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State allots $1.6M in grants for development of Fresh Kills, High Rock Park

Staten Island has received $1.6 million in state grant money for revitalization and development projects at the former Fresh Kills landfill and High Rock Park. (more…)


January 13, 2010 at 7:15 pm Leave a comment

Vision Unveiled For “Mosaic Of Habitats” In The New York/New Jersey Estuary

While underway aboard the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s vessel Hayward, the Army Corps hosted a group of waterfront leaders, including congressional representatives and other key-decision makers from over 20 organizations, during a New York & New Jersey Harbor inspection that included traveling up the Hudson River. (more…)

December 8, 2009 at 8:03 pm Leave a comment

Cedar Grove beach bungalows to give way to public park

In what is likely a death blow to the private Cedar Grove Beach Club, the city Parks Department said yesterday it plans to remake a large, privately leased stretch of New Dorp Beach and open it to the public. (more…)

December 8, 2009 at 7:38 pm Leave a comment

Fish And The City

At 6:30 a.m. on a late November day, Captain Frank Crescitelli, owner of Fin Chaser Charters, navigates his 32-foot Regulator through the harbor of New York City. (more…)

November 24, 2009 at 3:19 am Leave a comment

Monster blackfish caught in New York Harbor

To the ever-growing list of big fish that will be hard to top, local anglers can add the monster blackfish caught by Yakov Elkin of Brooklyn. While fishing in about 35 feet of water near the West Bank Lighthouse of New York Harbor on Nov. 11, Elkin wrestled aboard a 20.65-pound bulldog that, if certified, should rank as a state record for the species. (more…)

November 21, 2009 at 8:56 pm Leave a comment

Muck lurks in NASCAR sale

Buyer shelling out $80M reportedly plans to build up vast tract with harbor dredge (more…)

November 14, 2009 at 7:25 pm Leave a comment

ISC may sell Staten Island land

An $80 million deal with KB Marine Holdings LLC could finally extricate International Speedway Corp. from its ill-fated plan to build a racetrack on Staten Island, while giving the company cash it can spend on a proposed Kansas City, Kan., casino project. (more…)

November 13, 2009 at 8:18 pm Leave a comment

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