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High Holidays Go High Tech

In an effort to reach more of their community, one synagogue on Long Island has taken its High Holiday services high tech.

Proposed New York Wheel and development courtesy of the mayor's office and the New York City Economic Development Corporation.
Melissa Checker for Gotham Gazette  |  November 27, 2012 10:43 AM | 2 Comments
After Sandy, residents doubt the wisdom of building world's largest Ferris Wheel on the North Shore.
Christina Knight  |  November 15, 2012 2:39 PM | Comments
An expert psychiatrist gives parents advice on helping children with post-storm anxiety and schools help students cope when they return to class.VIDEO
Rick Karr  |  November 14, 2012 11:15 PM | Updated: Nov. 16, 2012 3:45 PM | Comments
Rick Karr reports on efforts to help residents at Knickerbocker Village on Manhattan’s Lower East Side and is joined by NY State Senator Daniel Squadron.VIDEO
The Verizon building at 140 West Street in Lower Manhattan. Photo by Brian Goldberg.
Brian Goldberg  |  November 14, 2012 1:39 PM | Comments
Nearly a third of office space in Lower Manhattan is shuttered after Sandy. Small trading firms had many steps to climb to get their business online again.
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Cherlynn Low for Northattan  |  November 9, 2012 5:17 PM | Comments
For trees felled by Hurricane Sandy, Department of Transportation employees developed their own cleanup method with a machine designed to move asphalt, sand and cement.VIDEO
November 8, 2012 8:46 PM | Comments
William Solecki, director of the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities, predicted in 2009 that climate change would leave parts of New York City vulnerable.VIDEO
Truck on Broad Street during Hurricane Sandy recovery. MetroFocus/Christina Knight
Christina Knight  |  November 5, 2012 6:45 PM | 1 Comment
Pick-up trucks, vans, Verizon vehicles, pumps and industrial dehumidifiers create a whirring buzz during recovery efforts.VIDEO
Hurricane Sandy
November 5, 2012 3:47 PM | Comments
Data coders visualize the regional power outages using data from Consolidated Edison.
The line for gas at a Hess Station in Flatbush, Brooklyn on Nov. 1, 2012.
Christina Knight  |  November 3, 2012 4:10 PM | Updated: Nov 3, 2012 4:10 PM | 1 Comment
Subway service is back between Brooklyn and Manhattan. Fuel trucks in five boroughs and Long Island are providing gas to emergency workers, a change from the original plan.
NYC buildings
Gala Lutteroth for  |  November 1, 2012 6:17 PM | Comments
As New Yorkers discover during Hurricane Sandy that electricity is needed to provide water to most buildings, this video illustrates how water from reservoirs reaches city apartments above the fifth floor.VIDEO
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