Posts Tagged ‘Running’

Tapped In: Crane Secured, Gas Lines Stretch, Race for Relief

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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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BLASTING A LOT OF COLD AIR

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In the hot, humid August weather, several businesses kept their doors open and sidewalks cool, flouting a law passed last summer. Walking throughout Manhattan’s busy shopping strips, Eric Goldstein, director of Natural Resources Defense Council’s New York Urban program, found that 25 percent of the 400 stores he personally surveyed in Manhattan left doors open [&hellip
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SPEEDY SISTERS TEAR UP THE TRACK

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One day in the summer of 2000, Peter Walsh decided to take up marathon running. And being a fatherly sort, he allowed his two young daughters, Dana and Alice, to tag along on a training run. “He thought we were falling behind and kept stopping, but three miles into it we were still right with [&hellip
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GETTING READY TO RUN

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With the 39th New York City Marathon right around the corner, New York Road Runners launched its week of festivities with a Marathon Kickoff on Sunday morning, a five-miler through Central Park that drew more than 6,400 competitors. Mohammed Awol (25:14) of the powerful Westchester Track Club, and Manhattanite Christine Hoffman (28:59) were the top [&hellip
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