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Posts Tagged ‘North Shore’

Maritime Festival on the North Shore

In Get Wet, Staten Island, Working Waterfront on July 7, 2009 at 1:26 am

The Atlantic Salt Co., the Noble Maritime Collection and the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce are coming together to present a free community festival in August. Read the rest of this entry »

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Manhattan Project's Legacy on Staten Island

In Dive In, Staten Island, Working Waterfront on June 12, 2009 at 4:52 pm

Last week, I reported on the “toxic stew” surrounding Staten Island’s North Shore. (For that article, go here.) That story was scary enough, but information obtained over the past week reveals that the scenario is actually much worse than initially reported. Read the rest of this entry »

Staten Island's Toxic Stew

In Dive In, Go Coastal, Natural Waterfront, Staten Island on May 29, 2009 at 4:17 pm

This spring, residents of Staten Island’s North Shore received news of a triple toxic whammy. Read the rest of this entry »

Lead contaminates site of former plant on Staten Island

In Go Coastal, Public Waterfront, Staten Island on April 3, 2009 at 3:02 pm

Federal Environmental Protection Agency officials confirmed yesterday what residents have feared for decades about a former industrial site on the waterfront near Port Richmond Avenue: There is a dangerously high level of lead in the soil. Read the rest of this entry »

Borough byways: A study in history

In Go Coastal, Staten Island on January 16, 2009 at 3:43 pm

Even if you never think about history, it’s ever-present when you drive or walk on our local streets and major thoroughfares. Read the rest of this entry »

River Otters Reappearing on Nassau County’s North Shore

In Get Wet, Natural Waterfront, Region on November 16, 2008 at 4:28 pm

THE North American river otter, a semi-aquatic mammal rare on Long Island for 200 years, may be making a tentative comeback and has turned up, among other places, on Nassau County’s North Shore. Read the rest of this entry »

City finds $$ for yet another N. Shore study

In Dive In, Go Coastal, Staten Island on November 10, 2008 at 8:25 pm

A $600,000 price tag for a consultant while 4 other similar reviews are already under Read the rest of this entry »

Make it a priority to get out and explore

In Go Coastal, Public Waterfront, Staten Island on November 7, 2008 at 7:10 pm

I’m not a native Staten Islander, but I’ve lived here almost 30 years — and still, there are so many places I come across that I’ve never explored before. Read the rest of this entry »

Staten Island's North Shore key to developing water-front

In Go Coastal, Public Waterfront, Staten Island on October 2, 2008 at 4:34 pm

There are three reasons the American Institute of Architects put Staten Island’s North Shore at the center of its recommendations for revitalizing the waterfront boroughwide: Read the rest of this entry »

Can they work wonders on Staten Island's waterfront?

In Dive In, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront, Staten Island on September 19, 2008 at 4:18 pm

The experts are working on the problem of how best to develop Staten Island’s underutilized waterfronts, and so are the experts-in-training. Read the rest of this entry »