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A seal spotted near a water treatment plant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. (Credit Sean Scaglione)

Harp Seal Spotted By Plant Workers Near Newtown Creek In Greenpoint

The seal was spotted by workers at the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, it eventually made its way back into the water.

03/09/2014

Newtown Creek (credit: CBS 2)

Boat Club Members Paddle Through Pollution On Newtown Creek

Club 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.

08/30/2013

G Train (credit: CBS 2)

Quinn, Councilmen: Give Commuters Other Options During G Train Repairs

City 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.

08/17/2013

G Train (credit: CBS 2)

Partial G Train Shutdown For Post-Sandy Repairs To Begin This Weekend

Repairs to the G train line were set to begin giving Brooklyn and Queens residents headaches beginning this weekend.

07/05/2013

Kosciuszko Bridge (file / credit: Google Maps)

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.

05/31/2013

Queens Midtown Tunnel Flooding (credit: MTA)

Queens Midtown Tunnel To Have Three Inbound Lanes Open For Morning Commute

Gov. 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.

11/25/2012

Newtown Creek (credit: CBS 2)

Newtown Creek To Get Makeover

The waterway was among seven hazardous waste sites added to the National Superfund List.

09/28/2010