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Demonstrators with 'Occupy Wall Street' continue their protest at Zuccotti Park in New York on October 20, 2011. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Something Needs To Be Worked Out With OWS Protesters

Residents say they’re fed up with all the noise and the garbage from the protesters.

10/21/2011

Members of the NYPD's Emergency Service Unit keep watch at United Nations headquarters - New York, NY - Sep 19, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC’s Top Business Leaders Beg Congress Not To Cut Security Funding

Over 100 New York City business leaders have written a joint letter to the leaders in Congress, asking that they not cut homeland security funding for the world’s biggest terrorist target.

10/04/2011

Passengers are seen on the 1/2/3 platform at 14th Street and 7th Avenue - New York, NY - Sep 23, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Report: Cell Phone Service Coming To Some Subway Platforms Next Week

The long-delayed project to wire New York City subway stations for cell phone service is finally bearing fruit.

09/23/2011

Investigators on the scene where a Verizon worker was electrocuted in Brownsville on Sept. 14, 2011 (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Verizon Worker Electrocuted On The Job In Brownsville

A Verizon worker was electrocuted this morning while hanging FiOS cable in Brooklyn.

09/14/2011

A bridge is flooded in downtown Paterson on Sep. 1, 2011, NJ days after Irene has passed. (credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

New Jersey Residents Fret About Toxic Floodwaters Left By Irene

Officials are advising people to stay out of the water. They’re concerned not just about oil and raw sewage, but also chemicals.

09/01/2011

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer To Cell Phone Carriers: Deactivating Phones Can Help Deter Thefts

New York Sen. Charles Schumer is asking major cell phone carriers to help put an end to cell phone thefts by deactivating the phones themselves if reported lost or stolen.

08/21/2011

Verizon Communications Inc. employees picket in front of Verizon headquarters on August 8, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Thousands Of Striking Verizon Workers Going Back To Work Without Deal

The Communication Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers issued a statement saying they have agreed to come back to work while they continue to negotiate with Verizon Communications Inc.

08/20/2011

Robert Baricevac and baby Matthew (credit: Robert Baricevac)

Verizon Strike Could Create Mountain Of Medical Bills For Technician From Long Island

Robert Baricevac, who had a kidney transplant 6 1/2 years ago, says if a deal isn’t worked out soon, he will have to foot the bill for doctor’s appointments and medications totaling about $3,000 a month.

08/19/2011

Striking Verizon workers rally - New York, NY - Aug 8, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Striking Verizon Workers Hold Candlelight Vigil Outside CEO’s NJ Home

They carried American flags and chanted “What’s disgusting? Union busting” outside Lowell McAdam’s Mendham residence. Police say the protest was peaceful and without incident.

08/18/2011

Striking Verizon workers rally - New York, NY - Aug 8, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Marlboro Podiatrist Blames Verizon Strike For Lack Of Business

Fran Cohen says her husband’s podiatry business in New Jersey has been grinding to a halt since Monday when callers received a message that their phone lines have been disconnected.

08/16/2011

A union strike sign hangs below the Verizon  corporate logo (credit: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Verizon Gets Injunction Against Striking Union Workers In New Jersey

Company spokesman Rich Young said Verizon sought the injunction after incidents of sabotage, harassment and obstruction at its facilities.

08/12/2011

Verizon Workers Picket Outside Westbury Home As Strike Enters Third Day. (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Verizon Workers Picket Outside Westbury Home As Strike Enters Day 3

Nassau County police stood watch Tuesday as about a dozen Verizon workers on strike picketed outside a residence in Westbury, where two supervisors were working to repair a phone line.

08/09/2011

Striking Verizon workers on West St. on Aug. 8, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Negotiations Under Way After Verizon Workers Hit Picket Lines Across NY, NJ

Candice Johnson of the Communication Workers of America and Verizon’s Richard Young had no immediate word on progress toward settling a strike that was in its second day Monday.

08/08/2011

Verizon Workers Strike (credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Of Verizon Workers Strike Over Labor Contract Talks

The strike does not involve employees of Verizon Wireless so it won’t affect service. The contract covers telephone and repair technicians, wireline customer service representatives and operators.

08/07/2011

Telephone Handset (file / credit: clipart.com)

Long Beach Township Looks To Remedy Reverse 911 Shortfall

During one of the winter storms this past season, Long Beach Township sent out a reverse 911 advisory on conditions, but was short some 2,500 homes.

07/25/2011

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