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East River,

tidal strait, 16 mi (26 km) long and 600–4,000 ft (183–1,219 m) wide, connecting Upper New York Bay and Long Island Sound, New York City, and separating the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx from Brooklyn and Queens. The East River is linked with the Hudson River at the northern end of Manhattan island by the Harlem River. Roosevelt (formerly Welfare), Wards, Randalls, Rikers, North Brother, and South Brother islands, all located in the East River, have city institutions, parks, and recreation areas. Roosevelt Island was developed as a residential area in the early 1970s. Hell Gate, at the junction of the Harlem and East rivers, was named for its treacherous currents and rocky reefs (now removed). Eight bridges, including the historic Brooklyn Bridge, span the river; subway, railroad, and vehicular tunnels pass beneath it.
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East River Bank was acquired by DNB Financial Corporation and was subsequently merged with and into DNB First on October 1, 2016.
As of December 31, 2015, East River reported USD 311m in assets, total loans of USD 282m, and total deposits of USD 23m; it operates three full-service offices in Philadelphia.
My great great grandmother, inexplicably, emigrated from New York to Dundee - she surely got on the wrong boat - and now I'm returning to the East River, at least over the radio airwaves.
Unfortunately, while most Americans go about their lives, the schemers on the East River have patiently built an organization that looks more and more like a world government.
A dense fog over the East River in Massachusetts helped Washington's army escape from a British trap.
That's right, the East River, in this case embodied by the orchestra pit, which has been filled with 11,000 gallons of water.
On Tuesday, a sightseeing helicopter crashed into the East River.
The East River Repowering Project, awarded by Consolidated Edison Company, involves the procurement of bulk materials and installation of equipment for a cogeneration plant at the East River Generating Station in New York City.
As it approached the East River the F4U commenced a right turn and then dived toward the river.
Mike Rounds and local community leaders today joined officials from NextEra Energy Resources, the largest wind and solar energy producer in North America, Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Western Area Power Administration and East River Electric Power Cooperative to dedicate the Day County Wind Energy Center.
Sales are underway at The Greenpoint, a first-of-its-kind tower along the East River in Brooklyn.
Global Banking News-October 4, 2016--DNB Financial completes acquisition of East River Bank

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