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Governors Island »

Cardboard Kayaks to Race at Governors Island Saturday

A cardboard boat race is just one of many of the City of Water Day activities. 

Central Harlem »

Body Washes Ashore in Harlem River

The body was decomposed and not immediately identifiable, police said.

Inwood »

Comedian Louis C.K.'s Boat Washes Up on Inwood Marsh

Comedian Louis "C. K." Szekely was stranded in the waters off Inwood on Sunday, sources said.

Morris Heights »

10-Year-Old Boy Drowns in Harlem River

Ebrima Wally fell into the river after climbing over a Bronx fence, reports said.

Washington Heights »

Body Pulled from Harlem River

Police are investigating a badly decomposed body that was pulled from the Harlem River Monday. 

East Harlem »

15-Year-Old Who Died in Harlem River Mourned by Classmates

Justin Smith, 15, died Saturday after slipping off a guardrail and falling into the Harlem River.

Upper East Side »

City to Launch Pilot Ferry Service to Randall's Island

New York Water Taxi will be testing out new trial weekend service to the island this fall.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Body Pulled from Harlem River

A body was found in the Harlem River, near Spuyten Duvyil, on April 1, 2012.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Man Pulled from Harlem River near 203rd Street

A man was in critical conditon after being pulled from the Harlem River, near 203rd Street, at 2:50 p.m.

Harlem »

Loose Nut Likely Caused Explosion at Harlem Sewage Plant

The Department of Environmental Protection released a report that showed a loose nut on a fuel line may have led to the massive fire.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Public Art Project Torn to Bits After Crashing Ashore at Rikers Island

An ill-fated trip from the Bronx to Manhattan left an art installation stranded on Rikers Island last week.

Manhattan »

City Pools Stay Open Later to Battle Heat Wave

As the heat wave continues, the city's 54 pools will stay open until 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Its 690 parks spray showers will stay open until 9 p.m.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Cops Conduct Weekend Crime Sweep in Upper Manhattan

Police flooded the northern portion of Washington Heights and Inwood over the weekend in a crackdown on quality of life crimes.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

High Bridge Water Tower Needs $2M in Repairs to Reopen

The Parks Department says the historic tower will stay closed, pending $2 million in structural repairs.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Body Found Floating in Harlem River

A body was pulled from the water near Harlem River Drive and Dyckman Street Thursday morning.

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