All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Hudson River’

‘Miracle on the Hudson’ Remembered 5 Years On

USAirways Flight 1549 landed into the Hudson River five years ago after being struck by birds. Images of passengers exiting the plane are still reminiscent today. Fortunately, the quick-thinking ingenuity of Pilots Sully Sullenberger and Jeff Skiles led to the safe landing and rescue of the passengers aboard the plane. The passengers still remember the chain of events that led …

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Chesley Sullenberger Forever Linked to Twitter

It’s hard to believe that it’s been five years since US Airway pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger safely landed a jet carrying 155 passengers onto the Hudson River. The emergency crash landing was needed after a flock of geese blew out both engines. It’s also hard to believe that just one single captivating event helped to launch Twitter as one the …

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Attack In Riverside Park: 5 People Wounded

An attack occurred this morning in Riverside Park, which is located along the Hudson River on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The suspect has been identified as Julius Graham, who is 43 years old. He was armed with a pair of scissors and is obviously emotionally disturbed, as he slashed five people early this morning, including a father and …

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NYC Issues Warning to Cyclists: Robbers Afoot

A CBS local affiliate is reporting out of New York that a gang of thugs is targeting lone bike riders along the Hudson river and across the George Washington Bridge in Washington Heights, choosing to strike when it’s dark and there is little chance of anyone seeing. Cyclist Keith Cho, the rider pictured, was riding his bike on the evening …

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Hudson River: Body Of Best Man Found After Crash

The body of 30-year old Mark Lennon, the best man in a wedding party that was part of a horrific boat crash on the Hudson on Saturday, has been found in the water. The accident–which occurred when the group’s speedboat hit a construction barge–also took the life of bride-to-be Lindsay Stewart, who was thrown overboard. The groom-to-be, 35-year old Brian …

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Hudson River Boating Accident Is A Tragedy

A tragic accident occurredon the Hudson River when a boat crashed into a parked construction barge near Tappan Zee Bridge. The boat was carrying a wedding party of six that included the bride, groom and best man. The bride, Lindsey Stewart, and best man, Mark Lennon, were thrown from the boat during the crash. The Rockland County Sheriff’s Chief William …

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