Latest Interstate 78 Stories

2012-10-05 23:01:30

For the second year in a row, Tyric Cuff, will be lacing up his sneakers to run the 2012 ING NYC Marathon. Tyric's story is very unique, in that he is running to "give back" to an organization which has helped him throughout his life, the Institute for Community Living (ICL). Tyric, a former consumer, is one of 7 ICL team members running in the race; 5 charity slots, and 2 guaranteed entry. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 Already perceived as a winner for overcoming childhood...

2010-11-12 13:44:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is written by Denise Richardson, Managing Director of the General Contractors Association of New York: New Jersey commuters please take note. One of the critical transportation arteries that transformed the State of New Jersey, helped create jobs, an enormous investment and a sustained economy, opened 83 years ago tomorrow. Someone had a vision of what could be, had the will to drive that vision to reality, and had the commitment to...

2006-07-07 11:14:34

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities thwarted a plot to attack New York's mass transit system later this year, leading to the arrest of a plotter who confessed in Lebanon, U.S. and Lebanese officials said on Friday. The plot was first reported by New York's Daily News, which said it targeted the car-carrying Holland Tunnel with a bomb. A federal law enforcement official later said it involved a rail tunnel linking New York and New Jersey. The FBI and the Department...

2006-04-25 13:57:37

By Wojtek Dabrowski TORONTO (Reuters) - Jane Jacobs, the social activist and renowned urban development critic, died Tuesday at age 89. Jacobs, an American-born Canadian, is best known for her book "The Death and Life of Great American Cities," which, since its publication in 1961, has become a standard text on urban issues. Jacobs, who was born in Scranton, Pa., advocated density and mixed use in communities, staunchly opposed large highways and warned of urban sprawl. She moved...

2005-07-12 11:45:53

In July 11 item from New York headlined "UPDATE 1-Cell phone service resumed in two New York tunnels" please read in paragraphs two and six ..."Metropolitan Transportation Authority.".. instead of ..."Manhattan Transportation Authority." A corrected story follows. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cell phone service resumed in two of four busy New York commuter tunnels on Monday after it was shut off amid heightened security concerns following last week's deadly blasts in London, officials said. Cell...

Word of the Day
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.