The steel girders are assembled 120 miles up a river and floated down by barge.
This follows Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal earlier this month for Staten Island residents to pay reduced tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
White Plains-based beer maker Heineken is offering free taxi service as part of its ‘New Year. Safe Ride’ program.
Residents of a Rockland County town say the water now flowing into a nearby reservoir is a muddy mess, and runoff from a construction project is being blamed.
An East Harlem man arrested for savagely beating his dog in an elevator, and an Astoria man who threw a Shar Pei out of a window are just two examples of shocking cases of animal abuse in the city.
The environmental group Riverkeeper has criticized officials for giving only three days’ notice for a vote on a plan to build a new Tappan Zee Bridge north of New York City.
Utilities officials say customers could get their power back on any time between Wednesday and Saturday.
Starting Saturday afternoon, a wintry mix is expected to hit the Tri-State Area.
Association President Vincent Doyle says volunteer lawyers will be available to answer questions about insurance, property disputes, landlord-tenant matters and general legal issues.
Northern Westchester, Rockland, Putnam Counties Under Flood Watch; New FEMA Center Opens In White Plains
The National Weather Service says an additional inch of rain is expected to fall Wednesday morning and that flooding along roads and low-lying areas may occur.
Orange County is among nine New York counties added to the list that are eligible for federal disaster assistance. Others include Rockland, Suffolk and Sullivan.
Batteries and flashlights have been on high demand since Irene left millions without power around the Tri-State area.
Tropical Storm Irene dumped barrels of water on Dutchess, Rockland and Westchester counties, knocking out power, flooding roads and even causing injuries and one fatality.
The Hudson Valley Pet Food Pantry officially opened its doors Wednesday to assist those who need help buying food for their pets.
Saying consumers can’t keep paying what they have been paying at the pump, Rep. Eliot Engel was pushing a bill that would establish an open fuel standard.