iOS app Android app

Hurricane Sandy New Jersey

State-By-State Snapshot: Death Tolls And Power Outages

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

-- The massive storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, killing at least...

Christina Wilkie

Battle Lines Drawn Over Gas Station Generator Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

'I've Got 99 Problems And Your Ditch Ain't One'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker has been tweeting non-stop in an effort to keep constituents updated and att...

Climate Change Hits Home

Michael Brune | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

By rebuilding my hometown and all of America with smart, clean energy, we will not only curb climate change but also create a safer, healthier, more prosperous and more just society.

Giving Gratitude After Hurricane Sandy

Judi Freedman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

Hurricane Sandy has reminded me to show more gratitude during my life after 50.

'I'm From Jersey': A Pediatrician's Reflections on Sandy

Lawrence Rosen, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Lawrence Rosen, M.D.

New Jersey is not just where I live; it is a part of who I am, as much as it is for the families I care for in my pediatric practice. I am deeply embedded, consciously, within my community.

The Post-Sandy Manic Monday Commmute

AP | MEGHAN BARR and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 01.05.2013 | Green

NEW YORK — Government leaders are turning their attention to the next crisis unfolding in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy: finding housing for...

Arthur Delaney

What's Next For Sandy Survivors?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green

POINT PLEASANT, N.J. -- Heeding word that Hurricane Sandy would be a bad storm, Daniel McGee and his girlfriend Candy Lucky raised their belongings ab...

State-By-State Snapshot: Death Tolls And Power Outages

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.03.2013 | Green

The massive storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, killing at least 106...

LOOK: The Most Incredible Hurricane Sandy Survival Story

Sarah Medina | Posted 11.04.2012 | Good News

A lot of inspirational stories have come forth in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy -- stories of heroic rescues and random acts of kindness. But the t...

Power Restored For Some, Frustration Mounts For Others

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK and MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 01.03.2013 | Green

NEW YORK — The lights were back on Saturday in lower Manhattan, prompting screams of sweet relief from residents who had been plunged into darkn...

Christie Orders Gas Rationing In Some Counties

AP | Posted 01.03.2013 | Green

TRENTON, N.J. -- Motorists in 12 northern New Jersey counties will be allowed to buy gasoline just every other day under an order by Gov. Chris Christ...

Should Flood Survivors of Hurricane Sandy Relocate?

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Sandy Rosenthal

Fifty-five percent of the nation's population lives in counties protected by levees. The time has come to admit that one-size-fits-all flood protection will not adequately protect the regions with the most people, property and infrastructure.

With Power Restored, Seniors See Storm's Images For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.02.2012 | Fifty

With cable TV power finally restored, 86-year-old Gloria Connolly and her 200 neighbors, all holed up for four days in dark unheated Leisure Park reti...

Talking To Kids About Severe Weather

Posted 11.02.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This week, the East Coast was hit with a massive “superstorm” t...

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 wai...

Paean to the Jersey Shore

Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D.

"I never saw my home town until I stayed away too long," says a line from the Tom Waits song called "San Diego Serenade." But to my mind, he's plaintively singing about New Jersey.

A Washington D.C. Reporter Reflects on Childhood in New Jersey

Connie Lawn | Posted 01.01.2013 | DC
Connie Lawn

I grew up in Long Branch, NJ, one of the shore towns which suffered great destruction. Long Branch gave me a toughness I have needed to survive in the challenging worlds of reporting, politics and business.

New Jersey Agonizes Over Whether To Rebuild Shore In Sandy's Wake

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE and GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 01.01.2013 | Green

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. — In its tear of destruction, the megastorm Sandy left parts of New Jersey's beloved shore in tatters, sweeping away b...

Arthur Delaney

Hurricane Sandy's Jersey Shore Survivors Left Cold And In The Dark

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.01.2012 | Green

ASBURY PARK, N.J. -- Before the storm, Kimberly Brooks went to the store and bought some extra food. Now her fridge stinks. “I wasn’t thinking ...

John Rudolf

Floodwaters Recede In New Jersey, But New Problems Emerge

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 11.01.2012 | Green

TOMS RIVER, N.J. -- On a narrow street coated with mud and strewn with debris, Pat Shields stood at a makeshift barrier of scrap metal and plywood, ta...

Dave Jamieson

Hurricane Sandy Victims Scramble For Gas In New Jersey

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.31.2012 | Green

NEPTUNE, N.J. -- When Joe Baron headed into work Wednesday morning, he and his colleagues were told to file for unemployment. Hurricane Sandy had w...

Obama, Christie Tour Damage Left By Storm

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

BRIGANTINE, N.J. — President Barack Obama, swooping in for a somber look at Sandy's storm-whipped destruction, pledged to the hurting people of ...

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...

Trymaine Lee

Sandy Hits New Jersey With Climbing Toll of Death, Broken Memories

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 10.30.2012 | Green

ABSECON, N.J. -- Off in the distance, under a threatening sky, stood the casino and hotel towers of Atlantic City. Lenora Brown, 29, was ready to walk...