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American soldiers serving in Afghanistan (file / credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

Jobs Fair For Veterans Held At Intrepid Museum

A special event was held today for those who put their lives on the line for our country and are now returning to civilian life.

11/07/2011

Gateway Tunnel Project (credit: Amtrak)

Senate Approves $15 Million For New Hudson Rail Tunnel

It would essentially be the same route of the ARC Tunnel – the controversial plan that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie canceled because of funding concerns.

11/02/2011

The U.S.S. New York sails up the Hudson River (with Jersey City behind her) - New York, NY - Sep 8, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

U.S.S. New York Returns To Her Namesake

She rose like a phoenix from the ashes of the Twin Towers and now she’s paying a visit.

09/08/2011

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Ray Kelly And NYPD Prepare For 9/11 Anniversary

The world will turn its attention to Ground Zero on Sunday and police commissioner Ray Kelly calls the run-up to the 9/11 anniversary “a major security event.”

09/08/2011

Construction continues at the World Trade Center site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

9/11 Commemoration To Promote Unity Day Before 10th Anniversary Of Attacks

“Hand in Hand — Remembering 9/11″ will be held along the West Side waterfront this Sept. 10, the day before the 10th anniversary of the attacks.

08/09/2011

Hudson River sewage

Pumps Now Working At Harlem Sewage Plant; Beaches Could Open Soon

New York City health officials hope to lift advisories at some area beaches forced to close due to a massive sewage spill in the Hudson River.

07/22/2011

Parents protest conditions at P.S. 51 on the West Side - New York, NY - Jun 22, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

P.S. 51 Parents Demand City Move Their Students While Construction Underway Next Door

“Relocate now!” was the cry from parents at P.S. 51 in Hell’s Kitchen who say their children are getting sick from contaminated soil at a construction site near the school.

06/22/2011

A LEGO model of the Intrepid is seen under construction on the Intrepid - New York, NY - Apr 15, 2011 (credit: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880)

LEGO Model Of USS Intrepid Under Construction At Manhattan Museum

Artist Ed Diment is constructing the model aircraft, which will be 22-feet-long, weigh 550 pounds and require 250,000 LEGO pieces.

04/15/2011

Space Shuttle Enterprise

Space Shuttle Enterprise Landing At Intrepid Museum

Museum officials estimate a shuttle would bring in more than one million visitors each year.

04/12/2011

Rendering of Space Shuttle at Intrepid - Image Courtesy Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Sen. Chuck Schumer Pushes For Space Shuttle To Land In Manhattan

NASA is expected Tuesday to decide where its three retired and retiring Space Shuttles will go.

04/11/2011

The Statue of Liberty is seen from Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Jun 19, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Federal Government Shutdown Would Mean Closure Of Statue Of Liberty

The federally run Statue Of Liberty could be shut down this weekend along with the government if Congress fails to agree on a budget.

04/06/2011

Rendering of Space Shuttle at Intrepid - Image Courtesy Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

NYC Hopes For Space Shuttle Landing On Hudson River

The space shuttle landed in Florida today but New York City hopes another will land alongside its aircraft carrier sometime in the future.

03/09/2011

(credit: CBS 2)

NYC Cabbie Charged After Allegedly Hitting Passengers

Four men hailed the cab on Manhattan’s West Side, asking to be taken to the Bronx. They said the cabbie, Mohammed Azam, refused and suggested they all go to a nearby police precinct instead.

03/07/2011

Suspected Deliverman Robber (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Knife-Wielding Robber Targeting NYC Deliverymen

Police are searching for a knife-wielding robber who is targeting his victims in lobbies and elevators.

10/27/2010

The interior of the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center - New York, NY - May 18, 2009 - Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

Another Lincoln Center Venue Infested By Bedbugs

It’s nothing to sing about. Lincoln Center says it has detected bedbugs at the complex’s opera house.

10/15/2010

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