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The Willis Avenue Bridge which sits on a barge at the Port of Coeymans, New York July 12, 2010, in the Hudson River ready to ship to Bayonne, New Jersey tomorrow morning for the final installation of mechanicals and then it will be re floated and pushed to it's final installation across the Harlem River at Willis Avenue.
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Welcomemat Services, a gift rewards program for people who move to the area, will open March 10. Local businesses can subscribe to Welcomemat Services and provide newcomers to Orange County and parts of New Jersey and Rockland County with rewards like gift certificates for free pizza, said Krissy Many, who is opening the franchise with her husband, ... (more)
County Executive Ed Day's first priority, he told everyone candidly in his first State of the County speech last month, was tackling Rockland's $145 million deficit-and its underlying causes.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has called on high-ranking federal officials to beef up safety standards for trains that carry crude oil from North Dakota and Canada, and cited two oil train derailments that occurred upstate last week.
"I'm a defensive driver. I try to keep aware of those holes. As I said I'm afraid if I drive in I won't get out, they'll bury me," one driver joked.
We need a nanny to take care of our 2 girls who are 6 and 4 year old. The 6 year old goes to school.
Nice transit map, but will it be complete when the new Tappan Zee Bridge opens in four years? Map: New NY Bridge On Friday, the Tappan Zee Mass Transit Task Force released its final report [ PDF ], recommending bus improvements across Westchester and Rockland counties that could be completed when the new Hudson River span opens in 2018.
Chris Day, son of Rockland County Executive Ed Day, told the crowd yesterday, that he has new ideas that will change the "business-as-usual" culture in Washington.
Think you've had it with all the cold and snow and ice? Try being a senior citizen or person with disabilities who's barely gotten out of the house this winter, or in some cases, hasn't been able to get out at all.
A recent Tax Watch chart highlighted the number of parcels and the percentages of exempt properties in each town.
Staten Island is the forgotten borough when it comes to representation on a group that will play a crucial role in determining whether Island parishes merge or close under the "Making All Things New" pastoral planning initiative for the Archdiocese of New York.
The water temperature was 36 degrees Sunday for the seventh annual Penguin Plunge in Nyack in New York's Rockland County.
David Levin says having his 'shoes on the ground' every day in Bronx high schools has led him to support a 'whole-scale evaluation' of the state's controversial Common Core education standards.