Parts Of Long Island Hit With More Than A Foot Of SnowGov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for Long Island, along with New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.
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.
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.
Outer Boroughs: You Abandoned Us, Mr. MayorMayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday that the city will concentrate more equipment on residential areas where problems remain after the weekend blizzard.
Neighborhood Loses Phone Service In Blizzard AftermathArlene 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.
New York Crews Ready To Tackle The SnowThe snow was expected to be deep enough to keep sanitation crews busy non-stop Sunday into Monday.