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In 2014: Track Progress of 'Foss' Tugs Towing Giant Crane to Hudson

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Screenshot from NewNYBridge YouTube post as the Left Coast Lifter begins its journey from California.
Screenshot from NewNYBridge YouTube post as the Left Coast Lifter begins its journey from California.

1) Happy New Year! You can enjoy a respite from Tappan Zee bridge building activities today and if you have some free time in the coming months you can track the (slow) progress of the famous floating crane, the Left Coast Lifter

Thanks to avid crane watcher David Hinton, we have these handy tracking links. He writes:

The “Lifter" was towed by the tug LAUREN FOSS in company with tug IVER FOSS.

On departure LAUREN FOSS showed a destination of BALBOA PANAMA with ETA Jan 11 20:00.

You may be able to see the progress of LAUREN FOSS here: 

http://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/details/ships/303350200

You may be able to see the progress of IVER FOSS here:

http://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/details/ships/368351000

2)The annual Sleepy Hollow Community Meal for all residents starts at noon at the Senior Center on Elm Street. Come on by

3) Here's the municipal run-down of what's going on in Village Offices today: they are closed! Trash collection resumes to normal on Thursday.

4) As we enter 2014, here's the biggest stories of 2013, from the Virgin on a Sleepy Hollow tree to other less pleasant news. What Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow story were you and your neighbors talking about most in the last year? Share here.

5) Greenburgh Supervisor adds a young name to his ongoing Unsung Hero recognitions, with Vincent Reda, who at the age of 20 can already boast being an Eagle Scout, an EMT, a college sophomore, a summer lifeguard, and a committed community volunteer. Know someone in Sleepy Hollow or Tarrytown who deserves some Patch praise? Name your Unsung Hero below.


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