NYC: Striking Bus Employees File Across Brooklyn Bridge, Assemble By City Hall

More than 1,000 striking school bus drivers and matrons marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to rally in City Hall Park on Sunday afternoon, to...

Cuomo Announces Entire Long Island Expressway Opens Following Storm

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced this morning that all lanes of the Long Island Expressway are open. All service roads and ramps are open...

Space Heater Caused Fire That Killed Brooklyn Boy

New York City Fire Department officials say a space heater caused a house fire in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn that killed an 8-year-old...

NYS Hopes To Add 500,000 Residents To Medicaid

With New York’s Medicaid coverage already broader than federal law requires, the state expects to add about 75,000 more people to the program next...

Flights Resume At NYC Airports After Snowstorm

New York's airports dug out from under nearly a foot of snow and started letting flights resume Saturday, while Boston's Logan Airport remained closed. Logan...

Gov Cuomo Gives Storm Update [Motzei Shabbos 6:30PM]

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that state assets are being mobilized to assist hard hit areas in Suffolk County, deploying snow plows, front...

Board Approves Closure Of Long Island College Hospital

The decision drew protest at the board's morning meeting. Opponents say shutting down the hospital will leave some 2,000 people out of work. However, SUNY Downstate...

Latest Storm Info From MTA [3:30PM EST]

MTA is reporting the following for Friday, February 8 at 3:30PM ET: METRO NORTH No weather related service disruptions to report. Storm preparation has begun service operating...

Mayor Bloomberg Updates New Yorkers On Storm Response [3:00PM EST]

The following are Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s remarks as delivered today at the Office of Emergency Management in Downtown Brooklyn: “Well good afternoon, and I...

DSNY Garage Ready for Storm Thanks to New Trucks Funded by Councilman Greenfield

In advance of the major snowstorm now making landfall in New York City, Councilman David G. Greenfield has been in close communication with the...

NYC Buildings Dept: If It’s Loose, Tie It Down

New York City is reminding property owners and contractors to secure construction sites and buildings. The city's Department of Buildings notes that, among other things,...

Over 1,700 Flights Canceled At NYC-Area Airports

More than 1,700 flights have been canceled at New York City's three major airports. Flight-tracking website FlightAware shows that Newark Liberty International has 674 cancellations,...

Latest Blizzard Forecast For NYC – Less Snow Predicted [Friday 11:45AM EST]

Snowflakes and rain are falling now as a powerful storm churns into the tri-state area, threatening to bring howling winds and more than a...

Camp Agudah Reunion Cancelled Due To Storm Forecast

Due to the pending storm over Shabbos, the annual Camp Agudah reunion scheduled for this Motzei Shabbos in Brooklyn has been cancelled. Camp officials have requested...

NYC: Long Lines for Gas Ahead of Winter Storm

With the frustrating gas shortage of Sandy still fresh on their minds, drivers are taking no chances when it comes to filling up their...

Salt Spreaders, Plows Being Readied For NYC Storm

The New York City sanitation department has issued a snow alert beginning at 4 a.m. Friday. With the approaching storm, the agency is preparing 365...

Long Island Could Get Up To 15 Inches Of Snow

Long Island could get up to 15 inches of snow and possibly more in some spots. The National Weather Service says it could be accompanied...

NY State Police: Stay Off Hudson Valley Highways

The New York State Police troop that covers a four-county area east of the Hudson River is advising motorists to stay off local highways...

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