Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to discuss hurricane preparedness Friday at an event in Brooklyn as forecasters keep a close eye on Tropical Storm Bertha approaches the Caribbean.
There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.
As our area braces for another bout of winter weather, Tri-State Area residents are being urged to prepare themselves for the possibility of a severe snow storm.
The remnants of Tropical Storm Karen are expected to affect the Tri-State Area next week, but only in the form of a rainy day.
Seventy-five years ago Saturday, a deadly and fast-moving storm hit Long Island and New England and surprised everyone.
Almost ten months after Sandy the affects of the storm are still being felt in surprising ways.
There are 2,400 species and dozens of palm varieties. The warm-weather trees are touted as cold-hardy and can withstand temperatures that dip to zero degrees.
The storm barrier of more than 7,500 bags filled with 20,000 tons of sand will stretch from Beach 55th Street to Beach 149th Street when the dune construction project begins next month.
The Newark Fire Department held a drill Saturday to ensure preparedness for the most horrifying of disasters.
The ASPCA and the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals are looking to rally their troops over the New Year’s holiday to help pets displaced by the superstorm.
After about six weeks, there is light at the end of the tunnel for residents of the “Mile Square City.”
Schumer said the difference between a hurricane and a tropical storm for insurance purposes could be very costly to homeowners who have already lost so much.
At a news conference, Cuomo announced MTA subway service, Metro-North trains and LIRR service will be shut down as of 7 p.m. Sunday. Additionally, final bus service end at 9 p.m.
“We’re looking at impact of greater than 50 to 60 million people,” said Louis Uccellini, head of environmental prediction for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
More than 600 first responders, emergency managers and elected officials from the region are attending the two-day conference on hurricane preparedness in Uniondale, sponsored by the Long Island Power Authority.