|05/21/2013||Limited, Slower Conn. Rail Service Starts Today|
HARTFORD, Conn. - Commuters facing long delays after a train collision and derailment disrupted their route along Connecticut's shoreline can look forward to easier traveling beginning Tuesday afternoon.
|05/21/2013||Atlantic City's Steel Pier to Add 200-Foot-Tall Spinning Observation Tower|
May 21--The Steel Pier's owners have plans to construct a 200-foot-tall observation wheel, building the new ride on on a newly constructed deck to be added onto the beach south of the existing pier.
|05/21/2013||Norwalk Harbor Power Plant Shutting Down|
May 21--The owner of the oil power plant at Norwalk Harbor said Tuesday that it will be closing the facility June 1 since prices in the region's energy market have been too low to justify keeping it open.
|05/21/2013||N.Y. Building Owners Fear Loss of TRIA|
New York's commercial real estate market is facing a threat that could rock its foundations: the loss of federal "terrorism insurance."
|05/21/2013||Demolition of NYS Zoo Aviary Set to Begin|
May 21--You can soon say goodbye to the old aviary at the New York State Zoo at Thompson Park.
|05/20/2013||Tonawanda Approves $2.8M for New Business Park|
May 20--TOWN OF TONAWANDA -- The board approved a $2.8 million bond Monday night for infrastructure improvements to the town's future business park, the North Youngmann Commerce Center.
|05/21/2013||Save the River: More Than 600 Pro-Bv7 Telegrams Headed to Gov. Cuomo's Office|
May 21--CLAYTON -- Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo may be in for a surprise as nearly 700 old-fashioned telegrams from environmental advocates, business owners and concerned citizens are headed his way.
|05/21/2013||N.J. Worker Survives Floor Collapse|
EAST RUTHERFORD -- A forklift operator narrowly escaped tragedy Monday afternoon as the concrete floor of a warehouse collapsed, swallowing him and his vehicle in a gooey pool of spilled cooking oil and soy sauce, authorities and witnesses said.
|05/21/2013||NCDC to Ask For New Proposals After Reid & Hughes Building Plan Rejected|
May 21--NORWICH -- The Norwich Community Development Corp. will be asked to write the a new request for proposals for the Reid & Hughes building, now that the city has rejected the lone plan received to renovate the long vacant historic Main Street building.
|05/18/2013||Official: Broken Rail Eyed in Conn. Train Crash|
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - The commuter train derailment and collision that left dozens injured outside New York City was not the result of foul play, officials said Saturday, but a fractured section of rail is being studied to determine if it is connected to the accident.
|05/20/2013||Architect is Set to Buy, Restore 1845 Building in Buffalo|
May 20--The lead partner of architectural and design firm Carmina Wood Morris is putting his money -- and home -- where his heart is, moving from his home in Lancaster to a 160-year-old three-story building on the eastern edge of downtown Buffalo, a block from his firm's headquarters.
|05/20/2013||Lower Township Allotted More Water to Serve New Areas|
May 20--LOWER TOWNSHIP -- New Jersey has agreed to increase the township's water allocation, allowing thousands of homes tapping polluted groundwater or threatened by saltwater intrusion from the Delaware Bay to hook up to public lines.
|05/17/2013||City Says Fort Trumbull Development Delayed|
May 17--NEW LONDON -- The first new construction in Fort Trumbull since the area became the focus of a national fight over eminent domain was delayed Thursday after developers apparently were unable to demonstrate how they were going to finance the $24 million Village on Thames project.
|05/17/2013||Waterfront Developer Seeks to Enhance the Asbury Beach Experience|
May 17--ASBURY PARK -- Facilities with private showers and air-conditioned bathrooms, storage areas for beachgoers and a hammock garden with landscaping are among the beachfront amenities the city's waterfront developer is proposing to lure and keep visitors at the beach.
|05/17/2013||Fence around Tweed New Haven Regional Airport Subject to Delays|
May 17--NEW HAVEN -- A $1.89 million federal grant application is in the works to build a wildlife fence around Tweed New Haven Regional Airport in the wake of a collision between a deer and a private jet last September.
|05/16/2013||Madison Approves $2M Town Center Project|
May 16--MADISON -- Planning and Zoning Commission members voted unanimously Thursday night in favor of the $2 million town center project.
|05/16/2013||Plans Languish for Overhaul of NYC's Penn Station|
NEW YORK - The busiest passenger train station in the United States is a 1960s-era, utilitarian labyrinth in the basement of a basketball arena.
|05/16/2013||North Carolina Developer Takes on Norwich Hotel Effort|
May 16--NORWICH -- A North Carolina hotel developer has completed foreclosure action on an abandoned, partially constructed hotel project on Route 82 off Interstate 395 at Exit 80, and city officials say the firm hopes to complete construction.
|05/15/2013||UIL Directors Sued Over Lax Oversight of Transmission Line Project|
May 15--As part of an ongoing legal battle with UIL Holdings, a New Rochelle, N.Y.-based construction contractor has filed a lawsuit against the energy holding company, charging that its nine-member board of directors breached their fiduciary responsibility to shareholders.
|05/16/2013||Officials Want Repairs to Lake Lenape Dam in Hamilton Township Completed|
May 16--HAMILTON TOWNSHIP -- Local officials are looking to make long-overdue repairs to the county's largest and oldest dam this summer, enabling the water levels to be more easily controlled.
|05/15/2013||Northfield to Probe Tilton Road Sewer Project|
Northfield City Council agreed to create an ad hoc committee Tuesday to investigate how and when a sewer removal project on Tilton Road was approved.
|05/15/2013||Scrapping of N.J.'s Iconic Roller Coaster Wrecked by Sandy Begins|
SEASIDE HEIGHTS -- For the past six months, it has come to define the post-Sandy world at the Jersey Shore -- a steel skeleton sitting in the surf that was once the JetStar roller coaster.
|05/16/2013||Lake Hayward Area Runoff Targeted by Eightmile River Group|
May 16--EAST HADDAM -- Within the Eightmile River's 62-square-mile watershed, where about a third of the rural landscape is protected forest and open space, the neighborhoods of beach cottages and year-round homes around Lake Hayward are the nearest thing to a city.
|05/14/2013||Dune-Protection Appeal Goes to N.J. High Court|
May 14--TRENTON -- In a case with wide implications for Shore restoration following Hurricane Sandy, the state Supreme Court heard an appeal Monday of a $375,000 jury award to a Long Beach Island couple who said construction of a barrier dune in 2010 deprived them of their ocean view.
|05/14/2013||Cuomo Outlines PSEG Plan|
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo outlined a proposal Monday to give Newark-based Public Service Enterprise Group "full authority" to manage daily operations at Long Island's troubled electric utility.