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Astoria Characters: The Guy Stuck on Skateboards

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.02.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"Skateboarding has always given me a feeling of freedom," Raffie Gordon, owner of skate shop Belief in Astoria says. "All my problems go away when I step on the board."

NRDC Report: Close New York Nuclear Plant

Posted 12.17.2011 | Green

A report released Monday says southern New York State's Indian Point Energy Center should be closed, despite pressure to keep it open. The Indian ...

Westchester Funnel Cloud Reportedly Spotted In New York

Posted 08.09.2011 | New York

Accu Weather reported Thursday evening that possible funnel clouds were spotted in Westchester County, New York, just north of New York City. .bbp...

Westchester Desegregation Pact Adds Affordable Housing

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The suburban county just north of New York City agreed Monday to create hundreds of affordable homes in heavily white commu...

Taconic Parkway Crash Victims Mourned On Long Island

New York Times | LISA FODERARO and LIZ ROBBINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The mourners arrived in dark suits, some carrying children they seemed to clutch with newfound urgency. About 1,000 people came to Our Lady of Victor...