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  • Small plane crashes in Hudson River; pilot hurt, rescued

    05/27/2016 7:25:09 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 27, 2016 | AP
    NEW YORK – A small World War II vintage plane celebrating its 75th anniversary crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Friday, but the pilot suffered only minor injuries and was rescued, authorities said. The pilot ditched the plane, a P-47 Thunderbolt, on a part of the river near where a US Airways commercial jet carrying 155 people splash-landed in 2009 in what became known as the Miracle on the Hudson. The P-47 Thunderbolt pilot was the only person aboard, and he was being taken to a hospital, New Jersey state police Sgt. Jeffrey Flynn...
  • CBS2 Exclusive: Driver Speaks After Recording Horrific Truck Accident On Tappan Zee

    05/15/2016 7:35:19 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 38 replies
    CBS2 NY ^ | 5/15/16
    A driver spoke out Sunday evening, two days after recording a truck hauling scrap metal as it tipped over and lost some of its wheels on the Tappan Zee Bridge. The crash happened around 9 a.m. Friday on the northbound side of the bridge. Images from the scene showed the overturned truck with pieces of scrap metal and debris all over the roadway, and the video showed truck sending debris and two wheels flying across the road. The trailer and flying debris narrowly missed the car behind it. As CBS2’s Hazel Sanchez reported exclusively, Qing Chang of Ardsley was driving...
  • Higher tolls take effect at Hudson River bridges, tunnels

    12/15/2015 6:07:02 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies ^ | December 6, 2015 | MARINA VILLENEUVE
    It’s no surprise that the commuters and commercial truck-drivers who regularly slog across the George Washington Bridge are not happy with the news: Starting Sunday, auto motorists using cash will have to pay $15 to cross, a trip that until recently cost half that. They are the drivers from North Jersey and beyond who help make it the world’s busiest motor-vehicle bridge. And they are the same drivers who now must pay one of the most expensive tolls in the country. On Saturday afternoon, motorists were given a chance to vent, and they were more than willing to step up....
  • Clint Eastwood To Make Film about Capt. Sully Sullenberger

    06/05/2015 12:11:41 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 51 replies
    Flying Magazine ^ | Jun 04, 2015 | Stephen Pope
    Clint Eastwood To Make Film about Capt. Sully Sullenberger By Stephen Pope / Published: Jun 04, 2015 Warner Bros. Pictures announced on Tuesday that the life story of Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger is coming to the big screen in a yet-to-be named motion picture that will be directed by none other than Clint Eastwood. The film will be adapted from Sully's book, "Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters," co-written with Jeffery Zaslow.
  • Son: Mom cried NY river plunge 'terrible mistake'

    04/14/2011 5:22:19 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 38 replies
    NEWBURGH, N.Y. – A suicidal mother who loaded her four children into a minivan and drove off a boat ramp into the frigid Hudson River changed her mind as the van sank and cried, "I made a mistake, I made a terrible mistake," said her 10-year-old son, who survived by crawling out a window and swimming ashore.
  • How Peter Townsend saved the nation [RevWar]

    01/28/2011 9:56:49 AM PST · by Pharmboy · 19 replies
    The Chronicle (Orange County, NY) ^ | Jan. 27, 2011 | Ginny Privitar
    The exterior of Peter Townsend’s house in Chester, now torn down. Contract for West Point’s Great Chain signed in Chester 233 years ago. In these days of intercontinental ballistic missile shields and missile-tracking radar, it’s hard to imagine that the national defense once depended on a simple iron chain. During the Revolutionary War, a patriot named Peter Townsend lived on a three-acre lot not far from the corner of present-day Elm and Main streets in Chester. He was a member of an important family from Oyster Bay, Long Island. The family home, Raynham Hall, is today a museum, and...
  • Volunteers Needed to Rig Half Moon (Replica of Henry Hudson's Ship)

