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Crane Accident

Astoria Characters: The Forgotten Hero

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.06.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Nick is the guy who made headlines as the Hard-Hat Hero in October 1996 when he risked his life to save a woman and her son and granddaughter from a crane's crashing boom at a Harlem construction site.

Crane Dangles Off Midtown Tower

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.07.2013 | New York

A construction crane being used for a Midtown skyscraper project malfunctioned Monday morning around 9:20 a.m, leading authorities to close 57th Stree...

New York City Crane Collapse - Updated News and Information

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Update, Thursday 4:30 p.m.: A city building inspectgor has been charged with falsifying an inspection report regarding the crane which collapsed last...