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Thursday, September 21, 2017

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Flood Watch For South Shore Bays, Get Your Floaties Ready

If you haven't noticed yet, it is raining. Pretty hard. The U.S. National Weather Service has put out a coastal flood statement that will be...

Same Old Answers, No Relief From Sewage Backups And Flooding

Councilman Chaim Deutsch held an open community forum last night at James Madison High School to address the flooding and sewage backups that tend...

Three Reasons To Sign Up For A Free Rain Barrel

Can a plastic tub save New York City? The humble rain barrel has a lot to offer -- helping residents cut their water bills,...

Flashback Friday: Here Comes The ’22 Flood

Flooding is currently a hot topic in Gowanus. From the torrential rainstorms that often wreak havoc to a new catch-basin law signed by Mayor de...

Frustrated Neighbors Find Few Answers About Projects To Protect Waterfronts From...

Frustrations boiled over at a Manhattan Beach Community Group meeting Tuesday when city officials showed up empty handed in front of residents demanding solutions...

Mayor’s Office Responds To Flooding Danger Of Brooklyn-Queens Streetcar Route

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration have been engaged in building significant momentum behind the planning and construction of the Brooklyn-Queens Connector streetcar...

Two Proposed Bridges For Brooklyn-Queens Streetcar Could Be Built In Flood...

As Mayor Bill de Blasio continues to throw his support behind the construction of the Brooklyn-Queens streetcar (BQX), the administration has begun to discuss...

ICYMI: Bernie Visits Midwood, Nursery Gets Booted, Severe Flooding

In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Here are some of the big stories you may have missed this week. You can keep up with what’s...

Deutsch Prods Agencies To Protect Waterfront After Floodwaters Pour Into Local...

City Councilman Chaim Deutsch is urging federal and state agencies to pick up the pace on planned resiliency measures after an unusually strong high tide...

Hurricane Joaquin Or Not, It’s Good To Be Prepared

As of Friday morning, October 2, Hurricane Joaquin is heading north from the Bahamas. The question is -- where is it actually heading? The map...

Hurricane Joaquin Or Not, It’s Good To Be Prepared

As of Friday morning, October 2, Hurricane Joaquin is heading north from the Bahamas. The question is -- where is it actually heading? The map...

Hurricane Joaquin Or Not, It’s Good To Be Prepared

As of Friday morning, October 2, Hurricane Joaquin is heading north from the Bahamas. The question is -- where is it actually heading? The map...

After Years Of Sewage & Rain Water Pouring Into E. 10th...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFmpmLqTGik&feature=youtu.be For years, neighbors on E. 10th Street, between Caton and Church Avenues, have braced themselves for water, sewage and sludge to pour into their...

Councilman Mathieu Eugene & Neighbors Urge DEP To Address Flooding In...

Following years of problems with flooding in our area, Councilman Mathieu Eugene and neighbors told the city Department of Environmental Protection this week that change...

Residents Don’t Like The Smell Of Coney Island Creek Resiliency Study

Residents scorned some of the initial assessments presented on Thursday for a flood barrier in Coney Island Creek, arguing the city was pushing a proposal that...