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 Threat to New York City by Powerful Hurricanes and Northeasters
New York City has a long history of turbulent weather and consequent damage from major tropical storms and hurricanes during the summer and early fall.
Another threat to New York City’s citizens and property during an extreme weather event is storm surge, which is the cause of approximately 90% of all deaths and injuries associated with hurricanes in the United States.
Officials stress that it is crucial that New York City residents prepare for such events before they occur by determining if their houses, offices, and schools fall within the boundaries of the City’s evacuation zones and learning how to protect themselves if they must shelter in place.
www.climate.org /topics/weather/new_york_severe_storm_threat.shtml   (3329 words)

  
 New York metropolitan area - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 23-county metropolitan area includes the seven counties that constitute New York City and Long Island, twelve counties in northern New Jersey, three counties north of New York City in New York State, and one county in northeastern Pennsylvania.
This extended metropolitan area includes the largest city in the United States (New York), the five largest cities in New Jersey (Newark, Jersey City, Elizabeth, Paterson, and Trenton) and the two largest cities in Connecticut (Bridgeport and New Haven).
The total land area of the extended metropolitan area is 11,842 sq.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_York_metropolitan_area   (2011 words)

  
 DEA Briefs & Background, Drugs and Drug Abuse, State Factsheets, New York
Due to successful drug initiatives and enforcement operations undertaken in the New York metropolitan area, many drug traffickers are moving their illegal operations to the upstate region to earn greater profits, elude law enforcement, and avoid competition from rival drug groups.
In the New York City area, the market is primarily for crystal methamphetamine sourced from the West Coast of the United States.
New York City is one of the world’s financial capitals, presenting numerous options for the movement and laundering of drug proceeds.
www.dea.gov /pubs/states/newyork.html   (1921 words)

  
 Urban Habitats -- An Overview of the New York Metropolitan Flora Project
Previous efforts to document the flora of the New York metropolitan region are reviewed, including the contributions of many notable botanists (e.g., Arthur Cronquist, Merritt Fernald, Asa Gray, and John Torrey), institutions (e.g., Harvard University and The New York Botanical Garden), and groups (e.g., Torrey Botanical Society and Philadelphia Botanical Club).
Besides destruction of habitat, the greatest threat to native plants in the metropolitan region is the introduction and spread of nonnative plants.
The concurrent decline of the native Celastrus scandens and spread of the nonnative Celastrus orbiculatus in the New York metropolitan area.
www.urbanhabitats.org /v01n01/nymf_full.html   (3171 words)

  
 New York Mets : Ballpark : New Mets Ballpark Overview
The Mets expect to complete construction of the new ballpark by Opening Day 2009, to usher in a new era of unprecedented sightlines, amenities, and comfort for Mets fans, sports fans and visitors to the New York metropolitan area.
• Inspired by tradition, the new ballpark will be clad in brick, limestone, granite and cast stone, with the brick closely resembling the masonry used at Ebbets Field, both in color and texture.
Various areas of the new ballpark will reinforce the setting of the venue and the Mets connection to the City of New York and baseball history, including: the Ebbets Club behind the plate, Coogan's Landing beyond the leftfield fence, the "East Side" stands in rightfield, and "The Orchard" picnic area in centerfield.
newyork.mets.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/nym/ballpark/newpark_overview.jsp   (699 words)

  
 New York Criminal Attorney: NY Lawyer, White Collar Crime
She has appeared on behalf of clients in courts throughout the New York metropolitan area and is known as a passionate advocate for her clients who dedicates herself thoroughly to their causes.
Isabelle was born and raised in New York City and she brings a New Yorkers attitude to her work.
She works with an experienced team of has a team of experts and investigators to assure that her clients are on an equal footing with government prosecutors.
www.newyorkcriminalattorney.com   (237 words)

  
 Challenges Facing the New York Metropolitan Area Economy - Federal Reserve Bank of New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Since 1960, New York City has maintained a relatively stable population and kept employment steady at about 4 million jobs, even though the region during this period has lost much of its once-dominant manufacturing base.
According to the authors, the New York metropolitan region will need to continue developing ways of attracting, retaining and producing highly educated residents if it is to adapt to economic changes and continue its past success as an urban center.
The authors also say that the New York area faces other challenges that could adversely affect its prospects for growth, including maintaining immigration flows and meeting the needs of lower skilled immigrants, attracting firms despite the high cost of doing business and coping with competition from other parts of the country.
www.newyorkfed.org /newsevents/news/research/2006/rp060201.html   (351 words)

  
 Maps and History at NYCROADS
New York-New Jersey-Connecticut (886 K) Before Robert Moses built his network of arterial highways, there was the Long Island (Vanderbilt) Motor Parkway.
This was compiled by the New York State Department of Transportation and The Museums at Stony Brook.
Map of Existing and Proposed Expressways in New York City (547 K) Map of Existing and Proposed Expressways in the Tri-State Area (1007 K) In 1971, the New York State Department of Transportation commissioned Creighton, Hamburg, Incorporated to conduct a comprehensive study on proposed crossings of Long Island Sound.
www.nycroads.com /history   (579 words)

  
 New York Rangers Official Web Site :: Junior Rangers Youth Hockey Program
The New York Rangers are proud to present the Junior Rangers program, a fan development initiative designed to promote and grow the sport of hockey within the New York metropolitan area.
The New York Rangers are once again proud to partner with various ice rinks in the tri-state area to promote the sport of hockey.
The New York Rangers PeeWee Hockey Club is operated primarily to participate in the annual Quebec International PeeWee Hockey Tournament that is held each year in February in Quebec City.
www.newyorkrangers.com /jrrangers/youthhockey.asp   (765 words)

  
 Main Page - New York - A Wikia wiki
The New York metropolitan area is the 2nd largest (by population) in the world (second only to Tokyo); at its heart lies New York City, the largest city in the United States of America.
But those of us who live and work in the Big Apple know that, underneath it all, New York is a sum of parts - microcosmic neighborhoods and communities building to a greater whole.
A New York City block is more than real-estate separated by streets and avenues; it is an organic, breathing, dynamic entity that can change in the proverbial "New York minute", taking on fresh and unexpected meaning in the collective consciousness, from local bod├ęga to borough and beyond.
newyork.wikia.com /wiki/Main_Page   (374 words)

  
 Noyes Foundation: New York Metropolitan Area Environment - Toxics - 2003
To support a pilot project to reduce absenteeism and asthma-related illnesses in school children by building a team of parents, school staff and concerned area residents to push for the enforcement of laws and institutional changes that will improve indoor and outdoor air quality in and around PS 61 in the Lower East Side.
To build a sustainable regional agriculture and community food security by helping New York City immigrants with farming backgrounds re-enter farming, and by direct-marketing their crops.
To foster environmentally sound management of New York City's solid waste by: demonstrating the potential of in-vessel composting as a way to reduce the export of waste and attendant truck pollution; building public support for recycling and composting; and advocating for city policies that promote more local recycling.
www.noyes.org /2003/metrony03.htm   (540 words)

  
 New York Event
New York City is home to many New England Conservatory alumni, parents, and friends.
This spring, NEC acknowledges its New York presence with a gala event that will raise scholarship funds for students from the New York metropolitan area.
New England Conservatory and outgoing president Daniel Steiner have strong roots in both New York and Boston.
www.newenglandconservatory.edu /give/events/newyork/index.html   (435 words)

  
 Enhanced Vehicle Inspection / Maintenance Program
New York's I/M Program is implemented jointly by DEC and Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
New York State is the first state to implement a non-IM 240 Mass Emission Transient Test, a VMAS™ based test that utilizes a trace comparable to the four minute IM-240 trace.
DEC ensures that New York's program meets evolving federal requirements by continually monitoring the standards used in the I/M program, and by initiating changes to state regulation as needed to conform with federal law.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/dar/beim/index.html   (704 words)

  
 New York Rugby Club - History
The Spring tournament was developed to keep the New York rugby teams in shape during the off season.
With the destruction of the Armory, the tournament was moved outside in 1967 to Randall's Island, which is located beneath the Triborough Bridge between the three city boroughs of Queens, Manhattan and the Bronx.
The 39th Annual Sevens Tournament saw a new side crowned victor of the Premier Division, with the Australian Legends taking the crown from the New York Aliens in a tough battle under the lights of Downing Stadium.
www.newyorkrugby.com /content/view/45/142   (832 words)

