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Yankees bleachers fans lose their minds over girl’s water bottle flip

The Yankees’ late inning heroics versus the Houston Astros on Sunday featured a bloop, a blast and a bottle flip.  The Bronx Bombers staged an improbable comeback thanks to Aaron Judge’s three-run shot in the bottom of the 10th inning, but it was the bottle tossing antics of one young fan that was all anybody could talk about. In the ninth inning of the 6-3 contest, the young girl held fans in section 202 of Yankee Stadium on the edge of their seats as she repeatedly tried to flip a water bottle in the air and have it land upright on a...

Schumer trying to get tax relief for Long Islanders who fixed cesspools

ISLIP, N.Y. -- Some Suffolk County residents received grants to make environmental improvements to their homes, but then were shocked to learn it would count as taxable income.However, there is new hope for tax relief. As CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reported Monday, thousands of taxpayers say they were slammed with higher taxes for doing the right thing.East Islip resident Louis Castronova upgraded his old septic system for one reason, but the nearly $30,000 fixes, paid for with grant money, ended up raising his taxes $4,000."That affected me as a middle class homeowner. This could have been college," Catronova said.READ MORE: IRS says...

Heroes save former NYPD cop after he collapsed at Long Island restaurant

FRANKLIN SQUARE, N.Y. -- A Long Island man was ordering his favorite Italian food when he lost consciousness in a local restaurant. He had no pulse when Nassau County police raced to his rescue.CBS2's Jennifer McLogan has more on some special first responders and the grateful grandfather whose life was saved.John Balestrieri and his wife, Barbara, were in their favorite Franklin Square restaurant."I ordered lasagna and a side order of sausage," John Balestrieri said.Suddenly, he slumped over in his chair."We never got to eat. He collapsed after he ordered his food," Barbara Balestrieri said.Two patrons -- a nurse and local...

PDQ Opens in Westbury

PDQ is the fresh chicken joint with dozens of locations up and down the East Coast from Florida, where it first launched in Tampa, to New York, where its first location in the state opened in Farmingdale two years ago. Now, PDQ has opened a second location on Long Island in Westbury.

Connecticut restaurant chain closes multiple locations

A well-known Connecticut restaurant chain has just closed multiple locations throughout the state. The past couple of years have been tough on businesses all over the country, and restaurants have been hit particularly hard. As a result, many popular chains have been forced to close their doors, and Chip's Family Restaurant is the latest casualty.

Redefine Meals set to debut its seventh Long Island location, this one in Babylon Village

Redefine Meals founders Matt Riss and Mark Ciaburri have come a long way from delivering meals out of a Honda Accord years back. The young owners are now set to building their business across Long Island, are introducing their quick, healthy meals to Babylon Village. Redefine Meal Prep’s seventh location is expected to open on July 20 at 255 Deer Park Ave., the former longtime home of Roomors (the store moved to Lindenhurst last month).

Redefine Meals set to join the wellness community in Patchogue

Just a couple of months after announcing their new Babylon location, Redefine Meal Prep is not slowing down. Owner Matt Riss and Vice President Jessica Fallica told that they plan on expanding to 73 North Ocean Ave. in Patchogue this summer. This will be the company’s eighth Redefine Meal...

American Airlines Eliminating Service in Three Cities Amid Pilot Shortage

American Airlines have eliminated service to three cities amid a pilot shortage.Iwan Shimko/Unsplash. Texas-based airline American Airlines announced they are ending service in three cities, in response to the industry-wide pilot shortage. According to Fox Business, the service in Islip, Ithaca New York and Toledo, Ohio will end Sept. 7.

First look at new farm-to-table Mamaroneck restaurant; opening set for June 21

Expect a lot of locally sourced mortadella, capicolla and prosciutto when Augustine’s Salumeria opens June 21 in Mamaroneck. There's also plenty of pasta, Long Horn beef (more about that in a minute), fish, chicken, veggies and three kinds of fries, including a smothered version that includes parmigiano fonduta, crispy pancetta and cracked black pepper. ...

No Need to Fly to Another Continent as Animals from Across World Just a Short Trip Away from Bridgeport

Our friends at have another destination that locals and those visiting the city may want to carve some time out for. This one is a bit north in Preston County. Many may know about Hovatter's Zoo in Kingwood. But, here is an account and plenty of photos of what you will see when you get there. As always, due to COVID-19, you are advised to contact all entities featured here to see the status of operations as well as hours of operation.

When is an animal — or even an AI — a person?

Last week, New York state’s highest court ruled that an elephant isn’t a legal person. The elephant in question is Happy, who’s been kept at the Bronx Zoo for the last 45 years and in isolation for the last 15. The Nonhuman Rights Project, the animal rights nonprofit that brought the case on behalf of Happy, sought to transfer her from the zoo to a roomier elephant sanctuary by invoking habeas corpus — a constitutional right to stop illegal detainment.

The Boogie Down Grind Café

After Juneteenth former slaves built affluent communities all across the country. And one entrepreneur hopes to recreate these in the South Bronx starting with her cafe. WFUV’s Christina Ljuljic heads there to talk to the co-owner about her mission.

Step Inside A Cool & Colorful Connecticut Home

Whether you live in a castle or a condo, the pull to decorate and surround yourself with whatever makes you happy — be it a comfortable chair, a flower-strewn wallpaper or simply a color that puts a smile on your face — is irresistible. For some people, the pursuit of a beautiful home is the pursuit of happiness. Back in 2020, clients of New York–based designer Monica Fried bought a recently built, white clapboard house on one and a half hectares in Greenwich, Conn. Inside, every wall, ceiling, sink, cabinet and counter in the seven-bedroom home was white. It was heavenly, but the young family with three kids (plus two cats and a new puppy) knew exactly what it would take to make them happier: color, and lots of it.

American Airlines to end service to cities in Ohio and New York due to pilot shortage

Fort Worth-based American Airlines after Labor Day will end service to three U.S. cities due to staffing shortages, it was first reported by the Dallas Morning News. Specifically, it involves a “regional pilot shortage” and the affected cities are Toledo, Ohio; Ithaca, New York; and Islip, New York. Service to those cities is slated to end Sept. 7.