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Tappan Zee Bridge toll plaza, Tarrytown, N.Y. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Call For Tappan Zee Toll Break For Locals

This follows Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal earlier this month for Staten Island residents to pay reduced tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

02/24/2014

Heineken Free Ride Poster (credit: ResponsibilityMeans21.com)

Free Rides Offered In Westchester, Rockland On New Year’s Eve

White Plains-based beer maker Heineken is offering free taxi service as part of its ‘New Year. Safe Ride’ program.

12/30/2012

Lake Lucille

Rockland Town Residents: Construction Site Is Ruining Our Water

Residents of a Rockland County town say the water now flowing into a nearby reservoir is a muddy mess, and runoff from a construction project is being blamed.

CBS 2–10/09/2012

Keeping pets cool

Proposed Animal Abuse Registry Would Seek To Protect Pets From Abusive Owners

An East Harlem man arrested for savagely beating his dog in an elevator, and an Astoria man who threw a Shar Pei out of a window are just two examples of shocking cases of animal abuse in the city.

09/12/2012

Tappan Zee Bridge

Vote Set For New Tappan Zee Bridge Project; Environmental Group Calls Foul

The environmental group Riverkeeper has criticized officials for giving only three days’ notice for a vote on a plan to build a new Tappan Zee Bridge north of New York City.

08/18/2012

Downed Power Line (credit: CBS 2)

Thousands In The Hudson Valley Still Without Power

Utilities officials say customers could get their power back on any time between Wednesday and Saturday.

11/01/2011

Buying Snowblowers at Lowe's in Butler, N.J. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

With Wintry Weather & Snow On Its Way, Tri-State Residents Say ‘It’s Nuts’

Starting Saturday afternoon, a wintry mix is expected to hit the Tri-State Area.

10/28/2011

Justin Mudge walks through the muddy interior of his great uncle's gun shop which was destroyed by flooding caused by Hurricane Irene on September 1, 2011 in Prattsville, NY.  (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)

New York State Bar Association Offering Free Legal Advice To Irene Victims

Association President Vincent Doyle says volunteer lawyers will be available to answer questions about insurance, property disputes, landlord-tenant matters and general legal issues.

09/10/2011

Sprain Parkway (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Northern Westchester, Rockland, Putnam Counties Under Flood Watch; New FEMA Center Opens In White Plains

The National Weather Service says an additional inch of rain is expected to fall Wednesday morning and that flooding along roads and low-lying areas may occur.

09/07/2011

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Cornwall, NY To Receive Federal Help From Irene

Orange County is among nine New York counties added to the list that are eligible for federal disaster assistance. Others include Rockland, Suffolk and Sullivan.

09/03/2011

Linda Capron of Roosevelt, N.Y. finds there are no more D batteries and few of other batteries left for sale at the Home Depot store on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, in Freeport, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Batteries Hot Commodity For The Powerless In Wake Of Irene

Batteries and flashlights have been on high demand since Irene left millions without power around the Tri-State area.

08/31/2011

Bronx River Parkway in Greenburgh, NY (credit: Debra Brookes)

NY Suburbs Of Dutchess, Rockland, Westchester Counties Not Spared From Irene’s Wrath

Tropical Storm Irene dumped barrels of water on Dutchess, Rockland and Westchester counties, knocking out power, flooding roads and even causing injuries and one fatality.

08/28/2011

A Dog – File / Photo: VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images

Hudson Valley Pet Food Pantry Officially Open

The Hudson Valley Pet Food Pantry officially opened its doors Wednesday to assist those who need help buying food for their pets.

05/18/2011

Gas Pump - File / Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

New York Lawmaker Wants Greater Fuel Choice For Cars

Saying consumers can’t keep paying what they have been paying at the pump, Rep. Eliot Engel was pushing a bill that would establish an open fuel standard.

04/20/2011

A mural is seen on Congers Road - New City, NY - Jun 14, 2007 - Photo: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880

Clarkstown Removing Controversial New City Mural

It was called too urban, too political, and too loud.

02/09/2011

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