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Sand Castle Competition Held At Beach With Sand Brought In After Sandy

From young to old, dozens of aspiring sand architects used just their hands, some water and lots of sand to create a land of towering sand castles and Nassau County’s Lido Beach Tuesday.

21 hours ago

Cars stranded on the Northern State Parkway in Jericho on August 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Storm Of Historic Proportions’ Dumps 13 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots Of LI

A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.

08/13/2014

It's becoming a common sight to see homes being raised on Long Island's South Shore. (Credit: CBS 2)

New York To Spend Up To $300M To Raise Homes In Flood Zone

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday on Long Island that the state will pick up the tab to elevate homes for anyone who is in the 100-year flood zone and who wants to raise their house.

07/30/2014

Concert at Eisenhower Park in Nassau County sponsored by CBS Radio's Fresh 102.7 (Credit: WLNY)

Thousands Turn Out For Fresh 102.7 Concert At Nassau’s Eisenhower Park

Teen sensation Jacquie Lee opened the show with her many young fans screaming for more.

07/26/2014

A puppy arrives at North Shore Animal League America in Port Washington on July 18, 2014. (Credit: TV 10/55)

Mill Puppies Arrive At Long Island Shelter To Be Prepped For Adoption

After a six-day journey through the Midwest, the North Shore Animal League America van backed up to the Port Washington shelter, where volunteers and staff eagerly awaited their arrival.

07/18/2014

Artem G. Ayzen (Credit: WLNY)

Stony Brook Grad Student Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash

Artem G. Ayzen, 25, of Brooklyn was rollerblading on North Country Road around 10:55 p.m. Wednesday when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene, police said.

07/10/2014

No swimming flags are posted due to the heavy surf left by Hurricane Arthur, July 4, 2014 in Nags Head, North Carolina. Hurricane Arthur hit North Carolina's outer banks overnight causing wide spead power outages, flooding and damage, and has since weakened to a Category 1 as of Friday morning. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hurricane Arthur Impacts Fourth Of July Beach Plans, Causes Rip Tide Concerns

The storm is churning up big waves all along the Atlantic coast as it travels northward.

07/04/2014

Officials call for changes to dangerous cross walk in Lindenhurst (Credit: TV 10/55)

Long Island Leaders Call For Changes To Dangerous Intersection On Montauk Highway

The renewed call for greater safety measures comes on the heels of an accident that badly injured a 10-year-old boy.

06/27/2014

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Brentwood Schools Send Vending Machine Junk Food To The Trash

Long Island’s largest school district has removed fatty snacks and drinks from vending machines.

06/25/2014

Walter Blum of Great Neck has been inducted into the New York State Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame for his actions on D-Day. (Credit: CBS 2)

L.I. D-Day Veteran Inducted Into State Veterans’ Hall Of Fame

Top state honors were issued Friday for a Long Island man who risked it all in the D-Day invasion that led to victory in World War II.

06/13/2014

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L.I. Officials Announce New BWI Crackdown

The Coast Guard reports 20 percent of all accidents on waterways are the result of alcohol impaired boaters.

06/04/2014

Long Island Children's Choir

Long Island Children’s Choir Prospers In The Face Of School Budget Cuts

A children’s choir on Long Island has seen immense success even in the face of school budget cuts, as they get ready for a big performance.

05/22/2014

Restoration at two beaches in Babylon, Long Island will be complete for the Memorial Day weekend. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sandy-Ravaged Babylon Beaches Fully Restored For Memorial Day Weekend

Two Sandy-damaged beaches on Long Island have been fully restored, and are now ready to open for Memorial Day.

05/21/2014

Prop car used to show teens the dangers of distracted driving as prom season gets underway (Credit: WLNY)

Students At Wyandanch H.S. Take Prom Safety Pledge

Prom season comes with big dangers on the roadways, as some students at Wyandanch High School learned from a very real prop demonstrating the hazards.

05/16/2014

FILE - A pothole (file/credit: Getty Images)

New York State Puts Brakes On Pothole-Damage Reimbursements

State lawmakers exempted the state from having to reimburse drivers for pothole-releated damages during winter months.

03/03/2014

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