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Coastcheck: Montauk, The End

Friday, May 24, 2013

WNYC

Amy Pearl and Janet Babin have made it to "The End" of coast check - they're in Montauk and even though it is wet and cloudy, they are on the beach.

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Coast Check: The South Shore of Long Island

Friday, May 24, 2013

Besides ruined docks and flooded homes and businesses, the Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant dumped 2.2 billion gallons of raw and partially treated sewage into the Great South Bay, damaging it in ways not yet completely understood.

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Coast Check on the South Shore of Long Island

Thursday, May 23, 2013

WNYC's Amy Pearl and Janet Babin are making their way along the coast for a pre-Memorial Day "coastcheck" to see what's changed since Sandy hit.  They made their way to Long Island and checked in on Jones Beach then took a boat ride in the Great South Bay to Fire Island. The breach in Fire Island is a big topic of conversation. Listen as Amy Eddings, local host of "All Things Considered" checks in with Janet.   

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From Cape May to Montauk: Seaside Heights

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Seaside Heights is a beloved destination on the Jersey Shore. It's iconic roller coaster was just pulled out of the water last week. We checked in with reporter Janet Babin. Listen to her conversation with Amy Eddings.  

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From Cape May to Montauk: Day 1

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

In Seaside Heights, boardwalk attractions Jimbo's bar, are open and ready for Memorial Day.

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After Months of Quiet, New York Aquarium Set to Make a Splash

Monday, May 06, 2013

VIDEO. For six months, the animals of the New York Aquarium have not seen any visitors besides their dedicated staff because damage caused by Sandy. They're eagerly awaiting the re-opening later this month, and the crowds that will — hopefully — follow.

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#CoastCheck Update: Wednesday, January 30

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

WNYC’s Janet Babin and Amy Pearl continue their post-Sandy #CoastCheck by talking with residents in Broad Channel, the sliver of Queens sandwiched between Howard Beach and the Rockaways. People there are still struggling to make their homes habitable.

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Cape May to Montauk Three Months After Sandy

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

WNYC

On the three-month anniversary of Sandy, WNYC took a week-long road trip from Cape May, NJ to Montauk, NY to visit coastal communities and see how their recovery is coming along.

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#Coastcheck Update: Tuesday, January 29

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Reporter Janet Babin made another stop along the Jersey Shore before heading to Staten Island Tuesday. She said Highlands, New Jersey still resembles a disaster area, but before the community can move forward, residents have to decide how to rebuild.

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Follow the #CoastCheck Roadtrip

Monday, January 28, 2013

As communities struggle with the question of whether to rebuild or retreat after Sandy, WNYC reporter Janet Babin and videographer Amy Pearl are touring coastal towns.

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Hurricane Sandy Videos

Friday, January 18, 2013

An archive of WNYC's video reports about life after Sandy.

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Snapshot | Staten Island's Midland Beach After Sandy

Monday, November 05, 2012

A week after the storm, residents of Midland Beach, Staten Island, struggled to pick up the pieces — even as a FEMA disaster recovery area is set up at the end of Hunter Avenue and troops of volunteers with granny carts full of food go door-to-door.

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Snapshot | Red Hook After Sandy

Friday, November 02, 2012

As power returned to much of the region, many of the residents of Red Hook, Brooklyn, remained in the dark Friday without heat or hot water.

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As High School Winds Down, Rising Senior Hopes to Be a Cut Above

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Dylan D'Angelo, 17, will be a senior at Leonia High School in New Jersey this fall. And while many of his peers will be thinking about applying to four-year colleges, D'Angelo day-dreams about shearing his own path to pursue something he loves: cutting hair.

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Trimming the Tree with New York Public Radio

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

With highs in the 40s predicted for December 25th in the city, it's not exactly a storybook Christmas. Still, the tradition of buying a tree, schlepping it home through the streets and hoisting it up narrow apartment stairwells is alive and well. Watch this video of a tree-trimming party.

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Watch | City Chef Teaches Kids How to Cook

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

VIDEO. With about one in three children in the United States overweight or obese, more schools are looking for ways to teach healthy eating choices. A group of volunteer parents and chefs at Public School 3 in the West Village is teaching classes based around the five tastes: salty, sour, sweet, bitter and umami. Check out Chef Zakary Pelaccio of Fatty Crab teach kids about tastes.

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Reading, Writing and Recipes: Cooking in the Classroom at P.S. 3

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

The chef Zakary Pelaccio teaches future foodies how to taste. His students are armed with cutting boards and knives."Curl your fingers under like a claw," the chef instructs. "Then you're going to cut slowly, sawing back and forth." Fingers curl into claws and little hands brandish tiny plastic knives. After all, these cooking students are still in kindergarten.

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The Man Who Calls Green-Wood Cemetery Home (No, He's Not Dead.)

Monday, October 24, 2011

Ken Taylor, Vice President of Operations for Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery, remembers when kids used to push over tombstones for fun. He still puts on extra patrols during Halloween although there are rarely these days any problems. Watch a video of Green-Wood at night here.

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'Open House' Weekend Features Garbage Collection by Vacuum on Roosevelt Island

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Ever wanted to see inside a waste water treatment plant? Or visit Edward Hopper's studio? What about taking a bike tour led by local high school students? This weekend is your chance.

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Hatched and Raised in New York City, Chickens Make Their Way to the South Bronx

Friday, September 23, 2011

Fifteen hens made the trip from the Queens County Farm Museum to the South Bronx this past week to take up roosts in a volunteer-built coop in Brook Park. The chickens were part of a program at the farm that allows city school kids to incubate eggs and watch them hatch. Check out a video of the coop here.

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