With the winter still in full force, a group of elected officials are making sure those in need across the city are staying warm.
Get ready to bundle up because winter is here to stay for six more weeks according to the nation’s two most famous groundhogs.
More than a third of all serious fires in New York City happen during the winter months, when people often resort to unsafe measures, as they attempt to heat their homes and stay warm. As a result, there are many preventable fires resulting in unnecessary loss of life and property.
The year is starting out with a shot of nasty weather that is predicted to bring near-blizzard conditions to the city.
Spring is coming early if the city’s most famous marmot has predicted correctly. Groundhog Chuck in Staten Island and Punxsutawney Phil in Pennsylvania did not see their shadows this morning. City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn celebrated at the city’s Groundhog Day festivities in Staten Island after the tiny rodent predicted the end [...]
After avoiding accumulation in Wednesday’s nor’easter, New York City is bracing for several inches of snow to coat the area this weekend. Two to four inches of snow is expected in the city, according to the National Weather Service, with the snowfall to begin after 9 a.m. before tapering off later in the day. In [...]
With winter weather comes the inevitable – dry, itchy, uncomfortable skin due to loss of moisture. With harsh winds and snow outdoors, you’ll want to cuddle up with a loved one but dry, flaky and cracked skin could make you apprehensive warming up next to that special someone. It’s easy to get soft, smooth skin, [...]
New Yorkers will likely have to deal with a wintry mix of rain and snow during their commute tomorrow morning. The precipitation is set to begin early tomorrow with the snowfall picking up at around 8 a.m., according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Approximately one inch of accumulation is expected. Snow will give way [...]
When cold winds blow, it can be tricky to keep different rooms throughout your home at the right temperature – especially if you have old and drafty windows, tight spaces or room additions to work around. It can also be challenging to ensure economical comfort without having to do a major heating system overhaul. Yet [...]
After a relatively snow-free winter last year, New Yorkers will need to get their shovels out of the shed and dig in this winter. A report from accuweather.com said the Northeast will be hit with an above average amount of snowfall this year. Average snowfall in the city is 25 inches, meaning the city is forecasted for [...]