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A Con Edison truck (credit: Getty Images)

Winter Utility Bills Soaring For Some Con Ed Customers

The unusually cold temperatures means some Con Ed customers are paying an average of 15 to 20 percent more this year than last to heat their homes and keep the lights on.

02/10/2014

Superstorm Sandy debris collage made by Toms River artist Gregg Hinlicky (credit: sandydebris.com)

Stories From Main Street: Turning Sandy Debris Into Works Of Art

The pieces of art are made up of pieces of people’s lives swept up in the Oct. 2012 storm. Toms River artist Gregg Hinlicky created 28 collages with the debris he recovered.

02/10/2014

Town of Hempstead crews load salt onto trucks at Levittown salt dome on Jan. 21, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Flurry Of Storms Emptying Some LI Snow Removal Budgets

Brookhaven, Smithtown and Babylon have met or exceeded their snow removal budgets. Hempstead is about 60 percent through its snow removal funds.

02/10/2014

Snow surrounds a car on Feb. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Another Round Of Winter Weather Hits The Tri-State Area

The snow plows are out and hitting the roads once again. Snow covered streets and an icy landscape have become the norm this winter and more snow is poised to top off the piles that are already there.

02/09/2014

Helping his daddy shovel with a much smaller shovel!!!
Michael of Lynbrook, L.I. (Credit: Jennifer Ciano Morgan)

Spring Breaks May Be Cut Short With Snow Days Stacking Up

The Paterson, N.J. school district set aside five days and have already used four. The district could opt to add school days at the end of June or take away some of the scheduled days off in April if they go over five snow days.

02/07/2014

Marta Leiva, CSA with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, salts the snow in Carl Shurz Park. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Faces Icy Conditions As Municipalities Deal With Salt Shortages

Forecasters say slush and standing water from Wednesday’s snow storm turned into ice as temperatures plunged below freezing overnight.

02/06/2014

Snow Laborers At Delancey and Chrystie streets (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

NYC’s Sanitation Department Looks For Help Clearing Snow, Ice

The city’s Department of Sanitation has put out a call for “snow laborers” to help remove snow and ice from bus stops, crosswalks, fire hydrants and step streets.

02/06/2014

Crowds waits for NJ TRANSIT trains during the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

State Lawmakers To Look Into NJ TRANSIT’s Super Bowl Planning

Initially, next month’s Senate Oversight Committee hearing was to focus on superstorm Sandy and the decision to store trains in flood-prone areas. But the focus will be expanded to examine other recent problems.

02/06/2014

People walk through snow and slush along Broadway near Lincoln Center February 5, 2014.  (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Navigating Slush City Following Snow, Freezing Rain

Street corners transformed into lane-wide lagoons are proving difficult to navigate after Wednesday’s icy snow.

02/06/2014

Dan and Brandon Marble have visited all three of the area's major airports in their quest to fly back to Seattle. (Credit CBS 2)

For Seahawks Fans Stranded In New York, Getting Home Will Be A Big Win

Many of the Seahawks and Broncos fans who came to the Tri-State area for the Super Bowl have been stuck here since the first storm of the week landed right after the big game.

02/05/2014

A car stuck in the snow in Bergen County, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Winter Storm Knocks Out Power, Disrupts Travel In New Jersey

A winter medley of snow, ice and freezing rain has knocked out power to thousands of customers, caused massive delays on mass transit and made driving dangerous for commuters in New Jersey.

02/05/2014

Snow surrounds a car on Feb. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC’s Northern Suburbs Take Brunt Of Storm

One of the biggest obstacles come on I-84, where Gov. Andrew Cuomo implemented a full vehicle ban between the Connecticut and Pennsylvania borders for about six hours,

02/05/2014

A woman crosses a street after an overnight snow storm followed by freezing rain in New York, February 5, 2014. (Photo EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Primary Roads ‘In Good Shape’

A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for most of the region as a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain is expected to fall throughout the day.

02/05/2014

Merritt Parkway in Westport, Conn. on Feb. 5, 2014 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Wintry Mix Closes Schools, Cancels Flights In Connecticut

The National Weather Service expects Wednesday’s storm to dump 6 to 10 inches of snow and sleet in northwestern Connecticut, 5 to 9 inches in the Hartford area and 1 to 3 inches along the shoreline.

02/05/2014

Snow And Ice Storm Preps

Snow, Ice Disrupts LIRR Service, Makes For Slick Driving

A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for all of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Snow is expected to fall through the morning before changing to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain.

02/05/2014

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Feb. 13 Snowstorm

Plowing snow in Manalapan, NJ Jan. 22, 2014 (credit: Sonia Moghe/CBS 2)

Snowstorm Jan. 21-22, 2014

More than a foot is expected in some parts of the Tri-State Area.

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