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Staten Island Advance
Heads up! Your Community Board meetings next weekSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- One of the best ways to learn about private and public d
Heads up! Your Community Board meetings next week
Staten Island Advance / Posted yesterday
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- One of the best ways to learn about private and public development and other projects planned in your neighborhood -- and also about issues of concern to local residents -- is to attend your local Community Board... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Neighbors warned of swaying crane hours before fatal collapseTRIBECA, Manhattan —Residents and people who work in TriBeCa said they were sho
Neighbors warned of swaying crane hours before fatal collapse
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 2 days ago
TRIBECA, Manhattan —Residents and people who work in TriBeCa said they were shocked when they heard the news of a crane collapse along Worth Street Friday morning, yet they were not surprised. "I saw it swaying in the wind," Bruce Ehrmann, a realtor... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Road maintenance scheduled for Staten Island next weekSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The city will continue to focus on maintenance on Staten
Road maintenance scheduled for Staten Island next week
Staten Island Advance / Posted 2 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The city will continue to focus on maintenance on Staten Island roads for the upcoming week, according to the Department of Transportation (DOT). There will be one maintenance crew working from Monday, Feb. 8, to Friday, Feb.... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Cebu Pacific's waytogo: travel advice beyond the budget flightsClicking on Cebu Pac's website to check on (and book) the latest affordable fli
Cebu Pacific's waytogo: travel advice beyond the budget flights
Coconuts Manila / Posted 3 days ago
Clicking on Cebu Pac's website to check on (and book) the latest affordable flights became a habit for many Pinoys. Now, with its waytogo website, the airline wants to do the same with the destinations that we visit and the hotels where we check... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Concert to support pool projectThe first public fundraiser for Wanaka's new $11.8million swimming pool will be
Concert to support pool project
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
The first public fundraiser for Wanaka's new $11.8million swimming pool will be held tomorrow. Ranfurly opera singer David McAtamney will perform to a crowd of about 350 at the Lake Wanaka Centre. Funds raised from the concert will be the first... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Campers upset residentsTENSIONS are rising in Brighton Rd as reports of more than 30 freedom campers c
Campers upset residents
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
TENSIONS are rising in Brighton Rd as reports of more than 30 freedom campers cramming into the Ocean View Reserve become common. The Dunedin City Council has no plans to change its freedom camping bylaw, despite community concern and more than 280... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Pool reopens thanks to communityWarrington School has bucked a national trend by reopening its school pool this
Pool reopens thanks to community
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Warrington School has bucked a national trend by reopening its school pool this week. The Warrington community raised about $20,000 to get the pool back up to standard. The pool was made available to the school's 37 pupils on Tuesday, in time for... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Councillor concerned about WRCC costsWard 1 Coun. Mark Carl recalled lengthy debates that took place in past years a
Councillor concerned about WRCC costs
Welland Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Ward 1 Coun. Mark Carl recalled lengthy debates that took place in past years as city council dealt with the Welland Recreational Canal Corp. But this year, he said that debate didn’t happen although the city is spending just as much on the canal... Read more
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Drayton Valley Western Review
Out of Africa, black rhinosIn 1965, I saved up my paper route money and bought a Honda 90 from my older br
Out of Africa, black rhinos
Drayton Valley Western Review / Posted 4 days ago
In 1965, I saved up my paper route money and bought a Honda 90 from my older brother. I paid him $15 and a case of beer. My new toy had a dual-sprocket in the rear, with which to shift to the low range by clipping an extra length of chain into the... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
CB 5 meets Next Board 5 meeting in Middle Village Feb. 10 Street fairs, the city’s next budget and a proposed ambulance charging statio
CB 5 meets Next Board 5 meeting in Middle Village Feb. 10
Times Newsweekly / Posted 4 days ago
Street fairs, the city’s next budget and a proposed ambulance charging station headline the next Community Board 5 meeting in Middle Village on Wednesday, Feb. 10. As announced by District... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
FIELD of DREAMSMaspeth park redesign gets CB 5 Committee Approval After months of meetings, p
FIELD of DREAMS
Times Newsweekly / Posted 4 days ago
Maspeth park redesign gets CB 5 Committee Approval After months of meetings, proposals and arguments, the Community Board 5 (CB 5) Parks Committee made a decision Feb. 2 on plans to reconstruct the ballfields at Maspeth’s Frank Principe Park that... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Pool reopens: ‘big community effort’Warrington School has bucked a national trend by reopening its school pool this
Pool reopens: ‘big community effort’
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
Warrington School has bucked a national trend by reopening its school pool this week. The Warrington community raised about $20,000 to get the pool back up to standard. The pool was made available to the school's 37 pupils on Tuesday, in time for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Colour Us Xenophobic - Are Foreigners Now Safer in Soweto?While the effects of last year's xenophobic violence are still felt, both forei
Colour Us Xenophobic - Are Foreigners Now Safer in Soweto?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
