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Neighbors Joseph Paravati sand Joe Palma have set up dueling light displays in Commack, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Neighbors Engage In Friendly One-Upmanship In Holiday Displays

A friendly competition has been waged on Long Island over Christmas lights, pitting neighbor against neighbor.

12/19/2014

A patient enters a computerised tomography (CT) scan using X-rays and a computer to create detailed images of the inside of the body and functioning organs on January 23, 2014 at the Neurosciences rechearch Center CERMEP in Bron, near Lyon. AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE MERLE (Photo credit PHILIPPE MERLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Tri-State Hospitals Researching Expansion Of Age Range For CT Scan Insurance Coverage

Insurance companies are now paying for costly CT scans for longtime smokers over the age of 55.

12/18/2014

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Flu Bug Hits Long Island Hard

The flu bug is hitting Long Island hard this year and the number of reported cases since October have more than tripled over last year.

12/17/2014

St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, NY (credit: CBS2)

Remains Of Missing Korean War Soldier From Brooklyn Buried In Farmingdale Cemetery Next To Mom

The remains of a New York City soldier missing from the Korean War will be buried next to the mother who ached for his return.

12/15/2014

One lane of Route 35N closed in Belmar due to flooding from the Shark River. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Nor’easter Brings Heavy Rain, Wind To Tri-State, Leaves Some Areas Flooded

A flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night for New York City, parts of Long Island, Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties as well as for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey.

12/09/2014

Long Island Puppy Rescue

91 Puppies Saved From West Coast, Put Up For Adoption On Long Island

If you are looking for a new puppy, dozens had just arrived on Long Island Monday from the West Coast.

12/08/2014

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North Shore Animal League Offers Free Pet Adoptions On Black Friday

On this Black Friday, it wasn’t just shoppers that had new additions to their homes– but pet lovers, too.

11/28/2014

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Hempstead Town Shelter Waives Adoption Fees During Holiday Season

Hundreds of energetic, healthy dogs and cats fill the Hempstead Town Shelter; but soon, many of them will be headed to loving new homes.

11/19/2014

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Jones Beach Holiday Light Show To Return After Going Dark In 2007

A popular holiday light show is returning after going dark for seven years due to budget cuts.

11/06/2014

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Volunteers Work To Repair Sandy-Damaged Home During Marathon Rebuild Project

On the eve on the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, dozens of volunteers picked up hammers and saws to help a desperate Queens family reclaim their storm-damaged home.

10/28/2014

The Hurricane roller coaster at Adventureland Amusement Park on Long Island (Credit: WLNY)

Long Islanders Bid Farewell To Hurricane Roller Coaster At Adventureland

Folks lined up at Adventureland on Route 110 to ride the Hurricane one last time.

10/13/2014

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L.I. ‘Buddy Walk’ Raises Nearly $80K For Down Syndrome

A record crowd turned out Saturday to raise money and awareness for down syndrome.

10/11/2014

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Families Eager For Suffolk County’s First Children’s Hospital

On Long Island, a massive construction project is underway to build Suffolk County’s first children’s hospital.

09/24/2014

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$6.5M Plan Proposes To Install Warning Lights Outside Nassau County Schools

First there was an uproar over speeding tickets in Nassau County school zones. But now there is a proposal to install warning lights.

09/19/2014

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Mastic Beach Residents Upset After Dune Project Halted Because Of Endangered Species

A federal judge stopped the work set to begin because the society believes a tiny bird that nests along the shore, the piping plover, would be unable to get around the bigger dunes.

09/17/2014

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