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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

Refuse lies along Broadway on February 18, 2014 in New York City. The city has reportedly received a total of about four feet of snow so far in 2014.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Sanitation Tackling Trash Backlog Following Repeated Snowstorms

New Yorkers have been complaining that trash is piling up amid the snow lately, but a Department of Sanitation official asked for patience as crews catch up.

02/18/2014

Dirtiest Car

Repeated Snowstorms Leave Cars Filthy Across Area

If it seems as if people are checking out your car a lot more often these days, you are probably right – but perhaps not for the reason you think.

02/11/2014

Metro-North in Harrison, N.Y. (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Reduced Service On Metro-North New Haven Line

Heavy winter snows have pounded Metro-North’s aging rail system into submission – at least partially.

02/07/2011

A warning for commuters at the Metro-North station - New Rochelle, NY - Jan 28, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Metro-North Struggles In Heavy Snow Season

The railroad said it’s been forced to operate with fewer than scheduled trains because of the snow and extreme cold.

02/03/2011