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Oil Spill Off Staten Island Didn't Damage Bird Sanctuary, Coast Guard Says

The oil spill in the Kill Van Kull had no impact on Shooters Island Bird Sanctuary, officials said.

Mariners Harbor »

Rescuers Spot 15 Birds Oiled After Fuel Spill Off Staten Island

The U.S. Coast Guard said 2,900 birds are in the affected area.

Mariners Harbor »

Oil Spill Off Staten Island Shoreline Threatens Bird Sanctuary

A barge spilled fuel oil into the Kill Van Kull, which spread to Shooter's Island, on Friday.

New York City »

Dumped Sewage Contaminating City Waterways, Officials Say

The Department of Environmental Protection said that sewage has rendered waterways unsafe.

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.

Manhattan »

New Boat Tour Offers Hidden View of Manhattan's Waterfront

The tour of hidden places includes the 9/11 Teardrop Memorial and the Kill Van Kull waterway.