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Grandmas arrested over Upper East Side tree removal protest (CBS 2)

8 UES Residents, Including 3 Grandmothers, Arrested In Tree Removal Protest

The “UES Eight” were held for five hours at the 19th Precinct so police could do criminal background checks, They faced disorderly conduct and obstruction charges.

05/23/2014

Hundreds of pear and cherry trees were cut down along Long Island's North Shore. (credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Of Trees Chopped Down Across Nassau To Be Replanted

Many who cherish the annual flowering trees along the North Shore have voiced their suspicions that the trees were needlessly axed.

04/17/2013