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Long Island Sound

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Or Is It All Just 'Fishiness'?

Erica Wides | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

My niece, Sophie, spent last week "down the shore" as they say in New Jersey. Her friend has a beach house, and they invited her to visit. Lucky! See...

Making the Grade: Clean Water Proponents Issue Report Card for Long Island Sound

Kyle Rabin | Posted 07.01.2015 | Green
Kyle Rabin

It is thoughtful action by government, individuals and communities that will be crucial to overcoming the many challenges that confront Long Island Sound and many other bodies of water. The report card format is a smart step forward in the process of preserving our waterways.

What Is Long Island Sound Worth?

Kyle Rabin | Posted 11.25.2014 | New York
Kyle Rabin

Once called the "American Mediterranean" and more recently described as "The Urban Sea," Long Island Sound is considered one of North America's most urban yet biologically diverse estuaries.

Grace

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jack Schimmelman

Being chronically ill is learning about love. Whether I believe I can recover or not, I am blessed.

Man Frees 17-Pound Lobster From Connecticut Restaurant

AP | Posted 09.24.2012 | Green

WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man purchased a 17-pound lobster at a Waterford restaurant, then released the crustacean back into Long Island...

Yacht Accident Off Long Island Kills Three Children

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 09.04.2012 | New York

OYSTER BAY, N.Y. — A yacht that capsized with 27 friends and family aboard on an outing to watch Fourth of July fireworks was severely overcrowd...

Keeping Afloat: Why Supporting Small, Local Commercial Fishermen is Important [Video]

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

I met up with Phil Karlin a couple weeks ago to learn all about small, family-owned commercial fishing operations in the New York area.

Human Body Washes Ashore On Mysterious Plum Island

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

PLUM ISLAND, N.Y. — A human body has washed ashore on New York's tiny Plum Island, where a U.S. government lab studies dangerous animal diseases...

Property In Landmark Connecticut Eminent Domain Supreme Court Case Never Used

AP | KATIE NELSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW LONDON, Conn. — Weeds, glass, bricks, pieces of pipe and shingle splinters have replaced the knot of aging homes at the site of the nation's...