North Shore

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

A "No Swimming" Sign - File / Photo: AP

Rain Closes 17 Beaches In Nassau County

The county health department said 13 of the county’s beaches on the North Shore of Long Island and four on the South Shore are closed Saturday as a precaution because of Friday’s rainfall.

06/18/2011

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Affluent Kings Point Plans Extensive Surveillance Network

If you visit Kings Point, big brother will be watching. The affluent community is hoping to prevent crime by going high-tech, setting up a sophisticated network to screen every vehicle that goes in or out of town.

04/26/2011

Food collected by Island Harvest - File Photo

Long Island Students Spend Vacation Collecting Food

Hundreds of Long Island high school students are spending their winter break at Island Harvest in Uniondale helping to prepare and distribute food for the needy.

02/23/2011

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