Published Dec 27, 2016 at 9:38 AM | Updated at 10:50 AM EST on Dec 27, 2016
2016 was a big year for the tri-state. It opened with the biggest blizzard on record in New York City and closed with a lifelong New Yorker making preparations for the White House. And there were dozens of major news events in between. Take a look at some of the biggest news stories of the year below.