Hudson River

In this April 16, 2014 file photo, a deceased 55-foot long finback whale sits on a dry dock in Jersey City, N.Y., after it was pulled out of the water. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

More whales being hit by ships along East Coast

A cruise ship heading for New York this month struck and killed a whale and dragged it into the Hudson River, part of a higher-than-usual rate of strikes along the Eastern Seaboard for this time […]


In this photo taken on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, the Left Coast Lifter, one of the world's largest floating cranes, floats in a berth in Jersey City, N.J., on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. The crane, using a boom longer than a football field, will help build a replacement for the Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River in the New York City suburbs. (AP Photo/Jim Fitzgerald)

Massive floating crane awaits NY bridge job

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Billed as one of the world’s largest floating cranes, the Left Coast Lifter will be going to work this spring on a new span that will replace the Tappan Zee Bridge […]


Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III, center, pilot of U.S. Airways Flight 1549, hugs Louis Salerno, a senior deck hand with N.Y. Water ways ferry, on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 in New York.  Salerno rescued Sullenberger after the Captain safely glided Flight 1549 with 155 passengers and crew to a water landing.  Sullenberger gathered with some survivors and rescuers to mark the fifth anniversary of the event known as the "miracle on the Hudson." (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

‘Miracle on the Hudson’ survivors mark 5 years

NEW YORK (AP) — The pilots and some passengers on a plane that made an extraordinary landing on the Hudson River marked the fifth anniversary of that remarkable event on Wednesday, giving thanks to those […]


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Statue of Liberty to reopen to public Sunday

NEW YORK (AP) – The Statue of Liberty will reopen to the public Sunday after the state of New York agreed to shoulder the costs of running the site during the federal government shutdown. Ferry […]


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Lamppost kills infant in freak bus accident

WEST NEW YORK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in northern New Jersey say a baby has died in a freak accident involving a shuttle bus. The Hudson County Sheriff’s Office tells The Jersey Journal the bus […]


This undated family photo provided by the Rockland County Sheriff's Office on Sunday, July 28, 2013 shows Mark Lennon. (AP Photo/Rockland County Sheriff's Office)

2nd body found in NY river where best man fell in

PIERMONT, N.Y. (AP) — A day after a bride-to-be was pulled dead from the Hudson River, the body of her fiance’s best man was found a mile downstream Sunday, the second victim of a nighttime […]


One World Trade Center and the lower Manhattan skyline, New York City. (AP Photo)

Manslaughter charge filed in Hudson River crash

PIERMONT, N.Y. (AP) – The driver of a speedboat that slammed into a construction barge on the Hudson River – hurling a bride-to-be and her fiance’s best man into the water – has been charged […]


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Helicopter lands in NYC’s Hudson River; all safe

NEW YORK (AP) – New York authorities say a helicopter carrying four Swedish tourists has landed in the Hudson River off Manhattan, but everyone has been rescued. The incident happened shortly before noon Sunday in […]


Guard evacuating people, taking in food to NJ city

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey National Guard trucks are delivering ready-to-eat meals and evacuating the city of Hoboken. About half the city remains flooded two days after superstorm Sandy struck. Thousands are still holed […]



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