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  • NY Auto Show: DSNY goes green

    NY Auto Show: DSNY goes green

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-04-03 20:31:15 GMT
    The New York City Department of Sanitation is showing off some of its eco-friendly efforts at the New York International Auto Show in Manhattan.The New York City Department of Sanitation is showing off some of its eco-friendly efforts at the New York International Auto Show in Manhattan.

    The New York City Department of Sanitation is showing off some of its eco-friendly efforts at the New York International Auto Show in Manhattan.

    The New York City Department of Sanitation is showing off some of its eco-friendly efforts at the New York International Auto Show in Manhattan.

  • Bronx students drive electric car for driver's ed class

    Bronx students drive electric car for driver's ed class

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-03-28 21:24:20 GMT
    The city's 500th electric car charging station was unveiled Wednesday to some Bronx high schoolers who are learning to drive electric vehicles for their driver's education class.The city's 500th electric car charging station was unveiled Wednesday to some Bronx high schoolers who are learning to drive electric vehicles for their driver's education class.

    The city's 500th electric car charging station was unveiled Wednesday to some Bronx high schoolers who are learning to drive electric vehicles for their driver's education class.

    The city's 500th electric car charging station was unveiled Wednesday to some Bronx high schoolers who are learning to drive electric vehicles for their driver's education class.

  • Goya donates 100,000 pounds of food to New York families

    Goya donates 100,000 pounds of food to New York families

    Monday, March 26 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-03-26 16:20:58 GMT

    Goya has donated 100,000 pounds of food to the New York City food bank to be distributed to families in need, officials say.

    Goya has donated 100,000 pounds of food to the New York City food bank to be distributed to families in need, officials say.

  • Concourse Village residents concerned about holes in asphalt

    Concourse Village residents concerned about holes in asphalt

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:57:29 GMT

    Some residents say curbside hazards in Concourse Village are a growing problem.

    Some residents say curbside hazards in Concourse Village are a growing problem.

  • Scientists: Euthanized whale was not in good health

    The chief scientist of the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society says the whale euthanized off the waters of Orchard Beach on Sunday was not in good health.

    The chief scientist of the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society says the whale euthanized off the waters of Orchard Beach on Sunday was not in good health.

  • Herring released into Bronx River for repopulation

    Herring released into Bronx River for repopulation

    About 400 alewife herring were released into the Bronx River to speed up their repopulation process.About 400 alewife herring were released into the Bronx River to speed up their repopulation process.

    About 400 alewife herring were released into the Bronx River to speed up their repopulation process.

    About 400 alewife herring were released into the Bronx River to speed up their repopulation process.

  • Community garden revamp in works at Marble Hill Houses

    Community garden revamp in works at Marble Hill Houses

    A New York City man has turned his green thumb toward revamping a community garden at the Marble Hill Houses.A New York City man has turned his green thumb toward revamping a community garden at the Marble Hill Houses.

    A New York City man has turned his green thumb toward revamping a community garden at the Marble Hill Houses. Juanli Carrion and the community organization Outer Seed Shadow raised $11,000 and mobilized residents of the area to help out. The 11 planned plant bends will represent the 11 buildings in the housing complex, even mimicking the layout. Construction begins next week and is expected to end by May 6.

    A New York City man has turned his green thumb toward revamping a community garden at the Marble Hill Houses. Juanli Carrion and the community organization Outer Seed Shadow raised $11,000 and mobilized residents of the area to help out. The 11 planned plant bends will represent the 11 buildings in the housing complex, even mimicking the layout. Construction begins next week and is expected to end by May 6.

  • Residents: City's $39M project to replace water pipes causing parking issues

    Residents: City's $39M project to replace water pipes causing parking issues

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 2:52 PM EDT2017-04-19 18:52:54 GMT

    Some residents in Norwood say the city's $39 million project to replace aging water pipes in the Bronx is causing parking issues.

    Some residents in Norwood say the city's $39 million project to replace aging water pipes in the Bronx is causing parking issues.

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