While the effects of last year's xenophobic violence are still felt, both foreigners and South Africans are negotiating a safer, more secure community. MBALI ZWANE visited Soweto to see what's changed. Dusty shelves stand empty in a cavernous room... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Harbour cycleway snag; cost blowoutA massive cost blowout has hit the proposed cycle and footpath to Port Chalmers
Harbour cycleway snag; cost blowout
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
A massive cost blowout has hit the proposed cycle and footpath to Port Chalmers, forcing its designers back to the drawing board. The project, which would have a path between St Leonards and Port Chalmers built separate from vehicle traffic, was... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
The queen of pawns expands her family's empireKaminsky partnered with Beauty & Essex for an upscale vintage partnership Laur
The queen of pawns expands her family's empire
Crain's New York Business / Posted 4 days ago
Kaminsky partnered with Beauty & Essex for an upscale vintage partnership Lauren Kaminsky grew up in a family of pawnbrokers: Her grandfather hocked watches, and seemingly every dinner-table discussion was about the price of gold. Yet when Kaminsky... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City consumer affairs chief shifts to glam gigJulie Menin was named Media and Entertainment commissioner. Julie Menin, Consu
City consumer affairs chief shifts to glam gig
Crain's New York Business / Posted 4 days ago
Julie Menin was named Media and Entertainment commissioner. Julie Menin, Consumer Affairs commissioner for the past two years, has been named commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. The high-profile position oversees a... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Board will seek reduced levy in MayThe Randolph County Board of Education voted Tuesday to pursue a levy call with
Board will seek reduced levy in May
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 5 days ago
The Randolph County Board of Education voted Tuesday to pursue a levy call with a reduced rate, lower than that which is currently imposed on residents. "Our public has given us information so we're trying to take that information and we're trying... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
The queen of pawns expands the family empireKaminsky partnered with Beauty & Essex for an upscale vintage partnership Laur
The queen of pawns expands the family empire
Crain's New York Business / Posted 5 days ago
Kaminsky partnered with Beauty & Essex for an upscale vintage partnership Lauren Kaminsky grew up in a family of pawnbrokers: Her grandfather hocked watches, and seemingly every dinner-table discussion was about the price of gold. Yet when Kaminsky... Read more
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Brisbane Times
M1 truck crash: Woman praised by stranded motorists for handing out water bottlesMotorists stranded in a traffic gridlock caused by Tuesday afternoon's M1 truck
M1 truck crash: Woman praised by stranded motorists for handing out water bottles
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
Motorists stranded in a traffic gridlock caused by Tuesday afternoon's M1 truck crash have praised a woman who stopped to hand out bottles of water in stifling heat. Southbound traffic was at a standstill on the Pacific Motorway at Nerang on Tuesday... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City consumer affairs chief shifts to glam gig, named media and entertainment commishJulie Menin was named Media and Entertainment commissioner. Julie Menin, Consu
City consumer affairs chief shifts to glam gig, named media and entertainment commish
Crain's New York Business / Posted 5 days ago
Julie Menin was named Media and Entertainment commissioner. Julie Menin, Consumer Affairs commissioner for the past two years, has been named commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. The high-profile position oversees a... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City consumer affairs chief becomes media and entertainment commishJulie Menin was named Media and Entertainment commissioner. Julie Menin, Consu
City consumer affairs chief becomes media and entertainment commish
Crain's New York Business / Posted 5 days ago
Julie Menin was named Media and Entertainment commissioner. Julie Menin, Consumer Affairs commissioner for the past two years, has been named commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. The high-profile position oversees a... Read more
3 related stories
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Crain's New York Business
City consumer affairs chief becomes media and entertainment commishJulie Menin was named Media and Entertainment commissioner. Julie Menin, Consu
City consumer affairs chief becomes media and entertainment commish
Crain's New York Business / Posted 5 days ago
Julie Menin was named Media and Entertainment commissioner. Julie Menin, Consumer Affairs commissioner for the past two years, has been named commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. The high-profile position oversees a... Read more
3 related stories
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Officer.com
September 11 Responders Honored in Arts ProjectMiraculously, Tobin, now a deputy chief, was among the fortunate first responde
September 11 Responders Honored in Arts Project
Officer.com / Posted 5 days ago
Miraculously, Tobin, now a deputy chief, was among the fortunate first responders who survived. On that day, she got to an ambulance, but because the shards of glass in her back were so painful, she sat inside on a bench and told rescuers to use a... Read more
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KTVN Reno
WCSD Trustees, Superintendent Traci Davis Give Annual State of Education AddressFrom the Washoe County School District: The Washoe County School District (WCS
WCSD Trustees, Superintendent Traci Davis Give Annual State of Education Address
KTVN Reno / Posted 6 days ago
From the Washoe County School District: The Washoe County School District (WCSD) Board of Trustees and Superintendent Traci Davis updated the community on the successes of the past year and the challenges that lie ahead during the 2016 State of... Read more
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DNA Info
Developers of Park Slope Key Food Site to Unveil PlansDevelopers Avery Hall Investments are planning a residential and commercial pro
