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.
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.
Brookhaven, Smithtown and Babylon have met or exceeded their snow removal budgets. Hempstead is about 60 percent through its snow removal funds.
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.
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.
Forecasters say slush and standing water from Wednesday’s snow storm turned into ice as temperatures plunged below freezing overnight.
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.
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.
Street corners transformed into lane-wide lagoons are proving difficult to navigate after Wednesday’s icy snow.
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
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.