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My Birthday Wish

Ben Haygood | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Ben Haygood

Sir -- I AM Jersey Strong. It's just that my local post office doesn't recognize "beach behind the dunes" or "Toyota behind the Wawa."

WATCH: We Became Parents Because Of Hurricane Sandy

Posted 10.29.2013 | Parents

By the time Hurricane Sandy rolled into the northeast last year, Alissa and Nichols Berse were still reeling from the miscarriage they had suffered th...

One Year After Sandy, Coasts Are Still Vulnerable To Storm Surges

Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

Are Baltimore and Biloxi the next New York City and Jersey Shore? Maybe. A new report from Risk Management Solutions outlines the threats faced by ...

One Year After Sandy, a Moment to Look Back and Face the Future

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 12.29.2013 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

Let's recognize the coming year as an opportunity to begin a new, proactive approach to climate change and extreme weather so we can be better prepared for the next Sandy. And let's look forward to this time next year and see that we have made a difference.

Obama Pays Tribute To Hurricane Sandy Victims

AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the Americans who died during Superstorm Sandy when it made landfall one...

Red Cross, Other Major Charities To Amp Up Superstorm Sandy Aid

AP | Posted 12.29.2013 | Impact

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Four charities that raised money for Superstorm Sandy relief efforts have agreed to either accelerate spending or kick i...

Hurricane Sandy's Impact, By The Numbers

Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

One year ago, Superstorm Sandy barreled into the Eastern Seaboard, leaving parts of New York and New Jersey in ruin. A year later, recovery efforts ar...

PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy, Then And Now | Posted 12.28.2013 | Green

Superstorm Sandy ravaged parts of the Northeast coast last year, leaving millions without power and wreaking havoc throughout neighborhoods. ...

Red Cross To Be More Transparent In Disaster Fundraising

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 10.25.2013 | Impact

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — After enduring some criticism over its performance during Superstorm Sandy, the American Red Cross has agreed to make ch...

Gerry Smith

Don't Count On Your Cell Phone For Help After The Next Huge Hurricane | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.22.2013 | Technology

As Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast, flooding homes, submerging cars and taking lives, Colleen Marron could only wonder if her family was safe....

Sandy Victims Lose Out On Thousands In Insurance

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Many homeowners who got slammed by Superstorm Sandy are finding their flood insurance checks are nowhere near large enou...

What If Sandy Happened Today?

Crain's New York | Posted 10.18.2013 | New York

Water met electricity on Oct. 29, 2012, and where it did, the results were disastrous. Houses in Breezy Point, Queens, burned down. Roosevelt Island n...

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...

New York Artists Struggle To Come Back After Superstorm Sandy

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

By Edith Honan NEW YORK, Oct 9 (Reuters) - When Superstorm Sandy slammed into New York City last October, much of abstract painter Ron...

WATCH: Earth Like You've Never Seen It Before | Posted 07.24.2013 | Science

July 24, 2013 - A new ultra high definition video of Earth has been released, showing high resolution computer generated images of weather pattern, in...

Hurricane Sandy Was 1-In-700-Year Event

Posted 07.16.2013 | Green

From Elizabeth Howell, LiveScience Contributor: Hurricane Sandy's devastating storm track is a rare one among hurricanes; a new statistical analysi...

Christie to Climate: Drop Dead

David Halperin | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
David Halperin

Christie received widespread praise for his determined, and anti-partisan, work to aid his citizens in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy. But when it comes to protecting his state against future extreme weather assaults, Christie morphs into another know-nothing partisan.

Red Cross Moves Questioned As Disaster Aid Stays On Hold

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK — Seven months after Superstorm Sandy, the Red Cross still hasn't spent more than a third of the $303 million it raised to assist victi...

Prince Harry Visits Sandy Victims In Hard-Hit NJ Towns

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 07.14.2013 | Impact

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. — Britain's Prince Harry toured two New Jersey shore communities devastated by Superstorm Sandy, shaking hands with emerge...

Sandy: Six Months Later, Rebuilding and Renewal

Jack Lund | Posted 07.03.2013 | New York
Jack Lund

Like the waves that crash on its beaches, time after time over its 100-year history Coney Island and its amusement parks have been razed to the ground by fire and flood, only to rise like a phoenix from the ashes and return bigger and better than ever.

Chris Christie: 'Bullsh*t'

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) had choice words on Tuesday for property owners who were unwilling to give federal officials access to their land t...

Is Environmental Pessimism Losing Its Appeal?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 06.30.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

I asked one future biochemist what she thought about NYU's environmental program. Her bright young face turned sour as she complained that her environmental studies were dominated by disaster science. Where was the hope, she wanted to know?

Cuba Still Recovering From Hurricane Sandy

AP | PETER ORSI | Posted 06.25.2013 | World

HAVANA — Many people in eastern Cuba are still living with family or in houses covered by flimsy makeshift rooftops six months after Hurricane S...

Meteorologists Retire 'Sandy' From List Of Hurricane Names

Reuters | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green

MIAMI, April 11 (Reuters) - The World Meteorological Organization has retired "Sandy" from its rotating list of hurricane names because of the devas...

It's Weenie War!

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 06.01.2013 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

Coney Island has often been the phoenix rising from its ashes and Nathan's was the beacon that highlighted its return.