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Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Boater Safety Crackdown Around Tappan Zee Bridge

Authorities are increasing safety patrols around the Tappan Zee Bridge construction project.

06/30/2014

FILE -- Cleopatra's Needle, an ancient Egyptian obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III, stands in Central Park. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: Cleaning The Central Park Obelisk

A restoration project is underway for New York City’s oldest outdoor monument.

06/30/2014

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Spring Valley Averts Shut Down Following Insurance Flap

The Village of Spring Valley took action Friday to avoid a shut down after the village board failed to renew its insurance policy, which was set to expire Monday.

06/27/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Feds Question Use Of Clean Water Fund Loans For Tappan Zee Project

Federal officials have begun questioning Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to use $511 million in loans from a clean water fund to help finance the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

06/25/2014

Stamford Fire Truck (file / credit: Stamford Fire & Rescue Department via Facebook)

Stamford Volunteer Fire Chiefs Say They Were Not Invited To Hurricane Tabletop Drill

Stamford has both professional and volunteer firefighters, but some volunteer fire chiefs said they felt slighted when they said they were not invited to a tabletop hurricane drill in the city this week.

06/25/2014

Isabelle at Girl AGain Boutique in Hartsdale. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Westchester Boutique Helps Young Women With Autism Develop Skills

Girl AGain Boutique in Hartsdale specializes in second-hand American Girl dolls and accessories, but it isn’t your typical store.

06/23/2014

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Port Chester To Honor Onetime Resident Who Was Chief Carver Of Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore may be some 1,700 miles away from the Tri-State Area, but its chief carver was a resident of Westchester County.

06/20/2014

FILE: Animal shelter.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Stamford Fires Animal Shelter Manager For Allegedly Adopting Out Violent Dogs

Stamford Mayor David Martin announced the firing of animal control manager Laurie Hollywood on Wednesday.

06/19/2014

Orange High School in Orange, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Orange High School Suspends At Least 30 After Hacker Changes Grades

More than 30 students at a New Jersey high school have been suspended after someone hacked into a computer system and changed grades.

06/17/2014

Musician Pete Seeger performs in the Clearwater Benefit Concert Celebrating Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday at Madison Square Garden on May 3, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: Clearwater Festival To Honor Pete And Toshi Seeger

Singers at a festival this weekend at Croton Point Park will pay tribute to Clearwater’s late founders Pete and Toshi Seeger.

06/16/2014

The George Washington Bridge (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

George Washington Bridge Upper Level Lanes Facing 12-Week Shutdown

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the three upper-level lanes of the bridge will be closed for repairs during overnight hours for 12 weeks starting Monday night.

06/16/2014

Barnard College graduation ceremony in 2012 (credit: Getty Images)

Soon-To-Be College Grad From Greenburgh Takes To Helping Peers Find Jobs

It is not easy for college graduates to find jobs these days, so one local student has taken matters into her own hands to help herself and others.

06/13/2014

Richard Rockefeller (RBF.org)

John D. Rockefeller’s Great-Grandson Richard Killed In Plane Crash Near Westchester County Airport

Richard Rockefeller was killed when the plane he was piloting went down, family spokesman Fraser Seitel said.

06/13/2014

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: MTA Security Upgrade Delayed Until 2017

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s post-Sept. 11 system-wide security upgrades will take until 2017, nine years longer, partly because of damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.

06/11/2014

A firefighter was killed battling a massive fire in Union Beach, NJ. (Credit: CBS 2)

Union Beach Mourns Loss Of Volunteer Firefighter

Volunteer firefighter Robert “Hawk” Meyer, 54, collapsed while battling the blaze at a commercial building on Union Avenue Sunday evening. He was taken to Bayshore Community Hospital where he later died.

06/09/2014

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