Kathryn Garcia

Snow and ice in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn on Tuesday, Feb. 24. (Credit: CBS2)

Wednesday Warm-Up Allows For Some Snow And Ice Removal In New York City

Taking advantage of a brief “warm” spell, an army of sanitation workers spent all day Wednesday trying to clear city streets of ice and snow. But many residents were wondering why they had not seen trucks and plows sooner.

02/25/2015

A man walks past a large pile of snow created by snowplows on Broadway near Lincoln Center on Feb. 12, 2015. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Residents Perplexed By New York City’s Lack Of Snow And Ice Removal

The city suspended alternate side parking again Tuesday for snow removal. But some drivers said they still had to maneuver around mounds of snow and ice.

02/24/2015

Snowy roads in Fords, New Jersey on Feb. 17, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Snow, Frigid Temps Cause Slick Roads Across Tri-State Area

Commuters faced some hazardous travel conditions during the morning rush hour on Tuesday.

02/17/2015

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

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

Dept. Of Sanitation: Times Square Saw 48 Tons Of Trash On New Year’s Eve

As New Yorkers and tourists alike filed out of the Crossroads of the World, a small army of sanitation workers descended on the area to remove party hats, confetti, noise makers and other trash.

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

All Electronics must be recycled in New York State beginning in 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

New NY State Law Requires Recycling Of Most Home, Personal Electronics

The electronics covered in the new law include computers, televisions, fax machines, VCRs, DVD players, printers/scanners, video game consoles, MP3 players, tablets and small servers.

01/01/2015

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

Demonstrators demand that the city halt plans to remove a row of 30-year-old pear trees on the Upper East Side in favor a garbage dump. (Credit: CBS 2)

Transfer Station Opponents Put Ad Blitz On Hold As Talks With Sanitation Commissioner Continue

The President of ‘Pledge to Protect’ said that she will be holding onto an ad blitz as talks with Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia continue.

06/01/2014

Demonstrators demand that the city halt plans to remove a row of 30-year-old pear trees on the Upper East Side in favor a garbage dump. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fight Over Pear Trees Is Latest Front In War Over UES Garbage Transfer Station

Angry demonstrators took to the streets Wednesday demanding a halt to the city’s plans to remove a row of 30-year-old pear trees to build a controversial garbage dump.

05/21/2014

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

Faucet (file / credit: Lars Baron/Getty Images)

New York City DEP Water Meter Upgrade Could Net Millions In Revenue

The city’s Department Of Environmental Protection will begin work to replace water meters in apartment buildings and skyscrapers, including the Chrysler Building. The DEP said the upgrade will be a money-maker.

08/27/2012