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The aftermath of a small plane crash in East Patchogue on June 17, 2014. (credit: Brandon Scileppi)

Pilot Dead After Small Plane Crashes In East Patchogue

The plane went down around 9 a.m. near the side of a house on Camille Lane in East Patchogue and burst into flames, authorities said.

06/17/2014

Blue Angels arrive at Republic Airport in advance of Jones Beach Air Show on May 22, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Blue Angels Arrive On Long Island Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend Air Show

The U.S. Navy’s aerobatic team landed Thursday morning at Republic Airport in Farmingdale.

05/22/2014

The Statue of Liberty as seen from the air over New York City (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Honor Flight Over Statue Of Liberty Featured Historic Aircraft

Six historic aircraft were slated to fly over the Statue of Liberty Sunday afternoon.

09/01/2013

A view of the the  Statue of Liberty (Photo: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Historic Aircraft Set To Fly Over Statue Of Liberty

Six historic aircraft will fly over the Statue of Liberty Sunday in a commemorative event.

08/31/2013

A helicopter on the golf course at Bethpage State Park on Long Island - June 3, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing At Bethpage Golf Course

The chopper set down at the 18th hole while en route from New Jersey to Republic Airport, about a half mile away.

06/03/2013

A member of the Blue Angels talks about the upcoming Jones Beach Air Show - May 25, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Thousands Expected At Jones Beach For Memorial Day Weekend, Air Show

The air show is on Saturday and Sunday. Scheduled to perform are the Navy’s Blue Angels, an F-22 Raptor, the Army’s Golden Knights, and the Canadian Snowbirds.

05/25/2012

The message at the Farmingdale State College commencement (Credit: CBS 2)

Plane Crash Victims Remembered At Farmingdale State College Commencement

Graduating students of Farmingdale State College arrived for commencement on Saturday morning. And just steps away was a congratulatory message, mixed with a message of sadness for the two students who died in a plane crash on Wednesday.

05/12/2012

Thea and Jack Rumstein are seen at Republic Airport - Farmingdale, NY - Apr 9, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Holocaust Survivors Meet Their Liberators In Farmingdale

“I was liberated on May 5th, 1945, but it’s not easy. It’s not easy to talk about it,” said Thea Rumstein, who was in a death camp in Austria and was 15-years-old.

04/09/2012

Charles Bianculli on April 7, 2011 (credit: video still/CBS 2)

Long Island Plane Crash Survivor Thanks Doctors For Saving Him

Six months ago, Charles Bianculli was in a small plane that suddenly crashed onto a street on Long Island right after taking off from Republic Airport. He lived to tell his tale.

04/08/2011

Senator Charles Schumer and Congressman Steve Israel with Josephine Rachiele, 87, Lindenhurst, an original Rosie the Riveter, at American Airpower Museum in Farmingdale (Photo/Mona Rivera)

American Airpower Museum In Farmingdale Saved From Demolition

An important part of World War II history on Long Island has been saved from the wrecking ball.

03/21/2011

Vehicles negotiate the corner of East 64th Street and Park Avenue - New York, NY - Dec 27, 2010 - Photo: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880

LI’s Republic Airport Reopens Following Blizzard

An airport on Long Island has reopened following the first major snow storm of the season.

12/27/2010

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead, 3 Injured When Small Plane Crashes In L.I.

A quiet Long Island town became the scene of a deadly plane crash on Sunday. Four people were aboard a single-engine prop plane when it crashed, and one of them – a passenger – was killed.

10/17/2010