long island sound
While some women collect shoes and handbags, one wealthy widow in Conn. collects islands and now she’s ready to sell two of them – for the right price.
Aquaculture scientists at the University of Connecticut are poised to produce dividends from their decades of work to clean up the waters of Long Island Sound. The science team’s decades of work has helped rid the waters of nitrogen and, as a byproduct, leaves behind edible seaweed and kelp.
The Coast Guard said they received a distress call at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday that the vessel named Priceless had struck Pulpit Rock and sank with 10 people aboard.
Dangerous tide and current conditions have caused rescuers to suspend a search in the Long Island Sound waters near Fishers Island for a woman who disappeared when the boat she was aboard sank.
It’s been a violent month, both here in New York and across the country, and that’s how we begin our July Audiofile of the big stories these past 31 days.
Boaters spotted the 6-foot, 1,000 pound sea turtle tangled in lobster pot lines about a mile north of Mount Sinai Harbor around 8:40 p.m. Monday.
Suffolk County Police said that Marine Bureau officers helped save three men minutes after their sailboat overturned and sank in Huntington. U.S. Park Police also helped rescue a man near the Statue of Liberty.
Stamford police said the body of 30-year-old Keith Morris was discovered near the accident scene Monday afternoon.
If you’re about to complain about your job, consider the plight of some workmen in Connecticut.
The victims were among 27 people onboard a 34-foot Silverton yacht when it tipped over just after 10 p.m in Cold Spring Harbor Bay near Oyster Bay, authorities said.
Mitch Kramer, of Oyster Bay, and his dog Jessie responded in their towboat to a stranded sailor when they saw something struggling in the distance — it ended up being a 1-year-old bald eagle that was sick.
The effects of Monday’s heavy rain lingered this morning on Long Island, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.
Federal funding to preserve, protect and restore Long Island Sound expired in 2011.
John Massas, 35, is a subcontractor with Nuco Painting out of Islandia. Officials said Massas was working underneath the bridge when he slipped.
It lacks many basic amenities and has an off-putting name, but Rat Island can be your very own when it goes up for auction next week.