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A teen who was about to jump off the George Washington Bridge was rescued Monday by four officers from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Thursday marked yet another call for the shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power facility in Westchester County, citing possible danger to the area.
Earlier, both the express and local lanes of the turnpike were shut down in both directions around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, just west of the George Washington Bridge.
In a press conference Sunday afternoon, Mayor Bloomberg announced that the carpooling regulations put in place after Superstorm Sandy will not go back into effect for the work week.
“Although, if the city is so clogged the way it was last Wednesday where even emergency vehicles couldn’t get around we will reinstitute these,” Bloomberg said. “They did make a very big difference. Even though they do impact and inconvenience a lot of people, safety once again is the most powerful thing and the most important thing to us.”
Vehicles entering Manhattan by the four East River bridges and the Lincoln Tunnel must have three or more passengers on Thursday and Friday between 6 a.m. and midnight.
The New York City subway system “has never faced a disaster as devastating” as the damage that was caused by Superstorm Sandy, Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman Joseph Lhota said Tuesday.
The George Washington Bridge will be sporting a new look this month.
New Jersey schools have begun the second annual ‘Week Of Respect,’ where students are taught how to prevent harassment, intimidation and bullying.
Former Giant George Martin started the Giant Steps for 9/11 Walk four years ago through his foundation, A Journey For 9/11. The New Jersey resident has raised about $5 million since 2007.
A Long Island truck driver tried to do a good deed – and ended up taking a man wanted for murder home for a dinner with his wife and kids.
If you live or work along the Hudson River, you got a treat this morning.
A candlelight vigil was held for the 16-year-old boy killed in a gruesome accident on the George Washington Bridge Friday night. Friends, family and teachers were among the hundreds at the vigil at St. Francis Preparatory School in Queens Saturday night.
“I told them not to open the hatch like three or four times,” Alex Franco, a security guard on the bus, said. “But kids, they don’t understand.”
The bus, operated by Designer Limo, was traveling from Queens to a Sweet 16 party in New Jersey, Port Authority spokesman Al Della Fave said.
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