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Tri-State Area Faces More Snow From Late Season Storm

A winter weather advisory is in effect from 6 a.m. Friday until 2 a.m. Saturday for New York City, northeast New Jersey, the lower Hudson Valley, southern Connecticut and Long Island.

03/19/2015

A Department of Sanitation snow plow struck a scaffold on Broome & Allen Streets in lower Manhattan on Mar. 2, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Snow Plow Strikes Scaffolding In Lower Manhattan

Cleaning the streets turned hazardous for a sanitation crew in lower Manhattan Monday morning.

03/02/2015

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Parts Of Tri-State Area Hit With Several Inches Of Snow

It was a snowy start to March after a freezing February.

03/01/2015

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More Snow, Freezing Rain Hit Tri-State Area

Alternate-side parking rules have been suspended for Saturday, though parking meters remain in effect throughout the city.

02/21/2015

Snow in Garfield, New Jersey on Saturday, Feb. 14. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials Urge Caution As Tri-State Area Is Socked With Snow, Bitter Cold This Weekend

The extreme cold will last throughout the weekend with Sunday being the worse for some areas where it will feel like below zero.

02/14/2015

Snow in Yonkers after the winter storm on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Wintry Mix Expected To Complicate Monday Commutes

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from midnight Sunday through 6 a.m. Tuesday for New York City and surrounding areas.

02/08/2015

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NYC Sanitation Dept. Issues Snow Alert As Another Winter Storm Nears

As the storm begins to hit the region around noon Sunday, precipitation will mostly be in the form of rain with a wintry mix north of New York City.

02/07/2015

A water main burst at Pitt and Rivington streets on the Lower East Side on Jan. 31, 2014 (Credit: CBS2)

Burst Water Main Creates Icy Conditions On Lower East Side

The Department of Sanitation was called in to salt down roads in an effort to the stop icing over of streets.

01/31/2015

A car passes through an intersection on 113th Street & Riverside Drive in Manhattan on Jan. 24, 2015. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

NYC Sanitation Department Looking For Emergency Snow Laborers

The Department of Sanitation has called in its emergency snow laborers to help remove snow and ice from bus stops, crosswalks, fire hydrants, and step streets throughout the city.

01/24/2015

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Snow, Sleet And Freezing Rain Blow Into Tri-State Area

A messy mix of rain, snow and sleet is expected to hit the Tri-State area as part of a winter storm system moving up the Eastern seaboard this weekend.

01/23/2015

Snow falls on Hudson Street on Jan. 9, 2015. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

Snow Alert Issued For NYC Ahead Of Predicted Wintry Mix

Sanitation officials have issued a snow alert ahead of an incoming wintry blast of snow, freezing rain and sleet throughout New York City.

01/10/2015

A woman walks along a snow covered sidewalk in Brooklyn on a cold morning on January 9, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Slick Road Conditions After Snow Blankets Tri-State Area

The light snow showers hit just in time for the Friday morning rush. The greatest snow totals are expected mainly from the city on northward into the Hudson Valley and Connecticut.

01/09/2015

Forecast for Tuesday, Jan. 6. (credit: AccuWeather)

NYC Sanitation Department Issues Snow Alert For Tuesday

Most Tri-State Area residents will see under an inch of snow, but some may see up to 2 inches. Still, the New York City Department of Sanitation issued a snow alert for Tuesday.

01/05/2015

FILE - Christmas tree recycling in New York City. (Credit: CBS 2)

Christmas Tree Recycling Program Begins Monday In NYC

The Department of Sanitation will collect trees and turn them into compost starting Monday. The program will run through Friday, Jan. 16.

01/05/2015

Clean up begins after New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square on January 1, 2015. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Massive Cleanup Following New Year’s Eve Celebration In Times Square

A massive cleanup effort is under way in Times Square to remove noisemakers, confetti and paper streamers left behind as New York City ushered in 2015.

01/01/2015

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