    04/11/2010 1:49:15 PM PDT · by Tennessee Nana · 4 replies · 310+ views
    EMail | April 10, 2010 | Jay Pocius
    Volunteers Needed to Rig Half Moon, April 17/18 & 24/25 This is our first email sent through Constant Comment. It is also the first HTML (web-like) email for us. If you would prefer to change your copy back to "plain text" or modify your email address, scroll to the bottom and click 'update profile.' 1. Help Rig Half Moon, Weekends in April 17/18 & 24/25 Volunteer crew are needed the weekends of April 17/18 and 24/25 to help rig the Half Moon for seasonal sailing operations. Jennifer Reilly will manage the re-rig, and assign training and jobs according to ship...
  • Inquiry: Climate data not manipulated

    03/30/2010 9:36:20 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 32 replies · 869+ views
    MSNBC ^ | March 30, 2010 | news services
    LONDON - The first of several British investigations into the e-mails leaked from one of the world's leading climate research centers has largely vindicated the scientists involved. The House of Commons' Science and Technology Committee said they had seen no evidence to support charges that the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit or its director, Phil Jones, had tampered with data or perverted the peer review process to exaggerate the threat of global warming — two of the most serious criticisms levied against the climatologist and his colleagues. In their report released Wednesday, the committee said that, as far...
  • 'Miracle on the Hudson' Pilot Sullenberger Retires

    03/03/2010 2:57:51 PM PST · by Daffynition · 32 replies · 723+ views
    ABC News ^ | March 03, 2010 | MITCH WEISS and SAMANTHA BOMKAMP
    Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger has flown his final flight. [SNIP]
  • Visiting the Little Red Lighthouse under the George Washington Bridge

    09/28/2009 9:21:28 PM PDT · by Coleus · 2 replies · 581+ views ^ | September 1, 2009 | jeffre page
    Once upon a time, when you were just a kid, Mom or Dad probably read you "The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge.” And years later maybe you read this 1942 classic by Hildegarde H. Swift to your own children.   Little Red was saved twice by children, once from being auctioned off and once from neglect. The story begins with the introduction of a little lighthouse sitting on the rocky Manhattan shore of the Hudson River.  “It was round and fat and red. It was fat and red and jolly. And it was very, very proud.”  The...
  • EPA Says It Will Toss Artifacts from Historic 18th Century Fort into a Landfill

    08/20/2009 4:07:20 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 2 replies · 739+ views
    CNS News ^ | August 18, 2009 | Adam Brickley
    ( – Less than a week after the Environmental Protection Agency restarted a controversial dredging project on the Hudson River, dredgers operated by the General Electric Company dislodged wooden beams that are the last remnants of one of the largest British forts in the American colonies. The EPA now says that the beams are contaminated with potential carcinogens known as PCBs and therefore must be buried in a landfill. The dredging operation is being conducted to remove sediments containing PCBs from the river about 40 miles north of Albany, N.Y. Fort Edward, where the dredging damage occurred, was one of...
  • EPA Says It Will Toss Artifacts from Historic 18th Century Fort into a Landfill

    08/18/2009 10:33:27 AM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies · 1,584+ views ^ | 8/18/09 | Adam Brickley
    ( – Less than a week after the Environmental Protection Agency restarted a controversial dredging project on the Hudson River, dredgers operated by the General Electric Company dislodged wooden beams that are the last remnants of one of the largest British forts in the American colonies. The EPA now says that the beams are contaminated with potential carcinogens known as PCBs and therefore must be buried in a landfill
  • A Different Kind of Miracle on the Hudson

    08/15/2009 10:48:01 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 2 replies · 1,049+ views
    Wall St. Journal ^ | August 15, 2009
    AUGUST 15, 2009 A Different Kind of Miracle on the Hudson After he saw a helicopter and a plane collide, a priest discovers a family's faith JONATHAN MORRIS I know now it wasn't happenstance that I was on the shores of the Hudson River last weekend, when a small plane collided with Capt. Jeremy Clarke's helicopter, taking his life and the lives of eight others on a clear Saturday afternoon in August. As I whispered a prayer after his helicopter plunged into the Hudson, others around me scrambled to call 911 and ran to the edge of the piers to...
  • Air traffic controller suspended, was chatting on phone with girlfriend during Hudson River crash

