Staying warm around the tri-state
NEW YORK (WABC) -- Many areas in the tri-state are preparing residents for the bitterly cold weather that has hit our area.
With weather forecasts of bitter cold, the Nassau County Department of Health reminds residents that they can help protect themselves and their families by taking the following actions:
For tips on what to do if your heat goes out in NYC, go to, http://www.nyc.gov
Mayor Cory A. Booker today reminded Newark residents that as cold temperatures hit the region, the city's hotline to report heat emergencies is active. Continuing through May 1, 2009, tenants in unheated apartments can make complaints directly to the City of Newark's "No Heat Hotline" at (973) 733-6471.
By law, landlords are required to provide their tenants in the City of Newark with a minimal temperature of 68 degrees between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m., and 65 degrees from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., from October 1, 2008, through May 1, 2009.
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