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NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From Long Island's Public Beaches Under Federal Rules

NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From Long Island's Public Beaches Under Federal Rules

Federal mandates generally require public access to beach sites that have used federal funding -- as most of the Superstorm Sandy-devastated coastline of Long [...] Read full article: NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From L...→

NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From Long Island's Public Beaches Under Federal Rules

NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From Long Island's Public Beaches Under Federal Rules

Federal mandates generally require public access to beach sites that have used federal funding -- as most of the Superstorm Sandy-devastated coastline of Long [...] Read full article: NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From L...→

Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Moses Statue in Long Island

Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Moses Statue in Long Island

Nearly 100 protesters called for the removal of a statue of New York public works and parks czar Robert Moses in Long Island on Saturday. Read full article: Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Mo...→

NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Today

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen for swimming next week, Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed Wednesday, giving city residents another outdoor [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; ...→

Residents near Seattle’s CHOP ask what took city so long to move to break up protest

Residents near Seattle’s CHOP ask what took city so long to move to break up protest

Residents who live near Seattle’s "police-free" zone called CHOP—“Capitol Hill Organized Protest"—expressed relief Monday after Mayor Jenny Durkan announced th [...] Read full article: Residents near Seattle’s CHOP ask what t...→

School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Long Island payrolls at same time

School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Long Island payrolls at same time

A school-bus executive for the city Department of Education is under investigation for allegedly collecting a salary for a new job while still on the NYC payro [...] Read full article: School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Lon...→

Videos show NYC residents shooting fireworks at each other while complaints soar

Videos show NYC residents shooting fireworks at each other while complaints soar

Startling videos have emerged purportedly showing New York City residents shooting fireworks at each other like weapons.  Read full article: Videos show NYC residents shooting firew...→

Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Congressman to Minor League Contract

Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Congressman to Minor League Contract

Joe Suozzi, whose father is a congressman representing parts of Queens and Long Island, has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets Read full article: Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Con...→

Independent Films Hit the Big Screen ‘Drive-In Style' on Long Beach Island

While movie theaters are still off-limits due to the coronavirus pandemic, dozens of independent films are still getting a chance to hit the big screen outdoor [...] Read full article: Independent Films Hit the Big Screen ‘Dr...→

Long Beach Offers 3 Coronavirus Testing For Residents Regardless Of Symptoms

Long Beach Offers 3 Coronavirus Testing For Residents Regardless Of Symptoms

Long Beach residents can now receive coronavirus testing at three city-operated sites regardless of whether they are showing any symptoms of COVID-19. Read full article: Long Beach Offers 3 Coronavirus Testing ...→

Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest Say Video Shows Cops Initiated Contact

Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest Say Video Shows Cops Initiated Contact

Two brothers who were arrested in what started as a peaceful protest on Long Island last week say a cellphone video shows that police officers initiated a cont [...] Read full article: Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest...→

Pregnant Long Island nurses continue working maternity ward through COVID-19

Pregnant Long Island nurses continue working maternity ward through COVID-19

A group of five pregnant nurses at Long Island's Stony Brook University Hospital's maternity ward continued helping other pregnant women as the COVID-19 pandem [...] Read full article: Pregnant Long Island nurses continue wor...→

On Day Long Island Enters Phase 2 Reopening, East End Businesses Say They're Ready For Phase 4

On Day Long Island Enters Phase 2 Reopening, East End Businesses Say They're Ready For Phase 4

Seals are swimming but, with no ticket sales, money has dried up at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead. The tourist attraction is among dozens on the east e [...] Read full article: On Day Long Island Enters Phase 2 Reopen...→

New York votes to make long-secret police conduct records public in wake of George Floyd protests

New York votes to make long-secret police conduct records public in wake of George Floyd protests

New York state’s Democrat-led legislature on Tuesday voted to repeal a decades-old law that had previously guaranteed police misconduct records were shielded f [...] Read full article: New York votes to make long-secret polic...→

A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Public School May Look Like in the Fall

A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Public School May Look Like in the Fall

A hybrid of alternating days or weeks in school and remote learning, no in-person arts or gym classes, an impacted recess, learning in the cafeteria, and a pos [...] Read full article: A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Publi...→

