The environmental group Riverkeeper has criticized officials for giving only three days’ notice for a vote on a plan to build a new Tappan Zee Bridge north of New York City.
Snow is expected to arrive around midday and will mix with and change to sleet and then rain in the afternoon. There is expected to be little or no accumulation on roads before the changeover in New York City.
Utilities officials say customers could get their power back on any time between Wednesday and Saturday.
Northern Westchester, Rockland, Putnam Counties Under Flood Watch; New FEMA Center Opens In White Plains
The National Weather Service says an additional inch of rain is expected to fall Wednesday morning and that flooding along roads and low-lying areas may occur.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Irene caused significant damage to the state’s agriculture. He said there is already $45 million in damage to farms in the state.
The Hudson Valley Pet Food Pantry officially opened its doors Wednesday to assist those who need help buying food for their pets.
A New York woman is starting a pet food pantry to help people who may be forced to give up their animals because they can no longer afford to feed them.
They had the same finances and went to the same realtors, but WRO says the darker the skin, the more they were discriminated against when it came to renting.