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Sandy Relief Centers Plagued By Looters

Sandy Relief Centers Plagued By Looters

01.30.2013
STATEN ISLAND — Relief camps and centers set up to help victims of Superstorm Sandy have had to deal with looters snatching supplies,...
GOP Congressman's Big Switch

GOP Congressman's Big Switch

John Celock  01.10.2013
A Republican congressman from Mississippi who voted against the first round of Hurricane Sandy aid is now voting for the second round after...
Developers Build New Homes In A Neighborhood Where Sandy Wreaked Havoc

Developers Build New Homes In A Neighborhood Where Sandy Wreaked Havoc

Saki Knafo  12.17.2012
In a neighborhood of Staten Island where Hurricane Sandy flooded homes, swept boats into the streets, and caused at least two deaths, builders...
A Peek Inside The World Of Families Struggling To Cope In Sandy's Aftermath

A Peek Inside The World Of Families Struggling To Cope In Sandy's Aftermath

12. 9.2012
It's been more than a month since Sandy, the superstorm combining a hurricane, a nor'easter and surging full-moon tides, tore through the...
After Narrowly Surviving Sandy, Conservatives Turn To Government For Help

After Narrowly Surviving Sandy, Conservatives Turn To Government For Help

Saki Knafo  12. 6.2012
On the southern shore of Staten Island, the remains of a street called Kissam Avenue stretch across the marshland, a trail of ruins leading...

Giving Thanks Where Hurricane Sandy Once Raged

11.22.2012
I saw what were once living room sofas and dining room tables where people must have shared family holidays, toys that probably once laid...
Cooking Up a Storm -- With Love

Cooking Up a Storm -- With Love

11.21.2012
The one thing about New Yorkers is that when a crisis hits we go all out -- and keep doing it. So many people are doing what they can:...
Would Giant Ferris Wheel Stand Up To Hurricane?

Would Giant Ferris Wheel Stand Up To Hurricane?

Matt Sledge  11.14.2012
NEW YORK -- Staten Islanders tongue-lashed a proposal to build the world's largest Ferris wheel in a hurricane evacuation zone during a...
Gearing Up for a Different America

Gearing Up for a Different America

11.13.2012
With higher temperatures for longer periods and deep rain or snowfall, life is not easy. The costs of weather damage may trump complaints...
A Staten Island Mom's Reflection on Sandy

A Staten Island Mom's Reflection on Sandy

11.12.2012
You can't fathom what destruction is until you see familiar faces amid debris, faces you know from the supermarket, karate class, church...
Breakneck Coastal Development Put Thousands In Sandy's Path

Breakneck Coastal Development Put Thousands In Sandy's Path

11.12.2012
By John Rudolf, Ben Hallman, Chris Kirkham, Saki Knafo and Matt Sledge On the night that Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, Vinny Baccale...
Disaster Tourism In NYC

Disaster Tourism In NYC

11.12.2012
HICKSVILLE, N.Y. — Two weeks after Superstorm Sandy, while most utilities have restored electricity to nearly all their customers,...
Marathoners Aid Staten Island With Help From Social Media

Marathoners Aid Staten Island With Help From Social Media

11. 8.2012
In just hours, social media had made it possible for us to attract interested people, share logistical details, determine their participation...
'I'm Not Leaving': After Sandy, Many Staten Islanders Stick Out Nor'easter At Home

'I'm Not Leaving': After Sandy, Many Staten Islanders Stick Out Nor'easter At Home

Lila Shapiro  11. 7.2012
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Hurricane Sandy flooded Kevin Oafeleyn's home, shattered his windows, knocked down a few of the interior walls,...
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