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The bulldozing of prime woodland off the Long Island Expressway in North Hills by luxury condo workers has environmentalists furious. (Photo: CBS 2)

Bulldozing Of Prime Woodland Infuriates Environmentalists On Long Island

Some Long Islanders are irate, claiming important environmental laws were circumvented to make way for upscale condos.

01/10/2014

Bayville, N.Y. - June 18, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Summer After Sandy: Slow Road Back In Bayville

One of only two main roadways leading to the tiny community was washed out by superstorm Sandy and business owners really suffered.

06/21/2013

West Shore Road in Bayville, N.Y. (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

West Shore Road Reopens Connecting Oyster Bay To Bayville

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and other officials cut the ribbon on Monday and Tuesday was the first morning drive for it since Sandy.

06/11/2013

LIPA's Glenwood Power Station will be demolished this summer, but its removal could lead to big financial problems for nearby towns. (Photo: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Eyesore National Grid Plant’s Demise May Mean Problems For Nearby Towns

It has been a fixture on the Long Island landscape since the 1920s — and not a pretty one. An old power plant is finally coming down, but residents nearby said they are worried about their taxes going way up.

05/07/2013

Photo Credit: Northey Street House via Facebook

Boston’s Best Bed & Breakfasts

Plan some time away while enjoying all the comforts of home. Head north of Boston to the beautiful shoreline and unwind at a bed and breakfast. The best linens, hearty breakfasts and elegant surroundings will allow you to relax and recharge.

05/03/2013

Hundreds of pear and cherry trees were cut down along Long Island's North Shore. (credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Of Trees Chopped Down Across Nassau To Be Replanted

Many who cherish the annual flowering trees along the North Shore have voiced their suspicions that the trees were needlessly axed.

04/17/2013

Manhasset Bagels sign (credit: CBS 2)

Manhasset Residents In Battle With Bagel Shop Over Noise

Town code specifically prohibits operation commercial equipment between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. But residents whose bedrooms back up to the bakery kitchen claim three years of complaints to the town have fallen on deaf ears.

03/26/2013

A necklace that was recovered at the scene where police found the body of a woman in Lattingtown. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Human Remains Found Buried In Nassau County

The one clue police are hoping will help identify the victim is a 24 karat gold pig pendant necklace.

01/23/2013

Map of West Shore Road closure (credit: CBS 2)

North Shore Residents Worry About Safety, Economy With Long-Term Roadway Repair Project

Officials say the repair of West Shore Road will take nine months to complete. With the roadway closure, residents have temporarily lost the unique vital link to Bayville, Oyster Bay Hamlet and Centre Island.

11/26/2012

Great Neck Power

Great Neck Block Gets Power Back, Only To Lose It Again Hours Later

Power had just been restored on the North Shore of Long Island when the nor’easter knocked it out all over again Wednesday night.

11/07/2012

Nearly $6 Million Mansion In Cold Spring Harbor (Credit: CBS 2)

Living Large: Nearly $6 Million Mansion In Cold Spring Harbor

It’s a nearly $6 million mansion along Long Island’s gorgeous North Shore. The magnificent house is in Cold Spring Harbor, a boating community tucked away in Suffolk County. CBS 2′s Emily Smith went inside for the exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour.

08/02/2012

Nassau County Beach (Photo Credit: discovery)

Nassau County Health Officials Re-Open 19 Long Island Beaches

Health officials have re-opened 19 Long Island beaches that were closed on Saturday because of concerns about bacteria in the water after heavy rains.

06/03/2012

Nassau County Beach (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Department Of Health Closes 19 Beaches For Precautionary Reasons

Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health has decided to close 19 beaches on Saturday for precautionary reasons. Storm water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacterial levels, the Nassau County Department of Health said, and can affect bathing water quality.

06/02/2012

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Living Large: The Long Island Home Of Former New York Met Carlos Beltran

With 7500SqFt of living space, this rural North Shore mansion is a home run. CBS 2′s Emily Smith touched all of the bases when she took the tour in this edition of Living Large.

04/22/2012

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Sweeping Security Changes For ACT, SAT To Be Announced Following L.I. Scandal

The new measures are expected to include dual identification to prevent impersonation, using state-of-the-art photo recognition and enhanced handwriting analysis.

03/26/2012

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