The warmer conditions on Wednesday provided the first chance for some in the Riverdale section of the Bronx to dig out from piles of snow. One man out shoveling on Wednesday said his car has been buried in the snow for three weeks.
Fire officials said the last thing the responding firefighters need to do is get out the shovels to uncover a hydrant.
In New Hyde Park, shoveled sidewalks have been quickly covered with snow and ice after plows pass by. Meantime, residents in Elmont are demanding that businesses be held accountable for failing to shovel their sidewalks.
A couple of bucks is the usual reward for teenagers who shovel snow. One local woman’s reward has gotten her in a load of trouble.