More than 100 workers are alleging that long-term exposure to asbestos at Nassau Coliseum has made them seriously ill.
Demonstrators wore masks and held up signs Tuesday to dramatize their demand that the Department Of Education postpone an asbestos abatement program at P.S. 29. in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn.
As you continue to watch the playoffs, you might want to take a look at a team that was once in the same boat as the Islanders — the Florida Panthers. It will give you some perspective on why certain things play out the way they do.
Nassau County has admitted in the past that there is asbestos in the walls of the Nassau Coliseum, but attorney Joseph Dell said this is a major problem and that some of his clients have been diagnosed with cancer.
Bonnie Anderson was awarded $7 million, when a jury found in 2008 she had contracted mesothelioma from washing the clothes her husband wore at Exxon’s Linden Bayway Refinery.
The game, originally scheduled for Nov. 2, was called off when debris fell into the arena during overnight cleaning of asbestos-related materials.
Madison Square Garden will reopen Friday night for the New York Knicks’ game against Washington following an asbestos scare that forced the postponement of a game Tuesday night.
Derek Jeter’s future in pinstripes is not so certain. The Yankees said Tuesday that retaining Jeter is one of their top priorities, but at what cost?
There was a health scare at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday. Debris containing asbestos fell into the arena, forcing the New York Knicks to cancel Tuesday night’s game as a precaution.
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