Department of Sanitation
Sanitation crews working 12-hour shifts have collected more than 55,000 tons of refuse and debris since the storm hit.
New Yorkers are crying foul over a sanitation policy that they say needs to be trashed.
The bill’s sponsors said the city’s trash workers face potential harassment for just doing their jobs. Lawmakers said some sanitation workers have been assaulted while on the job.
For those looking to forget about their ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend, Saturday night is their chance to do just that. Saturday night is “Trash Your Ex” night at MCU Park, the home of the Brooklyn Cyclones baseball team.
AThe accident happened on Route 32 and occurred when ice forced a vehicle traveling northbound to spin out and strike a car in the southbound lane.
Commissioner John Doherty reminds New Yorkers to remove tree stands, tinsel, lights and ornaments from the trees. Doherty also wants people to remember to not put their trees in plastic bags.
More than six hours after the incident, cranes and several heavy-duty trucks successfully lifted and pulled the salt spreader back into the building. Officials are continuing to investigate what led to Wednesday morning’s incident.
In a release, the city agency said that the contractors would help the DSNY with plowing and snow hauling from tertiary streets “as needed” when storms were forecast to bring 6 or more inches of snow.
A new report surrounding allegations of a possible slowdown by New York City’s Department of Sanitation during the blizzard of 2010 found that there was no clear evidence of intentional neglect.
Imagine getting more than 600 summonses from the city for something you didn’t do. That’s what happened to an elderly Brooklyn man who’s facing tens of thousands of dollars in fines.
The melting winter white is revealing some seriously unpleasant sights.
As the snow melts away, the poop is revealed. The rough winter has done a number on all New Yorkers, but for some residents in Inwood and Washington Heights the straw has finally broken the camel’s back.
New Yorkers were surprisingly sympathetic to the Herculean task of New York’s strongest, battling the elements and trying to keep ahead of the mountains of garbage in the snowiest January on record.
Along with clearing mountains of snow, sanitation workers are also getting ready to start collecting garbage again, and not a moment too soon.
Prosecutors have charged 29-year-old Gino Colella with 20 counts of selling a controlled substance and 30-year-old Robert Miller with 5 counts of the same crime.