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13 Long Island Beaches Closed To Swimming Due To Bacteria Concerns

Health officials have closed 13 Long Island beaches to swimming because of concerns about bacteria levels.

07/05/2014

6AM. Venetian Blvd and Shore Place - March 7, 2013 (credit: Eileen Lehpamer / 1010 WINS)

LI Officials Launch Pilot Program To Prevent South Shore Flooding

Residents contend saltwater from the Great South Bay creeps up driveways, corroding cars and damaging yards and foundations whenever they get substantial rain.

01/14/2014

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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

Damage from Sandy in West Islip, Long Island (credit: Harrison Knowles via Facebook)

Fast Approaching Insurance Deadline Could Trigger Flood Of Lawsuits From Sandy Victims

An insurance deadline that could limit the options for thousands of Hurricane Sandy victims is quickly approaching and that deadline could bring a flood of lawsuits.

10/22/2013

Point Lookout Seaweed

Disgusting Seaweed Spoils Beach At Point Lookout On Long Island

The hot summer weather has been a mixed blessing for Long Island beaches — bringing large crowds, but also helping to fuel the growth of unwanted seaweed.

07/31/2013

The Farrell family lost their home to Superstorm Sandy but will soon be moving into a new house in Merrick. (Credit CBS 2)

Family Celebrates Special Independence Day After Losing Home To Sandy

“The entire back foundation of our house collapsed into our basement along with half of our yard, and the entire basement was filled with water,” Ann Mary Farrell told CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu.

07/04/2013

Benji The Terrier

Search On For Dog That Injured Woman, Killed Puppy In Nassau County

Geller’s dog was a Yorkshire terrier named Benji, just 6 months old. He was out for a walk with Geller’s 22-year-old daughter when the young woman was set upon by a larger dog.

04/01/2013

Owners of beach clubs along Long Island's South Shore are hoping to be ready by Memorial Day Weekend. (Credit CBS 2)

South Shore Beach Club Owners Are On A Mission To Be Open By Memorial Day

The Sands of Atlantic Beach was wiped out during Sandy, cabanas were smashed into heaps of debris, flood waters rose to the roof, the lobby was filled with muck, and now a seven-day a week operation to rebuild it is in the home stretch.

03/14/2013

Staten Island Robber

Man Wanted In Robberies Of Bagel Shops, Liquor Store, Deli On Staten Island

Police Wednesday asked the public to help them find a man who robbed four shops, including a liquor store and a deli, on the South Shore of Staten Island over the past month.

02/06/2013

FEMA Flood Zones (credit: CBS 2)

Confusion Sets In Over FEMA’s Revamped Nassau County Flood Zone Map

More than 4,000 properties on Nassau County’s South Shore, including Cedarhurst, Lybrook and Valley Stream, have been removed from the new federal flood zone maps.

01/03/2013

Residents in one hard-hit section of Lindenhurst say Sandy was the worst thing they've ever experienced. (Photo: CBS 2)

South Shore Long Island Community Still In Tatters, 6 Weeks After Sandy

The images at Venetian Shores in Lindenhurst are stunning. Brand new home video just discovered shows horrified homeowners riding out Sandy’s wrath – eight-foot high walls of surging saltwater.

12/07/2012

A boat left out of the water by Sandy in Lindenhurst, Long Island - Nov. 29, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Lindenhurst Still A Town On The Mend One Month After Sandy

A month after superstorm Sandy struck, gone is the thick oil that covered the streets by the water in Lindenhurst. So, too, is the silence of the residents in shock.

11/29/2012

Staten Island Damage

Volunteers Step Up To Help Devastated Residents Of Staten Island

Getting food, water and clothing to those struck by Sandy in Staten Island was the top priority Saturday. The damage in some areas were beyond belief.

11/03/2012

Long Island Boat Wreck

Post-Sandy Struggle Presses On Along South Shore Of Long Island

Residents on the south shore of Long Island on Saturday morning struggled to cope with the devastating aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

11/03/2012

Sink Spigot

Long Island Residents Complain Of Skyrocketing Water Bills

Water isn’t gold, some Long Island ratepayers have been complaining – so why are their water bills rising?

CBS 2–10/22/2012

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