Hurricane Irene is thundering up the east coast, lashing the tri-state with high winds and torrential rain and leaving millions without power.
Expanding on the Beach Act of 2000, the lawmakers are introducing new legislation which would require more rapid testing of the New Jersey’s ocean water.
Teterboro, N.J., reached 100 degrees and Central Park hit a high of 97. With the humidity factored in, the 97-degree temperature in Central Park actually felt like 109 degrees.
Environmentalists are rallying in Washington, DC this weekend over a proposal to drill for oil and gas and create new sewage dump sites in the Atlantic Ocean.
Authorities on Long Island suspect a serial killer may be responsible for the deaths of four prostitutes found in December dumped just steps from an isolated beach highway.
Despite all the snow, ice and cold temperatures, 58-year-old Gary Atlas continues his daily running and swimming program outside.
Inspired by his brother, 45-year-old Victor Mooney hopes to begin his journey from Cape Verde and row to the Caribbean and eventually to the Brooklyn Bridge.