A New York congresswoman has written to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission about assessing potential dangers from a proposed pipeline expansion near Westchester County-based Indian Point.
Democratic Congresswoman Nita Lowey penned a letter to the NRC chair, asking that the Commission require Indian Point-owner Entergy Nuclear to further assess the risk of an accident from the proposed Algonquin Incremental Market, or AIM, project.
In the NFL on Thanksgiving Day football, Detroit beat Chicago 34-17. Calvin Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards and a pair of second-quarter touchdowns for the Lions. Elsewhere Philadelphia defeated Dallas 33-10. Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Mark Sanchez threw for a touchdown and ran for another. Meanwhile Richard Sherman picked off two passes as the Seattle Seahawks stifled the San Francisco 49ers 19-3.
The 25th annual Tower Square Parade of Big Balloons steps off at 11 a.m. Friday on Main Street in downtown Springfield, Massachusetts.
Leading this year’s parade as grand marshal will be U.S. Air Force Col.Thomas Cleland, the ROTC instructor at Springfield Central High School. Judy Matt of Spirit of Springfield, the parade organizer, said Cleland and his family will be followed in the parade by 450 students.
"They are going to be walking with a gigantic American flag. It will be very special."
Tens of thousands of Hudson Valley residents were without power Thanksgiving morning following Wednesday’s snowstorm that dumped a foot in some places. And many could be without lights until the weekend.