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LOOK: Amazing New Photos From 1 World Trade Center

Posted 12.15.2011 | New York

Last week, downtown New Yorkers were abuzz, snapping away, as the new World Trade Center glowed in decorative holiday lights that illuminated like a "...

GW Bridge To Undergo $1 Billion Renovation

Posted 12.09.2011 | New York

The world's busiest vehicular bridge, connecting Fort Lee, New Jersey and Washington Heights in Manhattan, is due for a big renovation. The Port A...

Man Jumps To His Death On Subway Tracks At 42nd Street Station

Posted 12.28.2011 | New York

A 37-year old man killed himself by jumping in front of a moving subway train on Thursday at the 42nd Street-Port Authority station. A witness told...

After Being Destroyed By 9/11, Deal Finally Made To Rebuild Church

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- It took a decade, but a deal has finally been struck to rebuild a church destroyed on 9/11, the church and a public agency announced Frida...

Was It Illegal For The Port Authority To Raise Bridge And Tunnel Tolls?

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.19.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Cash tolls increased Sunday on bridges and tunnels owned by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Cash tolls on the Geor...

9/11 Hero Sentenced To Jail

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 11.16.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A former government official hailed for helping two people escape the World Trade Center on Sept. 11 was sentenced Friday to at least...

Man Accused Of Running On Tarmac At NJ Airport

AP | Posted 09.16.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. -- Authorities say a New York City man carrying a knife in his pocket jumped over a barrier and ran onto the tarmac at Newark Liberty Int...

Greek Church Sues For Right To Rebuild At Disputed Ground Zero Site

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Nicole Neroulias Religion News Service (RNS) Greek Orthodox officials on Monday (Feb. 14) filed suit against the agency charged with rebuilding Gr...

New World Trade Center Towers 'Swiftly Reaching The Sky'

Esquire | Thomas P.M. Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Given all the political noise, you might not realize that the towers of the new World Trade Center are swiftly reaching the sky -- rising by a floor a...

New Jersey's Gift to Metro Riders in LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Now that New Jersey has decided to nix the construction of a train tunnel, LA Metro should be redoubling its efforts to secure the $3 billion in federal transportation money that this leaves on the table.

Fifty First (J)Dates: 22 - Norman Isn't So Smoothie

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meredith Fineman

Sunday morning I woke up to a phone message from Norman. Norman said that he didn't think he'd be hungry for pizza but did I want to go for coffee instead?

Missing from Ground Zero: St. Nicholas Church

Nick Balamaci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Balamaci

One World Trade Center is climbing furiously toward the sky, and the footprint of the Memorial is now becoming clear. But one building is conspicuously absent: the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas.

Good Jobs and Clean Air: New York Ports Must Follow LA's Lead

Amy Traub | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Amy Traub

The Port of Los Angeles' innovative Clean Truck Program is legally in the clear -- and so it's time for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to follow those tire tracks.

$1 Billion World Trade Center Deal Likely To Be Approved

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The owners of ground zero formally approved a deal Thursday to help back a developer's bid for two office towers at the site with ove...

The Faithful Shopper: Beach Chic -- Pop Up Shops

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Summer, for me is all about surprises -- and shopaholics know there is no better surprise than a pop-up store, a boutique open for just a few weeks.

Cleaning Up Trucks and Jobs at the Port Authority

Amy Traub | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Amy Traub

By January 1, the dirtiest of the diesel trucks spewing pollution on their way to and from the ports of New York and New Jersey may get a much-needed retirement.

World Trade Center Towers: The Real Public Cost

The New York Observer | Eliot Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For more than a year, an exhaustive battle raged over the future of developer Larry Silverstein's towers at the World Trade Center, with the Port Auth...

World Trade Center Agreement Between Larry Silverstein, Port Authority & Bloomberg

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The World Trade Center developer and government agencies that control the site have reached a tentative deal to resolve a 16-month st...

WTC Development: Port Authority And Larry Silverstein Meet To Discuss Fate Of Ground Zero

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has met with a developer a day before a deadline to work out a new schedule for rebuild...

Workers Rally At Ground Zero To Pressure Progress On WTC

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Hundreds of construction workers raised a rallying cry of "Build it now!" on Tuesday, gathering with elected officials at the World T...

Killing at the Seaport: Port Pollution a Silent Killer

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

For those Americans who happen to live near a seaport, pollution is a serious health hazard leading to negative health outcomes and even death.

Snow Causes Flight Cancellations In NY, NJ

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Airline officials say hundreds of flights have been canceled as a snowstorm bears down on the Northeast. A spokesman for the Port Au...

Bloomberg Calls For Building At Ground Zero: Tells Port Authority To "Get Out Of The Way"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is frustrated over the slow pace of the rebuilding effort at the World Trade Center site, sayin...

Delta Calls For Police Backup To Deal With Unruly JFK Crowd

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - Police say officers were called in to help with an unruly crowd for about an hour at the Delta Air Lines terminal at Joh...

Port Authority Cutting 150 Jobs In 2010

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's 2010 preliminary budget calls for 150 job cuts and investing $3.1 billion on capital ...