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Ferry Resumes Service After Last Week’s Crash

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

SeaStreak accident left more than 70 passengers injured By Caroline Lewis With a full investigation under way, the SeaStreak resumed full service this week, ferrying commuters between Atlantic Highlands, N.J., and Wall Street. Many passengers on board were already out of their seats and moving toward the exit of the SeaStreak Wall Street vessel, ready [&hellip
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How Are Things at Camp?

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

MOST CAMPS TRY TO OFFER A LOW-TECH EXPERIENCE, WHILE ALLOWING PARENTS AND CHILDREN TO STAY IN TOUCH Besides traditional letter-writing, many camps offer families different forms of communication to stay connected to their children. ONE-WAY EMAILS Today’s parents are busy, and camps know that email is an easy and convenient way for them to keep [&hellip
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George Washington Bridge Slashes Commuters’ Tires

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Numerous commuters were met with unfortunate circumstances last night on their way into Manhattan. An exposed “finger joint” on the George Washington Bridge gave 20 drivers flat tires on the way into New York from New Jersey, reports Gothamist. Delays were reportedly so severe, miles of cars were lined up waiting to get into Manhattan. One [&hellip
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Series of Storms Hitting New York Region Leaves Power Outages, Uninhabitable Homes

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The series of storms hitting the New York region this past weekend left destruction in its wake, causing at least one fatality and wreaking havoc on trees and residents’ power. Approximately 20,000 people lost power in the northern part of the state, reported WABC, while New York City and Long Island reported fewer outages, most [&hellip
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Designer Chain Daffy’s To Close All NYC Locations

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Lifestyle

Photo by Bob B Brown, courtesy of Flickr Commons. by Adel Manoukian Designer duds retailer Daffy’s is closing all of its 12 NYC locations in the upcoming months. Spokesperson Michael McMullan released the news earlier this week to the Associated Press that the 51-year old chain has been going through much financial turmoil, having competition from similar chains, like Marshalls and TJ Maxx. Other [&hellip
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The Jersey Shore, Round 2: Governor Christie Trash Talks Citizen

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Politics, Uncategorized

by Laurent Berstecher The Jersey Shore may have gained planetary recognition thanks to the infamous MTV reality show, but the world has yet to hear about Jersey’s latest trashy celeb. I am referring of course to Governor Chris Christie, whose latest stunt involved a testosterone-filled altercation with a passerby. Gov. Christie, who was casually enjoying [&hellip
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A Camp For Every Budget

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

A Camp For Every Budget If you’re worried about how to afford summer camp, here are some cost-saving steps to consider Summer camp is a wonderful opportunity for children to learn life lessons like leadership, independence and self-confidence, as well as trying new activities like sailing, ropes course and waterskiing. It’s hard to put a [&hellip
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Robert Jackson, author of Highway Under the Hudson

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By Linnea Covington Texas native Robert Jackson spent three and a half years compiling a complete history of a structure far from his home, something 33 million East Coasters pass through every year—the Holland Tunnel. Built in 1927, this daily part of New Yorkers’ lives was at the time the longest and largest vehicular tunnel [&hellip
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