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With the R and G lines back at full service, the MTA is setting its sights on the next round of repairs to subway tunnels damaged by floodwaters during Hurricane Sandy. A source told NY1 that weekend repairs to the Cranberry Tube, which carries A and C trains between Brooklyn and Manhattan, will start in the first part of 2015.
Organizers expect more than 100,000 people will parade through Midtown streets for the protest on Sunday. In a surprise move, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon suggested he'd join the protestors.
Adopt-A-Dog's 26th annual Puttin' on the Dog festival turned a lovely day at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, in Greenwich, Conn., Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.
First East Brunswick home purchased under Sandy buyout program More than 300 homeowners in five municipalities have accepted Blue Acres' buyout offers Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1u3C1wQ Nancy Von Spreckelsen stands in front her longtime Squire Street home that she recently sold to the state under the Sandy Buyout program. On Tuesday, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin paid a visit to Squire Street in East Brunswick, where he announced the purchase of the first of seven flood-damaged homes earmarked for purchase under the state's post-Superstorm Sandy Blue Acres buyout program.
Scullville Volunteer Fire Company announced it will open its annual "Terror in the Junkyard" haunted hayride and maze for the 2014 season with a new attraction involving zombies. The so-called "Apocalypse Training Zombie Paintball Shoot Out" will give visitors a chance to step up and prevent zombies from attacking them.
U.S. government scientists are launching winged drones into Hurricane Edouard, hoping to collect data that could help forecasters understand what makes some storms strengthen into monsters while others fade away. NOAA got a handful of the drones this year to test during the peak of hurricane season, thanks to post-Hurricane Sandy federal funding.
Briskly breaking off the the legs of a steaming lobster, Brianne Simpson of Rumson appeared in her element as she and her family dined at Boondocks Fishery in Red Bank one night last week. "This is what people want: casual, outdoor dining," she told PieHole as the sun went down over an idyllic scene of boats bobbing on the Navesink River.
Over the last 25 years of U.S. history, the political climate for climate change has often been likened to a reverse of the country's prevailing weather patterns. Record heat and a parched heartland has nurtured summer-time polls and media reports that environment concerns would - at last - become a significant factor when Americans vote in the fall.
In 2011, Adam Sobel's mobile vegan kitchen The Cinnamon Snail won the Maker's Mark challenge for its bourbon creme brulee doughnuts. In 2012, his seitan street food claimed the People's Taste Award, and in 2013, the Red Bank chef brought the Hero Award back to its New Jersey home after being honored for feeding the storm-stricken shore communities in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Halloween just wouldn't be the same without Heidi Klum 's over-the-top annual bash, which she's hosted in both New York and Los Angeles. The location , may have changed over the years, but one thing we can always count on is Heidi showing up in an extravagant costume.
On Sunday, September 21st, a huge crowd will march through the middle of Manhattan. It will almost certainly be the largest rally about climate change in human history, and one of the largest political protests in many years in New York.
Four public schools are still without a working fire alarm nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy damaged their buildings - and city officials blame the federal government's red tape for the delays. The fixes, along with the replacement of "temporary" boilers at more than 30 schools, are part of the more than $700 million in repairs needed for schools across the five boroughs that were damaged during the October 2012 storm.
Like most non-traded REITs, equity is generated in a blind pool format, so investors really don't know what they're buying. NYRT and ARC New York REIT have the same external manager, and they also have many of the same officers and board members.
Regular R subway service between Brooklyn and Manhattan will resume Monday after a year of construction repairing the damaging effects Hurricane Sandy had on the subway tunnel. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo made the announcement Sunday afternoon during a press conference at the Whitehall Street Subway Station in downtown Manhattan.
SEASIDE HEIGHTS - Dozens of clowns, young and old, happy and sad, took to the boardwalk Sunday for a clown parade. Approximately 50 clowns joined in - about the same number as prior years, according to Leo Desilets, one of the staff members at Clownfest "It's a beautiful day here," he said, adding that the event typically draws around 15,000 spectators but did not yet know how many attended this year.
Donald S. Gingerella, 53, admitted to the court that he applied for and collected a total of $82,346 in public assistance payments based on fraudulent statements. He received payments from the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training , the Social Security Administration , and the Supplemental Nutrition Assitance Program .
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 02:33 am
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