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Blizzard In Buffalo, Other Upstate Areas Prompts State Of Emergency

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.

01/06/2014

Snow pile in front of Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Winter Storm Dumps More Than A Foot Of Snow On Parts Of Long Island

Residents are digging out after the first major winter storm of 2014 dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of Long Island.

01/03/2014

A subway stop at Union Square is covered in snow in on Nov. 7, 2012. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Storm-Related Transit And Traffic Updates

A look at transit- and traffic-related changes related to the snowstorm.

01/02/2014

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Tri-State Area Braces For First Snowstorm Of 2014

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch from Thursday evening into Friday afternoon.

01/01/2014

Snow plows work to clear the Long Island Expressway after the powerful blizzard. (credit: CBS 2)

Brookhaven Beefs Up Snow Removal Capabilities In Aftermath Of Last Year’s Blizzard Response

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.

11/18/2013

Bystanders and emergency workers attempt to free an ambulance stuck on a side street in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn December 29, 2010 in New York City.  Many side streets, especially those in the outer boroughs, are still unplowed in the wake of a massive snowstorm that crippled much of New York and left millions of holiday travelers stuck at airports and train stations around the eastern seaboard.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Judge Tosses Suit Filed By Family Of Woman Who Died Waiting For Help In 2010 Blizzard

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.

09/07/2013

MetLife Stadium (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images), Snowstorm (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Farmer’s Almanac Causes Stir, Says Snow Super Bowl Quite Possible

The highly regarded Farmer’s Almanac has predicted a bitter cold winter for most of the country and a lot of precipitation.

08/26/2013

Snow plows work to clear the Long Island Expressway after the powerful blizzard. (credit: CBS 2)

New Brookhaven Highway Chief Pledges To Plow This Winter

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.

07/09/2013

Snow plows work to clear the Long Island Expressway after the powerful blizzard. (credit: CBS 2)

Obama OKs Federal Funds For Suffolk County Snowstorm Costs

The storm hit at rush hour Feb. 8 and dumped 30 inches of snow on some parts of eastern Long Island.

04/24/2013

Streets covered in snow in Brookhaven, NY.(credit: CBS 2)

Brookhaven Gets New Highway Chief After Blizzard Debacle

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.

03/06/2013

Crews work to remove snow in Smithtown, NY on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Brookhaven Holds Vote For Highway Superintendent Month After 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.

03/05/2013

Mayor Ed Koch

Audiofile: February – The Month In Sound

The shortest month of the year was jam-packed with news.

02/28/2013

A street in Bridgeport, Conn., following a blizzard in February 2013. (file/credit: CBS 2)

Bridgeport Officials Respond To Public At Hearing On Snow Response

Bridgeport officials held a hearing Tuesday night to discuss their response to the blizzard earlier this month.

02/20/2013

Snow plows work to clear the Long Island Expressway after the powerful blizzard. (credit: CBS 2)

Decades Old Law To Blame For Long Island’s Snow Removal Woes?

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.

02/17/2013

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L.I. Couple: Snow Plows Finally Come, But End Up Causing 3-Foot Flood

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.

02/16/2013

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