Bronx News Roundup, Feb. 2

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The ice storm apocalypse that threatened to freeze everyone's lives today didn't quite materialize overnight. But make no mistake, it is nasty out there. Exercise caution in all your travels today.

A few quick weather/transit updates:

-Service on the 4, 5 and 6 trains has returned after an earlier suspension, but there will be delays. All other Bronx lines have “good service,” according to the MTA. (Click here for more MTA updates.)

-Access-a-Ride pick-ups scheduled before 10 a.m. today were cancelled. Call to reschedule if you had an appointment.

-Buses: The Bx34 buses are detoured north-bound on Webster Avenue between Fordham Road and Bedford Park Boulevard and then south-bound on Bedford Park Boulevard and Kingsbridge Road”; Bx19 buses are not operating into Riverbank State Park; All limited buses are making local stops; Riders should expect delays throughout the day.

-Temperatures are expected to get up to around 40 degrees today, causing yet more slushy nastiness. This will be followed by colder temperatures tomorrow.

Story of the Day:
Following a raucous meeting attended by between 2,000 and 3,000 people in Brooklyn that stretched into the wee hours of this morning, the city's