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Loud ATV riders disrupt peace, farming in rural area of city
It not only drives us inside like prisoners in our own home, but drives off wildlife we enjoy watching and destroys wildlife habitat.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Creeps burn fencing around Staten Island's new protective dunes, Parks Department says
Less than a week after the city installed fencing around protective sand dunes to keep ATV-riding teenagers off them, as much as 70 feet of the fencing was destroyed and burned in a bonfire on the beach, the Parks Department said.
Watertown Daily Times
Snirt Run damage estimate nears $10K for one landowner
An estimate to repair damage caused by the Snirt Run to private property east of Tabolt Road was conducted over the weekend.
East Anglian Daily Times
Felixstowe: Rescue crews attend kite surfer in difficulty off Suffolk coast
A kite surfer got into difficulty off the Suffolk coast yesterday after becoming detached from his board and was unable to return to shore.
NBC New York
ATV Riders Destroying Dunes Installed After Sandy
The New York City Parks Department is installing fences and fixing gates along dunes on a Staten Island beach, hoping to keep out ATV riders who have been destroying the barriers put in place after Sandy.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
WWL-TV New Orleans
Man says 911 center slow to respond to Audubon racing
There's another apparent example of slow response by call takers at the Orleans Parish 911 center when a man tried to report dangerous activity at Audubon Park.
EPA Recognizes Harmful Effects of Ethanol on Motorcycle Engines
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has publicly acknowledged the dangers that ethanol may have on motorcycle engines.
Journal and Courier
County commissioners reject ATV ordinance
All three commissioners voted Monday against an ordinance that would have allowed off-road vehicles on the county's road, and while the proposal had its supporters, the detractors carried the day.
The Miami Herald
Imperial Sand Dunes: paradise for just spinning wheels
When I set out for a trip to the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area, I hardly thought I would find myself with a group of Kuwaitis in the back seat of a Lexus LX470 as it slipped and slid across the sandy terrain.
Airton Cozzolino claims strapless victory at the Red Bull Unfastened 2014
In the first day, eight strapless kitesurfers competed in seven-minute heats for glory, at Fontanamare Beach.
Big clean-up at Cruden Bay beach
The Big Spring Beach Clean, hosted by environmental charity Surfers Against Sewage , saw 120 community groups sign up to tidy beaches across the country.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
9-year-old swept out to sea near Mantazas Inlet; rescued by kite boarders
A 9-year-old boy was rescued from the ocean by kite boarders after he was swept from shore by strong currents about 4:30 p.m. Sunday, according to St. Johns County Fire Rescue.
The Chronicle Herald
FARRIES: It's spring, and the horsepower options are intriguing
The smart ones have abandoned their video games and TV clickers, and are chasing fun with fast movement in fresh air: careening downhill on mountain bikes or running like the wind past flat vistas of shining water.
Cape Cod Times
Kite-surfer not missing after all
A kite-surfer was reported missing by his friends at Chapin Beach on Saturday night, but it turned out he had just sailed to Barnstable, according to police.
Watertown Daily Times
Snirt damages Turin property
A property owner whose land borders the route of last weekend's Snirt Run returned home from vacation to find his land looking considerably changed.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
Clock is ticking for lawmakers working on budget
Outside of once-a-decade redistricting sessions, lawmakers are fond of saying they have one constitutional duty every year: passing a balanced budget.
Two workers killed in Phuket after bungee jump sling breaks during testing
The site of a new bungee-jumping business in Phuket, where an accident occurred during a test of its new system, leaving two workers dead and another injured.
Union allows alternative travel for disabled residents
UNION – Under pressure from federal disability attorneys, the Union Village Board recently allowed disabled residents to ride all-terrain vehicles along local roads and reversed a stance that sparked controversy over equal rights in the rural town.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Two die in bungee-jumping test
Pitakchai Wongsricha, 30, and Tossaporn Suksri, 27, were found dead in a passenger car after its slings broke at 8.30pm on Friday.
San Juan official plans ATV ride to protest ban
In this April 16, 2014 photo, members of San Juan Public Entry & Access Rights hike in Recapture Canyon near Blanding, Utah.