Heavy snow caused a tree to fall on a Port Washington home on Wednesday morning.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Lyssa Beyer
Wednesday, February 27
A Port Washington resident had quite the scare this morning when heavy snow caused a tree to topple onto her house. Meaghan Hoffmann said the tree feel just outside her master bedroom window — after she was up but back in the bedroom. Luckily, there isn't any damage — but the tree remains resting on the house while the residents seek help in getting it gone. Do you have photos from the snow? Add them to this article.
Port resident is hopeful the city will consider notifying homeowners when it plans to remove a tree from their property after his ash was cut down without his prior knowledge.
A Port Washington homeowner is hopeful that the city will change its ways when it comes to tree removal after a tree on his property was cut down without his prior knowledge. Richard Thompson, who lives on Parknoll Lane, returned home last week to find just a stump remaining of the healthy ash tree that once welcomed him home. "I planted both of these trees when we built our home 29 years ago," he told the Port Washington Common Council on Tuesday night. "We valued these trees and took additional steps to hire a arborist to keep these trees healthy." Thompson said his first thought was that it may have been infested with emerald ash borer; officials confirmed that EAB was found in the city on June 15. Thompson called the city to find out …