It was not as cold today as it was yesterday when chunks of ice were seen passing Roosevelt Island on the East River. Simone Singleton Garcia shares this great picture of the East River ice taken from Roosevelt Island yesterday and reports:
About 3:45pm today on the walkway to the bridge.On the Manhattan side of the East River, a tugboat pushed
Image From Simone Singleton Garcia
Chunks and sheets of ice in the East River on the Queens side. Looking to the left and right as far as I could see it looked the length of the Island if not longer.
a barge through the East River ice past Roosevelt Island.
Commenting on this post, Westviewer adds:
During the really cold winters of 1976-77and 1977-78 there was a LOT more ice in the East River for days, maybe weeks on end.