Still promoting last year’s excellent I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive (he also has a novel by the same name that came out last year), he opened with the album’s “Waiting On The Sky” and followed with the George W. Bush baiting “Little Emperor” followed by older songs “Train A’ Comin’” and “The Galway Girl.”
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to build a new Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River got a big boost today.
Concern over whether participants would get to swim the more than two-mile first leg was outweighed by the fact that one of the participants died after experiencing what race organizers described as distress during the Hudson River swim.
The rupture at the 40-year-old pipe on Wednesday afternoon required a partial system shutdown, which means raw sewage can’t make it to the treatment plant in Yonkers.
The Westchester County Department of Health is advising people who use the Hudson River waters for recreational purposes to avoid direct contact with the water from Croton Point Park and points south until further notice.
Larry Schwartz, a top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, gave the estimate at a public meeting in Ramapo on Thursday. The new price is nearly three times the current toll cost of $5.
Standard & Poor’s said it has reduced its outlook on bonds to finance the state Thruway Authority to negative from stable. The ratings agency also said “aggressive” toll increases may be needed.
The steady pounding has echoed up and down the river this month as pile drivers have tested the riverbed for the new Tappan Zee Bridge being built alongside the old span.
Westchester County and Rockland County executives want mass transit support to be an essential part of the bridge.
The new Tappan Zee Bridge will be right outside the back doors of the roughly 90 townhomes at the Quay in Tarrytown and folks there worry their property values will plummet.
Thousands of commuters will get their chance to sound off on plans to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge.
When you drive by on the old Tappan Zee Bridge and see the barges out on the water you’re looking at the new bridge taking shape and the remarkable thing is work has begun even though the contract hasn’t been let yet.
High gas prices are no surprise in the summer, but they’ve gone up this winter.
‘Disgruntled’ Man Hangs Off Tappan Zee Bridge With Large ‘Rockland Executive Legislature Coverup Retaliation’ Sign
A bizarre incident took place Monday on the Tappan Zee Bridge. A man attached himself to a rope ladder and dangled from the side of the bridge with a large sign for hours.
The cost of a new Tappan Zee Bridge has been shaved to $5.2 billion by focusing solely on the bridge, a federal agency said Tuesday. That means no mass transit – rail or dedicated bus lanes – at this point.