Published: Wed, March 15, 2017
Global Media | By Garry Long

Schools closed, state workers told to stay home in NY

Schools closed, state workers told to stay home in NY

Only state employees in the North Country will still need to report to work, the snowfall is expected to be less severe further North of the storm's center.

"The mid-Hudson area up to the Capital District has been hit very hard", Cuomo told reporters Tuesday morning during a storm briefing in New York City.

ALBANY -In preparation for blizzard-like conditions tomorrow, Governor Cuomo has declared a state of emergency for all 62 NY counties. A full travel ban has gone in effect for Broome County.

"Mother nature is an unpredictable lady sometimes". Subway service will be suspended above ground starting at 4 a.m. Tuesday.

New York's retailers have come out strongly in support of Gov. Cuomo's plan to require online marketplaces like Etsy and Amazon to collect sales taxes on any transaction involving buyers from the state.

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But the governor says extreme weather is the "new normal".

"We have no evidence of any coastal flooding along Long Island".

"I've been going by my boss I'm Toronto and I should be going by 6 p.m.", truck driver Rob Mills said. Wind gusts and heavy bands of falling snow could create risky whiteout conditions across the state.

Blizzard and winter storm warnings were in effect throughout NY.

"We deployed accordingly, so New York City and Long Island had been the focus of our activity". Representatives from the New York State Association of Counties, New York League of Conservation Voters and Food Industry Alliance round out the membership.

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