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Student Found in East River to Be Honored With Memorial Scholarship

A Medgar Evers College scholarship will be created in Steven Middleton's memory.

Midtown »

Rain Set to Soak July 4 But Should Clear for Fireworks, Forecasters Say

Heavy rain is expected into the early afternoon, but should give way to clear skies by nighttime.

Greenpoint »

Body of Missing Swimmer Found in East River, Medical Examiner Says

The body of Steven L. Middleton was found in Newtown Creek, officials said.

Williamsburg »

Police Searching for East River Swimmer Swept Away by Current

Steven Middleton, 21, jumped off a pier to swim with three friends, police sources said.

West Farms »

City Plans to Improve Intersection to Boost Passage to Bronx River Greenway

The intersection of East 177th St. and Devoe Ave. will get improved passage to the Bronx River Greenway.

Stuy Town »

Free Kayaking Returning to Stuyvesant Cove Park This Summer

Stuyvesant Cove Park will offer free kayaking to the public on three weekends in July and August.

Chelsea »

Group Behind Hudson River Swim Says This Summer's Event May Be the Last

NYC Swim, which also organizes a swim around Governors Island, warned it is ending some future events.

Greenpoint »

Long-Awaited Floating Pool Moves Into Filtration Testing Phase

The pool, which is slated to open in the East or Hudson Rivers in 2016, will use a filtration system.

Lower East Side »

Fourth of July Fireworks Returning to East River

The July 4 fireworks show will return to the East River this year for the first time since 2008.

Astoria »

Woman's Body Found on Shoreline Near Astoria Park

Police discovered the body of an unidentified woman near Astoria Park South and Shore Boulevard. 

Lower East Side »

Tennis Bubble Proposed for East River Park Courts

A tennis bubble could cover the 12 courts in the East River Park, according to a proposal.

Williamsburg »

City Planning Commission Approves Domino Sugar Factory Redevelopment

The City Planning Commission approved a proposal to redevelop the former Domino Sugar Factory site.

DUMBO »

Pet an East River Sea Squirt at New Brooklyn Bridge Park Aquarium

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is fundraising $80,000 to make the project a reality.

Greenpoint »

East River Ferry Service Suspended in Greenpoint After Ramp Collapse

The dock ramp at the Greenpoint hub collapsed Thursday morning during the snowstorm, witnesses said.

Long Island City »

Giant Sculpture Coming to Queens Waterfront This Spring

"Queen Mother of Reality" debuted in Brooklyn last fall, and will be at Socrates Sculpture Park in May.

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