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.
More blacktop is visible on the streets and snow blowers and shovels have gone to work on the sidewalks.
With service now running on all Metro-North Railroad lines, including the Waterbury Branch of the New Haven Line, ridership has rebounded from Monday.
A Connecticut commuters’ group wants Metro-North Railroad to make good on prepaid fares they couldn’t use due to service cancellations, following numerous storms that knocked out rail service to and from New York City.
The students are earning $8.25 an hour for their work shoveling out the schools.
On Tuesday, as schools reopened, many still want to know what went wrong after a scramble to clear campuses of a snowy mess.
Monday proved to be a snow day in Connecticut, mostly because people had the same problem they had on Saturday and Sunday. They couldn’t get anywhere.
AAA of New York said more aggressive plowing used in past storms should have been employed over the weekend to keep the Long Island Expressway open and avoid stranding motorists.
Service had been suspended since Saturday afternoon in and around Boston because the blizzard dumped a couple feet of snow in the area.
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