The Department of Homeless Services early Wednesday morning conducted its 10th annual survey to count the number of homeless on the city's streets. From 12:15 a.m. to 4 a.m., around 3,000 volunteers canvassed the five boroughs block by block, surveying people about whether or not they had somewhere to sleep for the night. Teams of city employees remained on standby, ready to answer volunteers' calls...Read more »
As the city worked to make sure New Yorkers were safe, Mother Nature's cold blast shattered records in the Big Apple Tuesday.
Central Park recorded a low of 4 degrees -- 2 degrees lower than the previous Jan. 7 record set in 1896, according to the National Weather Service. Wind chills made the real feel temperatures minus 15.
LaGuardia and JFK airports also broke their all-time cold...Read more »