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Cicadas

Cicadas on a newspaper box in Fort Lee, N.J. - June 12, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Cicada Invasion Of 2013 Winding Down

If you feel you missed something, you’re not alone. Some regions couldn’t help but hear the 17-year cicada serenade, but others did not.

07/01/2013

Cicadas in Tenafly, N.J. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Cicadas Invade Parts Of Tri-State, While Other Areas Are Spared

In Tenafly, N.J., the cicadas are noticeable but not deafening. The cicadas are on garbage cans and door frames in addition to the trees in the northern New Jersey suburb.

06/06/2013

A cicada. (credit: CBS 2)

Experts: Don’t Be Afraid Of Cicadas

Now that the much-discussed 17-year cicadas have begun their emergence, many have wondered how the insects should be dealt with.

05/25/2013

Cicadas (credit: CBS 2)

They’re Back! 17-Year Cicadas Begin Rare Invasion Of NYC Neighborhoods

They are back and crawling out of the ground near you. Brood II cicadas are making their return to New York, popping up all over trees, power poles, and mailboxes.

05/23/2013

Cicadas (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cicadas Return To New Jersey After 17 Years Just In Time For Memorial Day

They’ve been spotted in Tenafly, Wayne, Colonia, Fanwood, Mendham, and Montclair.

05/23/2013

A cicada sits on a fence (file/credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

17-Year Cicadas Begin To Emerge In Tri-State Area

The 17-year cicadas are emerging, and for the next few weeks, millions will be filling the night with their ominous buzz.

05/22/2013

Adult cicadas dry their wings on leaves May 16, 2004 in Reston, Virginia. (credit: Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Preparing Your Yard For The 17-Year Cicada

The 17-year cicadas will come out of hiding before you know it, and if you have just landscaped your yard, you might want to take some precautions.

05/18/2013

A cicada sits on a fence (file/credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cicadas For Dinner? Entomologist Calls Insects ‘The Shrimp Of The Land’

One entomologist is among those who see the emergence of the cicadas as a great gastronomic delicacy.

05/14/2013

Adult cicadas dry their wings on leaves May 16, 2004 in Reston, Virginia. (credit: Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

17-Year Cicadas Set To Arrive By The End Of The Month

New Yorkers haven’t heard the noisy buzzing of cicadas in springtime in 17 years, but get ready, because they’re coming again.

05/05/2013

Adult cicadas dry their wings on leaves May 16, 2004 in Reston, Virginia. (credit: Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Today’s Talk: Cicadas To Invade Tri-State Area For Month-Long Stay

After a 17-year slumber, cicadas will be making their unwelcome debut throughout the Tri-State Area in about a month.

04/08/2013