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A woman braves the cold during her morning commute on 5th Avenue January 7, 2014. (credit: Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Expert Tips To Battle Red, Dry Skin This Winter

It’s been cold, it’s been snowy, it’s been windy and almost always, the air has been very dry. To make matters worse, we’re told to wash out hands often to avoid spreading cold and flu germs.

02/27/2014

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, work crews based in St. Louis, Missouri trim trees entangled in power lines on Broadway on November 3, 2012 in Bethpage, New York. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rate Hikes Brewing For 1 Million JCP&L Customers To Help Cover Storm-Related Costs

Jersey Central Power & Light, New Jersey’s second-largest utility company, has been given tentative permission to raise customers’ bills to pay the costs it incurred to restore power following the storms in 2011 and 2012.

02/27/2014

Plows hit the road in White Plains on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Salt Supplies, Snow Removal Budgets Strained Across Tri-State

A fresh shipment of rock salt reached New Jersey just in time for another round of snow Wednesday morning.

02/26/2014

FILE - A pothole (file/credit: Getty Images)

Jersey City Mayor Seeks Public’s Help On Potholes

The streets in Jersey City have been battered by snow and freezing temperatures and are now pockmarked with potholes.

02/24/2014

FILE - A pothole (file/credit: Getty Images)

Expert Advises Which Car Repairs Can Wait, Which Are Urgent As Winter Conditions Take Toll

Potholes, road salt and other wintertime hazards have wreaked havoc on cars all across the region.

02/21/2014

FILE -  A woman carries roses through the slush of Union Square. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Warmer Temps Move In, Bring Potential For Severe Storms

The National Weather Service says flooding may be exacerbated by clogged road drains that have been blocked by snow and ice.

02/21/2014

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael Bloomberg speak to the press, Feb. 21, 2014. (credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe via un.org)

Former Mayor Bloomberg Visits UN In New Role As Climate Change Special Envoy

The U.N. chief said he was counting on Bloomberg’s “dedicated and visionary leadership” to help countries around the world address the climate change phenomenon.

02/21/2014

FILE - Road salt sits in a storage depot. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ To Get Much-Needed Shipment Of Road Salt

The cargo ship is to arrive from Chile on Thursday. The salt is being supplied by International Salt, a primary supplier for the state.

02/20/2014

A pothole on Long Island (file/credit: Mike Xiriniachs/WCBS 880)

Road Crews Fixing Potholes Caught In Vicious Circle

Even as crews patch potholes, new and existing craters continue to surface.

02/19/2014

Cliffside Park, NJ (credit: Emre Uzun)

Riverdale Residents Digging Out From Mounds Of Snow

The warmer conditions on Wednesday provided the first chance for some in the Riverdale section of the Bronx to dig out from piles of snow. One man out shoveling on Wednesday said his car has been buried in the snow for three weeks.

02/19/2014

Rescue workers gather around a house wrecked by Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

N.J. Sandy Rebuilding Program Labeled ‘Colossal Failure,’ ‘Disaster’ By Some Pols

New Jersey Senate president Steve Sweeney held an event Wednesday in Perth Amboy to push for his proposed Sandy Bill Of Rights. The bill is designed to better inform and interact with victims of the Oct. 2012 storm.

02/19/2014

FILE - A pothole (file/credit: Getty Images)

City Lawmaker Wants More Funding To Fix Potholes

Republican Staten Island councilman Vincent Ignizio said the freeze-thaw cycle, salt and plows have taken their toll. The councilman has also called on the mayor to beef up the DOT budget.

02/18/2014

FILE - A worker  loads salt trucks.  (Photo by Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Sen. Booker: New Jersey Will ‘Be Able To Get The Salt That It Needs’

New Jersey was expected to receive a critical supply of rock salt that was held up by the Department of Homeland Security because it was being carried on a foreign ship.

02/18/2014

People walk during a snowstorm in Manhattan (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Another Round Of Winter Weather Makes Mess Of Morning Commute

The early morning snow caused some slippery road conditions and limited visibility, prompting delayed openings and some closures at schools across the region.

02/18/2014

Car buried in snow in NYC (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

L.I. Fire Marshal Reminds Residents To Dig Out Fire Hydrants

Fire officials said the last thing the responding firefighters need to do is get out the shovels to uncover a hydrant.

02/18/2014

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Flooding at the Forest Green Apartments on Union Boulevard in Islip on August 13, 2014. (credit: LIKayLGM/Twitter)

Summer Storm Soaks Tri-State

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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