Wildfire season began this weekend in New Jersey, and while forest service managers say they aren’t expecting more fires than usual, one thing does stand in their way: the trees knocked down by Superstorm Sandy.
The mayor of Bridgeport is striking back at Forbes, which has listed the city as the fourth dirtiest city in the nation.
Many trees still need to be cleared over a month after superstorm Sandy hit the Tri-State area. In some cases, it’s a matter of determining who is responsible.
Elyse Bulla and Vincent Sofi have lived on Stadium Avenue for nearly a decade. They love their neighborhood, but the city maintained trees on the grassy strip between the street and the sidewalk must go.
St. Sen. Tony Avella (D-11) is urging the New York City Parks Department to foot the bill for replacing broken sewer lines penetrated by the roots of city-owned trees.
Trees lining Richmond Avenue on Staten island have been getting extra attention from residents, but for all of the wrong reasons.
A bill making its way through the New Jersey State Senate would open up municipal lands and open spaces to logging for profit.
Anyone who has a garden understands the expenses that are involved with making it look good; trees, plants, and shrubs cost thousands of dollars. But according to CBS 2′s Asa Aarons, many homeowners are not prepared for the loss of their gardens.
Park upkeep or a war on trees? It depends who you ask in one Upper Manhattan neighrborhood.
“It’s shocking. What can you think when you look at property and 221 stumps are in the ground? It’s a shocking event,” said Debbie Cantow, who owns the land where the trees were cut.
Some of the trees in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn are getting a lot of attention these days, all because of what some people are calling grotesque growths.
On Long Island, about 89,000 customers remain in the dark as of Thursday night, but there is some power progress being made.
About 370,000 utility customers in Connecticut remain without power, several days after Tropical Storm Irene blew through the Nutmeg State.
On Thursday, Con Edison deployed extra crews ahead of Hurricane Irene to help prune trees near power lines and houses in Westchester County.