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A Department of Public Works garage went up in flames in Edison, New Jersey on Thursday, Jan. 29. (Credit: Margie Thomas)

Fire Rips Through Public Works Garage In Edison, New Jersey

An extra-alarm fire broke out Thursday night at a Department of Public Works garage in Edison, New Jersey.


Norwood Public Works Fire

Fire Engulfs Public Works Garage In Norwood, N.J.

A fire ripped through the public works garage in Norwood, N.J. Friday afternoon.


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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.


Authorities said the discovery was made at Sprain Road and Chatham Terrace. (credit: Google Maps)

Workers Discover ‘Badly Decomposed’ Remains Inside Suitcase In Yonkers

Workers from the Yonkers Department of Public Works spotted the suitcase while cleaning and when they got closer to it, they were able to smell the bad odor.


Nassau Co. Sets Up Pothole Hotline To Address Issues

County Executive Ed Mangano wants to hear from residents, so he set up an e-mail address and phone number for the public to report potholes.


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Officials To Investigate Tarrytown Manhole Tragedy

Anthony Ruggiero and John Kelly, childhood friends, both fell victim to toxic fumes they encountered while in a waste sewer line, 15-feet below ground, at the rear of a local firehouse.

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Firefighter, Worker Die In Tarrytown Manhole Incident

A firefighter who climbed down into a manhole to try to rescue a worker apparently was overcome by fumes and died along with the man he tried to save.