Posts Tagged ‘ Long Island ’

Heavy rain causes landslide in Sea Cliff, Long Island

May 2nd, 2014 | By

How do you get your house to fall off a cliff into Long Island Sound? Build on a cliff near the water. One has to wonder how many trees on the hillside they removed to improve their view of the water. The heavy rain caused a landslide in Sea Cliff, sending one homeowner’s backyard into the

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Westchester County gets ‘B’ for protecting Long Island Sound

Apr 14th, 2014 | By

New Haven-based Long Island Sound advocacy group Save the Sound says Westchester’s sewage treatment plants are doing a good job removing nitrogen before discharging into the Sound but have to do more.

New LIPA board hears updates on PSEG transition

Jan 22nd, 2014 | By

Long Island Power Authority trustees Tuesday received their first progress report since PSEG Long Island took over operations Jan. 1, including further details of a fatal head-on collision involving a PSEG truck last week. For more on this story, visit: New LIPA board hears updates on PSEG transition.

The ’10 Best Hiking Trails on Long Island’

Aug 1st, 2013 | By

Earn your hiking stripes and bragging rights by exploring Long Island’s finest trails. Traverse past haunted lighthouses stuffed with peg legs, otherworldly landscapes, sunbathing seals, and sparkling seasides.

Bamboo ban plans reach Long Beach, Brookhaven

Jul 24th, 2012 | By

Long Beach City became the latest Long Island municipality to jump on the bamboo-ban bandwagon Tuesday night when it scheduled a public hearing on a proposal to bar the oft-invasive species. via Bamboo ban plans reach Long Beach, Brookhaven.

Symposium Illuminates Aspects Of Lighthouse Stewardship

Jul 7th, 2011 | By

Fort Trumbull State Park was one of many New London locations where people turned their attention to lighthouses this holiday weekend. Representatives from the Coast Guard, the Stonington Historical Society, and the Norwalk Seaport Association were on hand to speak about these local icons.

LI Artist Spotlight: Karyo Turns Beach Litter into Art

Jun 8th, 2011 | By

Glen Head Long Island resident Barbara Karyo is a social activist who uses art as way to get her message out. Karyo’s most recent art project was sparked after a wastewater treatment plant under construction in Westchester accidentally released approximately 27 million plastic disks into the Long Island Sound this past April. As Beach Captain

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