winter weather

A plow goes to work during a winter storm. (Credit: CBS 2)

Town Of Babylon Takes Search For New Plow Drivers To Facebook

The town of Babylon has advertised on Facebook that they need new snow plow drivers. If you have a truck with a plow and are willing to work overnight for $70/hour this may be the job for you.

02/15/2014

New Jersey Snow Driving

N.J. Officials Work To Replenish Shrinking Road Salt Supply

New Jersey transportation officials say they’re working to replenish road salt supplies in the wake of several winter storms.

02/15/2014

Ramp view of American Airlines at John F. Kennedy Airport (credit: Angelo Cucuzza)

Report: Snow, Ice Responsible For Staggering Number Of Flight Cancellations

The relentless snow and ice storms this winter have led to the highest number of flight cancellations in more than 25 years, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.

02/15/2014

Metro-North train at the Noroton Heights station on Feb. 14, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North, LIRR Commuters Face Rough Trips To Work And Back

The Metro-North railroad put more trains into service for the evening rush, after riders were squeezed into cars during the morning commute.

02/14/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Malloy: State Will Help Local Communities Facing Road Salt Shortage

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.

02/14/2014

Snow Plow (CBS 2)

New Haven Mayor Wants Federal Funding For Help With Post-Storm Big Dig

New Haven saw nearly 10 inches of snow during Thursday’s storm. Elsewhere in Connecticut, up to 16 inches of snow fell.

02/14/2014

Main Street in East Islip (credit: OT Farm)

Parts Of Long Island Hit With More Than A Foot Of Snow

Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for Long Island, along with New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.

02/13/2014

Rockland Snow

Snowstorm Makes Mess Of Roads, Causes Power Woes In Westchester, Rockland

Up to 18 inches of snow could fall on parts of Putnam and Rockland counties. Lesser amounts, between 6 to 10 inches, are expected in Westchester.

02/13/2014

Valentine's Day arrangements are being delivered in spite of the snowstorm, Feb. 13, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Valentine’s Day Flower Deliveries Go On Despite Snowstorm

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.

02/13/2014

Snow surrounds a car on Feb. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Expert Tips For Digging Out Your Snowed-In Car

Winter weary residents in the Tri-State are bracing for yet another round of snow.

02/12/2014

Paramus Snow

Nor’easter Takes Aims At Tri-State Area

The latest round of snowfall is expected to begin Wednesday night and last into Thursday night, dumping 6 to 10 inches on New York City, according to the National Weather Service.

02/11/2014

Snow surrounds a car on Feb. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Another Round Of Winter Weather Hits The Tri-State Area

The snow plows are out and hitting the roads once again. Snow covered streets and an icy landscape have become the norm this winter and more snow is poised to top off the piles that are already there.

02/09/2014

A nanny pushes a child through the slushy intersection of Broadway and 14th Street at Union Square on February 5, 2014. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Frequent Blasts Of Winter Weather May Be Behind Uptick In Hospital Trips

The snow and ice have seemed never-ending this winter and they may be responsible for an uptick in hospital visits.

02/08/2014

Helping his daddy shovel with a much smaller shovel!!!
Michael of Lynbrook, L.I. (Credit: Jennifer Ciano Morgan)

Spring Breaks May Be Cut Short With Snow Days Stacking Up

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.

02/07/2014

People walk through snow and slush along Broadway near Lincoln Center February 5, 2014.  (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Navigating Slush City Following Snow, Freezing Rain

Street corners transformed into lane-wide lagoons are proving difficult to navigate after Wednesday’s icy snow.

02/06/2014

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