Southern Pine Beetles are attacking trees on Long Island. (Credit: New York State DEC)

Long Island’s Battle Against Southern Pine Beetles Stretches To Fire Island

Parts of the Fire Island National Seashore are now closed to the public for two weeks while the race is on to stop one of the most destructive forest pests.


Tree damaged by Emerald Ash Borer (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials Warn North Plainfield Residents Of ‘Green Menace’ Infestation

Federal and state officials are warning some New Jersey residents about an insect infestation that kills ash trees.


New Venus Diner

Chelsea’s New Venus Diner Back Open After Health Department Shutdown

The New Venus Diner in Chelsea has reopened, after being shut down by the city late last week for mouse and fly infestation.


A Black Widow spider. (credit: CBS 2)

Mild Winter, Steamy Summer Leads To Big Boom In Black Widow Population

They are not that common in the Tri-State Area, DuBois reported, but homeowners should still be on the lookout.


City Council Wants US To Invest In Bedbug Fight

With the EPA convening a National Bedbug Summit Tuesday, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and several council members called on federal officials to put money into initiatives to fight the pests.


Report: Bedbugs Found In Basement Of ESB

It survived the Depression, a bomber crash and King Kong’s climb, but can the Empire State Building withstand a bedbug infestation?


Bed Bug/AP photo

Bedbug Battle: How To Keep The Pests Away

Bedbugs have been invading New York City, popping up at public establishments in Times Square, SoHo, and Brooklyn recently. Now, many residents are wondering what they can do to stave off the bugs.


AMC Empire Theater Latest To Tackle Bed Bug Menace

Bed bugs are taking over Manhattan, and it is getting worse as the creepy crawlers turn up in more locations — including the AMC Empire Movie Theater in Times Square.


The AMC Empire 25 movie theater was the setting for the latest infestation of bed bugs in New York City.

Bed Bugs Invade NYC

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