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Brooklyn Longshoremen Make Waves About City's Plan For Red Hook Port

In Uncategorized on December 28, 2006 at 4:37 am

Some Brooklyn longshoreman made waves Read the rest of this entry »

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Staten Island waterfront news…

In Uncategorized on December 28, 2006 at 4:31 am

Assault on wetlands

No NASCAR

Port Authority interested in buying planned raceway site

Big Top Coney: Circus Coming to Town

In Uncategorized on December 28, 2006 at 4:22 am

The Big Apple Circus is looking at the Astroland site in Coney Island for possible performances, according to sources close to the issue. Read the rest of this entry »

Civic Group Rips Gateway Over Shoddy Pier Repairs

In Uncategorized on December 28, 2006 at 4:15 am

Neal Duncan, president of the United Canarsie South Civic Association, told attendees at last week’s meeting held at the Hebrew Educational Society, repairs made thus far to the Canarsie Pier are inadequate. Read the rest of this entry »

Reclaiming Roberto Clemente State Park

In Uncategorized on December 28, 2006 at 4:14 am

Hugging the Harlem River Read the rest of this entry »

Oo-ooh, that smell to linger for 3 years

In Uncategorized on December 28, 2006 at 3:54 am

Bay Ridgites won’t get full relief from the stench of the Owls Head sewage treatment plant for nearly three years, city officials said at a raucous town hall meeting last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Gowanus toxic plume targeting Park Slopers

In Uncategorized on December 28, 2006 at 3:53 am

An underground cloud of toxins that has already invaded the future home of the Whole Foods supermarket, is moving from the industrial neighborhood along the Gowanus Canal toward Park Slope, an engineer told state officials this month. Read the rest of this entry »

Rivers revive, Bombers stay, parks go away

In Uncategorized on December 28, 2006 at 3:24 am

Revival at the river Read the rest of this entry »

Shoreline Protection Bill Brings Money for Sound

In Uncategorized on December 28, 2006 at 3:17 am

SINCE 1987, when the federal government named Long Island Sound an estuary of national significance, talk about protecting its shoreline has been constant but never backed by more than a trickle of federal money. Read the rest of this entry »

Perched NYC Hawk Sees Bald Eagle Soar By

In Manhattan on December 28, 2006 at 3:12 am

Pale Male, the famed red-tailed hawk of Central Park, was perched on the 22nd floor of the swank Beresford apartment building on Wednesday when the national emblem of the United States soared past, carrying a large fish in its talons. Read the rest of this entry »