The New York City Department of Parks & Recreation is in the process of designing a 3.3-mile off-road bicycle and pedestrian path running north-south along the eastern edge of the future Freshkills Park site.
The path will begin at the intersection of Arlene Street and Signs Road and continue down the length of Richmond Avenue to its intersection with Arthur Kill Road, providing connection to existing and future on- and off-street bike facilities along the way.
As part of its citywide stormwater management effort to reduce stormwater runoff and create a more livable, sustainable city, DEP will be distributing one thousand rain barrels across the City in 2011.
This year they are giving away rain barrels at the following location:
Are you interested in owning your own business but are not sure how to get started? Have you ever thought about owning your own franchise? The Small Business Development Center at the College of Staten Island is committed to providing business seminars to people who would like to get into business. Since they started on Staten Island they have: -Worked with over 5,200 potential and actual businesses-Helped them to invest over $118 million in the local Staten Island economy-Helped to create and save over 4,000 jobs in the borough. Their upcoming FREE Seminar: Business Organization Structure Start up and Franchising will include guest speakers John J.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) will be holding a public meeting in New York City on March 3rd to answer questions about how the new Zadroga law will be implemented. The meeting will be held from 9:00am to 4:45pm on March 3, 2011 in Conference Room A/B on the 6th Floor of the Javits Federal Building at 26 Federal Plaza in lower Manhattan.