While the Tri-State Area was preparing extreme cold with lows in the single digits Monday night, but some upstate New York areas were poised for a dangerous blizzard on top of it.
Residents are digging out after the first major winter storm of 2014 dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of Long Island.
A look at transit- and traffic-related changes related to the snowstorm.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch from Thursday evening into Friday afternoon.
Sixteen new trucks along with a new computerized communications system should prevent the kind of snow plowing disaster that occurred last winter, Highways Superintendent Dan Losquadro said.
The family lost on a technicality. Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Margaret Chan said that under an obscure law, the city can’t be held liable for delays in care unless a 911 call is made by the injured person or an immediate family member.
The highly regarded Farmer’s Almanac has predicted a bitter cold winter for most of the country and a lot of precipitation.
Four months after being sworn into his new position as Brookhaven Town Superintendent of Highways, Dan Losquadro has a plan to tackle upcoming snow troubles.
The storm hit at rush hour Feb. 8 and dumped 30 inches of snow on some parts of eastern Long Island.
A new man is in charge of the snow plows in one Long Island town, as bad memories continue to linger from last month’s blizzard.
The acting highway superintendent, Michael Murphy, resigned in the wake of the complaints. He was filling in for incumbent John Rouse, who was elected to a judgeship in November.
The shortest month of the year was jam-packed with news.
Bridgeport officials held a hearing Tuesday night to discuss their response to the blizzard earlier this month.
Special equipment is needed to clear heavy snow piled up to three feet in spots. But Newsday reports that a 1936 state statute limits how much towns can spend on heavy machinery.
The Town of Brookhaven has been heavily criticized for taking days to plow many streets, and now a couple said after the plows finally came, the drivers caused a flood.