Bloomberg gives an update on Sandy

Mayor Bloomberg gave an update on the city's current situation regarding the aftermath of Sandy this afternoon. Bloomberg stated that the HOV restrictions that were

NEW YORK - Mayor Bloomberg gave an update on the city's current situation regarding the aftermath of Sandy this afternoon. Bloomberg stated that the HOV restrictions that were in place will end at 5 p.m. today and that there will be no restrictions this weekend. Bloomberg also stated that the majority of New York City schools will reopen on Monday. Depending on power conditions, nearly 40 schools might not be able to open. As for the massive power outage, Bloomberg says that most of Manhattan should have its power restored by midnight tonight. The mayor also says that the city is distributing water and meals to people in the most affected areas which includes Coney Island, Staten Island, Chinatown and the Rockaways. Also stated during the mayor's press conference was that the major fuel issues are starting now to be alleviated and that some city parks are reopening today.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Brooklyn residents flocked to stores on Sunday to 1 Brooklyn residents prep for nor'easter
Police have made an arrest in connection with 2 Police arrest man accused of hiding body parts at Hunts Point waste station
3 Neighborhood Brief for Jan. 22
Theresa Gorski's family took her off life support 4 Woman allegedly strangled by husband dies
A nor'easter is making its way to the 5 Forecasters: 1 to 3 inches of rain possible on Monday

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE