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Important Questions To Ask Before Signing A Lease

If you’re looking for a place to rent, keep this list of questions handy.


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Conn. Gov. Seeks Expanded Snow Disaster Aid

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.


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Garden State Parkway’s Snow Removal Needs Boost

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority on Wednesday was expected to authorize an extra $4 million for snow removal on the toll road.


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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.


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Dept. Of Buildings: Remove Snow, Ice From Roofs, Awnings

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.


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Cold Weather Safety Tips

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.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty (AP Photo/Office of the Mayor, Samantha Modell)

Mayor Declares Weather Emergency; Storm Intensifies

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.


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City Council Blasts NYC Commissioners Over Blizzard Snafu

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.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty (AP Photo/Office of the Mayor, Samantha Modell)

Bloomberg, Dept. Heads Prep For Blizzard Hearing

Members of the Bloomberg administration will finally be called on the carpet on Monday to publicly explain how they blew the blizzard response.


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Swift Cleanup Eases Residents’ Concerns

Even though Friday’s storm wasn’t much to speak about in the five boroughs, the City’s aggressive response was a comfort to many still upset from the blizzard.


NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Snow Response Batters Bloomberg’s Approval Rating

New York City took a beating during last week’s blizzard, and as it turns out, so did Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s popularity, particularly in the outer boroughs.


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Garbage Pile-Up Stops Man’s Apparent Suicide Attempt

Police said a 26-year-old man jumped from a 9th floor Manhattan window Sunday, but had his fall padded by a pile of uncollected trash bags.


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Blizzard Response Hampers City Garbage Collection

For most New Yorkers, the beauty of the holidays is being overshadowed by the ugliness of growing mounds of garbage.


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Bloomberg: New Yorkers Also To Blame For Blizzard Mess

Even as Mayor Bloomberg now admits the city could have done better in response to the winter white-out brought on by a post-Christmas blizzard, he’s not taking all the blame.


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Blizzard 2010: Has Your Street Been Plowed Yet?

As you all know, a holiday blizzard walloped the Tri-State Area over the weekend. It is now Tuesday and many people are still snowed in, and several streets remain untouched.