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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

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

Summary: Based on the life stories Edith "Big Edie" Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale who are the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis. They were raised as Park Avenue débutantes, but withdrew from New York society. They took shelter at their Long Island summer home called 'Grey Gardens.' As their wealth and contact with the outside world dwindled, so did...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GRE RATED PG

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

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

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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Kennedy, Kostya.

Summary: "This captivating, character-rich story is set against the back-drop of one of the most pressing questions in sports: Should we let our sons play football? At the high end of America's most popular game is the glittering NFL, a fan-stoked money machine and also an opaque enterprise under scrutiny for the physical dangers imposed on its players. Then there's high school football, unrivaled for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: published by Liberty Street, an imprint of Time Inc. Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.332 KEN

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

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Kellerman, Faye

Summary: "Detective Peter Decker and his wife, Rina Lazarus, risk life and limb to solve a pair of brutal murders that may be tied to a crime from more than twenty years ago in this intense and addictive mystery from New York Times bestselling author Faye Kellerman. On a quiet suburban street in upstate Greenbury, New York, the brutally beaten body of a young man is discovered in the woods adjacent to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Dakers, Diane.

Summary: Biography of fashion designer Vera Wang.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WAN

Fowler, Ruth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Penguin 2008

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

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

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

Kellerman, Faye

Summary: Now living in upstate New York, former LAPD lieutenant Peter Decker is plunged into a bizarre web involving academia, underworld crime, and calculating killers in this next compulsive novel in bestselling author Faye Kellerman's beloved Decker and Lazarus series.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kellerman 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M KEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS KEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY KEL

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

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

Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: Journalist Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary and their four children lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary painted...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.82 WAL

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WALLS, JEANNETTE WAL

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B WALLS

Kellerman, Faye

Summary: On a bright and crisp September morning, while walking a bucolic woodland trail, Rina Decker stumbles upon human remains once buried deep beneath the forest grounds. Immediately, she calls her husband, Peter, a former detective lieutenant with LAPD, now working for the local Greenbury Police. Within hours, a vista of beauty and tranquility is transformed into a frenetic crime scene. The body...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kellerman 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY KEL

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

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

Doctorow, E. L.

Summary: A tale inspired by a true story finds the blind Homer Collyer closeted within a once-grand Fifth Avenue mansion with his damaged brother and remembering a life marked by colorful characters, political events, and technological achievements.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2009

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

Kellerman, Faye

Summary: As a detective lieutenant with the LAPD, Peter Decker witnessed enough ugliness and chaos for a lifetime. Now, he and his devoted wife Rena Lazarus are ready to enjoy the quiet beauty of upstate New York, where they can be closer to their four adult children and their foster son. But working for the Greenbury Police department isn't as fulfilling as Decker hoped. While Rina has adapted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow & Co. 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kellerman 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M KEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY KEL

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 305.9 Gra

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

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

Kellerman, Faye.

Summary: As a detective lieutenant with the LAPD, Peter Decker witnessed enough ugliness and chaos for a lifetime. Now, he and his devoted wife Rena Lazarus are ready to enjoy the quiet beauty of upstate New York, where they can be closer to their four adult children and their foster son. But working for the Greenbury Police department isn't as fulfilling as Decker hoped. While Rina has adapted...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Kel

Rips, Nicolaia

Summary: "'Hysterically droll, touching, elegant, and wise--a coming-of-age story from someone who possibly came of age before her parents' (Patricia Marx, New Yorker writer and bestselling author), Trying to Float is a seventeen-year-old's darkly funny, big-hearted memoir about growing up in New York City's legendary Chelsea Hotel. New York's Chelsea Hotel may no longer be home to its most famous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

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White, Michael D. (Michael Douglas)

Summary: No policing tactic has been more controversial than "stop and frisk," whereby police officers stop, question and frisk ordinary citizens, who they may view as potential suspects, on the streets. As Michael White and Hank Fradella show in Stop and Frisk, the first authoritative history and analysis of this tactic, there is a disconnect between our everyday understanding and the historical and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 WHI

Joyce, Eddie.

Summary: " "Eddie Joyce's terrific first novel is so American that the story might as well have taken place at the base of the Statue of Liberty. His Amendola family and their beloved Staten Island may be flawed, but they represent what's best and most necessary in the American character, what our tired and poor still yearn for." -Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Adult 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOY