Port Washington

Firefighters battle a blaze in Port Washington, NY on Thursday, March 14, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Detectives: Roofers Started Fire That Torched Port Washington Building

At least 150 firefighters from six departments spent nearly 12 hours battling the blaze on Main Street in Port Washington.

03/15/2013

Crews battled a stubborn Port Washington fire on March 14, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Firefighters Battle Stubborn, Smoky Fire On Main Street In Port Washington

A stubborn, wind-whipped blaze on Long Island on Thursday created an hours-long fiery spectacle that knocked out power for much of a busy street.

03/14/2013

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MTA Announces Schedule Changes On A Number Of LIRR Lines Ahead Of Work Week

Temporary repairs to an East River Amtrak tunnel have allowed for the reopening of a number of lines but with a reduced number of trains able to travel through the tunnel.

11/11/2012

Long Island City Oct. 29 Hurricane Sandy (credit: Lowell Flanders/Facebook)

North Shore Animal League Deploys Emergency Response Teams As Hurricane Sandy Makes Landfall

The North Shore Animal League America announced Monday that it is providing pre-emptive emergency rescue services to several Long Island shelters to ensure the safety of as many animals as possible.

10/29/2012

Animals rescued by North Shore Animal League (credit: North SHore Animal League America)

North Shore Animal League Rescues More Than 200 Cats, Dogs

North Shore Animal League America said the dogs, cats, puppies and kittens came from commercial breeding operations in Missouri and Kansas and municipal shelters in Virginia and Tennessee.

10/19/2012

238-year-old headstone of Elizabeth Schenck at Monfort Cemetery (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

238-Year-Old Headstone Returned To Historic Long Island Cemetery

The headstone of a little girl who died in 1774 was put back in a historic cemetery on Long Island. The headstone of Elizabeth Schenck, who was just two years old when she died, had been taken from Monfort Cemetery in Port Washington decades ago.

08/29/2012

A puppy that is one of 63 dogs rescued from St. Francis Animal Sanctuary in Tylertown, MS. (credit: North Shore Animal League America/Facebook)

Dozens Of Dogs Rescued By North Shore Animal League From Miss. Up For Adoption

The pups were rescued from a shelter in Mississippi where a possible tornado destroyed and damaged buildings at the St. Francis Animal Sanctuary in Tylertown on Aug. 9.

08/23/2012

(credit: North Shore Animal League)

North Shore Animal League America To Welcome 65 Dogs Rescued From Puppy Mills

The canines come in all shapes, sizes and ages. The breeds include Chihuahua, Bichon Frise, Chiweenies (a Chihuahua and Dachshund mix), Havanese and King Charles Cavalier.

06/26/2012

Andrew Esposito (credit: Esposito family attorney Rosemarie Arnold)

Atty: Port Washington Family Files Lawsuit After 6-Year-Old Attacked By Dog In Schoolyard

Andrew Esposito was playing in the schoolyard at Sousa Elementary School in Port Washington when he was allegedly attacked by a lab mix that got away from its owners.

06/04/2012

VP SAT College Board Kathryn Juric, Nassau DA Kathleen Rice, ACT VP Charles Smith (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Cheating Scandal Prompts Sweeping Security Changes For SAT, ACT

Officials announced new, nationwide security measures for standardized test-takers on Tuesday aimed at preventing another testing scandal like the one that rocked Long Island.

03/27/2012

Jim Murphy and Mike Zotto (file / credit: Strategic Protection Group)

Stories From Main Street: A Reminder Of The Perils Of Drug Addiction In Port Washington

Drugs and teens – the struggles and challenges are constantly evolving. Keeping them away from each other is the goal.

01/09/2012

Paul Nickolaus Faulk, 18, candidate for Port Washington Police Commissioner (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

18-Year-Old Running For Police Commissioner In Port Washington

Paul Faulk, an 18-year-old community college student with no law enforcement or business experience, has launched his candidacy for Port Washington police commissioner.

11/11/2011

Manhasset Bay (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Search Under Way For Missing Boater In Manhasset Bay

Officials say four men, apparently intoxicated, were in a row boat that overturned near the town dock in Port Washington.

10/13/2011

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano discusses the role of the National Guard in Nassau County during Hurricane Irene (credit: CBS 2)

Mangano: National Guard Working With Police In Nassau County

Residents in coastal areas of Long Island are being told to evacuate their homes as Hurricane Irene makes its way up the East Coast.

08/27/2011

Pug named Yoda up for adoption at North Shore Animal League (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Long Island Animal Shelter Asking For Donations Of Blankets, Towels

Some of the dogs and cats at the North Shore Animal League in Port Washington have been through some tough times, including abuse and neglect. That is why Cara Taback hopes generous people will make special donations.

07/16/2011

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