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Sandy

American Determination and Climate Change

Robert Redford | Posted 01.02.2013 | Green
Robert Redford

It will take resourcefulness and grit to reduce the carbon pollution that's fueling these storms, but Hurricane Sandy proves once again we have it. The question is: Will we use it?

A Marathon Day of Community Service

Tara Maller | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Tara Maller

We should use this moment to demonstrate how New Yorkers and individuals from around the world can come together on short notice to assist those in need. A last minute effort to put together and pull off a massive marathon day of community service would demonstrate the true New York spirit and stellar sense of initiative that New Yorkers are so very proud of about themselves.

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...

Celebrity Week In Review: Sandy Strikes And More News

Posted 11.02.2012 | Celebrity

It's been a freaky week in celebrity news, and we're not just referring to Halloween. Due to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many celebrities in...

Why Are We Glued to the Weather Channel?

Paul Raeburn | Posted 01.02.2013 | Media
Paul Raeburn

On Saturday, Linda Holmes of NPR's monkeysee blog watched 14 hours of The Weather Channel. Why oh why? she laments. Why did I do it? She isn't sure, b...

Sandy's Wake-up Call: The Future Is Here Early

Lou Leonard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Lou Leonard

For the 50 million of us who stood in the path of Sandy and the rest who watched its devastation, isn't it time to ask our leaders how we can avoid a future where Frankenstorms like Sandy become the new normal?

Are Thieves Dressing As Utility Workers And Robbing People?

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.02.2012 | Crime

Rumors are flying that thieves dressed as Con Edison workers are taking advantage of Hurricane Sandy victims and robbing people in several neighborhoo...

Hurricane Sandy, You Got My Home, but Not My Identity

Adam Levin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Money
Adam Levin

Like millions of Americans, I was hammered by Hurricane Sandy. The home that I own on the New Jersey shore was obliterated by the storm. It is nothing but a pile of rubble. Gone. While I have 30 years of memories, there is nothing left but the memories. It is incredibly painful.

Fuming Staten Island Official: Don't Donate To The Red Cross

Posted 11.02.2012 | Impact

Staten Island officials are infuriated with what they see as a measly relief response after their borough was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, and some ar...

A Sandy Marathon

Jon Ossoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Jon Ossoff

Do we really need a runner's marathon when people in Staten Island are still trapped in their homes, unable to cook or wash themselves, or even find a gas station to fill up their car so they can get out of the Infereno in which they find themselves?

Why Has New Jersey Been Forsaken?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Is there anyone who can tell us what the heck is going on? We in New Jersey have no power, no heat, no lights, in some places little food, and no gas.

Christie Ruffles Feathers With High Demands After Disaster

Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

By DAVID PORTER AND GEOFF MULVIHILL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOONACHIE, N.J. — In a whirlwind of post-storm decisions that might ruffle some feather...

How Many Art Works Did Sandy Destroy?

www.guardian.co.uk | Posted 01.02.2013 | Arts

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WATCH: Atlantic City's History Of Hurricane Recovery

Posted 11.02.2012 | Travel

As Hurricane Sandy splintered portions of the Atlantic City boardwalk, words like "unbelievable" and "unimaginable" tripped off the tongues of newscas...

Ben Hallman

In Long Beach, NY, Confusion Reigns Three Days After Hurricane Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 11.05.2012 | Business

LONG BEACH, N.Y. -- Jenny Kastner couldn’t conceal her frustration. After three days spent waiting for local, state and federal officials to address...

LOOK: 17 Million People Are In The FEMA-Designated Disaster Areas

Posted 11.01.2012 | Green

Hurricane Sandy was one for the record books. The storm, which resulted in the deaths of at least 75 people in the United States, is the largest h...

How I Survived My 'Emotional Frankenstorm'

Anne Vitiello | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Anne Vitiello

Emotional "Frankenstorms" are explainable, understandable even. But they still cause damage in our relationships

Lila Shapiro

Hurricane Sandy: Hourly Workers Feel The Impact, Long After The Storm Is Over

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 11.02.2012 | Business

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- George Colon and his girlfriend were standing by a bus stop in Brooklyn on Thursday, checking the time on their phones. Every hour t...

Jason Gilbert

Forget Working From Home, Now We're Working From Anywhere

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.01.2012 | Technology

In Internet-speak, an increasingly common status message on Gchat or AOL Instant Messenger is "wfh," or "working from home." Following Hurricane Sandy...

Best Mayor Ever Invites Powerless Hurricane Victims Over To His House

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

Don't ever change, Cory Booker. Hurricane Sandy hit the state of New Jersey head-on when it made landfall on Monday, decimating the Jersey shorelin...

Does Sandy Have A Silver Lining For Midlife Job Seekers?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.01.2012 | Fifty

According to Amanda Augustine, job search expert with TheLadders, Hurricane Sandy and the rebuilding effort that will follow may have just given out-o...

Sandy's Impact on the Flexible Workplace

Eve Tahmincioglu | Posted 01.01.2013 | Business
Eve Tahmincioglu

Unfortunately, sometimes it takes a disaster to change perceptions when it comes to how workers work and what makes sense for employers.

Lisa Belkin

'Heroes' Saved Embryos, Eggs And Sperm At Fertility Center During Sandy Power Outage

HuffingtonPost.com | Lisa Belkin | Posted 11.01.2012 | Parents

The embryos are safe. So are the frozen eggs and sperm at the NYU Fertility Center. But saving them required dramatic effort on the part of hospital w...

In a Time of Crisis: Heartwarming Stories and How You Can Help

Terri Cole | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Terri Cole

In a crisis, acts of heroism abound and our true nature is revealed. Yes, there have been reports of looting, but given the scale of the power outage, those reports are minimal in comparison to the reports of selfless giving and love.

Matt Taibbi: Shouldn't Take Sandy To Realize Americans 'Need The Government Occasionally'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.01.2012 | Business

In Sandy's wake, with so many Americans gladly accepting aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, again comes the controversy over what Ameri...