New Haven saw nearly 10 inches of snow during Thursday’s storm. Elsewhere in Connecticut, up to 16 inches of snow fell.
Another winter storm has battered the Tri-State, and could dump another 6 inches of heavy, wet snow by the time it’s all over.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for Long Island, along with New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.
Despite travel conditions and emergency declarations, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday defended the decision not to cancel class for the city’s 1.1 million public school students, by repeatedly reminding parents that he is a public school parent too.
Though Connecticut experienced another heavy snowfall Thursday, the state escaped a serious hit, with far fewer power outages than originally predicted.
Some communities saw more than a foot of snow, including Kearny, N.J. (15 inches), Bayville, N.Y. (14.6) and Fairfield, Conn. (14.0).
Up to 18 inches of snow could fall on parts of Putnam and Rockland counties. Lesser amounts, between 6 to 10 inches, are expected in Westchester.
One florist on the Upper West Side is gearing up for one of the busiest days of the year, making deliveries as planned ahead of Valentine’s Day.
Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.
Winter weary residents in the Tri-State are bracing for yet another round of snow.
The latest round of snowfall is expected to begin Wednesday night and last into Thursday night, dumping 6 to 10 inches on New York City, according to the National Weather Service.
New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers spokesman Fernando Mateo is asking the de Blasio administration and state lawmakers to revisit a bill introduced in 2009 that would impose penalties, including a $1,000 fine.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey confirmed ice was falling from 1 World Trade Center. The Brookfield Place/West Concourse entrance remained open for PATH customers.
Bus stops on Route 3 and Route 4 were unplowed as of Friday, potentially putting riders in danger. But by Monday, crews were out removing snow and ice.
In New Hyde Park, shoveled sidewalks have been quickly covered with snow and ice after plows pass by. Meantime, residents in Elmont are demanding that businesses be held accountable for failing to shovel their sidewalks.