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Dan Garodnick: East Side Responds to Hurricane Sandy

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town, Our Town Downtown

garodnick By Dan Garodnick Hurricane Sandy outdid even the most aggressive projections of its impact on New York. In my district on the East Side of Manhattan, and some of the West 50s, we had severe flooding throughout Zones A and B, power and heat outages that lasted for over a week, and—as if that weren’t [&hellip
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Tapped In: Crane Secured, Gas Lines Stretch, Race for Relief

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

crane TEETERING CRANE SECURED After six days of precarious dangling 74 stories above the ground, the damaged construction crane alongside 157 W. 57th St. was secured on Sunday. The crane’s 150-foot boom snapped in the middle of Hurricane Sandy’s strong winds, which left it suspended by only a few metal beams at its base as it [&hellip
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POLS WANT CRANE ANSWERS

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Almost a month after the Oct. 8 crane accident at Columbus Square, local elected officials and community groups are still looking for answers from the Department of Buildings. The crane’s counterweight crushed a pedestrian sidewalk during construction of the mixed-use building on the corner of Columbus Avenue and West 97th Street. There were no fatalities [&hellip
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Crane Crushes Sidewalk Shed

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

A crane accident on the afternoon of Oct. 8 partly crushed scaffolding that covers a pedestrian walkway at the northeast corner of Columbus Avenue and West 97th Street. Department of Buildings spokesperson Ryan Fitzgibbon said it was not a major accident and there were no reported injuries. The incident occurred, she said, as workers were [&hellip
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