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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

A job fair is held in Melville, N.Y., on Feb. 20, 2014. (credit: TV 10/55)

Recent College Graduates Face Rough Job Market

U.S. Labor Department statistics show that out of 3 million recent college grads, 36 percent have no job or one they doesn’t require a degree.

02/20/2014

Town of Hempstead crews loading salt onto trucks in Leviittown on Jan. 21, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Wild Winter Takes Big Bite Out Of Long Island Snow Budgets

Some towns on Long Island have already blown their snow budgets and the season is only halfway over.

02/10/2014

Snow in Malverne, N.Y. on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Malgorzata Zielinska)

Heavy, Wet Snow Smacks Long Island

Dozens of school districts have declared a snow day and plows are back out clearing highways as the latest winter storm smacks Long Island.

02/03/2014

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Search Is On For $1 Million Powerball Winner On Long Island

New York Lottery officials are trying to track down the owner of a $1 million Powerball ticket purchased on Long Island in July.

01/30/2014

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Few Brave The Long Island Cold

The bitter cold turned Long Island’s public spaces and malls into virtual ghost towns Tuesday.

01/28/2014

Teddy the dog after being rescued from Hempstead Lake in Rockville Centre on Jan. 22, 2014. (credit: WLNY)

Dog Rescued After Falling Through Ice On Long Island

Cheers rang out at Hemsptead Lake in Rockville Centre when firefighters brought a nearly frozen mixed Labrador named Teddy to shore.

01/23/2014

Free Long Island Pets

Crowds Flock To Long Island Shelter To Adopt Free Pets

On Long Island this Christmas Eve, hundreds of people lined up to adopt a pet for the holidays.

12/24/2013

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L.I. Families Enjoy Special Thanksgiving Dinner As They Await Sandy Relief

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano helped organize the dinner and in between bites he heard from Sandy victims about the difficulties that they have faced in getting government grant money.

11/28/2013

Patrick O’Sullivan (credit: Handout)

DA: L.I. Man Accused Of Raping Woman Plotted To Kill Victim, Witness

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said investigators uncovered “clear evidence” that 21-year-old Patrick O’Sullivan of East Moriches planned “a new scheme he believed would result in his freedom.”

10/02/2013

Long Island Wine

Long Islanders Excited About Law Allowing For Farm Stand Wine Sales

A new law allows wine to be sold at roadside farm stands, and Long Island residents are quite pleased.

10/01/2013

Bavarian Inn Demolition

Demolition Begins On Long-Decaying Bavarian Inn On Lake Ronkonkoma

Demolition has begun for an eyesore on Long Island that had become a haven for gangs and the homeless, but what comes next for the former Bavarian Inn?

09/23/2013

Lower Lake, Yaphank

Neighbors: Yaphank Lake Has Been Ruined By Algae, Invasive Plants

Residents have been none too happy with a decision by the town of Brookhaven, Long Island, to postpone cleanup of a lake overrun with invasive plants and algae.

09/17/2013

Massapequa Lake Water Chestnuts

Nassau County Works To Rid Lake Of Invasive Water Chestnut Plants

A water plant usually used in home aquariums has covered virtually all of Massapequa Lake on Long Island, and homeowners are fed up with the sight and stench.

08/05/2013

James Vouloukos and William Ferris sort through donated clothes at a site maintained by the Town of Hempstead in cooperation with FEMA at Oceanside Park during in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 9, 2012 in Oceanside, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Putting An End To Long Island Home Repair Confusion

In Nassau County, a program meant to help homeowners patch homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy so they can continue living in them is off to a slow and confusing start.

11/20/2012