Tom Kaminski

Quarterback Eli Manning #10 (2nd R) of the New York Giants and Super Bowl XLVI MVP holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy as Justin Tuck #91 (R) of the New York Giants looks on during the Giants' Victory Parade on February 7, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC Honors Super Bowl Champion Giants With Ticker-Tape Parade

With the Vince Lombardi Trophy held high, Eli Manning passed by thousands of cheering Giants fans eager to get a glimpse of a piece of Super Bowl history.

02/07/2012

Snow falls in the East Village - New York, NY - Oct 29, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 2 – Freak October Snowstorm

We’re still counting down the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011 here at WCBS Newsradio 880 and, at number 2, we have something that doesn’t usually accompany the ghosts and goblins of Halloween weekend.

12/30/2011

A member of the FDNY rings a bell at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2011 (credit: Allan Tannenbaum-Pool/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 6 – 9/11 Plus 10

As we at WCBS Newsradio 880 count down the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011, we move on to number 6 and the anniversary of an event that changed our world.

12/28/2011

New York City Marathon, November 6, 2011. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Geoffrey Mutai, Firehiwot Dado Win 2011 NYC Marathon

Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya won men’s division in a course record time and Firehiwot Dado of Ethiopia won the women’s race.

11/06/2011

Yankee Stadium is seen from Chopper 880 - Bronx, NY - Apr 13, 2010 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

New Hyde Park Concrete Lab Charged With Faking Test Results Of NYC Projects

A concrete-testing laboratory faked results for a LaGuardia Airport control tower, the new Yankee Stadium, the Lincoln Tunnel, a hospital and more than a dozen other projects around New York City, according to an indictment.

08/04/2011

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is seen from Chopper 880 - Uniondale, NY - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Both Sides Try To Set Tone Ahead Of Nassau Coliseum Renovation Vote

Both the Association for a Better Long Island and County Executive Ed Mangano are jockeying to win over public sentiment.

07/28/2011

A roller rink next to the High Line as seen from Chopper 880 - New York, NY - Jul 28, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

High Line Roller Rink Opens On West Side

Go outside and strap on some roller skates. A new roller rink opened next to the High Line this morning.

07/28/2011

Water Main Break on East 176th Street - Bronx, NY - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Major Water Main Break In Morris Heights Turns Jerome Avenue Into River

Water erupted from the ground of a 108-year-old, 36-inch water main at Jerome Avenue near the intersection of 177th Street, flooding the Avenue as far as 174th Street. The surging water rose up to the doors of several parked cars and buckled some roads.

07/27/2011

People play in the Washington Square Park

New York City Hits 104 Degrees; Breaks Heat Record Set In 1957

While the all-time record of 106 degrees wasn’t reached, residents in the Tri-State were left sweating it out as the mercury soared.

07/22/2011

The "claw" stage for U2 at the New Meadowlands Stadium as seen from Chopper 880 - East Rutherford, NJ - Jul 20, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

NJ Transit Adds Trains For U2 Concert At New Meadowlands Stadium

The agency will substitute single-level rail cars with multilevel trains on the Meadowlands Rail Line to increase seating capacity by about 20 percent.

07/20/2011

Sir Paul McCartney (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Yankee Stadium Hosts Beatles Star And Music Legend Paul McCartney

Sir Paul McCartney kicked off his first series of concerts at the new stadium. It is the start of his “On The Run” tour, which will also hit Detroit, Chicago and Cincinnati.

07/15/2011

The 9/11 memorial under construction at Ground Zero as seen from Chopper 880 - New York, NY - Jul 5, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

9/11 Memorial Reservations Sold Out For First Three Days Of Opening

There will be no charge for the tickets, but, for now, there will be a limit on how many people can go to the site at one time once it opens on September 12. But tickets are sold out and you’ll have to wait until at least September 15.

07/11/2011

The Barclays Center at Atlantic Yards is under construction from Chopper 880 - Brooklyn, NY - May 25, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Barclays Center Construction Progressing At Brooklyn’s Atlantic Yards

An arena is growing in the County of Kings. The Barclays Center is the biggest piece of the Atlantic Yards complex and is under construction right now in Brooklyn. And yes, we have the pictures to prove it.

05/26/2011

US President Barack Obama lays a wreath at the 9/11 Memorial in New York on May 5, 2011. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Pays Tribute To 9/11 Victims At Ground Zero

In addition to laying a wreath at the site of the collapsed Twin Towers, President Obama met with first responders, police officers and family members of those killed.

05/05/2011

New Yorkers celebrate death of Osama Bin Laden (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

SOUND OFF: Tell Us Your Reaction To Osama Bin Laden’s Death

It was news New Yorkers had been waiting almost 10 long years for: Osama bin Laden is dead.

05/02/2011

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