The 3rd Annual Spring into Action project kicked off Saturday with a street cleaning along Mermaid Avenue.
As New Yorkers and tourists alike filed out of the Crossroads of the World, a small army of sanitation workers descended on the area to remove party hats, confetti, noise makers and other trash.
The man brought in to clean up the contaminated waste from Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer, Sal Pane, has been accused of using good looks and charm to win business and attention that he did not earn.
The village of North Hills, Long Island has approved a law requiring homeowners to clean up after their dogs – even on their own property.
The demolition and cleanup work from the massive boardwalk fire in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights, N.J., should be complete by the end of November, officials said.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was part of a fall cleanup event in Oyster Bay, Long Island Saturday – along with Billy Joel.
Residents have been none too happy with a decision by the town of Brookhaven, Long Island, to postpone cleanup of a lake overrun with invasive plants and algae.
A push has been launched for the federal government to provide additional help in cleaning up contaminated sites.
The Hudson River shoreline was a little tidier Sunday afternoon, after more than 100 clubs and organizations took part in the second annual Riverkeeper Sweep.
Nearly 1,000 Little League players took to the fields Saturday – to volunteer for a cleanup effort.
Volunteers spent the day Saturday cleaning up homes that were flooded in Lindenhurst, Long Island, so that the process of rebuilding after the damage of Superstorm Sandy can begin.
The need for a swift cleanup has grown critical, after Superstorm Sandy swept objects of all sizes into the ocean and posed a potential threat to summer swimmers.
New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney has called for a panel to investigate a no-bid contract for debris cleanup awarded by the Christie administration after Superstorm Sandy.
Volunteers headed out Saturday to clean beaches around New York and New Jersey, in an effort to help communities recover and rebuild in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
A New York City sanitation worker was hospitalized Sunday, after touching a live power line while working on cleanup efforts in Staten Island.