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Hurricane Sandy New York

Sandy-Damaged NYC Hospitals To Get $1.6 Billion

AP | By JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 01.06.2015 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — Four public hospitals in flood-prone parts of the city are getting at least $1.6 billion in federal money to protect them from the k...

These Coastal Neighborhoods Have Changed Dramatically Since Sandy

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.31.2014 | Green

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy two years ago, shocking photos showed the huge extent of the destruction caused by the storm. Only days after the storm...

Matt Sledge

Advocates Urge New York Governor To Veto Hudson River Park Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.07.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Citing Hurricane Sandy, environmental advocates are urging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to veto a bill that could expand development alo...

6 NYC Landmarks Lost To Sandy (Or Are They?)

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 10.30.2013 | New York

By Sebastien Malo, The New York World Capsouto Frères 451 Washington Street, Tribeca Status: Closed. Won’t reopen. Photo: Courtesy of Jacqu...

5 Things Hurricane Sandy Changed For Good

Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

By Becky Oskin, LiveScience Staff Writer: Some people and places may never be the same since Hurricane Sandy hit the northern Atlantic Coast on Oct...

On the Path to a More Resilient New York

Dr. Judith Rodin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dr. Judith Rodin

Superstorm Sandy was a reminder that we need to prepare our cities, New York included, to withstand crises and bounce back quickly and effectively.

Hurricane Sandy In Pound Ridge, N.Y.: A Look Back One Year Later

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 12.29.2013 | New York
Bonni Brodnick

One year ago today -- October 29, 2012 -- Hurricane Sandy began its blustery tour through Pound Ridge, New York and its sweeping devastation of the ea...

Lila Shapiro

Sandy Victim On Bittersweet Homecoming: 'I'm One Of The Lucky Ones'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

A year after Superstorm Sandy destroyed Pedro Correa’s neighborhood on the southeastern shore of Staten Island, he visited what used to be his home....

GOP Senators Who Opposed Sandy Relief Aid Fundraise Around One-Year Anniversary Of Storm

The Huffington Post | Farah Mohamed | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) may have opposed Hurricane Sandy recovery funding, but that reportedly di...

Why Do We Give Hurricanes Names?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 12.28.2013 | New York
Marta Ibarrondo

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Interactive Photos Show How Far We've Come, How Far We Have To Go

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 10.29.2013 | New York

Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of when Hurricane Sandy's storm surge slammed New York City's coastline, destroying homes, plunging much of the...

Photos Taken By Survivors Of Sandy

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 12.24.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — With her home on Long Island's Long Beach swamped by Superstorm Sandy's unyielding surge, Christina Tisi-Kramer poi...

Hurricane Sandy's Effects Still Linger In New Jersey

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

UNION BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Bart Sutton fought with his insurance company for a year over what it would cost to rebuild his flood-damaged home, then ga...

Michael McLaughlin

Homeless Hurricane Sandy Victims May Be Booted From Hotels

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 10.07.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Gwendolyn Bethea has been living in a small room at the Park Central hotel in Midtown Manhattan with her adult son, Gabriel Sanya, since H...

Homeless Sandy Refugees Desperate For Shelter

AP | Posted 10.03.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers who are still homeless a year after Superstorm Sandy say they need more time to find shelter before the city...

Sandy Destroyed Precious Reminders Of 9/11

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The letters and photos were beyond value – some of the mementos Joe Quinn still had to remember his older brother Jimmy, who di...

The First Anniversary Is Paper: A Card for Hurricane Sandy Survivors and Donors

Lori J. Bertman | Posted 10.16.2013 | Impact
Lori J. Bertman

With the majority of our focus on infrastructure, we forget that disasters impact human life and communities. Their recovery should be the central focus of our efforts and decisions.

Beach That Burned Through Sandy Sees Little Rebuilt

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 10.09.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — On a desolate stretch of sand and concrete rubble in a beachfront community, a lone home is rising amid the ruins of nearly 130 house...

$200 Million In Sandy Aid Going To NY Groups

Newsday | Ridgely Ochs | Posted 09.24.2013 | New York

The state is making available $200 million in federal funds to health care, social services and mental health groups to cover expenses resulting from ...

At the Jersey Shore, Darkness Has Given Way to Light

Tom Davis | Posted 09.02.2013 | New York
Tom Davis

In Point Beach, the boardwalk, as well as the post-card scenery that draws hundreds of thousands each year, are all back, resurrected from the empty days of November and December, when only the sounds of sand-filled dump trucks filled the lonely night air.

What To Do At Coney Island And The Rockaways

AP | BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 08.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Two of New York's best-known waterfront neighborhoods took a beating last fall from Superstorm Sandy: Coney Island in Brooklyn and th...

Solar-Powered Phone Charging Station Debut In NYC

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2013 | New York

By Francesca Trianni NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City unveiled the first of 25 free solar charging stations for mobile phones on Tues...

Sandy-Damaged Homes Targeted By Criminals

AP | Posted 06.17.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Police have increased their presence in New York City neighborhoods still struggling with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. The Staten I...

Bloomberg's Big Climate Change Plan Depends On Successor

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 08.12.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A $20 billion plan to gird New York with levees, flood gates and other defenses is a bold stroke from a mayor who saw the city throug...

Prepping NYC For A Warming World

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 08.11.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Removable floodwalls would be erected in lower Manhattan, and levees, gates and other defenses would be built elsewhere around the ci...