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Starlings gather to roost on telephone lines like symbols on a sheet of music on September 27, 2008 in Venice, California (Photo by Darrell Ingham/Getty Images)

Not All Residents On Board With Plan To Spray Away Birds In Nutley

The township hired a company called Bird Doctor Nationwide to shoo away the thousands of birds that have been taking up residence at DeMuro Park.

08/18/2014

Mosquitoes

City To Begin Spraying For West Nile Mosquitoes On Wednesday Morning

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will begin spraying for mosquitoes in several areas Wednesday morning, in an effort to keep the West Nile virus from spreading.

06/17/2014

The Strand bookstore in New York City

Union Square Bookstore Accused Of Using Sprinklers To Spray Away The Homeless

Sprinklers are usually used to water lawns and keep us cool on hot days, but a landmark store near Union Square has been accused of using them to spray away the homeless.

11/15/2013

Cases of West Nile continue to turn up on Long Island.

Doctors Confirm More West Nile Cases On L.I.

Two new cases of West Nile were confirmed on Long Island.

08/21/2010

A Mosquito

Nassau County To Spray For Mosquitos

Long Island’s Nassau County will conduct aerial spraying for the first time since 2008 in an effort to control West Nile-carrying mosquitoes.

08/11/2010

Cases of West Nile continue to turn up on Long Island.

Queens, L.I. To Spray For Mosquitos Tuesday Night

Mosquito spraying was scheduled for parts of New York Tuesday night to reduce the threat of the West Nile virus.

CBS 2–08/10/2010