91st Street

Donald Leo and Ramadan Kurtaj (Credit: CBS 2)

$48 Million In Punitive Damages For Victims’ Families In 2008 Crane Collapse

A jury in Manhattan decided Monday that the families of two men killed in a 2008 construction crane collapse should get $48 million in punitive damages from the crane’s owner and his companies.

08/03/2015

Pledge 2 Protect Commercial Against UES Garbage Facility

Councilman ‘Disgusted’ By Use Of Girl, 7, In Fight Against UES Garbage Facility

Is a 7-year-old girl a pawn in the fight over a waste transfer station on the Upper East Side?

06/16/2014

Trash piles up in the city (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Upper East Side Residents Rally Against Proposed Trash Terminal On 91st Street

Dozens of residents rallied against the proposed trash terminal on Saturday, wearing T-shirts that read, “Don’t treat New Yorkers like trash!” and chanting, “Dump the dump!”

05/19/2012

91st Street waste transfer station

Residents Take To City Hall, Demand NYC ‘Dump The Dump’ Proposal For 91st Street

Residents are seeing red and raising a stink about a proposed Upper East Side waste transfer facility. They say it poses a threat not only to their quality of life, but to air travel as well.

05/15/2012