New York City, northern New Jersey and Long Island are expected to see 3 to 6 inches of snow as another winter blast hits the Tri-State area.
Republican Staten Island councilman Vincent Ignizio said the freeze-thaw cycle, salt and plows have taken their toll. The councilman has also called on the mayor to beef up the DOT budget.
Yet another winter storm is making for a tough morning commute across the region. But some aren’t reporting to work in a warm office in this weather.
The backlash continued on Saturday morning, as parents and teachers criticized the mayor’s decision not to close schools during this week’s snow storm.
Gov. Malloy said Friday the state DOT has deferred its expected deliveries of salt until all the 88 cities and towns that obtain their salt under the state’s contract receive what they need.
Thursday’s nor’easter blanketed New Jersey, leaving many communities buried underneath more than a foot of snow.
Though Connecticut experienced another heavy snowfall Thursday, the state escaped a serious hit, with far fewer power outages than originally predicted.
One florist on the Upper West Side is gearing up for one of the busiest days of the year, making deliveries as planned ahead of Valentine’s Day.
Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.
The Paterson, N.J. school district set aside five days and have already used four. The district could opt to add school days at the end of June or take away some of the scheduled days off in April if they go over five snow days.
CBS 2’s Jessica Schneider came to the rescue in Secaucus, N.J. Wednesday evening, as residents suffered from a severe salt shortage.
Ice and slush have left roads and sidewalks dangerously slippery, and many Tri-State area municipalities have seen their reserves of salt to correct the problems dangerously depleted.
A winter medley of snow, ice and freezing rain has knocked out power to thousands of customers, caused massive delays on mass transit and made driving dangerous for commuters in New Jersey.
Snow, sleet and ice took down trees, left intersections flooded with slushy muck, and had residents fit to be tied on Long Island Wednesday.
The National Weather Service expects Wednesday’s storm to dump 6 to 10 inches of snow and sleet in northwestern Connecticut, 5 to 9 inches in the Hartford area and 1 to 3 inches along the shoreline.