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Rockaway Residents Take To City Hall In Fight To Keep Ferry

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Residents of the Rockaway Peninsula took their battle to City Hall Thursday as they fight to keep their ferry service.

Residents and business owners protested against Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to stop funding the Rockaway-Brooklyn ferry service in October. 148 more words


Madonna is auctioniong off her Journal

Remember when we wrote in our journals, diaries and ourselves alone were privy to our inner most thoughts?

Hurricane Sandy washed away my childhood diary. 370 more words


The New York Aquarium

In keeping with our recent tradition of investigating this amazing city, Ivan and I visited the New York Aquarium a couple weeks ago in Coney Island. 331 more words

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Joni Jones to address depression management during library seminar

TOMS RIVER –  Ocean County Library’s Upper Shores branch, 112 Jersey City Ave., Lavallette, will host a seminar by Joni M. Jones 7 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 198 more words

Smells like....

I am trying to smell the cheese.

A scientist gave her subjects an oderant in a vial, and told them it was parmesan cheese. They sniffed. 1,132 more words

Dazed and Typhooned

Tornadoes were one of my greatest fears when I was a child. My parents’ house is perched on a hill in the middle of tornado country in semi-rural Missouri, and I have a clear memory of lying on my back on my trampoline and marveling at the sky streaked with bizarre shades of green, and the funnel cloud the emerged from it. 978 more words


Extraordinary Lengths...

As I lay in bed looking up at the ceiling of my room, I always remember this was the exact same thing I was doing when my phone went off signaling a message. 428 more words