Blizzard conditions with heavy snow and powerful winds are possible in both cities starting Monday and into Tuesday, and snow should arrive in some areas before daybreak — just in time for the start of the work week.
Another winter storm has battered the Tri-State, and could dump another 6 inches of heavy, wet snow by the time it’s all over.
A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for most of the region as a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain is expected to fall throughout the day.
“We used to have three pickups a day here in Astoria. We are down to one,” New York State Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, who represents the area, said.
Rev. Fred Lucas Jr. was one of four people to deliver an invocation during Wednesday’s ceremony.
A winter storm is expected to bring several inches of snow and ice to the Tri-State area this weekend.
A New York City sanitation worker was hospitalized Sunday, after touching a live power line while working on cleanup efforts in Staten Island.
Pedro Hernandez is still in the hospital where he was arraigned bedside Friday on second-degree murder charges in the 33-year-old case.
Assemblyman Dov Hikind and Sen. Jeff Klein are introducing legislation which would require sanitation agents to photograph and document the condition of a property at the time a ticket is issued.
Forecasters are calling for some snow this morning and there could be another snow shower later today and early tonight, but temperatures are expected to hit a high of 41 degrees.
The first flakes started falling in New York City about 2:30 a.m. By around noon, nearly three inches had fallen on the Upper West Side, around two inches in the Bronx and about an inch and a half in Central Park.
A family leaps from their burning home — into the arms of two New York City Sanitation Department workers who just happened to see the flames. Joe Maneggio and Semi Nkozi began their work day saving the lives of a whole family.
After badly botching last December’s blizzard response, the city sanitation commissioner promised his department is re-tooled and ready for the next one.
More than six hours after the incident, cranes and several heavy-duty trucks successfully lifted and pulled the salt spreader back into the building. Officials are continuing to investigate what led to Wednesday morning’s incident.
Darbe Pitofsky, 83, claims she was chased, threatened with arrest and slapped with a ticket for putting day-old newspapers in a trash can near her apartment on East 71st Street.