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:
MYANMAR/BURMA DISSIDENT POLITICIAN. US Sends Clinton.
NATALIE WOOD DEATH. New LAPD Investigation.
REGIS LIVE TALKFEST. Last TV Program.
GRIDLOCK ALERT.NYC Commuters.
CAMPUS FIREARMS. LIU Accident.
A lightning strike at Orchard Beach has injured three people. NYFD says the men were injured at nearby Orchard Beach on Pelham Bay Park in The Bronx this evening as the storms rolled through the area.
The lightning strikes occurred while heavy thunderstorms swept throughout NYC. Torrential rain, thunder and lightning arrived while many were participating in Labor Day weekend celebrations, which postponed U.S. Open tennis tournament in Queens and forced the early end to Electric Music Festival on the East River.
As the International Year of Sustainable Energy kicks off, United Nations officials are calling on governments, the private sector and civil society to help expand energy access, improve efficiency and increase the use of renewable energy.
Globally, one person in five still lacks access to modern electricity and twice that number – three billion people – rely on wood, coal, charcoal, or animal waste for cooking and heating.
Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated September 15 through October 15 in recognition of the deep history, culture and contributions of Hispanic Americans.
Each year, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and pay tribute to the many contributions the Latino community has made to our country. The vibrant and active Latino community in America is deeply woven into the diverse fabric of our great city, and we are all stronger for it.
The US Military has thrown the book at an Army sergeant who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was then held by the Taliban for five years, The Army will court martial Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl on charges of desertion and avoiding military service. He will also be charged with misbehavior before the enemy.
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl charged with desertion http://upi.com/4218161
Platoon mate has ‘mixed feelings’ about Bergdahl’s desertion charges http://to.pbs.org/1GVFkx6 via @NewsHour
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Will Be Charged With Desertion, Lawyer Says http://n.pr/15IPoMw
Con Edison will be distributing dry ice at noon until supplies run out. Personnel will also be available to answer questions.
Brooklyn: 2865 West 19th Street - two blocks from MCU Park (Cyclones Stadium)
Queens: Baisley Pond Park (155 St and Baisley Blvd., South Jamaica)
Staten Island: Father Capadano Blvd. and Hunter Ave. (parking lot near the Staten Island Parks Department)
Westchester: IBM Complex/Town Park (200 Business Park Drive)
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US Congressman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) and NYC Councilman James Vacca have joined forces with Bronx residents for lower noise from neighboring airports. Crowley invited officials from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to address flight traffic, noise issues, and take questions from the community. Also on hand were representatives from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ), as well as numerous community groups, including the Country Club Civic Association which has been working with Rep. Crowley and Councilman Vacca to ensure these issues are addressed.
Thanks a lot, Mr. Mayor. Public health professionals say this is the largest outbreak in the history of NYC, and you've been serving as our public advocate for years. Legionnaires’ disease has been around for four decades, while city water-cooling towers are the prime culprit for this deadly disease.
NYC reacts to outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease - Eau Claire Leader-Telegram: http://www.leadertelegram.com/News/Daily-Updates/2015/08/05/NYC-reacts-t...
What is Legionnaires' disease? http://usat.ly/1SJBst4 via @usatoday
The Syrian Government has informed the lead international envoy dealing with the crisis in that country that it will complete the withdrawal of troops and heavy weapons from population centers by 10 April, the President of the United Nations Security Council said today.
The Joint Special Envoy of the United Nations and the League of Arab States, Kofi Annan, briefed the Council via video-link in a closed-door session earlier Monday, telling the 15-member body that he was informed of Syria’s decision in a letter he received yesterday from the country’s foreign minister.
US DEBT LIMIT TALKS CONTINUE. 2 Weeks Left to go.
ALL THE KING'S SOLDIERS AND ALL THE KING'S MEN AND WOMEN... These Tabloid Journalism Tales.
FDR MANGLED MESS. 8 Injured On 23 Street.
HOT AND SUNNY WEATHER. Much Hotter Tomorrow.
IN HEAVEN THERE IS NO BEER THAT IS WHY THEY DRINK IT HERE. And Also in Minnesota.