bugs

Eco-friendly tips to protect homes from pesky bugs
News ARA 10/13/2012 at 6:15AM

Cool weather signals homeowners to finalize outdoor chores and cozy up for the long winter ahead. It also signals pesky insects to head indoors seeking food sources and warm, safe places to hibernate. What can the smart homeowner do? Experts say the record-breaking summer heat has created a bumper crop of bugs. Ohio State University [...]

More West Nile spraying in Queens today
More West Nile spraying in Queens today
News Billy Rennison 8/27/2012 at 3:33PM

Queens will receive another round of West Nile spraying after news last week of two New Yorkers succumbing to the disease. Officials confirmed two deaths — one each in Nassau and Onondaga — stemming from West Nile last week. Parts of six Queens neighborhoods will be sprayed beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28 [...]