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Prospect Heights »

Visitors to the park have noticed lots of belly-up fish in the water this week.

West Harlem »

The city will use $360 to upgrade two wastewater treatment plants, the DEC said.   

East Elmhurst »

The invasive bugs are deadly to trees, officials said. 

Kew Gardens »

The site, at 124-22 Queens Blvd. in Kew Gardens, used to house a dry cleaning business.

West Harlem »

Some Harlem residents have been visited on multiple occasions by raccoons.

Richmond Town »

Students collected eels during the annual count of baby fish at Richmond Creek.

Bed-Stuy »

Contaminants were found at the site which is set to be redeveloped into apartments, records show.

Yorkville »

The group will meet monthly to discuss issues with construction of the 91st St. marine transfer station.

Gowanus »

The land around The Green Building will be cleaned up under the state's Brownfield Cleanup Program.

Ocean Breeze »

The state Office of Mental Health said they will start on collecting more turkeys next month.

Williamsburg »

Excavations of the Superfund site will begin this year.

Civic Center »

The state says a city worker crashed a vehicle into an overhead sign on the Henry Hudson Parkway.

Port Morris »

Activists are pushing for a public hearing on the Harlem River Yards plants on East 132nd Street.

Flushing »

The fish died because the lake was low on oxygen due to an algae bloom.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Testing for harmful blue-green algae is done every week, the Prospect Park Alliance said.