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Bayonne authority voids Port Authority deal for waterfront land

In Uncategorized on November 8, 2007 at 3:57 am

The board of the Bayonne Local Redevelopment Authority voted in the past week to void a deal with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to purchase waterfront property for a “roll-on/roll-off” car port. Read the rest of this entry »

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Group wants to own historic Long Island lighthouse

In Uncategorized on November 2, 2007 at 1:05 am

A fledgling Philadelphia preservation group is the only applicant to seek ownership of the historic Execution Rocks Lighthouse in Long Island Sound. Read the rest of this entry »

Spitzer Introduces Plan To Place Price Tag On Pollution

In Dive In on October 27, 2007 at 2:28 am

Governor Eliot Spitzer unveiled a plan Wednesday to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions from regional power plants. Read the rest of this entry »

Inch by Inch, Great Lakes Shrink, and Cargo Carriers Face Losses

In Maritime on October 24, 2007 at 1:22 am

James Rajotte for The New York Times

A ship carrying road salt pulls into the Port of Oswego, N.Y., on Lake Ontario. The lake’s water level has dropped three inches during this month alone. Read the rest of this entry »

Huntington Lighthouse foghorn sounds again

In Uncategorized on October 9, 2007 at 7:03 pm

Waterfront residents in Huntington awoke recently to a heavy mist and a sound they had not heard for three years – the bellowing of the foghorn at the Huntington Lighthouse. Read the rest of this entry »

Wright-Designed Boathouse Opens in N.Y.

In Region on September 30, 2007 at 5:16 pm

A boathouse designed by Frank Lloyd Wright opened to the public Friday on the city’s waterfront, more than 100 years after it was conceived and nearly 50 years after the architect’s death. Read the rest of this entry »

Reviving a Seaside Resort

In Uncategorized on September 30, 2007 at 4:31 pm

FOR decades, this small city of 32,000 was one of the mysteries of the Jersey Shore. Read the rest of this entry »

Love a Lighthouse? Consider Adopting It

In Maritime, Region on September 18, 2007 at 11:41 pm

Mary DiBiase Blaich for The New York Times

Holly Campbell and Joe Wilmot near Execution Rocks. Read the rest of this entry »

Artist’s Inspiration: A River Roaring With Life

In Uncategorized on September 16, 2007 at 2:18 am

WHEN Hilda Green Demsky learned in January that she won a $2,500 grant for an art show about the Bronx River, she headed directly to the Scarsdale waterfall, which cascades among the trees between the Bronx River Parkway and the Metro-North train station. Read the rest of this entry »

Battlegrounds of Rot and Rust

In Uncategorized on September 16, 2007 at 2:12 am

SEAS were calm and the sun shone bright on the dock behind the Shipwreck Grill on a recent Wednesday morning. That meant big crowds out on the reef. It was already late — nearly 8 a.m. But Steve Nagiewicz dared to hope for an open spot. Read the rest of this entry »