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Riverbank State Park

North River Wastewater Treatment Plant and Riverbank State Park - New York, NY (credit: CBS2)

Second Riverbank State Park Cashier Accused Of Stealing Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars

Fatima 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.

12/11/2013

Riverbank State Park (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

City Hopes To Control Stench Of Sewage Plant Below Riverbank State Park

A $106 million project to control the stench of sewage at a wastewater treatment plant beneath Riverbank State Park has been completed.

06/12/2013

Holland Tunnel (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

AAA Declares War On Port Authority Toll Hikes, Says They Are Illegal

The 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.

09/15/2011

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Fire At Harlem Sewage Treatment Plant Forces Officials To Take It Offline

An 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.

07/20/2011

Young figure skaters and parents rallied for more ice time at Riverbank State Park, where they say the rink is dominated by boys' hockey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Figure Skaters Call For Equal Time At Harlem Ice Rink

A 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.

03/20/2011

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Free Beaches And Pools For Kids

Summer is almost over, but it is not too late to enjoy all things water related. Here’s a look at some of our favorite free beaches and pools in the city. BEACHES Rockaway Beach and […]

CBS New York–08/19/2010