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5 Ways to Illuminate Your Backyard

Backyards should come alive during the summer, especially at night. Check out these ideas for lightening it up.


Olympian Maria Michta looking at the damage on her lawn - Nesconset, NY - Jul 19, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

U.S. Olympian Escapes Injury After Lightning Strike On Long Island

Olympic athlete Maria Michta who leaves next week for London to compete in the race walk, but today, she is lucky to be walking at all.


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Are Dark Sky Rules Making People Feel Less Safe?

Under the argument that brighter lights make people feel safer, Islip town officials are considering amendments to its newly imposed dark sky rules.


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New Rules For Outdoor Lighting At Night On L.I.

The light police are now watching over your bulbs.