30 Oct 2012 11:16 AM EST
- by Sarah Jordan, Contributing Writer
Mayor Bloomberg, in a press conference on Tuesday morning, announced that New York City's public schools will be closed for a third consecutive day on Wednesday, October 31.
Subway systems are likely not going to be restored by Wednesday, although the mayor did state that he expects buses to be restored by tomorrow and roads to be cleared. Seven subway lines in the East River are flooded.
Other area school municipalities will also likely close tomorrow, as well as private schools in the area.
Facebook Inc will shut its 2-year-old Gifts shop on Aug. 12, as the world's largest social network tests other ways to let consumers buy products on its website. The company said in an emailed...
Facebook wants to help other businesses sell things, so it’s done selling its own. Facebook Gifts will shut down on August 12th and stop selling gift cards for businesses like Starbucks and iTunes....