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  • 7th District: Joe Crowley

    Congressman Joseph Crowley was first elected to Congress in 1998 and is serving his fifth term representing New York's 7th Congressional District. The 7th district includes parts of the Bronx and Queens including the communities of Co-Op City, Soundview,...
  • Harrisburg City: Facing Growing Debt

    Harrisburg City and Dauphin County are facing a 13 to 15 million dollar yearly debt stemming from the incinerator. "Wouldn't it make sense to just sell it today cut most of your future losses," said Mayor Stephen Reed. Mayor Reed admits selling the...
  • Rally To Save Firehouse On City Island

    Rally To Save Firehouse On City Island
    With Ladder Company 53 slated for closure on City Island due to budget cuts, local politicians and firefighters assembled Tuesday morning in the rain to demand the firehouse remain open. Local residents and community leaders have insisted that closing...
  • Body of Missing Scarsdale Doctor Pulled From Bronx Bay

    Body of Missing Scarsdale Doctor Pulled From Bronx Bay
    Authorities say a body pulled from the Eastchester Bay in the Bronx Wednesday morning may be that of a Scarsdale doctor who was reported missing Sunday. New York City police removed the body around 11:30 a.m. near City Island Mona Shimshi, 55, who was...
  • Stephen Strasburg Makes Electric Debut on City Island for Harrisburg Senators

    Stephen Strasburg Makes Electric Debut on City Island for Harrisburg Senators
    Washington Nationals top prospect Stephen Strasburg made his long-awaited debut in front of a sellout crowd on City Island for the Harrisburg Senators. A rain delay and power outage delayed his first pitch 2 1/2 hours until 9:30. Once he took the mound,...
  • Going Green: Bike Taxis Hit Harrisburg Streets in Going Green Effort

    Going Green: Bike Taxis Hit Harrisburg Streets in Going Green Effort
    There is a new, convenient way to get around the city of Harrisburg without putting up with traffic and parking. Harrisburg Bike Taxi is helping the city go green and show people a different perspective of the Capital City. "Public transportation, less...
  • People Spook Harrisburg for the 1st Annual Zombie Walk

    People Spook Harrisburg for the 1st Annual Zombie Walk
    Folks in all types of spooky costumes line the streets for the 1st Annual Harrisburg Zombie Walk. Zombies young and old started the walk across the Walnut Street Bridge, through Harrisburg, and then back to City Island. Walk creators got the idea from...
  • Two Harrisburg Mayoral Candidates Square Off as Election Day Draws Near

    Two Harrisburg Mayoral Candidates Square Off as Election Day Draws Near
    Today marks one week until election day and Harrisburg has one of the area's hottest races. The two candidates vying for Mayor, looking to replace the long standing Stephen Reed. For the first time in 27 years, Harrisburg will be voting in a new mayor. A...
  • 200 Dolphins Spotted In Long Island Sound

    200 Dolphins Spotted In Long Island Sound
    A group of about 200 dolphins that were first spotted in Wednesday in Cold Spring Harbor have split into two groups. One group of dolphins swam to City Island in the Bronx while the other group traveled to the Long Island Sound near the town of Bayville....
  • Annual Fourth of July Tradition Rocks Harrisburg Riverfront

    Annual Fourth of July Tradition Rocks Harrisburg Riverfront
    It's an annual Fourth of July tradition, the American MusicFest, and it kicks off in a matter of hours. The three day festival features hundreds of performers on eight stages, food and children's rides. The setting, Riverfront Park and City Island in...
  • Susquehanna Nears Flood Stage in Harrisburg

    Susquehanna Nears Flood Stage in Harrisburg
    The stormy weather of Monday is gone, but flooding is now a concern in Harrisburg. The Susquehanna River, cresting this morning, right around flood stage. Right now, things are looking alright on City Island and in most of Harrisburg. You can certainly...
  • There is a New Budget Battle in Harrisburg

    There is a New Budget Battle in Harrisburg
    Harrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson unveiled her plan Tuesday night to generate $8 million to help get the city out of the red. Her plans includes spending cuts and tax hikes. To avoid making drastic cuts, the city would have to start selling assets like the...