geese, Decide To Euthanize Them

Officials in a Long Island town said this week that they have to scare off invasive Canada geese, and now must resort to euthanasia.

05/13/2013

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Father Leads Bullying Awareness Walk In Memory Of Son Who Committed Suicide

A Long Island man whose son committed suicide after he was bullied at school led the Bullying Awareness Walk Saturday.

04/06/2013

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Tree Stump-Strewn Neighborhoods Pose Pricey Problems For Long Island Towns After Sandy

Hempstead is just one of many Nassau County towns that is dealing with this pricey problem. In Garden City, neighborhoods are strewn with uprooted stumps and shattered sidewalks.

12/21/2012

Bruce Rogers and Katherine Nemecek wed at North Hempstead Town Hall on Dec. 12, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Weddings, Births And More Mark 12-12-12 Around The World

Wednesday was 12-12-12 and that meant thousands of couples around the country and around the world tied the knot on the once-a-century date.

12/12/2012

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In Wake Of Thunderstorms, Thousands Left Without Power In Tri-State Area

As of Saturday afternoon, the Long Island Power Authority reported that 130 of its customers are without power, most of which reside in Hempstead, Oyster Bay and North Hempstead.

06/23/2012

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New Rules To Reduce Helicopter Noise Between L.I. And Manhattan

It has been a problem over the heads of residents in the town of North Hempstead, Long Island for years.

02/02/2012

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North Hempstead Offering Biodegradable Leaf Bags

One Long Island town has an environmentally friendly way to dispose of those leaves on your front lawn.

10/30/2011

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East Meadow Residents Thrilled To Get Power Back After Week Of Darkness

On Long Island, about 89,000 customers remain in the dark as of Thursday night, but there is some power progress being made.

09/01/2011

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Police: Long Island Taxi Driver Stabbed Over Fare

Christopher Heron, 35, was charged with second-degree murder.

08/13/2011

Maira Garcia (R) and Maria Vargas hold hands while waiting on line to get married at the Brooklyn City Clerk's office on July 24, 2011 in New York City. Today was the first day gay couples were allowed to legally marry in New York state. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Same-Sex Couples Exchange Vows In NY

Gay couples cheered by supporters began marrying Sunday in New York City on the on the landmark day that New York became the sixth and largest state to recognize same-sex weddings.

07/24/2011

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Record-High Temperature Of 98 Degrees Set At John F. Kennedy Airport

The sweltering, humid weather that made stepping out the front door like stepping into a hot, slick sponge kept its hold on the Tri-State area Tuesday.

07/12/2011

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