When Joe Moretti moved to Jamaica, Queens, back in November of 2010, New York City was about to experience one of the worst blizzards in its history. As more than a foot of snow covered the streets and sidewalks of his new neighborhood, Moretti was unable to see what really lay beneath.
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Under a new bill, clothing bins that are not operated by organizations recognized as proper nonprofits by the IRS will be banned and the city will be able to remove the bins immediately. First-time offenders will be fined $250, and then $500 for every additional one during a calendar year.
The Department of Sanitation said it will improve clean-up efforts at the Coleman Square Station in response to a letter from a politician describing the square as an “eyesore.”
Garbage bags, cigarette butts and an overflowing trash can greet commuters and locals in Coleman Square every day, charged a politician who is demanding a cleanup of the area.
The National Weather Service (NWS) predicted snow from 2 to 4 inches, starting from this evening and continuing through Monday as temperatures drop to the 20s.
A Forest Hills restaurant that suffered thousands of dollars in damage from a Department of Sanitation plow truck accident wants the city to pay for the repairs.
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.
A state of emergency has been declared as the Nor’Easter storm targets the five boroughs.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña has announced the Department of Education will keep all public schools open Thursday, as the Big Apple expects another round of snow.
Get ready for some more snow. Another significant winter storm is set to slam the city Thursday.