Second Riverbank State Park Cashier Accused Of Stealing Tens Of Thousands Of DollarsFatima Cooper was arraigned Tuesday on a charge of second-degree grand larceny. The 47-year-old has been accused of stealing $75,000 worth of fees from the cash register.
City Hopes To Control Stench Of Sewage Plant Below Riverbank State ParkA $106 million project to control the stench of sewage at a wastewater treatment plant beneath Riverbank State Park has been completed.
AAA Declares War On Port Authority Toll Hikes, Says They Are IllegalThe American Automobile Association is demanding that the federal government put the breaks on huge rate hikes to cross the Hudson River that go into effect Sunday, calling the increase illegal and absurd.
Fire At Harlem Sewage Treatment Plant Forces Officials To Take It OfflineAn explosion and fire in the engine room of the plant sent flames 30 feet into the air. It also forced an evacuation of about 1,000 people from Riverbank State Park above the plant.
Figure Skaters Call For Equal Time At Harlem Ice RinkA clash-on-ice is intensifying between parents in Harlem, with a figure skating group accusing the state of giving young girls the cold shoulder in favor of boys’ hockey.
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