tree removal

A tree stump sits in front of a home in Albertson, Long Island. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Residents Stumped Over Removal Of Trees

More than a dozen 70-year-old trees were suddenly chopped down in one Long Island, and now residents, stuck with unslightly stumps, are demanding answers.

04/07/2014

Looks Great Service sign. The tree removal company has a big contract with Nassau, which officials are investigating for possible payola. (credit: CBS 2)

State Officials Looking Into Possible Payola Between Nassau Exec, Tree Company

Looks Great Service has a whopping $70 million contract with Nassau for debris removal, CBS 2 has learned. It has been revealed that Looks Great has contributed $17,000 to the Republican’s re-election campaign.

07/12/2013

Crews begin replanting trees on Searingtown and Shelter Rock Roads on April 23, 2013 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Begins Replanting Trees Destroyed In Superstorm Sandy

The first batch is going in Tuesday along Searingtown Road and Shelter Rock Road in North Hills where hundreds of trees were downed and destroyed.

04/23/2013

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

Downed trees in Woodbury, Long Island as a result of Sandy (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Okla. Tree Removal Company Helping On Long Island Reports Threats, Vandalism

Paul Nosak, the owner of a tree removal company, said for the most part, Long Islanders have welcomed him and been gracious. But he said he has gotten threatening a voicemail demanding that he leave.

12/06/2012

Town officials are mulling the removal of dozens of trees to increase parking at Short Hills Train Station, and residents' reactions are mixed.

NJ Town Mulls Removal Of Trees For Parking Spaces

There’s an effort underway in Millburn Township to try to create more parking for commuters, but some say officials are barking up the wrong tree.

12/03/2010