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FILE -- A truck drives through a flooded street on the Lower East Side on Oct. 30, 2012, a day after Superstorm Sandy hit. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

State Spending $1 Million On Lower East Side Flood Protection Project

As part of the project, wetlands, which will act as a sponge to absorb storm water, will be built at East River Park, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.

11/13/2014

FILE - Computer cables are stored in a recycling plant (Photo credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Bring Your Old Electronics To Be Recycled This Weekend

If you’re getting rid of some old electronics, you may want to recycle them instead of tossing them in the trash. There are four drop-off locations this weekend run by the Lower East Side Ecology Center.

01/07/2012