Westchester County Airport

President Barack Obama departs the White House August 29, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama is scheduled to travel to  New York and Rhode Island for fundraising.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama’s Westchester Visit Causes Some Headaches For Labor Day Weekend Travelers

The president flew into Westchester County Airport in White Plains on Friday and some fear the visit could affect travel plans for many New Yorkers heading out of town for Labor Day weekend.

08/29/2014

Obama Press Conference On Iraq, Ferguson (CBS 2)

Obama Visit Friday Will Snag Flights At Westchester County Airport

When many New Yorkers are heading out of town for Labor Day weekend, President Barack Obama is heading not to the city, but to Westchester County for a pair of events.

08/28/2014

FILE -- This JetBlue plane was involved in a bird strike March 27, 2014. (credit: Chris Balduino)

Westchester County Airport Looks For Nonlethal Solutions To Bird Strikes

After a meeting with animal rights activists last week, airport officials agreed to explore new nonlethal means for dealing with birds.

08/25/2014

Richard Rockefeller (RBF.org)

NTSB: Fog A Possible Cause In Rockefeller Crash

According to the agency’s preliminary report, witnesses told the NTSB that the weather was “dark, rainy and foggy” the morning of the crash.

06/23/2014

Richard Rockefeller (RBF.org)

John D. Rockefeller’s Great-Grandson Richard Killed In Plane Crash Near Westchester County Airport

Richard Rockefeller was killed when the plane he was piloting went down, family spokesman Fraser Seitel said.

06/13/2014

A subway stop at Union Square is covered in snow in on Nov. 7, 2012. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Storm-Related Transit And Traffic Updates

A look at transit- and traffic-related changes related to the snowstorm.

01/02/2014

Helicopter Crash

Helicopter Crashes At Westchester County Airport

A helicopter went down Saturday morning as its pilot tried to land at the Westchester County Airport.

12/28/2013

Stories from Main Street - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Stories From Main Street: Furniture Sharehouse In Westchester County

The 6,500 square foot warehouse at the Westchester County Airport in Rye Brook offers those in need a free shopping excursion to help them get back on their feet.

10/21/2013

Delta Airlines Wheelchairs (credit: CBS 2)

Disability Advocates Speak Out Against Airport Wheelchair Abusers

It’s hard to pin down an official number for how many of the requests for wheelchairs are bogus, but one expert estimates it at 15 percent nationwide.

05/13/2013

Passengers stand in line at LaGuardia Airport. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Flight Delays Pile Up At NYC-Area Airports After FAA Budget Cuts

Airline passengers are facing travel troubles. The Federal Aviation Administration has furloughed 47,000 workers because of federal budget cuts.

04/22/2013

Rendering of the new Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: New York State Thruway Authority)

Tappan Zee Bridge Mass Transit Task Force Holds First Hearing

The day the bridge opens for traffic, which is hoped for in 2018, bus commuters should notice faster rides.

02/22/2013

Plane Crash Generic

Pilot Injured When Small Plane Goes Down In Westchester County

A pilot was injured early Saturday after a small plane crash-short of the Westchester County Airport.

11/17/2012

Jet Makes Emergency Landing At Westchester County Airport

The aircraft, which an airport spokeswoman said faced a landing gear problem, was en route to Nebraska after taking off from Westchester when a signal light went off.

09/11/2012

FILE - Canada geese (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

700 Geese From Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge To Be Euthanized

In April, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand proposed a bill authorizing authorities to remove Canada geese from the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in June and July when the birds are molting and cannot fly.

07/10/2012

Geese

Animal Advocates Protesting Gillibrand’s Proposal To Kill Geese Near JFK

The bill would authorize authorities to remove Canada geese from the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in June and July when the birds are molting and cannot fly.

05/03/2012

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