Clean Water Activist Takes 3-Hour Swim In Polluted Newtown Creek Superfund SiteClean water activist Christopher Swain took a 3-hour swim in the Newton Creek Superfund Site, a polluted waterway between Brooklyn and Queens.
Harp Seal Spotted By Plant Workers Near Newtown Creek In GreenpointThe seal was spotted by workers at the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, it eventually made its way back into the water.
Boat Club Members Paddle Through Pollution On Newtown CreekClub members regularly paddle through the creek which winds its way between Brooklyn and Queens, under the Pulaski Bridge, and ebbs in and out of the East River south of Roosevelt Island.
Quinn, Councilmen: Give Commuters Other Options During G Train RepairsCity Council Speaker Christine Quinn was among the lawmakers Saturday who called on the Metropolitan Transit Authority to make up for the loss of G Train service between Brooklyn and Queens.
Partial G Train Shutdown For Post-Sandy Repairs To Begin This WeekendRepairs to the G train line were set to begin giving Brooklyn and Queens residents headaches beginning this weekend.
Kosciuszko Bridge Overhaul To Begin This Fall"There's [a] tremendous amount of accidents. It's from five to 30 accidents there than any other area," Maloney said.
Queens Midtown Tunnel To Have Three Inbound Lanes Open For Morning CommuteGov. Andrew Cuomo said the restored 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. traffic pattern will provide relief for inbound commuters coming from Long Island and Queens into Manhattan.
Newtown Creek To Get MakeoverThe waterway was among seven hazardous waste sites added to the National Superfund List.