|12/09/2013||Senators: Put Cameras on Train Tracks, Engineers|
NEW YORK - A week after four people died in a New York commuter train derailment, two federal lawmakers proposed Sunday that trains nationwide be outfitted with cameras pointed at engineers and at the tracks.
|12/09/2013||Auto Group Builds Gigantic Panel Array to Power Five Watertown Buildings|
Dec. 09--Lots of Christmas lights could be bought for $3 million.
|12/08/2013||Coastal N.J. Homes Raised After Sandy, But Many Roads May Still Flood|
Dec. 08--Raising houses in flood-prone areas has been a key part of rebuilding efforts following Hurricane Sandy.
|12/06/2013||Officials: Bridgeport on Track for New Train Station|
Dec. 06--BRIDGEPORT -- Those traveling by train Thursday had first-class seats to the demolition of the interconnected Barnum Avenue buildings once symbolic of this city's booming industrial past.
|12/06/2013||Agency: Wider Garden State Parkway Means Fewer Crashes in Atlantic County|
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP -- Garden State Parkway officials are promising smoother rides and fewer accidents with the widening of a 10-mile stretch that becomes congested during the summer tourist rush to the Jersey Shore.
|12/07/2013||Bridge in Freehold Township Needs Emergency Repairs|
Dec. 07--FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP _ Stonehurst Boulevard has been closed to traffic between Windsor Drive and Winchester Drive as workers prepare to perform emergency repairs needed to the bridge and culvert over a stream that flows into the Manasquan River.
|12/07/2013||Northeast Corridor High-Speed-Rail Plan Slows to 160 mph|
Dec. 07--Has Amtrak abandoned its vision of 220-mile-per-hour bullet trains speeding up and down the Northeast Corridor?
|12/06/2013||Galloo Island Wind Farm Developers Sued Over Allegedly Unpaid Engineering Bill|
Dec. 06--A Buffalo engineering firm that performed work for a proposed wind farm on Galloo Island has filed suit against the project's developers claiming it has not been fully paid.
|12/03/2013||New Haven Coliseum Project, Tech School Win Key Approvals|
NEW HAVEN >> Two development projects, backed by more than a decade of planning, were granted key approvals by the Board of Alders Monday night.
|12/06/2013||Albany Building Code in Cloud|
Dec. 06--ALBANY -- By spring, city residents will be able to look up building code violators in their neighborhood and city officials are encouraging a citizen army with Internet access to report quality-of-life issues online through a new cloud-based technology portal.
|12/06/2013||Committee OKs Blueprint for Expanded JCIDA Office Building|
Dec. 06--An administrative building with nine offices is a step closer to being built at the Watertown Center for Business and Industry on Starbuck Avenue as the new headquarters for the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency.
|12/05/2013||N.Y. Train Wreck Could Be Case of Highway Hypnosis|
NEW YORK - It's sometimes called highway hypnosis or white-line fever, and it's familiar to anyone who has driven long distances along a monotonous route.
|12/05/2013||Alexandria Receives $2.3M in Support for Water Project Development|
Dec. 05--The town of Alexandria will receive $2.3 million in federal grants and loans in order to move forward with its Route 12 water project.
|12/04/2013||U.S. Court: Negligence Not Cause of Collapse of World Trade Center 7|
NEW YORK -- Negligence was not the cause of the collapse of a third World Trade Center tower several hours after the twin towers were destroyed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a federal appeals court said Wednesday, absolving a developer and others of responsibility in the destruction of the 47-story building.
|12/05/2013||Jain Irrigation Passes on Building New Plant in Watertown Industrial Park|
Dec. 05--Jain Irrigation will not proceed with plans to construct a $10 million facility on the last empty lots in the City Center Industrial Park.
|12/05/2013||Officials Question Pinelands Pipeline|
Dec. 05--NEW LISBON -- Multiple Pinelands Commission members railed against a draft memoranda of agreement to allow a 24-mile natural gas pipeline through preserved forest, saying the proposal had the appearance of a conflict of interest.
|12/04/2013||Crucial Pinelands Pipeline Decision Today|
Dec. 04--In what is regarded to be a pivotal decision, the state Pinelands Commission's policy committee is expected to vote today on moving forward with an agreement that would allow construction of a 22-mile natural gas transmission line to serve what in a few years could be the Shore's sole major power station.
|12/04/2013||Demolition Taking Down Former AES Thames Plant|
Dec. 04--MONTVILLE -- A national environmental contractor has purchased the now-defunct coal-fired power plant on Depot Road and is moving forward with a salvage and demolition project.
|12/04/2013||East Aurora Hearing on Water Rates Prompts Praise But Some Concern|
Dec. 04--A public hearing on an East Aurora proposal that would shift water bill calculations and lower costs for most residents drew praise -- and some concerned comments from those who would pay more.
|12/02/2013||NTSB: Train Going Too Fast at Curve Before Wreck in NYC|
YONKERS, N.Y. - The National Transportation Safety Board says a train that derailed in New York City was traveling 82 mph as it approached 30 mph zone.
|12/03/2013||Financial Deadlines Near for Proposed College Building in Millville|
Dec. 03--MILLVILLE -- Cumberland County College's downtown Arts and Business Innovation Center could open in 2015, but only if the city and county meet some fast-approaching financial deadlines.
|12/03/2013||Potsdam Hopes for West Dam Plant to Start Up by Year's End|
Dec. 03--POTSDAM -- The turbines have begun to spin at the village's West Dam Hydro Plant.
|12/01/2013||NYC Metro North Train Derailment Kills Four, Hurts More Than 60|
NEW YORK - A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed Sunday, killing four people, injuring more than 60 and sending a chain of toppled cars trailing off the track just inches from the water, authorities said.
|11/29/2013||Pinelands Pipeline Deal to Net $8M|
Nov. 29--South Jersey Gas would pay $8 million to a Pinelands land-conservation and education fund as part of a deal to allow a 22-mile natural gas pipeline to be built through a forest area, to renovate and power the BL England generating station site in Cape May County, under a proposed agreement revealed this week by the state Pinelands Commission staff.
|12/02/2013||New Haven Alders to Take Up Magnet School, Coliseum Plans|
Dec. 02--NEW HAVEN -- Two projects, together with more than a decade of planning and discussion behind them, head to the Board of Alders tonight for the final approvals needed to get underway in 2014.