A man tries to free his car from the snow as dozens of motorists are stranded in blizzard conditions along Route 347 in Lake Grove, N.Y., early Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, Many people abandoned their vehicles along Long Island roadways after they became stuck in the rapidly falling snow. Frist responders rescued a number of people from stranded cars, some having spent the night in frigid temperatures. (AP Photo/Newsday, John Paraskevas)
Gallery: New Englanders begin digging out
Feb. 09, 2013 @ 05:06 PM
New Englanders began the back-breaking job of digging out from as much as 3 feet of snow Saturday and emergency crews used snowmobiles to reach shivering motorists stranded overnight on New York's Long Island after a howling storm swept through the Northeast.