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Hurricane Sandy Victims

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...

Diana Nyad Attempts 48-Hour Swim In NYC

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 12.08.2013 | Impact

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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...

Diana Nyad Is Going To Swim Non-Stop For 2 Days (Yes, Days) For A Great Cause

Posted 10.07.2013 | Impact

Just a month after recovering from relentless jellyfish stings and lacerations she suffered during her record-breaking Cuba to Florida swim, endurance...

$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 ...

Hurricane Sandy Victim: I Was 'Victimized By The Freakin' Red Cross'

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact

Updated on July 17 2013 at 3 p.m. The Red Cross is under fire again for failing to give aid it promised to as many as 1,000 struggling Superstorm ...

The Unbelievable Story Behind This Beautiful Wedding

The Huffington Post | Erin Migdol | Posted 06.06.2013 | Weddings

New Jersey couple Samantha and Chris Reinhold were planning to get married in Aruba in November 2013. But after Hurricane Sandy destroyed their Staten...

Hurricane Sandy's Biggest Victim

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business

March 6 (Reuters) - Superstorm Sandy punished low-income people in New York and New Jersey, especially renters who are now at risk of being unable t...

A Christmas Dinner After Sandy

The Record, Hackensack, N.J. | Zach Patberg | Posted 02.25.2013 | New York

The homeless, the lonely and the working poor had Christmas dinner Tuesday with guests who don't normally share in the holiday meals at shelters: Nort...

Operation Santa Fulfills Wishes For Sandy's Youngest Victims

Posted 12.05.2012 | Impact

As Operation Santa celebrates its 100th anniversary, the organization is also gearing up for one of its toughest seasons. Since 1912, the national...

Homeless After Sandy, 6-Year-Old Is Desperate For Bone Marrow Match

Posted 11.28.2012 | Impact

Before Hurricane Sandy hit, the Heckmans were already struggling under the pressure of caring for their sick son, Steven, who has leukemia. Now, the N...

15 Major Companies That Are Helping Sandy Victims

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.03.2012 | Business

With all the talk of fake charities and scam artists trying to take advantage of hurricane victims, it's easy to overlook the people and corporations ...

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...

8-Year-Old Dies During Sandy While Checking On Family's Cows

Posted 11.02.2012 | Impact

A tight-knit community of rural Susquehanna County, Pa., is mourning the death of 8-year-old Matthew Stahl, one of Hurricane Sandy's youngest victims....

Couple Killed While Walking Dog During Sandy

Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

Two people were killed by a fallen tree in the Ditmas Park neighborhood of Brooklyn on Monday night, as the superstorm caused by Hurricane Sandy rolle...