There has been movement on the piles of oil refining waste along the Calumet River, which have been such a powdery black eye for Chicago of late. KCBX, the company holding massive mounds of petcoke at the edge of homes, schools and parks...Show More Summary
My wife and I drove to the East Pavilion in South Jordan and went south for our run. We haven't been on that route for several months, and it was nice to visit that part of the Jordan River Parkway again. It was a beautiful day, great temperature, and quite a few other folks were on the path. Show More Summary
My wife and I drove to the Jordan River Parkway in the late afternoon and went south from 100th South to 106th South and back. The temperature was in the high 30s (F) and there was only a slight breeze blowing. We had planned on going 2.5 miles, but I was tired, and we turned back after reaching the tunnel under 106th South. The sky was cloudy with spots of sun.
I left to go running about 1 pm. I drove to the Jordan River Parkway and went south again. I wore long pants, because it was cold last night and I expected to go out in the morning. I should have changed to my running shorts when I realized I would be running later in the day, but I kept my long pants on. Show More Summary
Judy wasn't feeling well, so I went by myself to the Jordan River Parkway and ran south from 100th South, following the route I usually use when going south. I took no rest stops on the way down and only two stops on the way back. I felt a bit stronger than I've felt in the past couple of weeks. Show More Summary
Judy and I went north from 100th South. Instead of going to the bench at the south end of the Sandy golf course, we went north for our customary 2 miles, and I added about 10% to up my distance a bit. We left in the late morning and returned to our car about noon. Show More Summary
I ran my southern route this morning on the Jordan River Parkway again. Nothing outstanding occurred, although I did see a lot of quail.
Officer Gregory Zakoscielny, of NYPD Highway 1, was cruising down the Bronx River Parkway at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday when he spotted the woman driving erratically before coming to a complete stop on the busy parkway.
The blue Mini Cooper was sheared in two and one piece ignited after the crash on the Bronx River Parkway near Watson Ave. in Soundview shortly after 4 a.m., police and witnesses said.
A 31-year-old woman was fatally struck by a pick-up truck driver this morning after allegedly running onto the Hutchinson River Parkway near the Bronx. [ more › ]
A Mini Cooper traveling south on the Bronx River Parkway, south of the Cross Bronx Expressway, crashed, killing two people and critically injuring another. Speed may have been a factor. [ more › ]
An eyewitness said the woman bolted from the parked car on the Hutchinson River Parkway service road and was dashing across the main roadway when she was hit shortly after 6 a.m.
The blue Mini was sheared into two pieces, one half igniting into flames after it crashed on the Bronx River Parkway near Watson Ave. in Soundview shortly after 4 a.m., police and witnesses said.
I have friends and relatives with autistic kids, and if you didn't see it yourself, you wouldn't believe how fast they can cut and run. These parents must be so relieved -- and so thankful for the "guardian angels" who surrounded this...Show More Summary
A 6-year-old boy zoomed down the Bronx River Parkway in a toy ATV Sunday night and was saved when some quick-thinking motorists slowed him down.
And now, here's your "people in cars doing awesome stuff" feel-good story of the day: drivers on the Bronx River Parkway in New York this weekend saved a 6-year-old boy from a potentially nasty fate after he drove a toy ATV onto the highway. Good job, everybody! Read more...
It's been a big weekend for escaped minors enjoying their briefly pilfered freedom to the max. On Saturday, a 9-year-old boy had "the greatest day" of his life after breaking free from his family for a few blessed hours. Yesterday, a...Show More Summary
A man died early this morning after crashing his car through a Saw Mill River Parkway guard rail and plunging 35 feet. [ more › ]
My wife and I left home after dark, and we did 1.9 miles in our neighborhood. She stopped to talk with a friend but soon caught up with me. Before I started running on canal maintenance roads and the Jordan River Parkway, I did all my running on neighborhood streets. Show More Summary
A coyote spotted dead on the side of the Bronx River Parkway Wednesday morning was likely the same one seen roaming a playground near Boston Post Rd. hours earlier.