Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray said last year the town budgeted $2 million for snow removal, but spent more than $2.4 million. This winter, they’re setting aside $2.8 million.
he state Transportation Department spent $138 million on state highways, “which is about the total of what we spent the past three years combined,” New Jersey Department of Transportation spokesman Steve Schapiro said.
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.
Brookhaven, Smithtown and Babylon have met or exceeded their snow removal budgets. Hempstead is about 60 percent through its snow removal funds.
The mayor of Atlanta slammed New York City’s snow removal efforts this week, after a New Yorker mocked the response in Atlanta to a snowstorm that amounted to 3 inches.
Sixteen new trucks along with a new computerized communications system should prevent the kind of snow plowing disaster that occurred last winter, Highways Superintendent Dan Losquadro said.
Service had been suspended since Saturday afternoon in and around Boston because the blizzard dumped a couple feet of snow in the area.
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says a disaster declaration by President Barack Obama will help Connecticut’s cities and towns fill holes in their budgets left by record-setting snowfall this winter.
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority on Wednesday was expected to authorize an extra $4 million for snow removal on the toll road.
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.
As temperatures warm up after a wintry mix hit the Tri-State area Tuesday morning the Department of Buildings is asking property owners to remove ice and snow from roofs, overhangs and awnings.
Winter can be a dangerous time for New Yorkers with the extreme cold, snow, ice, sleet and freezing rain. There are several steps you can take to stay safe.
In a frantic effort to avoid another chaotic and dangerous situation, the mayor and top agencies released a 15-point action plan to combat future storms, including the one expected to hit Tuesday.
The hearings made it crystal clear — the city’s response to the Dec. 26 blizzard was too little, too late, and key decisions were simply not made by city leaders on autopilot.