Oyster Bay

Residents in Wantagh are demanding lawmakers put an end to door-to-door solicitations. (Photo: CBS2)

Hempstead Town Supervisor Trying To Make It Harder For Door-To-Door Solicitors

Residents in one Long Island community who’ve had enough with door-to-door solicitors are asking the town supervisor to do something.

02/20/2015

Christopher Zaino (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Long Island Volunteer Firefighter Charged With Arson

A Long Island volunteer firefighter faces an arson charge in connection with a fire at a historic house last year.

01/09/2015

John Ottaunick (center) has been told he can no longer play football at Oyster Bay High School because he is now 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island High School Senior Cut From Football For Being Too Old

A high school senior had been excited for the upcoming football season, but was told on a day before the first practice that he cannot play because he is too old at 19.

09/11/2014

The Long Island Sound in Bayville. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sewage Bypass Closes 6 Long Island Beaches Over Memorial Day Weekend

Anyone in search of sand and surf over the weekend will have to avoid some Long Island beaches.

05/24/2014

Home for Sale (file / credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Study: Unaffordable Housing Has Pushed Young Adults Out Of Wealthy Suburbs

The wealthy suburbs on Long Island and in Westchester County have been losing their young workforce at a dramatic rate, and advocates blamed a lack of affordable housing.

02/25/2014

A Long Island homeowner says he has been ordered to fix a flaw in his sidewalk that is barely visible. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sidewalk Snafu Pits Homeowner Against The Town Of Oyster Bay

Is it a matter of sidewalk safety, or government going too far? A homeowner has been ordered to fix a flaw that is barely visible.

09/24/2013

Billy Joel At Long Island Cleanup

Gov. Cuomo, Billy Joel Join Volunteers For Long Island Beach Cleanup

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was part of a fall cleanup event in Oyster Bay, Long Island Saturday – along with Billy Joel.

09/21/2013

Dina Lohan mugshot (New York State Police)

Lindsay’s Mother Dina Lohan Arrested For DWI On Long Island

Dina Lohan, mother of actress Lindsay Lohan, was arrested Thursday night on Long Island and charged with Driving While Intoxicated, according to State Police.

09/13/2013

Rally in Oyster Bay in favor of referendum on land deal, August 20, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Oyster Bay Voters Approve Land Sale, Block Controversial Mall Plan

Despite its defeat, mall developers Taubman Centers say they’ll continue their fight. They’ve already filed a lawsuit to stop the sale.

08/21/2013

Rally in Oyster Bay in favor of referendum on land deal, August 20, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Oyster Bay Voters Weigh In On Controversial Land Sale

A no vote will keep the nearly 20-year-old fight over the 54-acre tract of land in Syosset alive.

08/20/2013

Long Island Rail Road train (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Long Island Rail Road To Launch Scoot Trains With East Side Access

The planned “scoot” trains would offer faster, more frequent service from places like Brooklyn to Jamaica, Oyster Bay to Mineola, and Ronkonkoma to Riverhead.

07/23/2013

Coast Guard Ship (credit: CBS 2)

Coast Guard Steps Up Patrols For The Season’s Busiest Boating Holiday

On Thursday the Kings Point, Long Island Coast Guard hit the water and started making stops early and often. They spent the day making sure everyone on the water obeyed federal laws, checked boating equipments, flares, fire extinguishers, and life jackets.

07/04/2013

Kandi Won is lifted from the waters of the Long Island Sound. (credit: Sophia Hall, WCBS 880)

Report: Overcrowding Caused L.I. Boating Tragedy

According to the findings by the Nassau County prosecutor’s office, the 34-foot Silverton Cruiser called the Kandi Won was barely stable in calm waters.

07/03/2013

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

Cathy Horvath holds a possum being rehabilitated after it was hit by a car. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Town Tells Couple They Must Move Animal Rescue Operations Elsewhere

Cathy Horvath and her husband have been told they have until Tuesday to clear out the animals because it violates Oyster Bay town code to house them in a residential neighborhood.

04/12/2013

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