Northeast Queens is getting 30 new waste bins worth $10K
Photo provided by Councilman Vallone's press office

The streets of northeast Queens will hopefully be cleaner than before, thanks to funding allocations by one New York City Council member. Using $10,000 allocated by the New York City Department of Sanitation, Councilman Paul Vallone provided 30 brand-new waste bins to areas of Whitestone, Bayside, College Point and Little Neck. According to Vallone’s press release, the locations for these new waste baskets include […]

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VIDEO: NYC plow truck sends trash can of snow, ice into Forest Hills restaurant
Video and photos courtesy of Elias Kalogiros/Exo Cafe

Updated Monday, Feb. 17, 12:00 p.m. Several customers were injured after a New York City Department of Sanitation plow truck sent a trash can of snow and ice into a Forest Hills restaurant Thursday night. Diners were sitting in Exo Cafe, at 70-20 Austin St., about 10:55 p.m. when the accident damaged the restaurant’s winter vestibule and  shattered […]

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Snow slams city again; more in forecast
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Updated Monday, Feb. 3 1:45 p.m. ANGY ALTAMIRANO AND CRISTABELLE TUMOLA Another round of snow is impacting New York City, just as Staten Island Chuck predicted six more weeks of winter. “Things are going to be messy today,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a press briefing Monday afternoon. “Snow is coming down faster than we can […]

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Major snowfall, freezing temps target NYC
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Updated 11:40 p.m. New York City was set for its second significant storm of the month Tuesday, with heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures predicted. This storm is on pace to be larger than the previous storm, Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a press briefing Tuesday night. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a winter storm warning from 12 […]

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Winter storm warning issued for NYC
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Updated 4:20 p.m. Colder temperatures and potentially heavy snow are expected to hit the New York City area Tuesday and could make for a messy commute home. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter storm warning from 12 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday. The New York City Department of Sanitation is preparing to […]

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