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Trees On LIRR Rails (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Respond As Storms Topple Trees, Cause Power Outages Across New York

“Some of these storms come in real quick and then they disappear but they’re doing a lot of damage lately,” Scott Hogan of Pleasantville told CBS 2′s Dave Carlin.

08/21/2011

Aerial view of Ground Zero on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. (credit: Mark Lennihan/AP)

Clock Ticking Toward Opening Of 9/11 Memorial

The centerpiece of the 9/11 memorial is the two square one-acre waterfalls marking where the Twin Towers stood.

08/01/2011

Tree Canopy Over Merritt Parkway (file / credit: U.S. Department of Transportation via Wikipedia)

Third Tree In As Many Weeks Falls On Merritt Parkway

Driving along the Merritt Parkway can sometimes feel like you’re entering an enchanted forest.

07/05/2011

Central Park

Big Apple Shows Off Green Thumb, Plants 20K Trees

Volunteers and city workers are planting trees in New York’s public parks as part of an ongoing campaign to beautify the city and clean its air.

10/24/2010

152nd Street between Melbourne and Jewel Avenues in Kew Gardens Hills, Sept. 20, 2010. (Photo/Terry Sheridan)

Residents Upset After Storm Topples Thousands Of Trees

“A lot these great trees have been here for 80, 100-years, and you know, it’s changed the character of this neighborhood forever,” said resident Jason Steinberg.

09/20/2010

NEW YORK - AUGUST 28: Capt. Donald Burns (2R) of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey looks on as one of the first Swamp White Oak trees is planted around the Memorial Plaza following a ceremony at Ground Zero on August 28, 2010 in New York City. The trees were chosen from areas within a 500-mile radius of the World Trade Center site, including New York, Pennsylvania and near Washington D.C. to symbolize the locations directly impacted by the 9/11 attacks. (credit: David Goldman/Getty Images)

First Trees Planted At 9/11 Memorial Site

After nine years, life returned to Ground Zero in a very visible day Saturday. Amid the concrete, steel and stone came a splash of crisp green as the first trees were planted at the 9/11 Memorial.

08/28/2010

The northern reflecting pool is seen under construction at the 9/11 Memorial - New York, NY - Aug 25, 2010 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Trees Helping 9/11 Memorial To Take Shape

An army of construction workers has been installing steel and pouring concrete at the site of the 9/11 memorial.

08/27/2010

Pelham Parkway in the Bronx is home to one of the most beautiful landscapes in New York City.

Bronx Residents Fear Road Project Will Ruin Scenery

One of the most beautiful landscapes in New York City is being threatened by a road project, and residents fear it will forever change the character of their neighborhood.

08/13/2010

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