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Saltwater

Farms on Long Island are struggling to overcome the saltwater left behind in the soil. Many are fearful of some crops being wiped out. (Photo: CBS 2)

Months Later, Hurricane Sandy Now Putting Long Island Farm Industry In Danger

Hurricane Sandy is taking an unexpected toll on local crops, and it could lead to higher prices at grocery stores.

03/12/2013

Destroyed Copper Wires At Verizon's Broad Street Hub (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Verizon Upgrading To All Fiber Optics After Copper Wiring Was Destroyed In Sandy Storm Surge

Verizon’s head of national operations Chris Levendos said every inch of corroded copper cable will be replaced with fiber optics.

11/19/2012

Subway Closed

Some Subway Tunnels Flood; Pumping Them Out Could Take 4 Days

In a confirmation of the fears of Metropolitan Transportation Authority, subway tunnels and stations flooded Monday evening as water rushed through Battery Park and other areas.

CBS New York–10/29/2012

fishing

Best Fishing Spots In New York City

In the English language, nothing beats the phrase “gone fishin’.” Snag a little free time and take off with a rod and reel to cast your line at the most perfect places in New York. Get to work on that gone fishin’ sign, beg off for a mental health day from work and head out to one of these local fishing spots.

05/26/2012