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Last Day On The Job For Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty

Doherty is retiring after more than 54 years with the department.

03/28/2014

A snowplow clears snow on East 91st Street on the east side of Manhattan January 22, 2014. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brutal Winter Sent NYC Sanitation Dept. Snow Budget Into The Red

The relentless snow this winter caused the New York City Department of Sanitation to go over budget by $75 million.

03/20/2014

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Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty To Resign

Doherty is a long-time veteran of the Department of Sanitation, and has served as its Commissioner since 2002.

03/14/2014

A doorman removes snow from a sidewalk on February 13, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Winter Storm To Dump More Snow As It Enters Day 2

Another winter storm has battered the Tri-State, and could dump another 6 inches of heavy, wet snow by the time it’s all over.

02/13/2014

A woman crosses a street after an overnight snow storm followed by freezing rain in New York, February 5, 2014. (Photo EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Primary Roads ‘In Good Shape’

A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for most of the region as a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain is expected to fall throughout the day.

02/05/2014

People walk across a street in Manhattan during a snowstorm on January 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tri-State Hit With Bitter Blast; Cold Not Going Anywhere

A snowstorm followed by brutally cold temps seems to be the norm around here this winter.

01/22/2014

Traffic moves slowly  through ice and snow along 5th Avenue January 22, 2014 in New York. (Photo TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio: ‘More Could Have Been Done’ To Clear Snow On Upper East Side

Complaints about unplowed streets mounted in many areas Tuesday night, especially on the Upper East Side.

01/22/2014

These buses got stuck in the snow at 79th & 2nd Avenue amid a snow storm on Jan. 21, 2014. (credit: Robyn Hartman/CBS 2)

Snow Pounds NYC; Parts Of Tri-State End Up With More Than Foot Of Snow

More than 1,500 flights were canceled, many students were sent home early, and the roads were a miserable mess through the night Tuesday as the Tri-State area was pounded with a brutal blast of heavy snow and bitter cold.

01/21/2014

City Plow Map

Sanitation Comm.: Map Showing No Plowing On UES Was Due To Bad GPS On Salt Truck

New York City Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty said a map that showed streets going unplowed on the Upper East Side was due to a faulty GPS system on a salt spreader, and traffic problems.

01/21/2014

People walk through the snow during a winter storm in lower Manhattan on Jan. 2, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Fierce Winter Storm Hits Tri-State Area

A winter storm began bearing down on parts of the Tri-State area Thursday morning, promising heavy snow, strong winds and frigid temperatures

01/02/2014

Crews in Ridgewood, NJ get ready for snow on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Tri-State Area Braces For Significant Snow, Ice This Weekend

Forecasters are predicting anywhere from three to seven inches of snow starting around 10 a.m. Saturday in New York City and on Long Island.

12/13/2013

Snow falls in Brooklyn on Dec. 10, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Icy Roads Cause Concern Across Tri-State As Temps Drop

Snow fell across much of the Tri-State area Tuesday, causing traffic, school closures and concerns about icy roads as temperatures drop.

12/10/2013

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Winter Weather Advisory In Place As Wind, Rain, Snow Heads Toward Tri-State

A winter weather advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. Wednesday until 6 p.m. Thursday for parts of Conn., northeastern New Jersey, New York City and western and central Long Island.

03/06/2013

A pile of debris from superstorm Sandy in Midland Beach, Staten Island - Nov. 13, 2012 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Special NYC Sanitation Department Storm Debris Collections Extended

So far, the sanitation department has collected more than 389,000 tons of debris, according to the city.

01/13/2013

Mayor Bloomberg participates in Mulchfest 2011 (Photo/Sophia Hall, WCBS 880)

Sanitation Department To Start Christmas Tree Recycling Jan. 3

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.

12/27/2011

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