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Homer Lee serves a ice cream cone May 12, 2004 at Dairy Queen in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dairy Queen Taken To Task For Suggestion That Staten Island Is Not NYC

Dairy Queen announced Tuesday that it will soon open its first Manhattan location – and some have taken issue with the dessert chain’s characterizing the move as its “official entry into New York City.”

03/25/2014

Officials break ground for the Jefferson Plaza complex in Farmingdale, Long Island, Nov. 20, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Official Touts ‘Future Of Suburbia’ With Groundbreaking In Farmingdale

When complete, Jefferson Plaza will consist of 154 units of luxury housing and retail space.

11/20/2013

Ambulance (credit: clipart.com)

Report: Man Killed In Early Morning New Milford Shooting

Two men were arrested on Saturday in connection with the shooting death of a New Milford, N.J. man.

08/03/2013

New York City Skyline (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

City Over Suburbs: More Young Parents Are Choosing To Live In NYC

In a striking reversal, growing numbers of young parents are choosing to live in New York City over suburbia, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.

02/17/2013

A snowy road off of 5th Street - Mount Vernon, NY - Jan 28, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Suburbs Still Digging Out From Latest Snowstorm

Even a little but of snow on a slight hill can slow you down. Side streets are plowed, but they’re one lane wide barely.

01/28/2011

Snow plows are seen lined up - Hempstead, NY - Jan 11, 2011 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

L.I. Residents Stock Up On Snow Supplies

Workers on Long Island already started pre-treating the major state roadways with a salt and sand mixture to help the first layers of snow melt.

01/11/2011

The high cost of food and struggling economy are causing the Food Bank for Westchester struggle to meet the high demand for food for struggling families.

Westchester Food Pantries Struggling To Meet Rising Demand

The cost of food, couple with a tough economy, is driving more people to seek help from local food pantries, not just in the city but even in the affluent suburbs.

10/21/2010