Bernards Police Capt. Edward Byrnes said the truck was transporting between 30,000 and 50,000 bees from Florida to Maine at the time of the incident.
The bees apparently belong to a restaurant owner, who was a beekeeper in China. They were kept in a 20×20 space in his Corona driveway on 111th Street.
There was something brand new for a hive and for a bishop today in Manhattan, WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb reported.
An estimated 10,000 wild honey bees gathered on the passenger side of the car Sunday afternoon as it was parked at Pier 92 on the west side.
Brooklyn Grange is a 40,000 square foot rooftop farm in Long Island City, whrere they grow things like the white icicle radish.
It’s a new one in the annals of city government. The cash-strapped Bloomberg administration has mounted a “sting operation” against city beekeepers — ticketing a Douglaston man for not watering his beehive.
In cold weather, beekeepers are working hard to keep their bees alive.
Red samples from the bees confirmed they were riddled with the food coloring Red Dye No. 40.