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Constuction on the Alexander Hamilton Bridge will cause delays on the George Washington Bridge. Flickr/ parvapax.
David Cruz for NJ Today  |  July 15, 2012 1:11 PM | Comments
For at least three months, a road rehabilitation project at the Alexander Hamilton Bridge will cause massive delays for traffic heading eastbound onto the George Washington Bridge.VIDEO
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Daniella Greenbaum  |  July 13, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, a synagogue over 110 years old, was severely damaged by a fire one year ago. The congregation has remained intact, and resilient, and unveiled rebuilding plans this week.
Planning Comission Chair Amanda Burden, Mayor Bloomberg and Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Mathew Wambua stand on the over-size blueprint for the city's new micro-units. HPD has put out a request for proposals seeking a developer to build the tiny apartments in Kip's Bay. Photo by Edward Reed for the City of New York
John Farley  |  July 13, 2012 4:00 AM | 11 Comments
The city's proposal for teeny apartments is part of a larger movement to fill the evolving needs of a growing population.
Constuction on the Alexander Hamilton Bridge will cause delays on the George Washington Bridge. Flickr/ parvapax.
NJ Today  |  July 12, 2012 5:11 PM | Comments
Construction on the Alexander Hamilton Bridge will cause delays on the George Washington Bridge.
Taxi drivers and union members gathered on the steps of City Hall Wednesday. MetroFocus/ Georgia Kral
Georgia Kral  |  July 11, 2012 6:58 PM | Updated: July 12, 2012 2:36PM | 6 Comments
If the proposed fare increase is approved, six cents per ride will be deposited into a healthcare fund for drivers.
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Sarah Crean for Gotham Gazette  |  July 11, 2012 6:35 PM | Comments
Former Mayor Ed Koch has called for closing the aging nuclear plant in Westchester County, saying it poses a danger to the 8 million people who live 24 miles to the south in New York City – especially in the wake of what was learned from the Fukushima disaster.
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Michelle Sartor  |  July 11, 2012 2:13 PM | Comments
New Jersey lawmakers have passed a bill reforming teacher tenure in the state, a step towards improving public education, says Senator Teresa Ruiz.VIDEO
Courtesy of UFT.
Rachel Cromidas and Philissa Cramer of Gotham Schools  |  July 11, 2012 1:37 PM | Comments
Legal battles between the city and the United Federation of Teachers are typically long, drawn-out affairs. But not yesterday.
The Harlem Hospital Center in Manhattan received 20 points out of 100 in Consumer Report's hospital ratings. Flickr/David.R.Carroll
John Farley  |  July 11, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
In their findings for New York state, two recent reports gave quite different safety ratings for individual hospitals.
This copepod created in a New Jersey Department of Agriculutre lab, was later released in Cape May County. Photo courtesy of the NJ Department of Agriculture.
Georgia Kral  |  July 11, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
The copepod, a tiny shrimp-like creature, is a weapon being wielded against a summertime annoyance.
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