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Panorama of New York Harbor at dawn as seen from Chopper 880, April 10, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Researchers Examine Whale Found Dead In New York Harbor

Representatives from the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, N.J. were in Jersey City on Wednesday, conducting a necropsy on the finback that weighs 55 to 60 tons.

04/16/2014

Artist rendering of artificial islands plan. (credit: WXY/West 8/Stevens Institute of Technology)

One Idea For Protecting NY, NJ From Powerful Storms: Man-Made Islands

The “Blue Dunes” proposal is part of Rebuild By Design, a competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to come up with novel ways to protect against the next big storm.

03/30/2014

(credit: National Parks Service)

A Guide To NYC’s 10 National Parks

Of the 22 national parks in New York State, 10 are in New York City. Every year 12 million people visit these parks, monuments, and historic sites, more than 27,000 acres of protected land and preserved past. Here’s a look at them.

07/11/2013

Oysters (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Effort Under Way To Restore Oysters In New York Waterways

The Oyster Research Restoration Project is working to change the fate of near-extinct oysters in New York Harbor.

06/24/2013

New York Harbor is seen from Chopper 880 (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Bloomberg On Storm Barrier Idea: ‘Not In Your Lifetime’

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan has signed an agreement with the Netherlands to share information on how to rebuild the northeast to better protect it against tidal surges, specifically including the possibility of storm barriers on the coastline.

03/05/2013

Hurricane Irene

Seen At 11: Preparing For The Perfect Storm

New York City officials say there’s no need to panic because extreme weather danger isn’t imminent. And just in case it ever is, they said they do have a plan.

10/04/2012

Manning The Rails on the U.S.S Wasp past the WTC site (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Thousands Of Servicemen And Women Sail Into NYC For Fleet Week 2012

Fleet Week is a celebration of the Navy, Marine and Coast Guard teams who protect our shores and gives New Yorkers a chance to meet those service members in person.

05/23/2012

The Titanic sank 100 years ago today. (Credit: CBS 2)

Titanic Remembered On 100th Anniversary Of Ship’s Sinking

A century ago, the Titanic would have sailed up New York Harbor, concluding her maiden transatlantic voyage.

04/15/2012

The front page of The New York Times April 15, 1912 edition details the sinking of the RMS Titanic at the opening of the "Titanic at 100: Myth and Memory" exhibition on April 10, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Looking Back At Titanic’s Ill-Fated Maiden Voyage To NYC; New Exhibit Opens At Mystic Aquarium

A century ago, the Titanic would have sailed up New York harbor, concluding her maiden trans-Atlantic voyage.

04/12/2012

Disney's Fantasy sails into New York on Feb. 28, 2012 (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBSNewYork)

Disney’s Newest Cruise Ship Arrives In New York

Fantasy is now a reality. The cruise ship features 14 towering decks, 1,250 staterooms and can accommodate 4,000 passengers along with 1,450 cast and crew members.

02/28/2012

Statue Of Liberty (credit: Getty Images)

Statue of Liberty Celebrates 125 Years In New York Harbor

Lady Liberty was dedicated in New York harbor on October 28, 1886.

10/28/2011

Hudson River sewage

Pumps Now Working At Harlem Sewage Plant; Beaches Could Open Soon

New York City health officials hope to lift advisories at some area beaches forced to close due to a massive sewage spill in the Hudson River.

07/22/2011

George Washington Bridge - Fort Lee, NJ (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass for WCBS 880)

8 Bridges Hudson River Swim Kicks Off Friday Morning

The mighty Hudson River has eight major bridges starting from the mouth in New York harbor up to Catskill in the Hudson Valley.

07/07/2011

Liz Fry before attempting to set the record for swimming the New York Harbor both ways from Manhattan to Sandy Hook, N.J. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Liz Fry Completes Round Trip Swim From Manhattan To New Jersey’s Sandy Hook

Fry, who battles asthma, also became the first swimmer—male or female—to complete a round trip of 35 miles when she swam back to Battery Park City in lower Manhattan on Tuesday night.

06/14/2011

Statue Of Liberty (credit: Getty Images)

Police Rescue Swimmer ‘On Mission From God’ In New York Harbor

The unidentified 29-year-old man stripped down to swim trunks and dove into the water from a Liberty State Park footpath.

06/06/2011

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