New York DEC extends scallop season one month to help baymen recoup after icy winter

A decision by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to extend the bay scallop season by a month is getting a local round of applause. The move, which extends the season until April 30, is seen as a boon to local baymen, many of whom struggled during the long, frigid winter and felt the impacts financially. Read the rest here 11:38