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  • A new plan is designed to improve maintenance of New York City East River tunnels that are used by Amtrak and Long Island Rail Road trains.
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  • New York City plans to spend $7 million to transform a trash-strewn beach beneath the Brooklyn Bridge into a recreational destination.
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  • A recreational water body advisory has been issued for the Hudson and East Rivers through 4 p.m. Tuesday after a relatively minor discharge of sewage from the Hudson River plant Monday night.
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  • Three people were pulled from the East River near the Manhattan Bridge after their boat appeared to overturn.
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  • A federal report says a helicopter that crashed into the East River off New York City during a sightseeing tour last year was carrying too much weight.
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  • The boat became lodged under the bridge near Roosevelt Island for two hours Saturday.
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  • Kemberly Richardson reports on the discovery made by a woman over the weekend
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  • City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Mayor Michael Bloomberg are taking a ferry ride Monday to commemorate the milestone.
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  • Jeff Pegues reports rescuers were unable to save him
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  • Rescuers pulled the 15-year old boy from the water, but were unable to save him.
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  • The only problem with the ferries sailing along the Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens waterfront has been too many riders.
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  • Members of the FDNY Marine Unit saved the 18-year-old boy around 6 p.m. Thursday in the water off E. 87th Street.
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  • The FDNY Marine Unit rescued an 18-year-old man from the East River Thursday evening.
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  • Helen Tamaki died Tuesday night at Bellevue Hospital from her injuries in the East River helicopter crash.
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  • The family involved in the tragic helicopter crash into the East River this week released a statement.
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  • Jim Hoffer reports
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  • Investigators are looking into the weight and the wind conditions before the chopper crash.
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  • Paul Dudley, the pilot of the helicopter that crashed into the East River Tuesday, described the harrowing moments that followed as he tried to save all of the passengers.
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  • One person has died and four others have been rescued after a helicopter crashed into the river at the East River heliport.
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  • A helicopter crashed into the East River at 34th Street on Tuesday afternoon. Several people were pulled from the water.
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  • transit alert new york area
  • Starting this weekend, Amtrak will replace all of the tracks in the four East River tunnels. The project will continue on weekends until 2015.
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  • We're hearing more and more about urban farming, and now there's a farm in Manhattan that's making the most out of a site that's just sitting and waiting to be developed.
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  • A new ferry service launches today, connecting Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.
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  • The Roosevelt Island tramway is back in business.
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