Playgrounds open to the public in Phase 2 of NYC reopening

Playgrounds open to the public in Phase 2 of NYC reopening

Nearly 1,000 playgrounds began opening their gates Monday as New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening.  Read full article: Playgrounds open to the public in Phase ...→

Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On Long Island To Be Torn Down

Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On Long Island To Be Torn Down

"We want people to know the true history of Robert Moses, which cannot be done justly by commemorating him and his actions." Read full article: Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On L...→

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Even if many protesters weren't yet born when "Fight the Power" entered the national consciousness with the movie, "Do the Right Thing," in 1989, the song's ec [...] Read full article: Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' st...→

Live Protest Updates: NYC Juneteenth Celebrations Kick Off At Brooklyn Public Library

Live Protest Updates: NYC Juneteenth Celebrations Kick Off At Brooklyn Public Library

The city's Juneteenth celebrations kicked off this morning outside of the Brooklyn Public Library with speakers and musical performances. Read full article: Live Protest Updates: NYC Juneteenth Cel...→

Long Island Food Banks Trying To Keep Up With Rising Food Insecurity

The coronavirus pandemic caused a massive strain on our region's food banks, which are trying to keep up with demand. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports some predic [...] Read full article: Long Island Food Banks Trying To Keep Up...→

Long Island special needs school surprises students with special graduation celebration

Long Island special needs school surprises students with special graduation celebration

These students didn't get a traditional graduation due to COVID-19, but the staff planned something special for them. Read full article: Long Island special needs school surpris...→

Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Demands Skyrocket On Long Island Due To COVID-19: 'We Get 30-40 Calls A Day'

Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Demands Skyrocket On Long Island Due To COVID-19: 'We Get 30-40 Calls A Day'

Pool construction and material demands are at an all-time high because of COVID-19 and that is creating challenges for pool companies and Long Island residents [...] Read full article: Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Dema...→

Long Island cop appears to deliberately block protester before arrest: video

Long Island cop appears to deliberately block protester before arrest: video

A Long Island cop was caught on video appearing to deliberately block a protester — prompting other officers to throw the man to the pavement and arrest him. T [...] Read full article: Long Island cop appears to deliberately ...→

8 people shot in gang-related shooting at Long Island house party: Police

8 people shot in gang-related shooting at Long Island house party: Police

Eight people were shot, one fatally, in a gang-related shooting at a house party in Wyandanch early Saturday morning, according to the Suffolk County Police De [...] Read full article: 8 people shot in gang-related shooting a...→

Long Island enters Phase 2 of reopening amid COVID-19

Long Island enters Phase 2 of reopening amid COVID-19

The Long Island region officially entered into Phase 2 of reopening Wednesday. Phase 2 includes the opening of hair salons and barbershops and outdoor dining a [...] Read full article: Long Island enters Phase 2 of reopening ...→

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

Mayor Bill de Blasio warned that without aid from Albany and Washington, as well as concessions from labor groups, every department would face unprecedented jo [...] Read full article: NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay...→

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen to the public for swimming next week, giving city residents another outdoor option as Long Islanders get [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next ...→

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

The throng of up to 500 people, most of whom did not wear face masks, lined Route 347 in Port Jefferson, near the site of a Black Lives Matter protest held abo [...] Read full article: Hundreds support police during Long Isla...→

17-year-old driver critically injured in crash on Long Island highway: police

17-year-old driver critically injured in crash on Long Island highway: police

A teenage boy was critically injured when his SUV drove off the road and crashed into a utility pole and lamppost before overturning early Monday, police said. Read full article: 17-year-old driver critically injured in...→

Bell Meade Island parties frustrating residents y enjoying peace and calm

Bell Meade Island parties frustrating residents y enjoying peace and calm

MIAMI (WSVN) - The coronavirus pandemic has residents of Bell Meade Island fed up and frustrated. The problem? Parties packed with people blatantly disobeying [...] Read full article: Bell Meade Island parties frustrating re...→

Juneteenth Turns Into Day of Action in NYC as Weeks-Long Protests Continue

Juneteenth Turns Into Day of Action in NYC as Weeks-Long Protests Continue

For the first time, Friday’s Juneteeth celebrations will be a holiday for New York state employees, marking a pivotal shift of the day that celebrates the libe [...] Read full article: Juneteenth Turns Into Day of Action in N...→

NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island

NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island

A New York City inmate tried to escape the Rikers Island jail complex on Thursday — but was quickly captured by two guards and their K-9 partners, the correcti [...] Read full article: NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island...→

NYC to create ‘massive’ public database of NYPD disciplinary records

NYC to create ‘massive’ public database of NYPD disciplinary records

NYPD members’ disciplinary records will be published in a public database, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday — in what he called a “massive” measure to [...] Read full article: NYC to create ‘massive’ public database ...→

New Long Island Rail Road app feature will help riders social distance - amNewYork

The Long Island Rail Road released a new feature in the TrainTime app that tells commuters where to stand on the platform if they want to avoid crowding Read full article: New Long Island Rail Road app feature wi...→

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Richard Diaz, 31, was riding along the lower level of the highway on his 2014 Yamaha motorcycle when he suddenly lost control near 58th Street. Read full article: Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-endi...→

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

A man is dead after he and his son were both found unresponsive in a swimming pool of a Glen Cove home on Long Island on Sunday afternoon, according to police [...] Read full article: Long Island dad drowns while swimming wi...→

Santee Residents Trying to Reverse City’s Long Standing Reputation

Santee Residents Trying to Reverse City’s Long Standing Reputation

It’s been a rough couple of months for Santee’s reputation. The East County suburb has long been associated with racial prejudice, and most locals know about i [...] Read full article: Santee Residents Trying to Reverse City’...→

Hundreds of Restaurants Expected to Reopen on Long Island as Phase II Begins; Cuomo Shifts Metrics Focus

Hundreds of Restaurants Expected to Reopen on Long Island as Phase II Begins; Cuomo Shifts Metrics Focus

Long Island, home to two counties among America’s 10 most-impacted by COVID-19, takes its next reopening step Wednesday as it enters Phase II, resuming outdoor [...] Read full article: Hundreds of Restaurants Expected to Reop...→

Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Moses Statue in Long Island

Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Moses Statue in Long Island

Nearly 100 protesters called for the removal of a statue of New York public works and parks czar Robert Moses in Long Island on Saturday. Read full article: Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Mo...→

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

Mayor Bill de Blasio warned that without aid from Albany and Washington, as well as concessions from labor groups, every department would face unprecedented jo [...] Read full article: NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay...→

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

The throng of up to 500 people, most of whom did not wear face masks, lined Route 347 in Port Jefferson, near the site of a Black Lives Matter protest held abo [...] Read full article: Hundreds support police during Long Isla...→

Playgrounds open to the public in Phase 2 of NYC reopening

Playgrounds open to the public in Phase 2 of NYC reopening

Nearly 1,000 playgrounds began opening their gates Monday as New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening.  Read full article: Playgrounds open to the public in Phase ...→

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Even if many protesters weren't yet born when "Fight the Power" entered the national consciousness with the movie, "Do the Right Thing," in 1989, the song's ec [...] Read full article: Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' st...→

Videos show NYC residents shooting fireworks at each other while complaints soar

Videos show NYC residents shooting fireworks at each other while complaints soar

Startling videos have emerged purportedly showing New York City residents shooting fireworks at each other like weapons.  Read full article: Videos show NYC residents shooting firew...→

Juneteenth Turns Into Day of Action in NYC as Weeks-Long Protests Continue

Juneteenth Turns Into Day of Action in NYC as Weeks-Long Protests Continue

For the first time, Friday’s Juneteeth celebrations will be a holiday for New York state employees, marking a pivotal shift of the day that celebrates the libe [...] Read full article: Juneteenth Turns Into Day of Action in N...→

Long Island Food Banks Trying To Keep Up With Rising Food Insecurity

The coronavirus pandemic caused a massive strain on our region's food banks, which are trying to keep up with demand. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports some predic [...] Read full article: Long Island Food Banks Trying To Keep Up...→

Independent Films Hit the Big Screen ‘Drive-In Style' on Long Beach Island

While movie theaters are still off-limits due to the coronavirus pandemic, dozens of independent films are still getting a chance to hit the big screen outdoor [...] Read full article: Independent Films Hit the Big Screen ‘Dr...→

NYC to create ‘massive’ public database of NYPD disciplinary records

NYC to create ‘massive’ public database of NYPD disciplinary records

NYPD members’ disciplinary records will be published in a public database, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday — in what he called a “massive” measure to [...] Read full article: NYC to create ‘massive’ public database ...→

