Roslyn

Obstructed Road Signs in Roslyn -- Northern State Parkway

CBS2 Demanding Answers: Road Signs Covered By Foliage On Major Roads In Roslyn

On Willis Avenue in Roslyn you can barely make out the exit sign to the Northern State Parkway.

08/07/2015

Carla Gerber says she received a 2 a.m. knock on the door of her upstate vacation home, and she thinks it was prison escapee David Sweat or Richard Matt. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Woman Thinks She Got Knock On Door From Escaped Prisoners At Upstate Home

A Long Island woman got a close call at a remote home near the Canadian border, when she received a knock on her door at 2 a.m. when two prison escapees were still on the run.

06/29/2015

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Nassau Police: Man Put On Scrubs, Burglarized St. Francis Hospital

Police in Nassau County were searching Tuesday for a man who donned hospital scrubs and stole some items from a local hospital.

06/02/2015

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Nassau Villages Come Together With Hope Of Saving Tax Dollars For Homeowners

For the first time in history, mayors on Long Island’s elite Gold Coast seem willing to sacrifice exclusivity to work cooperatively and develop joint programs.

12/15/2014

Psychiatrists Marshall Hubsher (left) and Howard Mahler are accused of conspiring to prescribe Adderall and Xanax illicitly on Long Island. (Credit: Nassau County Prosecutor's Office)

2 Psychiatrists, 1 Who Lost License, Accused Of Selling Dangerous Drug Prescriptions

Two psychiatrists – one of whom already lost his license to practice medicine, were charged Thursday on Long Island with conspiring to sell prescriptions to dangerous and addictive drugs, prosecutors said.

10/30/2014

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Search For Robbery Suspect Forces Lockout At Roslyn Schools

The schools were placed in lockout out of an abundance of caution after police notified Roslyn school district officials of a robbery suspect on the loose in the area.

09/15/2014

Al Toma, 90, and Rose Repke, 93, volunteer at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn on New Year's Eve (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

LI Hospital Volunteers, 90 And 93, Spread Cheer

The pair brought New Year’s hats and cookies to patients as they stopped by rooms at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn on Tuesday.

12/31/2013

Heart surgery patients Anastasia Bakhtiarova and Katya Lebedeva, brought to Long Island for surgery through the Russian Gift of Life program. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Doctor Successfully Performs Surgery On 2 Russian Girls Through Gift Of Life Program

Katya Lebedeva, 15, and Anastasia Bakhtiarova, 10, are from the same small village in Russia. They were both given only a few more years to live because of congenital heart defects.

10/04/2013

Vinny Pinello, center, finally got his state-of-the-art wheelchair back on July 17, six months have it was stolen and broken by two teenagers. (Photo: CBS 2)

Victim Of A Cruel Prank, Disabled Man Finally Gets His Wheelchair Back

After weeks of agony a disabled Long Island man finally has his state-of-the-art wheelchair back. It was stolen and vandalized by teenage pranksters.

07/17/2013

Vinny Pinello had his wheelchair stolen and destroyed by a pair of joyriding teens. (Credit CBS 2)

Long Island Teens To Learn Their Fate For Wheelchair Joyride

Inside of a family court room the Roslyn teens tried to explain their actions to a judge. The pair stole Vinny Pinello’s motorized wheelchair and took it for a joyride through the streets of Roslyn before trashing it in some bushes.

07/15/2013

Vinny Pinello (Photo: Sophia Hall, WCBS 880)

Man Who Found Stolen Wheelchair Speaks Out

As we reported yesterday, there was happy ending after a man with cerebral palsy had his wheelchair stolen by two 14-year-old boys who rode it around Flower Hill, Long Island and then left it when the battery went dead. Now the man who recovered it is speaking out.

06/12/2013

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Nassau County PBA Blames Police Precinct Merger For Crime Spike

The plan to merge police precincts was intended to save Nassau County $20 million, but the PBA said all it has done is increase major crimes.

04/17/2013

Ja Mail Lewis (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Long Island Father Arrested For DWI After Daughter Calls 911

The Long Island father, Ja Mail Lewis of Freeport, police claim, admitted he’d been drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana laced with PCP.

02/07/2013

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Roslyn Schools Switch To Propane Buses

A Long Island school district has made the move to a cleaner and less costly way to transport its students.

01/22/2013

Floral Park Trees

Devastation On Long Island: Power Down, Widespread Damage, 2 Dead

Long Island was a disaster area Tuesday night, after Superstorm Sandy uprooted trees and blew them over like matchsticks, and at one point cut power to 90 percent of LIPA customers without power.

CBS New York–10/30/2012

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