NYC Blizzard

Pickle juice mix

Cash-Strapped Bergen, N.J. To Fight Snow With ‘Pickle Juice’

Bergen County’s 230 plows and salting vehicles are ready for Wednesday’s snowfall, especially with their newest weapon for melting snow quickly — a briny mixture of salt and water that resembles pickle juice.


A street in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn two days after the post-Christmas blizzard. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

B’klyn Residents Next To Sound Off At Blizzard Hearing

The City Council blizzard hearings move to Borough Hall Wednesday night.


Staten Island blizzard

Batting Lead-Off: S.I. Residents Blast City Over Blizzard

Residents on Staten Island are still talking about the snow from weeks ago. The Christmas weekend storm dumped up to 30 inches on the borough — and the city spent days trying to cleanup.


Schools Chancellor Cathie Black speaks at P.S. 262 - Brooklyn, NY - Jan 3, 2011 - Photo: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880

Parents To Mayor: Make Up Your Mind On School Closings

It’s a waiting game to find out if New York City children will go to school Wednesday. And some parents are angry saying Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s late call will leave them scrambling for child care.


Jackson Heights on Dec. 29, 2010.

Outer Boroughs To Mayor: Don’t Forget Again

Many people in the outer boroughs are still steaming over the snow clean-up from the last blizzard. Streets were buried for days. Now residents say it better not happen again.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Sources: More Heads Likely To Roll Over NYC Blizzard Debacle

Friday’s storm was nothing like the blizzard that paralyzed the city, but Mayor Michael Bloomberg was determined to show people he can learn from his mistakes and that he can’t be “snowed” twice in two weeks.


Dept. of Sanitation show plow in wrong position

Councilman: Feds Open Probe In Alleged Slowdown

Queens Councilman Dan Halloran says workers were told they wouldn’t be written up or “tightly scrutinized” for missing routes and skipping streets.


Department of Sanitation trucks

Video Of Apparent Blizzard Clean-Up, Slow-Down Surfaces

Criminal investigations are under way to find out why it took so long to dig out from last week’s massive snow storm. Exclusive videos suggest that the clean-up job may have been dirtier than once thought.


A car is buried in snow as people attempt to shovel out in Manhattan's East Village December 27, 2010 in New York City. A blizzard pounded the East Coast of the United States delivering 20 inches of snow to New York City while snarling post-Christmas travel. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Injury Breakdown: Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

Are you stuck with the unwelcome task of shoveling snow? If you haven’t been hitting the gym regularly or training for snow shoveling as your sport of choice, you may be waking up with some aches and pains. Here are a few tips to dig yourself out a little more safely.


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Area Airports Will Take Days To Get Back To Normal

When it snows that fast, it wreaks havoc on travel, and especially on air travel. Runways at John F. Kennedy Airport were still covered in snow on Monday evening, much of still blowing around.


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Maple Leafs Spent 4 Hours On Bus After Devils Game

The NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs found themselves stuck on a bus amid the snowstorm that shut down much travel in the Northeast.