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Slippery Sidewalks Becoming A Hazard In N.J.

The storm that came in overnight was enough to hide the patches of black ice and make getting around a challenge to say the least.

02/01/2011

Hoboken Snow Removal Street (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Ask N.J. Drivers To Avoid The Roads

To try and stay ahead of what will no doubt be a nasty winter mix, state officials were activating the emergency operations center to coordinate the snow response.

02/01/2011

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Toppled Trees A Concern Amid Midweek Storm

Spokesmen with ConEd, PSE&G and LIPA said they’re monitoring the storm and will beef up staffing as needed. Tree contact with power lines is the number one cause of power interruptions.

02/01/2011

Digging Out A Car In The Bronx

NYC Unwritten Rule: You Dig Out A Parking Spot, It’s Yours

The latest reviews are in. Municipal road crews from the suburbs to New York City seemed to be on top of this storm, clearing first the major roads and highways, and then the side streets.

01/28/2011

Firefighters respond to the scene of the taxi fire (credit: CBS 2)

Taxi Explosion In NYC Under Investigation

Firefighters responded to a taxi on fire in Manhattan Thursday in the midst of the storm at 70th Street and Second Avenue.

01/28/2011

A snow plow - Credit: AP

Snowstorm Leaves Two Dead In New Jersey

A second New Jersey death has been blamed on this week’s snow storm.

01/28/2011

A snowy road off of 5th Street - Mount Vernon, NY - Jan 28, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Suburbs Still Digging Out From Latest Snowstorm

Even a little but of snow on a slight hill can slow you down. Side streets are plowed, but they’re one lane wide barely.

01/28/2011

Two children were hospitalized, one in critical condition, after apparently being overcome by carbon monoxide gas as their mother dug out the car they were sitting in. (Credit: CBS 2)

Kids Suffer CO Poisoning As Mom Digs Out Car

A Nissan Altima nearly became a death trap on Thursday afternoon. Two children were hospitalized, one in critical condition, after being overcome by carbon monoxide gas in the Bronx.

01/27/2011

Morris Avenue, near 164th Street in the Bronx

Post-Christmas Blizzard Lessons Learned, But Some Still Upset

“Over a foot of snow in five hours so that’s a heavy, heavy rate, but we managed to keep all of the highways and primaries open,” said Bernard Sullivan of the Sanitation Department.

01/27/2011

Snow blowers on Long Island

There’s No Escaping Snow Misery Anywhere In Tri-State

No matter where you went in the Tri-State Area on Thursday there was no escaping the aftermath of a Wednesday snowstorm that dropped as much as 20 inches in certain spots.

01/27/2011

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

Bobby Valentine

Ex-Mets Star Valentine At Work In I-95 Traffic Mess

In the thick of the massive traffic backup, CBS 2′s Wendy Gillette ran into baseball legend Bobby Valentine.

01/27/2011

JFK Airport

Newark, JFK Airports Resume Operations

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says by late morning, flights had resumed taking off and landing at John F. Kennedy airport.

01/27/2011

A subway train exits a tunnel into snowfall as commuters wait at a station on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, in Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

New York City Public Schools Closed Today

New York City public schools will be closed Thursday after a fast-moving storm moved full-force into the region overnight bringing an icy mix of snow and rain.

01/26/2011

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Word Of The Day In Snowy Tri-State: Florida

Another storm bore down on the Tri-State area on Wednesday, bringing groans and the potential for as much as a foot of new snow to areas already buried by a winter that is on track to be the worst in years.

01/26/2011

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