galleryBlizzard Hits the Northeast12.26.10galleryBlizzard Hits the NortheastFrom insensitive remarks to communications issues, the former publishing CEO was a bad fit for New York schools chancellor. Jacob Bernstein on Mayor Bloomberg's stunning decision.12.26.10 4:47 PM ETDavid Bowe / AP Photo,David BoeA man directs people who were shoveling out cars in the Bay Ridge area of the Brooklyn borough of New York, Monday, Dec. 27, 2010.Timothy A. Clary / Getty Images,TIMOTHY A. CLARYA New Yorker walks her dog in Central Park in New York December 27, 2010 after a blizzard dropped 18 to 20 inches (46 to 51 cm) of snow in the area.Robert Nickelsberg / Getty Images,Robert NickelsbergA taxi lies abandoned following a major blizzard December 27, 2010 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.Peter Foley / Bloomberg via Getty Images,BloombergChildren and adults play on high mounds of snow in Times Square in New York, on Monday, Dec. 27, 2010. Jeff Zelevansky / Getty Images,Jeff ZelevanskyGrounded airplanes sit at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, following the major blizzard. Chris Hondros / Getty Images,Chris HondrosStranded travelers rest among dozens of suitcases at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City.Timothy A. Clary, AFP / Getty ImagesNew Yorkers cross over a snow-covered street on the Upper East Side on Dec. 26. As much as 18 inches of snow dropped on the city.Mary Altaffer / AP PhotoA maintenance worker clears snow from the sidewalk on Broadway in New York's Times Square on Dec. 26.Mel Evans / AP PhotoAmy Sherna is bundled against the cold wind and blowing snow as she walks home along The Boardwalk in Atlantic City on Dec. 26. Drew Hallowell / Getty ImagesA man cleans the sidewalk in front of Geno's Steaks during the blizzard on Dec. 26 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Robert Lasher, The Charlotte Observer / AP Photo,ROBERT LAHSERA father shakes a tree limb to keep the snow falling while carrying his daughter in North Carolina on Sunday.Chris Hondros / Getty Images),Chris HondrosThe Manhattan Bridge as seen from Brooklyn.Jim R. Bounds / AP Photo,Jim R. BoundsA morning walk through snow in Raleigh, N.C.Caleb Jones / AP Photo,Caleb JonesSnow falls in New York.Jim R. Bounds / AP Photo,Jim R. BoundsAn ATV adventurer fills up before enjoying the snow in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mel Evans / AP Photo,Mel EvansWalking in the snow along a rural road in Pennsylvania.Scott Sharpe, Raleigh News & Observer / Newscom,Scott SharpeSledders pilot their mat over a jump made of packed snow in Cary, North Carolina.Hyungwon Kang / Reuters,© Hyungwon Kang / ReutersThe frozen Potomac River blanketed with snow in D.C. on Christmas Day. In the background are the U.S. Capitol dome, the Francis Scott Key Bridge, and the Washington Monument.Lucas Jackson / Reuters,© Lucas Jackson / ReutersA dog looks out of a car window while stopped in traffic on I-95 in New Jersey.