NYC Department of Sanitation
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.
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.
A college student from the Ukraine was struck and killed by a city sanitation truck Sunday morning in Brooklyn, police said.
Maybe Mayor de Blasio should have taken a snow plowing 101 course before he took the oath of office. Under his watch there have been three snowstorms, with already two strikes against him.
The Department of Sanitation wants to build a garage on the site of a soon-to-be empty medical building at 26th Street and First Avenue, featuring 400,000 square feet with room for 150 sanitation vehicles.
It’s unsightly, it’s unsanitary and it’s everywhere. Garbage. Illegal dumpers are tarnishing the Big Apple in a big way, but now the city is fighting back — with a trash sting.
The City Council blizzard hearings move to Borough Hall Wednesday night.
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.