New York Harbor
Wednesday marked 130 years since the Statue of Liberty arrived in pieces on American shores.
More than 200 structures of national importance call New York Harbor home, and protecting them is a priority.
State Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos is against the project, which the Coast Guard is reviewing.
The shallower East River has frozen more often over the years, most famously in 1867.
The department’s Special Operations Division tweeted pictures this week of seals chilling in New York Harbor.
Two NYPD officers came to the rescue for a man who was showing symptoms of a stroke aboard a tanker barge near the Statue of Liberty this week.
Governor’s Island is a former military installation that is now a historic site and park. It’s a few hundred yards off the southern tip of Manhattan.
With Lady Liberty as their witness, pioneering explorers Riaan Manser and Vasti Geldenhuys crossed the finish line, completing their trans-Atlantic rowing adventure with a long hug and tears.
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.
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.
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.
The Oyster Research Restoration Project is working to change the fate of near-extinct oysters in New York Harbor.
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.
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.
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.