  
 New York Alumni Club
Nearly 1,000 NEC alumni live in the New York metropolitan area, the second highest concentration of NEC alumni in the world.
The New York Club will help connect alumni of all professions and musical genres and create a social and professional network for alumni.
Attend concerts by alumni in the area and stay abreast of New York Club activities.
www.newenglandconservatory.edu /alumni/connect_alumni/newyork.html   (774 words)

  
 News Women's Club of New York
New York, Sept. 26—The Newswomen's Club of New York announces the w...
The Newswomen's Club of New York, founded in 1922, is the only professional organization exclusively for women journalists in the New York metropolitan area.
The club sponsors the prestigious annual Front Page Awards, which recognize distinguished work in the New York metropolitan area by women journalists in all media.
www.newswomensclubnewyork.com   (279 words)

  
 Patton Boggs LLP :: Patton Boggs LLP Establishes Two New Offices in New York Metropolitan Area: Two Nationally ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
WASHINGTON, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Patton Boggs LLP is pleased to announce the establishment of two new offices in the Greater New York City Area -- one in Midtown Manhattan, the other in Newark, New Jersey.
Details regarding the New York Office will be announced in the near future.
With offices in Northern Virginia, New Jersey, New York, Dallas, Denver, Anchorage, and internationally in Doha, Qatar, more than 450 lawyers provide comprehensive, practical and cost-effective legal counsel.
sev.prnewswire.com /legal/20060418/DCM05117042006-1.html   (490 words)

  
 Events and Features
New York Jets Taste of the NFL Benefit
The Jets Taste of the NFL benefits ShopRite Partners in Caring Fund*, dedicated to fighting hunger throughout the New York metropolitan area.
A limited number of VIP tickets are available at $400 and include early entry, special access to players and restaurants and a VIP departing gift bag.
www.newyorkjets.com /taste   (194 words)

  
 Regional Community of New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
From the greater New York metropolitan area, north to the Adirondack Mountains of New York State, and eastward to central Massachusetts, the Sisters of Mercy Regional Community of New York respond to today’s needs in many ways.
As a result, Good Shepherd School in New York City developed a successful conflict resolution program for junior high school students.
In addition, Mercy Center was one of several community groups that successfully organized to remove a nearby toxic incinerator.
www.newyorkmercy.org /nymtn.html   (196 words)

  
 Impacts of sea level rise in the New York City metropolitan area, -
Sea levels are rising at a significant rate because of global warming caused by carbon dioxide (and other gases) being released into the atmosphere in alarming quantities.
Between 0.3% (Venezuela) and 100% (Kiribati and the Marshall islands where two small islands that are part of the Pacific nation of Kiribati have already disappeared) of the population would be affected.
Small island nations contribute just 0.6 percent of the global greenhouse gas emissions yet will be the first to suffer the consequences of sea level rise due to global warming.
www.oceansatlas.org /cds_static/en/impacts_sea_level_rise_new_york_city_area__en_19684_20259.html   (368 words)

  
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The campus of Rutgers University-Newark is located in the University Heights area of Newark, overlooking downtown Newark.
Other institutions of higher education in University Heights include the New Jersey Institute of Technology, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and Essex County College.
The Newark-New York City Metropolitan Area is a vibrant metropolis and cultural center of the world, home to world-class educational facilities, museums, restaurants, performance arts centers, sports, and entertainment.
rutgers-newark.rutgers.edu /socant/metroarea.htm   (113 words)

  
 ABC News: Predators Sweep New York-Area Teams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Nashville Predators' Jason Arnott (19) celebrates a goal while New Jersey Devils goalie Scott Clemmensen (40) reacts in background during the first period of NHL Hockey in East Rutherford, N.J. on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006.
The Predators blew a two-goal lead in the final 2:07 of regulation but still managed to win their fourth straight game.
Paul Kariya set up first-period power-play goals by Jason Arnott and Erat and Scott Nichol tallied short-handed in the second for Nashville, which had eight shots on goals over the final two periods and the overtime.
abcnews.go.com /Sports/wireStory?id=2589246   (439 words)

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