Developers of Park Slope Key Food Site to Unveil Plans
DNA Info / Posted 6 days ago
Developers Avery Hall Investments are planning a residential and commercial project at 120 Fifth Ave. in Park Slope. If the development moves forward as planned, it will include some affordable housing units, a spokesman for Avery Hall Investments... Read more
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NBC New York
Upper West Side Residents Debate Proposed Bike LaneA proposed bike lane for a Upper West Side thoroughfare is stirring up some fie
Upper West Side Residents Debate Proposed Bike Lane
NBC New York / Posted 6 days ago
A proposed bike lane for a Upper West Side thoroughfare is stirring up some fierce debate among residents worried about traffic bottlenecks. New York City recently announced plans to build a protected bike lane on Amsterdam Avenue between West 72nd... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Request for $850The organisers of the Waipori Reunion have support for an information panel and
Request for $850
Otago Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
The organisers of the Waipori Reunion have support for an information panel and kiosk to be installed at the Waipori cemetery. Last year Waipori Reunion committee member Roger Cotton asked the Lawrence Tuapeka Community Board for funding for an... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
They're just starting to think about Wheel transportation issues now?There was a meeting on Tuesday night which could ultimately have an impact on e
They're just starting to think about Wheel transportation issues now?
Staten Island Advance / Posted 7 days ago
There was a meeting on Tuesday night which could ultimately have an impact on every person who lives or works on Staten Island. It was only a Community Board 1 Transportation Committee meeting, but it concerns nothing less than the future of this... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Heads up! Your Community Board meetings next weekSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- One of the best ways to learn about private and public d
Heads up! Your Community Board meetings next week
Staten Island Advance / Posted 8 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- One of the best ways to learn about private and public development and other projects planned in your neighborhood -- and also about issues of concern to local residents -- is to attend your local Community Board... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
North Shore traffic plan kicked down the roadSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – That's it? We've been banging the drum about the potenti
North Shore traffic plan kicked down the road
Staten Island Advance / Posted 8 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – That's it? We've been banging the drum about the potential traffic nightmare coming to the North Shore for years now. Finally, it seemed we were going to get at least some preliminary answers. Instead, we're basically at the... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Developmental Disabilities Council expresses concerns over resourcesSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Frustrated and fed up with lack of resources, members of
Developmental Disabilities Council expresses concerns over resources
Staten Island Advance / Posted 9 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Frustrated and fed up with lack of resources, members of the Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Council (SIDDC) visited local legislators offices, as well as the Staten Island Advance, on Friday to voice their concerns... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Superintendent decision sparks wide-ranging discussionThe night the Moffat County Board of Education voted not to extend Superintende
Superintendent decision sparks wide-ranging discussion
Craig Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
The night the Moffat County Board of Education voted not to extend Superintendent Brent Curtice’s contract marked a winding and often critical discussion by the public over the role of the school board, and it also tapped questions of how the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Plea to BMW results in amendment to in-flight videoA Dunedin woman has managed to get German motoring giant BMW to make changes to
Plea to BMW results in amendment to in-flight video
Otago Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
A Dunedin woman has managed to get German motoring giant BMW to make changes to an advertisement on Air New Zealand flights that showed one of its vehicles on the wrong side of the road. Otago Peninsula Community Board chairwoman Christine Garey was... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Road maintenance scheduled for Staten Island next weekSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The city will continue to focus on road maintenance for t
Road maintenance scheduled for Staten Island next week
Staten Island Advance / Posted 9 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The city will continue to focus on road maintenance for the next week, according to the Department of Transportation (DOT). There will be one maintenance crew on Staten Island all week, starting on Monday, Feb. 1. To register... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Harris is new MSFF presidentHarris owns and operates Harris Family Chiropractic in Elkins. He obtained his
Harris is new MSFF president
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 10 days ago
Harris owns and operates Harris Family Chiropractic in Elkins. He obtained his doctor of chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College. He holds a B.S. in biology from West Virginia Wesleyan College and is a graduate of Elkins High School. A... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
Local NewsThe second-largest snowstorm in the city’s history dumped the most snow on Quee
Local News
Times Newsweekly / Posted 10 days ago
The second-largest snowstorm in the city’s history dumped the most snow on Queens than on any other borough, but the “World’s Borough” seems to have received the least attention from the Department of Sanitation. Traffic moved briskly the day after... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
SNOW RAGE It's about Time!Southwest Queens civic leaders hail arrival of snow plows With many roads acro
SNOW RAGE It's about Time!
