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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...

Boom Of Massive Crane Damaged During Sandy Replaced

AP | Posted 05.12.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Workers in New York City carefully replaced the boom of a massive crane on Saturday, more than six months after it was twisted and warped ...

Ellis Island Museum Unlikely To Reopen In 2013

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 03.25.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The Ellis Island Immigration Museum, which sustained severe damage to its infrastructure from the surging waters of Superstorm Sandy, is n...

Gerry Smith

Four Months After Sandy, Lower Manhattan Businesses Still Waiting On Verizon | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.28.2013 | Technology

Potential customers don't need to ask whether The Wayland, a chic bar in Manhattan's East Village, accepts credit cards. They can just read the sign -...

Hurricane Sandy Cost NYC $154 Million In Overtime

AP | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A new tally shows New York City has been working overtime on Superstorm Sandy recovery – more than $150 million of it. The city's I...

Not Your Grandma's Infrastructure: Post-Sandy Wake-Up Call

Nancy E. Anderson | Posted 03.06.2013 | College
Nancy E. Anderson

The energy systems a 21st century megacity needs can't be 20th century retreads. They won't be reliable, they can't be secured and they won't be efficient. Recovering from Superstorm Sandy's insurgent devastation means a fundamental rethinking of these relics.

Helping Sandy's Littlest Victims

Jessica Seinfeld | Posted 02.06.2013 | Impact
Jessica Seinfeld

As we go about our busy lives during the holidays, it's my hope that we can also stop to consider the people whose lives remain in turmoil. The families affected by Hurricane Sandy were some of this country's most vulnerable.

WATCH: Knicks' Tyson Chandler Aids Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts In New York's Rockaways

Posted 12.04.2012 | Black Voices

While much of the East Coast has recovered from Hurricane Sandy's wrath, the residents of New York’s Rockaways, a land strip nestled between the Atl...

NOLA to New York

Andy Kopsa | Posted 01.21.2013 | Impact
Andy Kopsa

The initial 12 portraits I shot in New Orleans show Katrina survivors holding simple signs with their personal messages to New Yorkers. I named the project NOLA to New York to honor two cities I call my own, two cities now connected by a particular kind of tragedy.

Long Lines For Coney Island's Most Population Attraction: Food Aid

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 11.21.2012 | New York

By Gianna Palmer Even more ubiquitous than the National Grid trucks and boarded up storefronts dotting the streets in post-Sandy Coney Island a...

Hurricane Sandy's School Lessons

Marc Epstein | Posted 01.20.2013 | Education
Marc Epstein

The fact that hundreds of thousands of students are now riding long distances on an overtaxed aged mass transit system isn't even a consideration for a mayor who claims to be at the forefront of the Green Movement.

Katherine Bindley

Manhattan Residents Still Displaced, Waiting For Answers Weeks After Sandy | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.14.2012 | New York

Nancy Gregory braced herself for the long walk. "We're going to climb 17 stories now, in the dark," said Gregory, who stood with a duffel bag unde...

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...

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...

Natural Solutions Are Part of the Solution to Sandy's Challenges

Mark Tercek | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business
Mark Tercek

If there is a silver lining to the storm, it is the discussion it has sparked around the vulnerability of our infrastructure and the need to re-build it better. Nature is changing the game. Will we build smartly or fail to seize the opportunities that more resilient "natural" infrastructure present?

It Shouldn't Take Sandy to Wake Us Up

Amanda Slavin | Posted 01.06.2013 | Impact
Amanda Slavin

There is so much to do, so much to give, so much to offer to the world before a crisis. All we can do is appreciate what we have, do our best, be our best, and never take anything for granted.

El Bronx Was the Best Place to Survive the Hurricane

Julio Pabon | Posted 01.06.2013 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

All the folks living in the projects in the South Bronx are not suffering like the people living in the high risers in downtown Manhattan.

Coping With Loss After Sandy

Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo

While many people are moving on with life as usual post-Sandy, others are still dealing with her wrath. Loss following the hurricane can come in different forms: financial, structural, emotional, energetic, physical, social or spiritual. How can you cope with your loss and best move on?

In Sandy's Wake: Lessons For College Students And Their Parents

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

My family is one of the fortunate ones, but it is my hope that sharing our lessons will help college students and their families maximize safety in the face of any disaster.

Hurricane Sandy Tested Us, and We Came Through

Ed Koch | Posted 01.01.2013 | New York
Ed Koch

New Yorkers are resilient. Nevertheless, these catastrophes make us appreciate the importance of energy to the world as much as fire was appreciated by prehistoric mankind.

Did Gotham's Rats Survive Hurricane Sandy?

| Posted 11.01.2012 | Science

By Bora Zivkovic How many of the NYC rats survived hurricane Sandy? This question has been asked in the wake of Sandy’s flooding of lower and east ...

Jason Gilbert

THE RETURN OF THE PAY PHONE | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.01.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK -- When Apple's iPhone cannot find a cell signal, the phone's status bar displays -- in lieu of the typical 3G or 4G line of bars indicating ...

SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS: Halloween In Blackout NYC

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler and Kristen Taylor | Posted 12.04.2012 | New York

After Hurricane Sandy hit New York City and surrounding areas with terrific force this week, Halloween will still go on Wednesday night -- even, or pe...

MTA: Limited Subway Service To Resume Thursday

Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the MTA would begin resuming limited service on both Long Island Railroad and Metro-North beginning Wed...

New York Entertainment Industry Slowly Resumes Work After Sandy

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 12.31.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — For the second night in a row, superstorm Sandy and its aftermath forced David Letterman to live out that performer's nightmare: Tell...