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NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Police were called to French Road in front of the Home Depot Thursday morning around 9:15 for a traffic light that had fallen due to the high winds.
WHITESBORO, N.Y. (WKTV) - Ice jams were a big concern along the Sauquoit Creek in Whitesboro on Wednesday as the waters quickly rose with the continuing rainfall.
UTICA, N.Y (WKTV) - AAA deals with hundreds of calls a day when the temperatures drop below zero, and Thursday was no exception, with roughly 50 calls an hour about dead batteries coming in amid the frigid temperatures and more than 100 people waiting for a jump start to their car.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo is stressing the need to fortify New York's power and telecommunication systems after Superstorm Sandy in his annual State of the State.
WASHINGTON (AP) - At last, the storm-racked Northeast is getting disaster relief aid for victims of October's Superstorm Sandy, but only after a host of East Coast Republican lawmakers threatened a near mutiny against GOP Speaker John Boehner. The House overwhelmingly approved $9.7 billion for flood insurance claims from Superstorm Sandy shortly after 11 a.m. on Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - New York lawmakers from both parties on Wednesday lashed out at the decision by House GOP leaders not to hold a vote on Hurricane Sandy aid in the current Congress, calling it a "betrayal."
ALBANY (WKTV) Governor Cuomo announced that he activated the State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at to monitor the storm and any emergency needs. Representatives from state agencies are present to coordinate storm response efforts, including the State Police, Department of Transportation, Thruway Authority, Office of Fire Prevention and Control, Division of Military and Naval Affairs, Department of Environmental Conservation, and the Department of Health.
(WKTV) - Several local municipalities have called for snow emergencies in preparation for heavy snowfall and winds Wednesday into Thursday.
SAUQUOIT, N.Y. (WKTV) - Omar Massoud from Massoud's Tree Farm in Sauquoit says the lower than normal rainfall and higher than normal temperatures this year have made it a very good year for Christmas trees.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sent letters to at least 75 nonprofits asking them to disclose their fundraising and relief efforts for Superstorm Sandy victims.
As the temperatures become colder and the snow begins to fall, the changing of the seasons are a good reminder for motorists to bring their vehicle to an automotive shop for a seasonal tune-up.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered an investigation of how utility companies prepared for and reacted to Superstorm Sandy.
MOHAWK, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Herkimer Rotary Club is collecting goods at the American Legion in Mohawk to help those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - The nor'easter is adding to the New York City region's weather woes, dumping more than half a foot of snow in some areas and causing another round of power outage. While those areas were already devastated by Hurricane Sandy, local efforts to help victims continued.
(WKTV) - Many local organizations pulled together for Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts. Here's a list of some of the events being held.
NEW YORK (AP) - Commuters streaming into New York City on Monday endured long waits and crowded trains, giving the recovering transit system a stress test a week after Superstorm Sandy ravaged the eastern third of the country, with New York and New Jersey bearing the brunt of the destruction.
NEW YORK (AP) -New York's subways are rolling again - at least, some of them. An A train pulled out of Penn Station three days after tunnels were flooded in Superstorm Sandy.
OTSEGO COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - More than 800 people are without power in Otsego County as of Tuesday, following the fast winds brought in overnight due to Hurricane Sandy.
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the death toll in the city from the huge storm is up to 22. He also says it could be three days or more before power is restored to hundreds of thousands of people now in the dark.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said waters have surged into two major commuter tunnels and into subway stations and tracks.
ORISKANY, N.Y. (WKTV) - It's all hands on deck Monday night at the Oneida County 911 Center in Oriskany. Extra staff has been called in and they are ready to take emergency calls that come in as a result of Hurricane Sandy.
(WKTV) - Meteorologists Adam Musyt and Jill Reale joined Andrew Donovan Monday night for a special webcast to update viewers on Hurricane Sandy.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica mayor Robert Palmieri held one last pre-storm preparedness meeting Monday morning. Every agency available was involved, from police and fire to public works to the Red Cross, National Grid and the Oneida County Emergency Management Agency. Regardless of the agency, everyone's concern is about the threat for widespread power outages.
Several schools let out early on Monday as well as canceled after school activities in preparation for Hurricane Sandy. While they are planning on hunkering down, National Grid crews are ready to be out in full force.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Some area residents were at Price Chopper in north Utica on Monday stocking up on last minute supplies in anticipation for Hurricane Sandy.