All New York City hydrants should be tagged with high-flying flags to be spotted more easily during snowstorms, a Queens lawmaker is proposing. Councilmember Mark Weprin is reintroducing legislation this March that would require markers be placed at least three feet above hydrants.
Parents of city public school students are telling city officials, they failed.
The Department of Education will keep all public schools open Wednesday, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced, as the city expects icy conditions from its second snowstorm this week.
Another storm is set to strike the area late Tuesday night into Wednesday, just as the city is recovering from a significant snowfall that dropped around eight inches on the city Monda
TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Periods of snow. Snow will be heavy at times especially this morning. Temps nearly steady in the low to mid 30s. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Snow accumulating 5 to 8 inches. Monday night: Scattered snow flurries and snow showers possible this evening. Becoming mostly clear later. Low 24. Winds N at 10 [...]
A Queens man is lucky to be alive after a snowstorm stranded the hiker near the summit of a Hawaii volcano.
All New York City public schools will remain open Wednesday, education officials announced, dashing hopes city students might have about getting a second snow day this month, and angering parents who had to send their kids off.
Just because Mother Nature has dropped a few inches of snow, doesn’t mean you can’t go out and have some fun in the borough.
Queens residents woke up to more than half a foot of snow Friday morning as they prepared to deal with the aftermath of the winter storm.
New York City’s public schools are closed Friday, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced.