Monthly Archives: June 2015

New hurricane plan for the East Shore calls for levee across Hylan

By Rachel Shapiro | rshapiro@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is calling for a buried seawall from Fort Wadsworth to Oakwood Beach as well as a levee and floodwall in Oakwood Beach in its new draft report to protect Staten … Continue reading

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Work begins on “world’s tallest” Ferris wheel in Staten Island

By Adam Williams April 16, 2015 Preliminary construction work has begun on Staten Island’s New York Wheel: a huge Ferris wheel that will rise 192 m (630 ft) above New York Harbor. Slated for completion in 2017, the US$500 million New … Continue reading

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