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Great Kills »

Staten Island Has Least Snow Removal Equipment in City, Council Report Says

A city council report showed the borough had the least amount of plows.

Park Slope »

With Easter Weeks Away, Christmas Trees Still Litter Park Slope Sidewalks

Residents are wondering if the tree trash will ever be picked up.

Midtown »

De Blasio Buries Hatchet With Al Roker on 'Today' Show

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Al Roker put their feud behind them on the "Today" show Monday morning.

Tompkinsville »

City Seeks Plans to Redevelop Jersey Street Sanitation Garage

The city released a request seeking developers for the Sanitation garage on Jersey Street.

Williamsburg »

New Yorkers Raise Stink Over Mountains of Trash Piling Up After Snowstorms

Piles of trash left uncollected because of the snow have begun to fester, sending up a stink, locals say.

Forest Hills »

VIDEO: Speeding Snowplow Demolishes Forest Hills Restaurant

Ice from a speeding snowplow shattered the windows and hurt customers at Exo Cafe on Austin Street.

Civic Center »

City Recruits Emergency Snow Workers to Dig Out of Winter Storm

The Department of Sanitation issued a call for Emergency Snow Laborers to start working on Thursday.

East Elmhurst »

Sanitation Worker Forced to Retire After Taking $20 Tip from Homeowner

Lenworth Dixon had been with the Department of Sanitation since 1988.

East Harlem »

Water Main Break Temporarily Blocks FDR Drive Ramps, Officials Say

A ruptured water main temporarily blocked exits from FDR Drive early Monday morning, officials said.

TriBeCa »

Burglar Posed as Sanitation Dept. Worker to Steal From Bars, Police Say

Police arrested a 52-year-old man for a string of Lower Manhattan thefts.

Woodside »

De Blasio Gives Mock Striptease During Snowstorm Presser

When asked how many layers he had on, the Mayor opting to show rather than tell.

Woodside »

Emergency Response Times Delayed as Mayor Urges NYC to Stay off Roads

The mayor said emergency response times were a minute slower than usual and warned of icy roadways.

Civic Center »

STORM UPDATE: New York Digs Out After Snowstorm

Subways and buses are running, schools are closed, roads are slick, and there's no trash pickup.

Civic Center »

STORM UPDATE: Mayor to Decide on School Closings in the Morning

Bill de Blasio vowed the city would make sure all five boroughs are taken care of in the snow storm.

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