    08/13/2009 10:42:57 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 27 replies · 2,064+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | AUGUST 13, 2009 | BY KENNETH R. BAZINET
    The air traffic controller at Teterboro Airport was on the phone with his girlfriend during the mid-air collision over the Hudson River. His supervisor had wandered off and wasn't even in the tower. Horrified officials called their actions "unacceptable," even though they were not blamed for Saturday's crash. Both controllers - who were not immediately identified - have been suspended and will likely be fired. Crash probes by the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration revealed the two controllers seriously deviated from their assignments at the time of the collision. Nine people died when a single-engine Piper...
  • Raw Home Video of Hudson River Helicopter / Plane Mid-Air Collision Surfaces - Raw Video

    08/13/2009 5:34:12 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 28 replies · 1,765+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | August 13, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is raw video of the mid-air collision of a helicopter and a plane over the Hudson River last Saturday, August 8. It was taken by a tourist, and the home video has been aired by WNBC-TV in New York. Nine people perished in the collision. . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Moment Of Impact - Hudson River Mid-Air Footage from NBC News

    08/13/2009 5:06:52 PM PDT · by library user · 22 replies · 3,661+ views
    NBC News / YouTube ^ | August 13, 2009
    Obtained by NBC news, this video shot by an Italian tourist shows the moment of impact between a Piper Saratoga and a Eurocopter over the Hudson River. The accident killed all nine aboard the two aircraft. >> WATCH <<
  • Collision of Plane, Helicopter Over Hudson Leaves 9 Dead

    08/08/2009 2:42:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies · 2,285+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Sat, 08 Aug 2009 | Keith B. Richburg
    A small plane collided with a tourist helicopter over the Hudson River Friday on crystal clear summer afternoon, ripping the rotor blades from the helicopter and severing one of the plane's wings, sending both aircraft plunging into the murky water and killing all nine people on board. Witnesses to the crash described how the debris from the two aircraft disappeared within seconds beneath the water's surface, and rescue workers soon determined there were no survivors. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said the plane, which had just left from Teterboro, New Jersey, was carrying a pilot and two passengers, including a child....
  • Breaking: Helicopter Crash in the Hudson (NYC midair collision)

    08/08/2009 9:40:46 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 85 replies · 10,032+ views
    1010Wins ^ | 8/8/09 | 1010wins
    At least one helicopter has gone down in the Hudson River near 14th Street....Details remain sketchy, but there are reports that a small plane and a helicopter collided mid-air. There is a flurry of activity with Police, Fire and E.M.S. at the scene with reports that divers are in the water.
  • Breaking: Reports Death (Accident? Suicide?) Of Former Korean President Roh Mu Hyon (Appeaser)

    05/22/2009 6:47:43 PM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 36 replies · 4,427+ views
    Yahoo News Japanese ^ | 23 May 2009 | Yahoo Japan
    Link to Japanese story. Breaking initially from South Korean news organization Yonhap about 30 minutes ago Said former President died in a "mountain climbing" accident. Also speculating suicide.This was the architect of the "Sunshine Policy" of appeasement toward North Korea. Good friend of Clintons. BREAKING
  • The Climate-Industrial Complex (companies are pushing this scam to collect taxpayer cash, i.e. GE)

    05/20/2009 8:56:23 PM PDT · by St. Louis Conservative · 13 replies · 983+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | May 21, 2009 | Bjorn Lomborg
    Some business leaders are cozying up with politicians and scientists to demand swift, drastic action on global warming. This is a new twist on a very old practice: companies using public policy to line their own pockets. The tight relationship between the groups echoes the relationship among weapons makers, researchers and the U.S. military during the Cold War. President Dwight Eisenhower famously warned about the might of the "military-industrial complex," cautioning that "the potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist." He worried that "there is a recurring temptation to feel that some spectacular and costly...