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Nationwide, shipping crude oil by rail has jumped sixfold since 2011, according to American Association of Railroads data, and rail shipments from the Bakken shale formation region[...]
Engineers constructed the first cable-stayed bridges in Europe following the close of World War II, but the basic design dates back to the 16th century and Croatian inventor Faust [...]
Some years ago neighbors feared Petersen’s Boat Yard in Upper Nyack might be sold to residential developers and turned into high-density condominiums. It looks as though that won’t[...]
by Jim Hershberger and Bob Goldberg The graves in the Mount Moor Cemetery, nestled on a hill in the shadow of the giant Palisades Center Mall complex, is a visible reminder of the [...]
When a herd of trucks arrived in Nyack at three in the morning and started unloading equipment for the movie Louder Than Bombs, the reaction of residents ranged from annoyed to fur[...]
A softball player, Sara Tucholsky at Western Oregon University, hit a three-run home run for the first time in her college career. But while rounding first base, she injured her kn[...]
Lisa Dosch of Nyack’s Best Western Inn has once again taken three first place ribbons at the New Jersey State Fair 2014, repeating her wins in 2012 and 2013. In total she holds sev[...]
Ann Hickey, the much-beloved “unofficial mayor” of Piermont, will be honored on Thursday, September 18 at a cocktail party sponsored by the Piermont Public Library. The event will [...]