Archive for October, 2008

Putting Biodiversity On The Map In Hudson Valley Communities

Following 10 months of study, exploration, and hard work, community groups from Ulster, Dutchess and Albany counties will present findings of their habitat research on Wednesday, Oct. 29, (more…)

October 30, 2008 at 12:19 am Leave a comment

Some anglers miss Hudson warnings

The wind had a wicked kick as it skidded across the Hudson River, then over the anglers perched along the Piermont Pier. (more…)

October 29, 2008 at 11:43 pm Leave a comment

Statue of Liberty Dedicated in New York Harbor

On Oct. 28, 1886, the Statue of Liberty, a gift to the United States from the people of France, was officially unveiled to the public by President Grover Cleveland. (more…)

October 28, 2008 at 11:19 pm Leave a comment

Skanska Gets Contract For First Phase of Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corp. (BBPDC) has awarded Skanska USA Inc. a $47 million contract to develop an 85-acre waterfront park seen as a key to the revitalization of the Brooklyn, NY waterfront. (more…)

October 28, 2008 at 11:01 pm Leave a comment

DEC Announces Environmental Justice Grants

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis today announced 50 projects that were awarded 2008 Environmental Justice Community Impact Grants to organizations serving communities across the state that face multiple sources of environmental harms and risks. (more…)

October 28, 2008 at 10:57 pm Leave a comment

Burden To Municipal Art Society: Don’t Mess With City’s Coney Plans

On Friday, we wrote about how the Municipal Art Society is putting together a design forum to come up with ideas for the redevelopment of Coney Island, kicking off the initiative today. (more…)

October 27, 2008 at 7:27 pm Leave a comment

A team to work on designs for Coney Island

A nonprofit group has asked a creative team to come up with designs to restore Coney Island to its heyday, after years of decline. (more…)

October 27, 2008 at 7:24 pm Leave a comment

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