A barge carrying much-needed road salt has arrived in New Jersey at last, as another winter storm was bearing down.
New Jersey was expected to receive a critical supply of rock salt that was held up by the Department of Homeland Security because it was being carried on a foreign ship.
New Jersey transportation officials say they’re working to replenish road salt supplies in the wake of several winter storms.
Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.
Forecasters say slush and standing water from Wednesday’s snow storm turned into ice as temperatures plunged below freezing overnight.
A winter medley of snow, ice and freezing rain has knocked out power to thousands of customers, caused massive delays on mass transit and made driving dangerous for commuters in New Jersey.
A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for all of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Snow is expected to fall through the morning before changing to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain.
At the request of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Institute of Medicine reviewed more than 30 recent research papers.
The city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has launched a new ad campaign for subway riders, advising them that too much salt is a bad idea.
He doesn’t like the salt on the margarita glass and has fought against the fat in the Kahlua and cream. But was Mayor Michael Bloomberg really thinking of trying to shut the tap on the bar business as the New York Post reported?
Bloomberg visited WCBS Newsradio 880’s new studios at 345 Hudson Street this morning and participated in an extensive interview with anchors Michael Wallace and Pat Carroll, as well as veteran political reporter Rich Lamb.
A dash of doubt was added Wednesday to Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s assault on salt. He’s made it one of the calling cards of his administration. But now a new study is taking the idea of cutting sodium with a grain of salt.
Another storm bore down on the Tri-State area on Wednesday, bringing groans and the potential for as much as a foot of new snow to areas already buried by a winter that is on track to be the worst in years.
Some people went out on the street early Wednesday to clear paths to work. Three workers at the Neptune Diner on Astoria Boulevard had to keep shoveling and salting to make the parking lots available.
Secaucus and other Bergen County residents stormed the Home Depot and Stop And Shop to stock up on supplies as the blizzard approaches.