Six months after Hurricane Sandy, Breezy Point struggles to rebuild
Residents of the seaside community are in defense mode with everything from insurance companies to electric companies as they try to rebuild their homes and their lives. In the meantime they ask where the politicians are who made so many promises when the cameras were present in the storm’s aftermath.
Six months after Hurricane Sandy rampaged through the tranquil seaside [...]
Drivers complain they are wasting fuel crawling in lines for gas stations
Many fuel tankers have been diverted to the Port of Virginia
Obama has sent 250,000 gallons of gas and 500,000 gallons of diesel fuel via the Department of Defense
Motorist Sean Bailey, 35, arrested after cutting in line in Queens and pointing pistol at someone who complained
Yellow cabs carrying groups of citizens around while public transport is down are struggling to fill [...]
SECAUCUS, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – With the traffic nightmare causing frustration for Tri-State area drivers Thursday morning, the lines at the gas pump aren’t making the commute any easier.
Filling up the tank has been a nightmare for area drivers since the storm hit. Overnight and into Thursday morning, drivers looking for fuel were met with incredibly long lines at the gas pump.
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado struck a beachfront neighborhood in New York City.
Firefighters were canvassing a beachfront neighborhood in New York City assessing the damage, but an hour after it struck there were still no reported injuries and the area affected by the storm appeared small.
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VIDEOS: Apparent Tornado Touches Down In Breezy Point; Watch In Effect Until 9 P.M.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A powerful, funnel-shaped cloud struck [...]
The number of Black Widow spiders is rapidly increasing in New York as a result of a mild winter and scorching summer.
Although not common in the Tri-State area, there have been reports of a boom in spider activity which experts believe is down to the weather.
Spider exterminator Bernie Holst said he is seeing more of the Black Widow spider and that homeowners should be on the lookout.
Small but dangerous: The [...]
32 million people in path of severe storm
New York City has ‘unusually high risk’ of tornado
State of emergency issued after tornado touched down in Elmira, NY at 4.15pm with fires, building damage and motorists trapped in cars
Flights delayed up to 2 hours at JFK, La Guardia and Newark airports
Campsites evacuated in Allegany and Niagara regions
10,000 homes currently without power
A superstorm is expected to hit New York City in the next [...]
Despite an aggressive campaign of job creation, a new report shows that New York City’s unemployment rate has risen to 10 percent– the same rate seen during the height of the recession in September 2009.
The rise had James Brown, the principal economist with the New York Labor Department, explaining the details of labor growth and stagnation, reported WCBS 880?s Marla Diamond.
“A lot of the growth in New York City has [...]
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Strong thunderstorms are rolling through the tri-state area Monday morning, bringing bursts of lightning, howling winds and possible nickle-sized hail pellets.
Forecasters urged residents to take adequate precautions on their way to work. Rainfall rates of 2 to 3 inches an hour are possible with this storm, which could cause minor flooding of poor drainage areas and ponding in some places.
The National Weather [...]
Maxwell Jones (credit: CBS 2)
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — People in the Tri-State Area are living longer than ever, and if scientists have their way, life expectancies will continue to rise. Technologies today could allow the next generation to live up to 150, but how far should scientists go to allow people to live this long?
Baby Maxwell Jones’ life is just getting started, but if he’s lucky, the hours-old infant could live [...]