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Summary: "Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant looms just 35 miles from Times Square. With over 50 million people living in close proximity to the aging facility, its continued operation has the support of the plant's operators and the NRC--Nuclear Regulatory Commission--yet has stoked a great deal of controversy in the surrounding community, including a vocal anti-nuclear contingent concerned that what...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF IND

Summary: How did the Earth transform from a hot ball of molten rock and metal into the planet that we call home? How did our continents and oceans grow? Where did our great mountain ranges come from? The geological processes that have shaped our world have also influenced the way humans have populated the planet. From the Great Lakes to Iceland, the San Andreas Fault to Krakatoa, this series reveals the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arts and Entertainment Network 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HOW

Fowler, Ruth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Penguin 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FOWLER, RUTH FOW

Dakers, Diane.

Summary: Biography of fashion designer Vera Wang.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WAN

Summary: Examines the aftermath of the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima Japan. Looks at the lives of some of the refugees from the town of Futaba. Raises questions regarding the future of nuclear power in Japan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NUC

Summary: "Set in the 1890s, West plays a brash barroom entertainer with a soft spot for men in trouble, especially the mission director, young Cary Grant. She unknowingly gets caught up in a murder, as well as a white slavery ring, and sets about clearing things up as only Mae can. In between rescues she manages to perform some of her heated, hip-swinging classics including a steamy belting of 'Frankie...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SHE

Summary: Loyalties will be bought and sold as Detective Kevin Corcoran struggles to tame a lawless New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV COP

Summary: On the Bowery: A documentary film of men living on the Bowery. Depicts life inside the bars and on the sidewalks, the alcoholism and unemployment and life on the streets. Good times, wonderful times: This antiwar film predated Viet Nam, but had great impact in the sixties. The film cuts between documentary war footage and extemporized conversations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ON

Granfield, Linda.

Summary: Tells the story of immigrants arriving in New York and settling into New York tenements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2001

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 305.9 Gra

Summary: Set in 1860s New York City, the drama is centered on Kevin Corcoran, an intense, rugged, Irish-American cop working in the city's notorious Five Points neighborhood. He struggles to maintain his moral compass while embarking on a quest to learn the truth about the disappearance of his wife and the death of his daughter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide Americas 2012

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DeAngelis, Therese.

Summary: Presents a chronicle of the accident that occurred at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant on March 28, 1979 after a harmless release of steam prompted a series of mistakes that led to the brink of a nuclear meltdown.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.1799 DeA

Steel, Danielle

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STE

Summary: Sometimes what's in your head isn't as crazy as you think ... that's certainly true for Craig, a stressed-out teenager who checks himself into a mental health clinic for some time out. What he finds instead is an unlikely mentor, a potential new romance and an opportunity to begin anew. Charming, witty and smart, it's a coming-of-age story that's kind of a funny story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ITS

Summary: In the criminal justice system, sexually based crimes such as rape, torture, pedophilia, and child abuse are dealt with in New York City by a special unit of the police department known as the Special Victims Unit.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LAW

Summary: A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TAX

Summary: Armed with ruthless, streetwise tactics and a strict sense of honor, crime boss Frank Lucas rules Harlem's chaotic drug underworld. When outcast cop Richie Roberts sets out to bring down Lucas's multimillion-dollar empire, it plunges both men into a legendary confrontation. Inspired by a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie American 2009

Attenberg, Jami

Summary: "Meet Mazie Phillips: big-hearted and bawdy, she's the truth-telling proprietress of The Venice, the famed New York City movie theater. It's the Jazz Age, with romance and booze aplenty--even when Prohibition kicks in--and Mazie never turns down a night on the town. But her high spirits mask a childhood rooted in poverty, and her diary, always close at hand, holds her dearest secrets. When the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATT

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ATT

Schroff, Laura.

Summary: He asked for spare change; she kept walking. But something made her turn around and go back. They met nearly every week for years, and built an unexpected, life-changing friendship that has today spanned almost three decades.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit 921 SCHROFF, LAURA L Schroff

Summary: "For more than 100 years, the Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of hope and a refuge for generations of immigrants. In this lyrical, compelling and provocative portrait of the statue, Ken Burns explores both the history of America's premier symbol and the meaning of liberty itself. Featuring rare archival photographs, paintings and drawings, readings from actual diaries, letters and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV STA

Howe, Ben Ryder.

Summary: It starts with a gift. When Ben Ryder Howe's wife, the daughter of Korean immigrants, decides to repay her parents' self-sacrifice by buying them a store, Howe, an editor at the rarefied Paris Review, agrees to go along. Things soon become a lot more complicated. After the business struggles, Howe finds himself living in the basement of his in-laws' Staten Island home, commuting to the Paris...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 920 HOW

Summary: Paul and Jamie Buchman are a neurotic couple living in Manhattan with their equally interesting friends and family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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Ziegelman, Jane.

Summary: "In 97 Orchard, Jane Ziegelman explores the culinary life that was the heart and soul of New York's Lower East Side around the turn of the twentieth century?a city within a city, where Germans, Irish, Italians, and Eastern European Jews attempted to forge a new life. Through the experiences of five families, all of them residents of 97 Orchard Street, she takes readers on a vivid and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books/HarperCollins 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.1 ZIE

Summary: In the criminal justice system, sexually based crimes such as rape, torture, pedophilia, and child abuse are dealt with in New York City by a special unit of the police department known as the Special Victims Unit.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LAW

Summary: Sampson is a lion on display at a zoo in New York City's Central Park, and he holds court over all the other animals, including Nigel, a testy koala bear; Larry, a dumb but well-meaning snake; Kazar, a wildebeest with a passion for choreography; Bridget, a bright but cynical giraffe; and Benny, a squirrel who is good friends with Sampson and is trying to romance Bridget without much success....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY WIL