Ny Dep completes green infrastructure project in the Bronx
New York City Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Carter Strickland announced that the recently completed installation of green infrastructure in the Edenwald section of the Bronx will prevent nearly 2 million gallons of stormwater from reaching the combined sewer system each year and thereby improve the health and cleanliness of ... (more)
New York, Argo Spot Ethanol Prices Ease with RBOB Futures
Spot ethanol prices at the New York Harbor and at the Argo terminal near Chicago were discussed lower in a thin early trade session Thursday, pressured by a broad-based selloff in commodities such as gasoline.
Silicon Alley Insider
Take A Private Tour Of The Part Of Ellis Island No One Gets To See [PHOTOS]
More than 12 million immigrants , mostly from Eastern and Southern Europe, became American citizens at Ellis Island in New York Harbor between 1892 and 1954.
Tue May 21, 2013
VA reopens hospital damaged by superstorm Sandy
The Veterans Affairs Department fully reopened its Manhattan hospital after flooding from superstorm Sandy last October destroyed critical equipment and forced the hospital to close.
Sat May 18, 2013
Oversight of Maine restaurants diminishes, just as complaints rise
Maine's guidelines for overseeing restaurant safety were quietly scaled back last year, even as the number of health-related complaints about Maine restaurants has been on the rise.
Thu May 16, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
How mussels could help clean polluted waters
A man searches for mussels on the beach at low tide on Jersey, one of the Channel Islands off the coast of France.
Tue May 14, 2013
Environmental News Network
Mussels May Help Filter Polluted Waters
Scientists from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration set up an experimental raft at the mouth of New York City's Bronx River last spring.
Mon May 13, 2013
NY's largest cemetery celebrates 175th anniversary
Green-Wood Cemetery is known as the pastoral final resting place for luminaries such as New York Tribune founder Horace Greeley, conductor Leonard Bernstein and Cooper Union founder Peter Cooper.
Fri May 10, 2013
Heating oil futures contract now uses ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel
Historically, standard futures contracts for heating oil allowed for delivery of product with sulfur content up to 2,000 parts per million .
Thu May 09, 2013
Tickets on sale for Lady Liberty's July 4 opening
This May 20, 2009 file photo shows the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. The Statue of Liberty is reopening July 4, 2013, after Liberty Island flooded during Superstorm Sandy, and tickets for the ferry ride to the island are now on sale.
Wed May 08, 2013
Kyle McKenna recently completed the fall semester abroad at University of Salzburg, Austria, with honors.
Tue May 07, 2013
NY Harbor Spot Ethanol Prices Rally on Supply Shortage
Trade sources said an acute ethanol supply shortage along the East Coast prompted bidders this week to boost spot ethanol prices, with two confirmed trades concluded early Tuesday for prompt delivered New York Harbor ethanol at $2.90 gallon for an 8 cents session gain.
Sat May 04, 2013
York residents rally support for Cliff Walk access fight
Connie Hanley, left, and Jimmy Hager join other York, Maine, residents as they encourage others to vote yes on the upcoming ballot to protect access to the Cliff Walk.
Wed May 01, 2013
The Washington Post
Gasoline Tumbles to Four-Month Low as East Coast Supplies Surge
Gasoline fell to its lowest intraday price since December after the government reported East Coast supplies of the fuel increased to the highest level in more than a year.
Fishermen's fund helps support York lobstermen
An anonymous donation is supporting a new York Sustainable Fisheries Fund to benefit the health of the local commercial fishing business.
New nail salon in York Harbor offers services in a relaxed atmosphere
Ameday Nails & Spa is "a me day," owner Amy Nguyen explains of the way to pronounce the name and think of the philosophy of the new salon she opened in December in York Harbor.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Friends of the Cliff Walk rally for path
The Friends of the Cliff Walk are promoting public access to the historic walk and will be available to discuss the issue between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at York Harbor Beach up until the May 18 referendum vote.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Judge Jeanine to Mother of Jihadis :We Don t Want You Here
Judge Jeanine Pirro is taking a stand against injustice! She has a strong message for the Boston bombing suspectsA mother and for the Obama administration.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Tight Regional Ethanol Supply in NYH Spurs Short Covering
Spot ethanol prices in the New York Harbor rose 3 cents this morning on talk of supply shortages along the East Coast, with sell-side traders "scrambling to make sure they have wet barrels by the May 1 nomination date," said a trade source.