The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation will work together on short-term measures to build up the east and south shores of the borough decimated in superstorm Sandy.
Staten Island Councilman James Oddo said when he visited New Orleans recently, he was warned repeatedly about home elevation projects.
New York City officials want to beef up the punishment for people who break the law during city emergencies.
The MTA toll hike plan released Monday calls for $15 cash toll on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, and one City Councilman raising his objection.
Members of the New York City Council want to make it easier for small businesses to do business in the city by simplifying things, making people more professional, and getting rid or arcane regulations.
Many Staten Island residents are worried they have been breathing in toxic smoke from the blaze and now councilmen James Oddo and Vincent Ignizio have asked city agencies to release data from the air monitoring stations downwind of the landfill.
Now that the war in Iraq is officially over two local lawmakers are calling on New York City to honor those who fought there with a ticker tape parade down the “Canyon of Heroes.” But there seems to be some resistance in Washington.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has identified 26 counties that saw “devastating effects” from last weekend’s storm. Brooklyn, despite being one of those counties, hasn’t yet been declared a disaster zone by the federal government.
Port Authority To Allow Cash Customers Through E-ZPass Lanes In Emergencies Like Outerbridge Crossing Debacle
An Easter backup approaching the Outerbridge Crossing has lead to a new policy from the Port Authority.
Lawmakers from Staten Island were still outraged at the decision to have just one cash lane open at two toll bridges to New Jersey, which created massive traffic backups on Easter.
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