VIDEO: NYC plow truck sends trash can of snow, ice into Forest Hills restaurant


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Video and photos courtesy of Elias Kalogiros/Exo Cafe

Several customers were injured after a New York City Department of Sanitation plow truck sent snow, ice and debris flying into a Forest Hills restaurant Thursday night.

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Snow slams city again; more in forecast


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THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

Another round of snow is impacting New York City, just as Staten Island Chuck predicted six more weeks of winter.

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City to get another round of snow


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THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

Get ready for some more snow. For the third time in a week, another round of flakes will hit New York City. The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a “snow alert” starting at 4 a.m. Tuesday and will be deploying its snow fighting equipment as needed. Alternate side parking has been suspended Tuesday […]

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NYC to get more snow this weekend


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THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

Updated Saturday, December 14 10:10 a.m. After one snowfall earlier this week, the city will be hit with another round of flakes this weekend. The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a “snow alert” starting at 8 a.m. Saturday and will be deploying its snow fighting equipment as needed. Alternate side parking has been […]

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Snow hits New York City; 3 to 5 inches expected


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THE COURIER/Photo by Cristabelle Tumola

Winter is still more than a week away, but the snowflakes are already falling. The New York City Department of Sanitation issued a “snow alert” starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday. Alternate side parking has been suspended today to facilitate with snow removal, but payment at parking meters remains in effect. The snowy weather will continue […]

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Snow alert issued for NYC


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Although it will be nothing close to what Nemo brought to the New York City area last week, there is more snow in the forecast. The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a “snow alert” for Wednesday, starting at 4 p.m., in preparation of a possible snow event. According to the National Weather […]

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Richmond Hill program will alleviate litter


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City officials, local merchants and the community are coming together in Richmond Hill to kick-start a program set to beautify the streets. “We can only do so much, [residents] can only do so much, but together we can do a lot more,” said Iggy Terranova of the New York City Department of Sanitation (DOS). Councilmember […]

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DSNY and Goldfeder update Community Board 10


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Bring on the snow. During the last meeting of the year for Community Board 10, the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) said they were ready for the winter weather and any blizzard it may bring. According to DSNY Deputy Commissioner Vito Turso, last year’s snow storm on December 26 stopped the city for […]

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Effort to keep Roosevelt Avenue clean


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Photo Courtesy of Councilmember Julissa Ferreras Councilmember Julissa Ferreras, Department of Sanitation Commissioner John J. Doherty, Douglas Marsiglia, chief of cleaning operations, Assemblymember Francisco Moya and Senator Jose Peralta (left to right) stand around one of the 14 new litter baskets placed along the Roosevelt Avenue business corridor.

Councilmember Julissa Ferreras is trashing old garbage pails that permitted refuse to overflow onto the sidewalks of Roosevelt Avenue. The councilmember joined New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) Comissioner John Doherty on October 18 to announce the installation of 14 new, high-end litter baskets along the Roosevelt Avenue business corridor. “Today’s announcement is just […]

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Sanit sets sites on recycling your clothing


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The “fashion capital of the world” is now looking to become the “re-fashion” capital, too. The New York City Department of Sanitation is launching a used clothing recycling program – re-fashioNYC – at the city’s apartment buildings making clothes donations as easy as possible. Building managers or owners of buildings with 10 or more units […]

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SPRING CLEANING


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Spring is the traditional time of the year for planting, weeding and sprucing up our city. It is also the time when Keep America Beautiful (KAB) holds its April event in Times Square to kickoff the Great American Cleanup™, which runs March 1st through May 31st. Keep New York City Beautiful – a KAB affiliate […]

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NEWS YOU CAN USE


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NEWS YOU CAN USE Nearly $1 million in rebates still available Rebates up to $555 are available for New Yorkers who replace their old appliances with ENERGY STAR appliances. These rebates will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis, with rebates starting at $50. Once a qualifying purchase has been made, you can reserve […]

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