Old Westbury

Sen. Charles Schumer and John Corlett of AAA New York State on Long Island Expressway overpass in Old Westbury, one of the overpasses deemed "functionally obsolete" (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Sen. Schumer Warns Drivers Of Possible ‘Highway Shutdown’

Sen. Charles Schumer is warning drivers that federal money to repair and rebuild highways, bridges and overpasses is about to run out.

07/21/2014

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Long Island Man Among Those Killed In Florida Boat Crash

The fireworks in Miami had just concluded when a white, 32-foot boat carrying five young adults crashed violently with another vessel in the night.

07/06/2014

'The Virgin Mother' statue by British artist Damien Hirst sits covered up at the Old Westbury estate owned by Aby Rosen. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Bronze Sculpture Of Nude Pregnant Woman Upsets Some L.I. Residents

The statue, “The Virgin Mother,” by British artist Damien Hirst has an exposed fetus, skull and tissue. It stands on a conservation easement of the historic Old Westbury estate of real estate mogul Aby Rosen.

05/07/2014

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Long Island’s Westbury House Presents Old-Time Christmas

Old Westbury Gardens on Long Island this weekend was presenting Christmas as it used to be – historic and without commercialism.

12/21/2013

LIE Truck Spill

Overturned Lumber Truck Shuts Down Eastbound L.I.E.

Three eastbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway were shut down in Old Westbury Monday afternoon, after a truck flipped over and spilled its load of lumber.

08/19/2013

Sign in front of a home in Malverne, Long Island. (credit: Samantha Mevorach)

Panel: LIPA As We Know It Has Got To Go

Following the disastrous response to Hurricane Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has said he wants to do away with the current Long Island Power Authority and have the utility run by New Jersey’s PSE&G.

06/05/2013

Peter Madoff House

Peter Madoff’s Old Westbury Mansion, Contents Up For Sale

The home that belonged to Bernie Madoff’s brother, Peter, is on the market after being seized by the U.S. Marshals Service.

06/04/2013

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Simulator Teaches Students A Tough Lesson About Texting And Driving

You are automatically 23 times more likely to have a crash if you have a cell phone in your hand, but still, experts say texting while driving has become a deadly epidemic.

04/23/2013

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Living Large In A Historic Old Westbury Home On Orchard Lane

The home looks like a modern glass house, but was built for the first president of the Museum of Modern Art in 1938.

08/16/2011

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Living Large: Inside A French Manor In Old Westbury

The home is all about a series of archways leading to different rooms, including the Sunny Great Room with a stone fireplace and ebony stained Herringbone French oak flooring.

07/28/2011

Bernie Madoff (file/credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Bernie Madoff’s Brother Puts L.I. Mansion On The Market

Peter Madoff is selling off a 14-room home in Old Westbury as he faces a lawsuit by the trustee reclaiming funds for investors in his brother’s Ponzi scheme.

06/02/2011