Times Newsweekly / Posted 10 days ago
Southwest Queens civic leaders hail arrival of snow plows With many roads across southwestern Queens unplowed for days after the Blizzard of 2016 hit the city, representatives were pleased to see the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) finally getting... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Board baulks at pool garden costPlans to convert the old Lawrence swimming pool into a community garden are lik
Board baulks at pool garden cost
Otago Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
Plans to convert the old Lawrence swimming pool into a community garden are likely to be scrapped after estimates for work required came to almost $50,000. Such a plan was submitted to the Lawrence Tuapeka Community Board by Marjorie Hay last... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Cannabis Party calls for Van Gaalen's releaseThursday, 28 January 2016, 1:33 pmPress Release: Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Par
Cannabis Party calls for Van Gaalen's release
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
Thursday, 28 January 2016, 1:33 pmPress Release: Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis PartyThe Cannabis Party is calling for Northland business woman and mother of three... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
BRIDGE REBUILDDOT moving to fix dilapidated Ridgewood/ MV overpass The Department of Transpo
BRIDGE REBUILD
Times Newsweekly / Posted 11 days ago
DOT moving to fix dilapidated Ridgewood/ MV overpass The Department of Transportation is moving forward with a new plan to fix the Fresh Pond Road- Metropolitan Avenue overpass. Photo via Google Maps The bridge carrying Metropolitan Avenue and... Read more
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BC Local News
A weekend of thought-provoking filmsScott Stanfield Record staff 24 Hour Drum follows a three-month journey by a
A weekend of thought-provoking films
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
Scott Stanfield Record staff 24 Hour Drum follows a three-month journey by a group of First Nations youth who touch on racism, residential schools and other such themes in spoken word and poetry. The students perform their work at high schools in... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
A weekend of thought-provoking filmsScott Stanfield Record staff 24 Hour Drum follows a three-month journey by a
A weekend of thought-provoking films
Comox Valley Record / Posted 11 days ago
Scott Stanfield Record staff 24 Hour Drum follows a three-month journey by a group of First Nations youth who touch on racism, residential schools and other such themes in spoken word and poetry. The students perform their work at high schools in... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Aiming to do right thing for the areaLawrence woman Rochelle Langley was sworn in yesterday. She replaces Brent Tay
Aiming to do right thing for the area
Otago Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
Lawrence woman Rochelle Langley was sworn in yesterday. She replaces Brent Taylor, who resigned at the end of last year because he was leaving the area. Mrs Langley and Paul Tansley were tied as the next highest-polling candidates from the 2013... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Lengthy road closure frustratesOtago Peninsula residents are angry a section of Highcliff Rd is set to remain
Lengthy road closure frustrates
Otago Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
Otago Peninsula residents are angry a section of Highcliff Rd is set to remain closed until September, more than a year after a massive downpour swept it away during last June's downpour. The frustration from residents comes as the Dunedin City... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
NYC flood defense plan advances, but completion years offNEW YORK (AP) — After ocean waters poured into lower Manhattan during Superstor
NYC flood defense plan advances, but completion years off
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 11 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — After ocean waters poured into lower Manhattan during Superstorm Sandy, experts began dreaming up a solution: a U-shaped barrier of earthen berms, walls and gates that would keep floods out and the nation's financial capital... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
NYC flood defense plan advances, but completion years offBy JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press Published: January 27, 2016 10:00 AM NEW YO
NYC flood defense plan advances, but completion years off
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 11 days ago
By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press Published: January 27, 2016 10:00 AM NEW YORK (AP) -- After ocean waters poured into lower Manhattan during Superstorm Sandy, experts began dreaming up a... Read more
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PhysOrg
NYC flood defense plan advances, but completion years offIn this Oct. 30, 2012 file photo, water from New York Harbor spills into New Yo
NYC flood defense plan advances, but completion years off
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
In this Oct. 30, 2012 file photo, water from New York Harbor spills into New York City's Battery Park during Superstorm Sandy. After ocean waters poured virtually unchecked into lower Manhattan during Sandy, experts began dreaming up a solution: a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
NYC flood defense plan advances, but completion years offNEW YORK (AP) � After ocean waters poured into lower Manhattan during Superstor
NYC flood defense plan advances, but completion years off
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) � After ocean waters poured into lower Manhattan during Superstorm Sandy, experts began dreaming up a solution: a U-shaped barrier of earthen berms, walls and gates that would keep floods out and the nation's financial capital... Read more
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