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Boy Who Asked Mailman For Junk Mail In Viral Story Pays Kindness Forward

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 09.21.2015 | Good News

Twelve-year-old Matthew Flores has something many young bookworms only dream about -- a library of his own. But that wasn’t always the...

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Elizabeth Smart Joins Search For Missing Utah Woman | David Lohr | Posted 04.27.2015 | Crime

Kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart and her father have joined the family of Elizabeth Elena Luna Salgado in an effort to raise awareness about the wo...

Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens Are Coming To 'Grease'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.17.2015 | Entertainment

She's the one that they want. Fox's live version of "Grease" finally has its Sandy Olson. The network announced that "Dancing with the Stars" icon ...

Insurers Dogged By Claims Of Slanted Sandy Reports

AP | By DAVID B. CARUSO and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 02.26.2015 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — When Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast, flood insurance companies working for the Federal Emergency Management Agency dispatched a...

Red Cross Slams Report Claiming Group Failed Sandy Victims As 'Inaccurate'

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.04.2014 | Impact

The American Red Cross is fighting back against allegations claiming it failed to provide adequate assistance and mishandled funds in the wake of Supe...

Anonymous Donor Gives Home To Sandy Victim Who Lived In Motel For 2 Years

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 10.29.2014 | Impact

Russelle Patterson's life was turned upside down two years ago. The New Jersey woman's home in Egg Harbor Township was severely damaged when Super...

Remembering The Raw Devastation Left Behind By A Hurricane

The Huffington Post | Lauren Betesh | Posted 10.29.2014 | Green

Hurricane Sandy swept along the New Jersey coastline with a fury that left little in its wake. The storm devastated my hometown. I set out with a ...

The Impact of Hurricane Sandy On Mental Health: What More We Could Have Done

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Science has a long-standing black eye for what is called the "science to practice" gap: the extraordinary time delays in closing the gap between what we know and what we do. There is a still a prominent gap to be closed for disaster mental health care.

Found in the Flood

Michael Brune | Posted 12.28.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

Although we can't prevent more powerful storms, we are far from powerless. We still have time to take action to limit the climate disruption that makes storms more severe. But let's be clear: That time is limited.

Hey, New York! People Are Still Recovering From Superstorm Sandy

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 12.28.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Two years after Sandy, few people in Manhattan are thinking about Sandy. If they are, it is like a bad dream, easily shaken off. But the nightmare continues for many in Staten Island, as I saw for myself on a recent rainy morning.

Are We Ready For The Next Big Storm?

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and WAYNE PARRY | Posted 12.26.2014 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — After Superstorm Sandy, officials in New York and New Jersey vowed to make sure the unprecedented destruction wouldn't happen again....

Can Long Island Be Saved, Part V: Cuomo's Initiative to Water Quality and Coastal Resilience

Marshall Brown | Posted 08.04.2014 | New York
Marshall Brown

Can Long Island be saved? Three of the four planned meetings called for by Governor Cuomo on Long Island Resiliency and Clean Water Infrastructure have now been held.

NYC Tech Growth Booming, Education Not Keeping Pace, Signs of Hope

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 07.01.2014 | New York
André Corrêa d'Almeida

New data released by the Census Bureau shows that even though the recession has ended, the city's poverty rate continues to increase, and the gap between the rich and poor is on the rise. Information and communication technology, however, offers signs of hope.

When Confronted with Climate Change, What Does Innovation Look Like?

Vicki Cobb | Posted 06.07.2014 | Impact
Vicki Cobb

The planning for the impact of the next 100 year storm on the East Coast in the aftermath of Sandy took another giant step forward on April 3 with the unveiling of the final proposals of ten design teams.

Fake Islands Off The Coast Of New York?

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 05.29.2014 | Business

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — A string of artificial islands off the coast of New Jersey and New York could blunt the impact of storm surges that pro...

This Is What Happened to the Discarded Furniture From Hurricane Sandy

Chip Chick | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Chip Chick

Much of the furniture that they have restored was found in Hurricane Sandy garbage dumps. The resulting furniture looks terrific, and you can shop around on Pivot's online store if you're looking to get something for yourself.

Report: Christie Gave Millions In Sandy Aid To Town With Little Damage

NBC New York | Posted 02.01.2014 | New York

Gov. Chris Christie's administration is again facing questions about how Sandy aid was distributed in New Jersey after it was revealed $4.8 million in...

WATCH: Abandoned, Bowlegged Dog Gets New Lease On Life

Posted 02.10.2014 | Good News

Who could turn away this lovable pooch? Sandy, a severely bowlegged pup nicknamed "the wonky dog" by British press, was abandoned in Greece. After ...

Christie Facing Another Investigation

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) is facing a federal investigation into whether the governor used Hurricane Sandy relief money to produce tourism ad...

How Sandy Clean-Up Brought Day Laborers Out of the Shadows

Michelle Chen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Michelle Chen

When Sandy hit last October, the Northeast shoreline seemed to freeze: people were stranded in flooded homes, businesses shuttered, downtown Manhattan...

After Superstorm Sandy: NYC Dance Responds

Lane Harwell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Lane Harwell

Of the opportunities that arose from Sandy, groups are also citing advances in their management and operations to prepare for and respond to future disasters, including new emergency plans, technology acquisitions and cash reserves.

What All Nonprofits Need To Add To Disaster Services | Posted 11.04.2013 | Impact

Many people who suffered the wrath of Superstorm Sandy have spent the last year trying to make sense of a bewildering array of aid programs, fighting ...

4 Charity Lessons From Superstorm Sandy | Posted 10.31.2013 | Impact

It’s been a year since Superstorm Sandy killed more than 150 people, caused a million others in a dozen states to evacuate their homes and unleashed...

A Flood of Compassion, but Not Much Justice

Brad Lander | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Brad Lander

It must be a priority for elected officials, and the voters to whom they are accountable, to make this a city where everyone can be economically secure -- in times of high water, and after the waters recede.

PHOTOS: Staten Island Remembers Sandy

| Posted 10.30.2013 | New York

By Nicholas Rizzi MIDLAND BEACH — A year ago, the sea rushed towards Staten Islanders, decimating homes, destroying neighborhoods and taking 23 ...