Long Island special needs school surprises students with special graduation celebration

Long Island special needs school surprises students with special graduation celebration

These students didn't get a traditional graduation due to COVID-19, but the staff planned something special for them. Read full article: Long Island special needs school surpris...→

Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest Say Video Shows Cops Initiated Contact

Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest Say Video Shows Cops Initiated Contact

Two brothers who were arrested in what started as a peaceful protest on Long Island last week say a cellphone video shows that police officers initiated a cont [...] Read full article: Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest...→

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Richard Diaz, 31, was riding along the lower level of the highway on his 2014 Yamaha motorcycle when he suddenly lost control near 58th Street. Read full article: Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-endi...→

Long Island cop appears to deliberately block protester before arrest: video

Long Island cop appears to deliberately block protester before arrest: video

A Long Island cop was caught on video appearing to deliberately block a protester — prompting other officers to throw the man to the pavement and arrest him. T [...] Read full article: Long Island cop appears to deliberately ...→

Santee Residents Trying to Reverse City’s Long Standing Reputation

Santee Residents Trying to Reverse City’s Long Standing Reputation

It’s been a rough couple of months for Santee’s reputation. The East County suburb has long been associated with racial prejudice, and most locals know about i [...] Read full article: Santee Residents Trying to Reverse City’...→

On Day Long Island Enters Phase 2 Reopening, East End Businesses Say They're Ready For Phase 4

On Day Long Island Enters Phase 2 Reopening, East End Businesses Say They're Ready For Phase 4

Seals are swimming but, with no ticket sales, money has dried up at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead. The tourist attraction is among dozens on the east e [...] Read full article: On Day Long Island Enters Phase 2 Reopen...→

Long Island enters Phase 2 of reopening amid COVID-19

Long Island enters Phase 2 of reopening amid COVID-19

The Long Island region officially entered into Phase 2 of reopening Wednesday. Phase 2 includes the opening of hair salons and barbershops and outdoor dining a [...] Read full article: Long Island enters Phase 2 of reopening ...→

NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Today

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen for swimming next week, Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed Wednesday, giving city residents another outdoor [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; ...→

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen to the public for swimming next week, giving city residents another outdoor option as Long Islanders get [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next ...→

A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Public School May Look Like in the Fall

A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Public School May Look Like in the Fall

A hybrid of alternating days or weeks in school and remote learning, no in-person arts or gym classes, an impacted recess, learning in the cafeteria, and a pos [...] Read full article: A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Publi...→

Residents near Seattle’s CHOP ask what took city so long to move to break up protest

Residents near Seattle’s CHOP ask what took city so long to move to break up protest

Residents who live near Seattle’s "police-free" zone called CHOP—“Capitol Hill Organized Protest"—expressed relief Monday after Mayor Jenny Durkan announced th [...] Read full article: Residents near Seattle’s CHOP ask what t...→

17-year-old driver critically injured in crash on Long Island highway: police

17-year-old driver critically injured in crash on Long Island highway: police

A teenage boy was critically injured when his SUV drove off the road and crashed into a utility pole and lamppost before overturning early Monday, police said. Read full article: 17-year-old driver critically injured in...→

Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On Long Island To Be Torn Down

Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On Long Island To Be Torn Down

"We want people to know the true history of Robert Moses, which cannot be done justly by commemorating him and his actions." Read full article: Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On L...→

School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Long Island payrolls at same time

School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Long Island payrolls at same time

A school-bus executive for the city Department of Education is under investigation for allegedly collecting a salary for a new job while still on the NYC payro [...] Read full article: School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Lon...→

Bell Meade Island parties frustrating residents y enjoying peace and calm

Bell Meade Island parties frustrating residents y enjoying peace and calm

MIAMI (WSVN) - The coronavirus pandemic has residents of Bell Meade Island fed up and frustrated. The problem? Parties packed with people blatantly disobeying [...] Read full article: Bell Meade Island parties frustrating re...→

Live Protest Updates: NYC Juneteenth Celebrations Kick Off At Brooklyn Public Library

Live Protest Updates: NYC Juneteenth Celebrations Kick Off At Brooklyn Public Library

The city's Juneteenth celebrations kicked off this morning outside of the Brooklyn Public Library with speakers and musical performances. Read full article: Live Protest Updates: NYC Juneteenth Cel...→

Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Congressman to Minor League Contract

Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Congressman to Minor League Contract

Joe Suozzi, whose father is a congressman representing parts of Queens and Long Island, has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets Read full article: Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Con...→

NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island

NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island

A New York City inmate tried to escape the Rikers Island jail complex on Thursday — but was quickly captured by two guards and their K-9 partners, the correcti [...] Read full article: NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island...→

Long Beach Offers 3 Coronavirus Testing For Residents Regardless Of Symptoms

Long Beach Offers 3 Coronavirus Testing For Residents Regardless Of Symptoms

Long Beach residents can now receive coronavirus testing at three city-operated sites regardless of whether they are showing any symptoms of COVID-19. Read full article: Long Beach Offers 3 Coronavirus Testing ...→

New Long Island Rail Road app feature will help riders social distance - amNewYork

The Long Island Rail Road released a new feature in the TrainTime app that tells commuters where to stand on the platform if they want to avoid crowding Read full article: New Long Island Rail Road app feature wi...→

Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Demands Skyrocket On Long Island Due To COVID-19: 'We Get 30-40 Calls A Day'

Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Demands Skyrocket On Long Island Due To COVID-19: 'We Get 30-40 Calls A Day'

Pool construction and material demands are at an all-time high because of COVID-19 and that is creating challenges for pool companies and Long Island residents [...] Read full article: Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Dema...→

Pregnant Long Island nurses continue working maternity ward through COVID-19

Pregnant Long Island nurses continue working maternity ward through COVID-19

A group of five pregnant nurses at Long Island's Stony Brook University Hospital's maternity ward continued helping other pregnant women as the COVID-19 pandem [...] Read full article: Pregnant Long Island nurses continue wor...→

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

A man is dead after he and his son were both found unresponsive in a swimming pool of a Glen Cove home on Long Island on Sunday afternoon, according to police [...] Read full article: Long Island dad drowns while swimming wi...→

8 people shot in gang-related shooting at Long Island house party: Police

8 people shot in gang-related shooting at Long Island house party: Police

Eight people were shot, one fatally, in a gang-related shooting at a house party in Wyandanch early Saturday morning, according to the Suffolk County Police De [...] Read full article: 8 people shot in gang-related shooting a...→

New York votes to make long-secret police conduct records public in wake of George Floyd protests

New York votes to make long-secret police conduct records public in wake of George Floyd protests

New York state’s Democrat-led legislature on Tuesday voted to repeal a decades-old law that had previously guaranteed police misconduct records were shielded f [...] Read full article: New York votes to make long-secret polic...→

Hundreds of Restaurants Expected to Reopen on Long Island as Phase II Begins; Cuomo Shifts Metrics Focus

Hundreds of Restaurants Expected to Reopen on Long Island as Phase II Begins; Cuomo Shifts Metrics Focus

Long Island, home to two counties among America’s 10 most-impacted by COVID-19, takes its next reopening step Wednesday as it enters Phase II, resuming outdoor [...] Read full article: Hundreds of Restaurants Expected to Reop...→

Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Moses Statue in Long Island

Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Moses Statue in Long Island

Nearly 100 protesters called for the removal of a statue of New York public works and parks czar Robert Moses in Long Island on Saturday. Read full article: Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Mo...→

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

Mayor Bill de Blasio warned that without aid from Albany and Washington, as well as concessions from labor groups, every department would face unprecedented jo [...] Read full article: NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay...→

NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Today

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen for swimming next week, Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed Wednesday, giving city residents another outdoor [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; ...→

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen to the public for swimming next week, giving city residents another outdoor option as Long Islanders get [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next ...→

A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Public School May Look Like in the Fall

A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Public School May Look Like in the Fall

A hybrid of alternating days or weeks in school and remote learning, no in-person arts or gym classes, an impacted recess, learning in the cafeteria, and a pos [...] Read full article: A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Publi...→

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

The throng of up to 500 people, most of whom did not wear face masks, lined Route 347 in Port Jefferson, near the site of a Black Lives Matter protest held abo [...] Read full article: Hundreds support police during Long Isla...→

Residents near Seattle’s CHOP ask what took city so long to move to break up protest

Residents near Seattle’s CHOP ask what took city so long to move to break up protest

