Tag: Long Island Sound

Great White Shark Reported in Long Island Sound

A great white shark being tracked by oceanographers was recorded swimming Monday in the Long Island Sound — the first such instance of the apex predator in that body of water.

Protecting The LI Sound, Plum Island and Our Way of Life

With our waterways plagued by pollution and overdevelopment, our generation faces unique challenges.

51 Songs That Mention Long Island

This big fish-shaped sandbar we call home inspired a surprising amount of music artists over the years, judging by the number of songs that reference Long Island!

Steve Israel Exits The House & Enters The University

Last January, eight-term Long Island Congressman Steve Israel shocked the Beltway by announcing he was leaving the House of Representatives. Now, a year later,...

Top 25 Things You’d Only Understand If You Grew Up On...

Field trips to Vanderbilt Planetarium, bonfires on Montauk, Virginia from Billy Joel's "Only The Good Die Young"—there are certain things you'd only know if you grew up on Long Island. Here are 25 of them.

NY to Sue EPA Over Long Island Sound Dredge Dumping Plan

New York State will sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to block the agency’s approval of plans to dump dredged material in the Long Island Sound, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.

Deer Rescued Swimming In Long Island Sound [Video]

“It’s a life. I’m not going to let him drown. He was out in the middle of nowhere, shivering and freezing, so we all said ‘We just can’t let it drown.’ It was the right thing to do.”

‘Extremely Rare’ Humpback Whale Sightings In Long Island Sound [Video]

“We generally do not get reports of sightings in Long Island Sound.”

Humpback Whale Spotted in Long Island Sound

Marine biologists urged boaters to stay at least 150 feet away from the whale, which was last seen Monday off Port Washington.

Here’s A Bright Idea: Turn Shoreham’s Old Nuke Plant Into A...

It's about time the Shoreham nuclear plant turns into something that could benefit Long Island economically rather than just be a burden on the utility bill.