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A snowplow clears snow on East 91st Street on the east side of Manhattan January 22, 2014. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brutal Winter Sent NYC Sanitation Dept. Snow Budget Into The Red

The relentless snow this winter caused the New York City Department of Sanitation to go over budget by $75 million.

03/20/2014

Snow Plow Rage

‘Snow Rage’ Pits Storm-Weary Residents Against Plow Drivers Just Trying To Do Jobs

People have found themselves fed up with the hassle of plowing, shoveling and salting. In fact, people have been pushed to the edge to the point where they have been taking out their frustrations on plow drivers.

02/11/2014

Connecticut Snow

Snow Shovel Wielding High School Students Help Dig Out Waterbury, Conn. Schools

The students are earning $8.25 an hour for their work shoveling out the schools.

02/12/2013

A snow plow pushes through snow banks. (Credit: AP)

Ceaseless Snow Means Piles Of Money For NY Snow Removers

The piles of snow left by the latest snowstorm have meant piles of money for those who help clear it all away. In Westchester County, private contractors are in the midst of a banner year.

01/27/2011

Snow Plows in New Jersey

FEMA To Inspect N.J. Blizzard Damage On Monday

After the fifth largest snowstorm in New Jersey over the past 100 years dumped nearly three feet of snow across the Garden State, Gov. Chris Christie is hoping the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be able to provide some relief.

01/02/2011

(AP Photo/Office of the Mayor, Samantha Modell)

Investigation Will ‘Make Sure’ Protest Didn’t Occur

Bloomberg called the slow response to clearing snow from city streets “unacceptable.” He said he doesn’t believe the Sanitation Department dragged out the plowing process, but will launch an investigation.

12/30/2010

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Admits NYC Flubbed Blizzard Response

Streets remain in the city’s outer boroughs that still haven’t been plowed three days after the tri-state was blasted with a weekend blizzard, and Mayor Bloomberg is admitting the city messed up.

12/29/2010

Yvonne Freeman, 75, died during Sunday's snowstorm. She passed away during the three hours it took emergency personnel to reach her home.

NYC Woman: Better Storm Prep Could Have Saved My Mom

A woman in Queens wants a personal apology, saying the city’s flawed response is to blame for her mother’s death during Sunday’s blizzard.

12/29/2010

A woman carries an umbrella as she walks down the sidewalk during heavy snow December, 26, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Slush Olympics: Snow Makes It Tough For Pedestrians, Too

Snow mounds left by plows have created a sort of slalom course for cars on the roads, and on the sidewalks, pedestrians don’t have it much easier.

12/29/2010