Patrick Cramphorn places an "Open" flag outside the P.I. Beachcoma Restaurant in Newburyport, Mass., Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, as snow winds down in Plum Island. A behemoth storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and blizzard conditions swept through the Northeast on Saturday, dumping more than 2 feet of snow on New England and knocking out power to 650,000 homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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.