New York Harbor

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

Radiation detection equipment is seen in New York City - Apr 7, 2011 (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Dirty Bomb Detection Exercise Continues Around The City

Scores of police cars amassed at the United Nations for another day of drills in a week-long exercise that Police Commissioner Ray Kelly boasts have been successful thus far.

04/08/2011

Coast Guard: Swath Of Red Tide Found In NY Harbor

NEW YORK (AP) — A nearly 10-mile-long ribbon of red tide was spotted Monday in New York Harbor, Coast Guard officials said, warning swimmers and boaters to avoid contact with the potentially harmful algae. The […]

09/06/2010

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