Residents who live near Seattle’s "police-free" zone called CHOP—“Capitol Hill Organized Protest"—expressed relief Monday after Mayor Jenny Durkan announced th [...] Read full article: Residents near Seattle’s CHOP ask what t...→

Playgrounds open to the public in Phase 2 of NYC reopening

Playgrounds open to the public in Phase 2 of NYC reopening

Nearly 1,000 playgrounds began opening their gates Monday as New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening.  Read full article: Playgrounds open to the public in Phase ...→

17-year-old driver critically injured in crash on Long Island highway: police

17-year-old driver critically injured in crash on Long Island highway: police

A teenage boy was critically injured when his SUV drove off the road and crashed into a utility pole and lamppost before overturning early Monday, police said. Read full article: 17-year-old driver critically injured in...→

Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On Long Island To Be Torn Down

Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On Long Island To Be Torn Down

"We want people to know the true history of Robert Moses, which cannot be done justly by commemorating him and his actions." Read full article: Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On L...→

School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Long Island payrolls at same time

School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Long Island payrolls at same time

A school-bus executive for the city Department of Education is under investigation for allegedly collecting a salary for a new job while still on the NYC payro [...] Read full article: School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Lon...→

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Even if many protesters weren't yet born when "Fight the Power" entered the national consciousness with the movie, "Do the Right Thing," in 1989, the song's ec [...] Read full article: Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' st...→

Bell Meade Island parties frustrating residents y enjoying peace and calm

Bell Meade Island parties frustrating residents y enjoying peace and calm

MIAMI (WSVN) - The coronavirus pandemic has residents of Bell Meade Island fed up and frustrated. The problem? Parties packed with people blatantly disobeying [...] Read full article: Bell Meade Island parties frustrating re...→

Videos show NYC residents shooting fireworks at each other while complaints soar

Videos show NYC residents shooting fireworks at each other while complaints soar

Startling videos have emerged purportedly showing New York City residents shooting fireworks at each other like weapons.  Read full article: Videos show NYC residents shooting firew...→

Live Protest Updates: NYC Juneteenth Celebrations Kick Off At Brooklyn Public Library

Live Protest Updates: NYC Juneteenth Celebrations Kick Off At Brooklyn Public Library

The city's Juneteenth celebrations kicked off this morning outside of the Brooklyn Public Library with speakers and musical performances. Read full article: Live Protest Updates: NYC Juneteenth Cel...→

Juneteenth Turns Into Day of Action in NYC as Weeks-Long Protests Continue

Juneteenth Turns Into Day of Action in NYC as Weeks-Long Protests Continue

For the first time, Friday’s Juneteeth celebrations will be a holiday for New York state employees, marking a pivotal shift of the day that celebrates the libe [...] Read full article: Juneteenth Turns Into Day of Action in N...→

Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Congressman to Minor League Contract

Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Congressman to Minor League Contract

Joe Suozzi, whose father is a congressman representing parts of Queens and Long Island, has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets Read full article: Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Con...→

Long Island Food Banks Trying To Keep Up With Rising Food Insecurity

The coronavirus pandemic caused a massive strain on our region's food banks, which are trying to keep up with demand. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports some predic [...] Read full article: Long Island Food Banks Trying To Keep Up...→

NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island

NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island

A New York City inmate tried to escape the Rikers Island jail complex on Thursday — but was quickly captured by two guards and their K-9 partners, the correcti [...] Read full article: NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island...→

Independent Films Hit the Big Screen ‘Drive-In Style' on Long Beach Island

While movie theaters are still off-limits due to the coronavirus pandemic, dozens of independent films are still getting a chance to hit the big screen outdoor [...] Read full article: Independent Films Hit the Big Screen ‘Dr...→

NYC to create ‘massive’ public database of NYPD disciplinary records

NYC to create ‘massive’ public database of NYPD disciplinary records

NYPD members’ disciplinary records will be published in a public database, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday — in what he called a “massive” measure to [...] Read full article: NYC to create ‘massive’ public database ...→

Long Beach Offers 3 Coronavirus Testing For Residents Regardless Of Symptoms

Long Beach Offers 3 Coronavirus Testing For Residents Regardless Of Symptoms

Long Beach residents can now receive coronavirus testing at three city-operated sites regardless of whether they are showing any symptoms of COVID-19. Read full article: Long Beach Offers 3 Coronavirus Testing ...→

