More than 6,000 flights in the USA are canceled Tuesday as the Northeast gets pummeled. State of emergency declared in New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia. Schools are closed throughout the region. Top snow fall recorded so far in Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania (2 feet). A 16-year-old girl killed in car accident in New Hampshire – the 3rd weather-related death in this storm.
New York updates (source: Weather.com)
Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency Tuesday for all of New York’s 62 counties, including New York City. He also directed non-essential state employees to stay home. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Steve Coleman says 1,124 flights are canceled at LaGuardia Airport on Tuesday (Jan 14th) and about 200 passengers are stranded at Kennedy airport, where 757 flights are canceled. Newark Liberty International Airport has more than 1,000 flights canceled. Many airlines are allowing passengers to make a one-time change to their flights without a fee in many of its affected markets, including Newark, LaGuardia and JFK. Continue reading Winter Storm Stella Freezes Life in US East Coast→
Baby Doe of Boston has been identified as Bella Bond and various details have been released by Boston, MA Police including charges on the two people who did this crime on a defenseless child.
**The most important lesson/message from Baby Doe (Bell Bond) is that if you find a kid missing from your neighborhood or apartment complex, then ask the kid’s parents about it, or tell the Police to go and check. In many cases, the child might be alive but suffering elsewhere due to abuse. Timely action by people in the society can help children undergoing serious abuse and death. Please save and use this link: http://www.missingkids.com/Contact
“The tragedy of her death is compounded by the fact that her short life ended not by illness or accident, but we believe by an act of violence in the very place where she should have felt safest, in her home. We allege that McCarthy caused Bella’s death, that he did so intentionally, that he and Bond took specific steps to keep Bella’s death a secret and to avoid prosecution. This child, whose very name means beauty, was murdered.” – Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley said. He declined to comment on the motive or manner of death. Continue reading Baby Doe of Boston was Bella Bond→
“Edison NJ The Coffee House hostess serving a Croissant”. The restaurant often hosts live music on Saturdays. Photo by Tomwsulcer – Own work. Licensed under CC0 via Wikimedia Commons – http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Edison_NJ_The_Coffee_House_hostess_serves_pastry.JPG
Edison, NJ is a transportation hub, with an extensive network of highways passing through the township and connecting to major Northeast cities, New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Trenton, Washington, D.C. and others. As of May 2010, the town had a total of 307 miles of roads, of which 257 miles were maintained by the municipality, 28 miles by Middlesex County and 15 miles by the New Jersey Department of Transportation and 5 miles by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority. Continue reading Edison, New Jersey→