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New Tappan Zee Bridge pilings (Credit: CBS 2)

State Halts Pile Driving For New Tappan Zee Bridge Due To Noise Complaints

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s point man on the bridge said pile driving will resume but only after the contractor figures out a way to do it more quietly.

08/01/2014

Hudson River Helicopter

Hoboken Residents: Helicopter Tours Are A Noisy Nuisance

Helicopters flying over the Hudson River have become a noisy nuisance – especially in parts of New Jersey, where neighbors said their quality of life is being drowned out.

06/24/2013

Manhasset Bagels sign (credit: CBS 2)

Manhasset Residents In Battle With Bagel Shop Over Noise

Town code specifically prohibits operation commercial equipment between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. But residents whose bedrooms back up to the bakery kitchen claim three years of complaints to the town have fallen on deaf ears.

03/26/2013

Beer

1st Ward Noise Complaints Prompt Hoboken Mayor To Hold Community Hearing

In some ways, Hoboken is a victim of its own success. A thriving nightlife means healthy businesses and a robust tax base but there’s a price to be paid and it’s meausre in decibels.

07/27/2011

Musicians played in protest of the new "quiet zones" the Parks Department has created in Central Park. (Credit: CBS 2)

Musicians Protest New ‘Quiet Zones’ In Central Park

A crackdown in Central Park is aimed at silencing musicians in prime locations, but those artists were fighting back on Sunday, defying the rules in the new quiet zones.

06/05/2011