Produced By WCBS 880′s Wayne Cabot
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The shortest month of the year was jam-packed with news.
In the past 28 days, the Tri-State Area said farewell to former New York City Mayor Ed Koch, who died at the age of 88.
“Ed, you did great,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said in his eulogy.
After announcing his resignation a couple of weeks ago, Pope Benedict XVI officially stepped down as pontiff on Thursday.
The area was rocked by a blizzard that dumped a couple of feet of snow in some areas.
Some residents in Suffolk County were left stranded along the Long Island Expressway as snow socked the area.
“About 130 people were pulled out of vehicles,” a Suffolk County official said.