CITY ISLAND IMAGES wishes to congratulate all who participated at Orchard Beach's Down & Dirty.
The Merrell Down & Dirty presented by Subaru returned to New York City yesterday. This benefit race in the mud included a partnership with Operation Gratitude. Operation Gratitude sends care packages filled with snacks, entertainment items and personal letters of appreciation addressed to individually named U.S. Service Members deployed in hostile regions such as Iraq and Afghanistan, and on Naval ships at sea! and much more!
It was an amazing race day in Pelham Bay Park! The 2013 results are in! Click here to view your race:
President Obama has signed student loan legislation that will help keep an American education affordable for students at colleges and universities across the United States.
Over a hundred City Island residents attended what some were calling a horse and pony show at PS 175. One group was walking around with a large banner calling the massive DOT project Godzilla Bridge, an obvious reference to the Japanese giant monster.
Those in attendance were given their final opportunity to voice personal opinions and some were heard loud and clear, but the Mayor and other high officials, who are in charge of the bridge project do not appear to be listening. In fact, there were no elected officials in attendance, although some did send representatives.
OCCUPY THIS. NYPD & Sanitation Clears Tents and Tarts From Zuccotti Park.
US DEFENSE SPENDING. $350 Billion First Round Cuts.
CHINA SEEKS PAYMENT. Price for Freedom.
ARAB LEAGUE ACTS. Syrian Death Toll.
NYC SUBWAY. Soaring Crimes.
The NY Department of Health will be conducting aerial larviciding via a low-flying helicopter to help prevent West Nile Virus today, through 8/9/12 and until 8:00 PM daily in Bronx zip codes 10464, 10475.
While days are allotted for this activity, the application may be completed in less time. In the event of inclement weather, spraying may occur during the same hours thru 8/10/12. For more information, visit http://on.nyc.gov/O2Xl3v or call 311.
In NYC, it is cloudy, with a high near 28. Wind chill values between 10 and 20, with northeast winds 7 to 9 mph. An area of low pressure off the North Carolina coast will bring a wintry mix of precipitation across parts of the mid-Atlantic on Wednesday. Freezing rain is possible for some locations, mainly in Virginia and North Carolina. Snow is expected across the central Appalachians, with rain across the southern mid-Atlantic.
Dramatic improvements in water and sanitation services are needed to eliminate cholera in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, health experts who took part in a United Nations-organized briefing to outline concrete steps to stem the spread of the disease in the region said today.
NEW US NUKES. Nuclear Arsenal Overhaul.
Officials say U.S. nuclear arsenal is set to undergo the costliest modernization in its history at a time of fiscal crisis.
HEALTH CARE COSTS. Providers Charging Higher Rates.
Doctors as well as other medical providers have billed Medicare for increasingly complicated and costly treatments over the past decade, adding $11 billion to reimbursements and signaling a possible rise in billing abuse, according to an investigation by the Center for Public Integrity.
GUATEMALA ERUPTION. Volcano Forces Evacuations
US Department of Justice has announced that nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives have been indicted for racketeering conspiracy and corruption.
The Defendants Include Two Current FIFA Vice Presidents and the Current and Former Presidents of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF); Seven Defendants Arrested Overseas; Guilty Pleas for Four Individual Defendants and Two Corporate Defendants Also Unsealed
BAGHDAD SUICIDE BOMB.18 Killed At Police Academy.
SYRIAN LEGAL FIGURES KILLED. Violence Continues.
IRAN NUCLEAR THREAT. US & Israel Talks.
WINTER STORM. Threatening Southeast.
RON PAUL GAINS. Maine Votes.
Dignified, tall, and handsome, with clean-shaven chin and side-whiskers, Chester A. Arthur may have looked like an American President, but was he born in America, or Canada? Well, that depends on who you ask.