Long Island special needs school surprises students with special graduation celebration

Long Island special needs school surprises students with special graduation celebration

These students didn't get a traditional graduation due to COVID-19, but the staff planned something special for them. Read full article: Long Island special needs school surpris...→

New Long Island Rail Road app feature will help riders social distance - amNewYork

The Long Island Rail Road released a new feature in the TrainTime app that tells commuters where to stand on the platform if they want to avoid crowding Read full article: New Long Island Rail Road app feature wi...→

Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest Say Video Shows Cops Initiated Contact

Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest Say Video Shows Cops Initiated Contact

Two brothers who were arrested in what started as a peaceful protest on Long Island last week say a cellphone video shows that police officers initiated a cont [...] Read full article: Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest...→

Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Demands Skyrocket On Long Island Due To COVID-19: 'We Get 30-40 Calls A Day'

Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Demands Skyrocket On Long Island Due To COVID-19: 'We Get 30-40 Calls A Day'

Pool construction and material demands are at an all-time high because of COVID-19 and that is creating challenges for pool companies and Long Island residents [...] Read full article: Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Dema...→

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Richard Diaz, 31, was riding along the lower level of the highway on his 2014 Yamaha motorcycle when he suddenly lost control near 58th Street. Read full article: Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-endi...→

Pregnant Long Island nurses continue working maternity ward through COVID-19

Pregnant Long Island nurses continue working maternity ward through COVID-19

A group of five pregnant nurses at Long Island's Stony Brook University Hospital's maternity ward continued helping other pregnant women as the COVID-19 pandem [...] Read full article: Pregnant Long Island nurses continue wor...→

Long Island cop appears to deliberately block protester before arrest: video

Long Island cop appears to deliberately block protester before arrest: video

A Long Island cop was caught on video appearing to deliberately block a protester — prompting other officers to throw the man to the pavement and arrest him. T [...] Read full article: Long Island cop appears to deliberately ...→

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

A man is dead after he and his son were both found unresponsive in a swimming pool of a Glen Cove home on Long Island on Sunday afternoon, according to police [...] Read full article: Long Island dad drowns while swimming wi...→

8 people shot in gang-related shooting at Long Island house party: Police

8 people shot in gang-related shooting at Long Island house party: Police

Eight people were shot, one fatally, in a gang-related shooting at a house party in Wyandanch early Saturday morning, according to the Suffolk County Police De [...] Read full article: 8 people shot in gang-related shooting a...→

Santee Residents Trying to Reverse City’s Long Standing Reputation

Santee Residents Trying to Reverse City’s Long Standing Reputation

It’s been a rough couple of months for Santee’s reputation. The East County suburb has long been associated with racial prejudice, and most locals know about i [...] Read full article: Santee Residents Trying to Reverse City’...→

On Day Long Island Enters Phase 2 Reopening, East End Businesses Say They're Ready For Phase 4

On Day Long Island Enters Phase 2 Reopening, East End Businesses Say They're Ready For Phase 4

Seals are swimming but, with no ticket sales, money has dried up at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead. The tourist attraction is among dozens on the east e [...] Read full article: On Day Long Island Enters Phase 2 Reopen...→

New York votes to make long-secret police conduct records public in wake of George Floyd protests

New York votes to make long-secret police conduct records public in wake of George Floyd protests

New York state’s Democrat-led legislature on Tuesday voted to repeal a decades-old law that had previously guaranteed police misconduct records were shielded f [...] Read full article: New York votes to make long-secret polic...→

Long Island enters Phase 2 of reopening amid COVID-19

Long Island enters Phase 2 of reopening amid COVID-19

The Long Island region officially entered into Phase 2 of reopening Wednesday. Phase 2 includes the opening of hair salons and barbershops and outdoor dining a [...] Read full article: Long Island enters Phase 2 of reopening ...→

Hundreds of Restaurants Expected to Reopen on Long Island as Phase II Begins; Cuomo Shifts Metrics Focus

Hundreds of Restaurants Expected to Reopen on Long Island as Phase II Begins; Cuomo Shifts Metrics Focus

Long Island, home to two counties among America’s 10 most-impacted by COVID-19, takes its next reopening step Wednesday as it enters Phase II, resuming outdoor [...] Read full article: Hundreds of Restaurants Expected to Reop...→