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NYC to get more snow this weekend
NYC to get more snow this weekend
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/13/2013 at 10:51AM

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 [...]

Snow hits New York City; 3 to 5 inches expected
Snow hits New York City; 3 to 5 inches expected
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/10/2013 at 9:50AM

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 [...]

Sanitation workers not told about Sandy-related payment errors
Sanitation workers not told about Sandy-related payment errors
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 3/05/2013 at 1:24PM

Last week, some of the city’s sanitation workers got a surprise in their paycheck — a deduction. In the chaos of Sandy’s aftermath, downed computers and closed garages caused payment errors for the Department of Sanitation (DSNY), according to Harry Nespoli, president of Local 831 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Uniformed Sanitationmen’s Association. Some [...]

Snow alert issued for NYC
Snow alert issued for NYC
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/12/2013 at 6:06PM

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 [...]

Effort to keep Roosevelt Avenue clean
Effort to keep Roosevelt Avenue clean
News Michael Pantelidis 10/24/2011 at 12:05PM

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 [...]