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After a Night of Rain, a Gloomy Scene

After three weeks, little has changed in a patch of forest on Staten Island. On a recent visit, colder temperatures afforded a closer look at the sluggish insects.
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Staten Island gets $56M to control future flooding

United States / New York : Crain's New York Business (18 hours ago)

New York officials say $33 million in federal Sandy relief will be going toward the purchase of about 24 acres on Staten Island to control future flooding. Sen. Charles Schumer and New York City... To view the full story, click the ... Read Post

See How Temperatures In Manhattan Differ From Block To Block

United States / New York : Gothamist (14 hours ago)

As temperatures briefly return to their normal levels of late-August misery, WNYC ran a feature this morning on a recent study that was able to pinpoint the changes in temperature in Manhattan from block to block. [ more › ] Read Post

Cicadas Appearing (Years) Early On Staten Island

United States / New York : Gothamist (5 years ago)

Cicadas, those buzzing insects that reappear every 17 years, have made an early visit to some parts of Staten Island. The Staten Island Advance reports, "Some of the obnoxiously loud insects have been seen, and heard, in Wolfe's Pon... Read Post


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