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  1. They are kinda sorta almost lucky they got to deplane at Stewart … JFK has been a mess. You all saw the horror story of passengers being kept 7 hours on the plane at JFK before deplaning, right?

    Snow removal here has been the most complicated in decades because of the ongoing deep freeze. During normal storms they plow a lot the stuff into the avenues and major streets and let cars flatten it into slush. It has been so freaking cold in NYC that they have bulldozers (even as I type this) scooping mountains of icy snow into rubbish-removal trucks. As to the chaos at JFK, where seemingly they got less snow than the rest of the city… gotta wonder.

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