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Town of North Hempstead

Steven Clancy, Javier Gonzalez

CBS 2 Exclusive: Another Deadly L.I. Accident Just Hours After Safety Meeting About Curve

Just hours before an accident in Roslyn Heights, Long Island that left two teenagers dead, town leaders were meeting about the dangerous curve where it happened and that drivers keep missing.

03/06/2014

Trees knocked down due to superstorm Sandy at Clark Botanic Garden in Albertson, Long Island. (credit: Clark Botanic Garden)

Long Island Botanic Garden Reopens Following Devastation From Sandy

The 12-acre Clark Botanic Garden in Albertson suffered severe damage when the Oct. 29 storm ripped through. More than 40 trees were knocked down, including some that were 60 feet tall.

04/24/2013

Yola Dessables (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Elderly L.I. Couple Battles Town Over Permits For Wheelchair-Accessible Bathroom Door

John and Yola Dessables are facing $6,000 in fines after the Town of North Hempstead said the couple never got the proper permits to widen their bathroom door by a foot.

10/12/2012

238-year-old headstone of Elizabeth Schenck at Monfort Cemetery (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

238-Year-Old Headstone Returned To Historic Long Island Cemetery

The headstone of a little girl who died in 1774 was put back in a historic cemetery on Long Island. The headstone of Elizabeth Schenck, who was just two years old when she died, had been taken from Monfort Cemetery in Port Washington decades ago.

08/29/2012