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NYC area prepares for major snow storm
NYC area prepares for major snow storm
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/07/2013 at 11:34AM

For the first time this winter, the city is getting ready for a potentially powerful snow storm. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), the flakes should start falling early Friday morning and the bad weather will continue through Saturday. Earlier in the day, the NWS  issued a winter storm watch for all of New [...]

Significant winter storm heading to Northeast
Significant winter storm heading to Northeast
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/26/2012 at 12:15PM

A storm system that already brought snow, tornadoes and other severe weather to the central and southern U.S. will hit the Northeast today and tomorrow, further disrupting holiday travel. Though, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), the snow is expected in the upper Ohio Valley and the interior Northeast, locally it will mainly bring [...]

New flight patterns a failure: residents, pols
New flight patterns a failure: residents, pols
News Melissa Chan 8/29/2012 at 9:32AM

The trial period testing a new departure procedure at LaGuardia Airport has failed, said local leaders who recently rallied to put an end to the thundering turbulence tormenting residents in northeast Queens. “New flight patterns cannot be instituted if they are so detrimental to the quality of life for residents,” said State Senator Tony Avella [...]

Abandoned Whitestone lot forces curfew on family
Abandoned Whitestone lot forces curfew on family
News Melissa Chan 8/08/2012 at 12:18PM

It’s house arrest come sunset for one family in Whitestone who say they’re being held hostage by a hotbed of mosquitoes and wild animals thriving in an abandoned six-acre lot next door. “We’re limited to the time we can use our yard — cooking out or going into the pool. Once it starts to get [...]