trees

A tree stump in Isham Park in the Inwood neighborhood - New York, NY - Mar 1, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Parks Dept. Cuts Down Over 100 Trees In Inwood Park

Park upkeep or a war on trees? It depends who you ask in one Upper Manhattan neighrborhood.

03/01/2012

Clear-cut trees in Mahwah, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Man Accused Of Cutting Down 221 Of Neighbor’s Trees To Get Better View Of Mountains

“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.

02/16/2012

Brooklyn mushrooms

Mushroom Mania: They Are Nasty Looking And Popping Up On Many Area Trees

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.

11/09/2011

LI Power

East Meadow Residents Thrilled To Get Power Back After Week Of Darkness

On Long Island, about 89,000 customers remain in the dark as of Thursday night, but there is some power progress being made.

09/01/2011

Dante Turenzio works on a tree damaged by Irene - New Canaan, CT - Aug 31, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Still A Mess After Irene; More Than 350K Without Power

About 370,000 utility customers in Connecticut remain without power, several days after Tropical Storm Irene blew through the Nutmeg State.

08/31/2011

Pruning Trees In Westchester (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Work To Protect Homes And Power Lines In Westchester From Falling Trees

On Thursday, Con Edison deployed extra crews ahead of Hurricane Irene to help prune trees near power lines and houses in Westchester County.

08/25/2011

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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