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Hurricane Sandy Gas Shortage

New York Learned Oil Supply Lesson The Hard Way

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2013 | New York

By Joshua Schneyer and Selam Gebrekidan NEW YORK, Nov 27 (Reuters) - At 4 p.m. on Oct. 29, as heavy winds battered the East Coast ahea...

Gas Station Owned By Taxi Tycoon Hoards Fuel For Cabs Only | Posted 11.11.2012 | New York

JACKSON HEIGHTS -- A Queens gas station owned by a taxi tycoon is refusing to sell gas to anyone but yellow cabs -- with preferential treatment for hi...

LOOK: Major Gas Shortage Bring Insane 1970s-Style Lines At The Pump

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.09.2012 | Business

In our nation's Northeast, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas the 1970s oil crisis. Thanks to the back-to-back struggles of Hurricane San...

Hurricane Stories From Hofstra

Alan Singer | Posted 01.09.2013 | New York
Alan Singer

I am a teacher educator at Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island, one of the areas deeply affected by Hurricane Sandy. As students and alumni have access to the Internet they have been emailing me their stories. Here they are.

You'll Never Guess Who Wants To Avoid The Fiscal Cliff

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.09.2012 | Business

Mark Gongloff is off the newsletter this morning so today's 7.5 Things are brought to you by Jillian Berman. Thing One: Fiscal Cliff Now A Thing Pe...

NYC Imposes Emergency Gas Rationing

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York

Due to the high demand of gas post-Hurricane Sandy, New York City and Long Island will begin gas rationing on Friday morning. If your license plat...


The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business

With gas shortages plaguing the East Coast in Hurricane Sandy's aftermath, some are hoping gas-thirsty residents will go to extreme lengths to get the...

After Sandy, Crime Drops In NYC

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Crime in New York City decreased 27 percent in the week since superstorm Sandy made landfall compared with the same peri...

Bianca Bosker

Twitter Is Such A Gas. A Tank Of It, To Be Precise | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.05.2012 | Technology

Dennis Jones has less than half a tank of gas to get him from New Jersey to Brooklyn and back. When he runs out, he won't check Yelp or Google Maps fo...

Christina Wilkie

Battle Lines Drawn Over Gas Station Generator Laws | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.05.2012 | Business

With motorists in areas ravaged by Hurricane Sandy still struggling to find gasoline, lawmakers in New York and New Jersey have vowed to introduce leg...

Who Speaks for New York -- a Hurricane Sandy Discussion

Daniel P. Malito | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Daniel P. Malito

Albany, take a cue from New Jersey and start behaving like the people who need you most right now actually matter.

Gas Black Market Emerges In Sandy's Wake

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 11.05.2012 | Money

As gasoline prices plummet nationwide, a gas black market is emerging in Hurricane Sandy's wake. Despite promises that gas supplies would rebound...

Bonnie Kavoussi

All Talk, No Gas | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.04.2012 | Business

For days, leading officials in the region devastated by Hurricane Sandy have offered assurances that crippling shortages of gasoline would soon be rem...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Gas Shortage Likely To Last For Several More Days | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.11.2012 | Business

Even as power returns to parts of the region assailed by Hurricane Sandy, millions of drivers seeking gasoline appear likely to face at least several ...

How To Find Gas Despite Shortage

Reuters | Posted 01.02.2013 | Money

By Lauren Young NEW YORK, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Looking for gas in places that have been hit hard by Sandy? Instead of waiting in line, go...

These Two Photos Are All You Need To Know About America

Posted 11.02.2012 | Business

This week, while some New Yorkers struggled to track down basic necessities like bread and gas, others were queuing up to get a shiny new toy. App...

Emmeline Zhao

High School Students Offer Overnight Solution To Gas Station Crises | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 11.09.2012 | Education

The millions out of power in areas affected by Superstorm Sandy have been struggling to find gas stations still open with resources. But one group of ...

Mark Gongloff

Gas Problems Could Get Worse | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.02.2012 | Business

Gasoline shortages are hobbling businesses and hampering recovery efforts throughout communities hard hit by Hurricane Sandy, a situation that experts...

Gas Shortage Compounds Problems

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2012 | Money

* Long lines at gas stations as fuel stations run dry * Those that are open may start running out within 24 hours * Firs...