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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.

New York City »

Curbside Christmas Tree Pickups Begin Next Week

The Sanitation Department will begin its annual Christmas tree curbside collection program Monday.

Midtown »

Up To 5 Inches of Snow Expected to Hit City Tuesday

The snow began falling about 8 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.

Midtown »

Record Snowfall Expected Tuesday Morning Into Late Afternoon

The city could get up to 4 inches of snow Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Midtown »

Citi Bike Action Plan Aims to Beat Winter Storms

A plan is in place to move bikes and dig out docking stations, the DOT said.

Midtown »

NYC Snow Prediction Jumps Up to 2 Inches, May Hamper Travel

The season’s first snow was expected to blanket New York City streets and become turn into rain Monday.

Midtown South »

Sanitation Employee Arrested for Fourth Time This Year, NYPD Says

Anthony Benjamin, 33, was arrested after stealing someone's credit card in Midtown, police said.

Bushwick »

Rats Invading Bushwick Due to School Garbage, Locals Say

A Covert Street school is not cooperating with the Department of Sanitation, a rep said.

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