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Main Street in East Islip (credit: OT Farm)

Parts Of Long Island Hit With More Than A Foot Of Snow

Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for Long Island, along with New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.

02/13/2014

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

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg On Blizzard: ‘We Dodged A Bullet’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Saturday morning that while New York City fared better than many areas in the blizzard overnight, precautions are still necessary as many areas were under a foot of snow.

02/09/2013

An abandoned car still on Rugby Road in Ditmas Park - Brooklyn, NY - Dec 29, 2010 - Photo: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880

Outer Boroughs: You Abandoned Us, Mr. Mayor

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday that the city will concentrate more equipment on residential areas where problems remain after the weekend blizzard.

12/29/2010

Con Ed crew works to repair tangled phone lines (credit: CBS 2)

Neighborhood Loses Phone Service In Blizzard Aftermath

Arlene Krasowsky, 69, of Ozone Park was afraid of what could happen. Her husband’s in the hospital. “And if it wasn’t for a neighbor with a cell phone, I got no way to call for help in here,” she said.

12/29/2010

New York City Snow Plows (credit: CBS 2)

New York Crews Ready To Tackle The Snow

The snow was expected to be deep enough to keep sanitation crews busy non-stop Sunday into Monday.

12/25/2010