Charles Lane http://publicradioeast.org en As Snow Ends, Residents Dig Out In Freezing Temperatures http://publicradioeast.org/post/snow-ends-residents-dig-out-freezing-temperatures Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>It's MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:23:00 +0000 Charles Lane 32546 at http://publicradioeast.org Some Competitors Say Free-Diving Needs A Safety Sea Change http://publicradioeast.org/post/some-competitors-say-freediving-needs-safety-sea-change Dahab, Egypt, just north of Sharm el-Sheikh on the Sinai Peninsula, is perfect for free-diving. A diver can have tea in a simple beach cafe and then take just a handful of steps into the Gulf of Aqaba, where the seafloor plunges more than 100 yards into a wine-glass-shaped blue hole.<p>Free-divers, who take a breath, swim as deep into the ocean as possible and then come back up, come to Dahab from across the world to compete. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 21:54:00 +0000 Charles Lane 30080 at http://publicradioeast.org Some Competitors Say Free-Diving Needs A Safety Sea Change To Avoid Flooding, Coastal Homeowners Lift Themselves Up http://publicradioeast.org/post/avoid-flooding-coastal-homeowners-lift-themselves Driving through the low-lying community of Lindenhurst, on New York's Long Island, you see house after house lifted up on pilings, 12 feet in the air. Superstorm Sandy put Lindenhurst under 8 feet of water, and many homeowners lost everything. For many, lifting a house has become the go-to solution. Sun, 27 Oct 2013 21:07:00 +0000 Charles Lane 26404 at http://publicradioeast.org N.Y. County Outsources The Job Of Monitoring Sex Offenders http://publicradioeast.org/post/ny-county-outsources-job-monitoring-sex-offenders A suburban county on Long Island, N.Y., is taking a novel approach to monitoring sex offenders: It's giving the job to a victims' advocacy group.<p>The measure was approved unanimously earlier this year; lawmakers call it a cost-effective way to keep citizens safe. Sat, 24 Aug 2013 21:07:00 +0000 Charles Lane 21819 at http://publicradioeast.org N.Y. County Outsources The Job Of Monitoring Sex Offenders 15-Ton Particle Ring Travels To Chicago By Land And By Sea http://publicradioeast.org/post/15-ton-particle-ring-travels-chicago-land-and-sea It looks almost like the Millennium Falcon, creeping ever so slowing, taking up the entire roadway on New York's Long Island. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 21:18:00 +0000 Charles Lane 17758 at http://publicradioeast.org 15-Ton Particle Ring Travels To Chicago By Land And By Sea