The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation will work together on short-term measures to build up the east and south shores of the borough decimated in superstorm Sandy.
Staten Island Councilman James Oddo said when he visited New Orleans recently, he was warned repeatedly about home elevation projects.
According to the MTA, the amount of money the agency loses each year because of people not paying their bus fare is staggering.
Many Staten Island residents are worried they have been breathing in toxic smoke from the blaze and now councilmen James Oddo and Vincent Ignizio have asked city agencies to release data from the air monitoring stations downwind of the landfill.
Now that the war in Iraq is officially over two local lawmakers are calling on New York City to honor those who fought there with a ticker tape parade down the “Canyon of Heroes.” But there seems to be some resistance in Washington.