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Staten Island Sandy

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 ...

Lila Shapiro

Sandy Victim On Bittersweet Homecoming: 'I'm One Of The Lucky Ones'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

A year after Superstorm Sandy destroyed Pedro Correa’s neighborhood on the southeastern shore of Staten Island, he visited what used to be his home....

Saki Knafo

Staten Island Greets Cuomo's Proposal To Buy Homes Destroyed By Sandy With Relief, Skepticism

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 02.04.2013 | New York

Three weeks after Hurricane Sandy destroyed his home, Joe Monte stood up at a meeting of Staten Island storm survivors and implored them to give up on...

Saki Knafo

Developers Build New Homes In A Neighborhood Where Sandy Wreaked Havoc

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 12.17.2012 | New York

In a neighborhood of Staten Island where Hurricane Sandy flooded homes, swept boats into the streets, and caused at least two deaths, builders have al...

Saki Knafo

After Narrowly Surviving Sandy, Conservatives Turn To Government For Help

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 12.12.2012 | Green

On the southern shore of Staten Island, the remains of a street called Kissam Avenue stretch across the marshland, a trail of ruins leading to the sea...

A Staten Island Mom's Reflection on Sandy

Dawn Papandrea | Posted 01.12.2013 | Parents
Dawn Papandrea

You can't fathom what destruction is until you see familiar faces amid debris, faces you know from the supermarket, karate class, church or the playground. You won't get it unless you hear the frequent sound of military choppers in the air and have to explain to your frightened kids why your neighborhood looks like a war zone.

Lisa Belkin

6-Year-Old Battles Cancer While His Family Battles Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Lisa Belkin | Posted 11.07.2012 | Parents

When the evacuation order came, the Lograno-Weinstein family began packing. Ten-year-old Katie brought a flashlight, her pillow pet and a “real” b...

Chris Kirkham

'Nobody Knows What To Do': Staten Islanders Say Official Help Has Been Slow And Inadequate

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- When the storm hit, Philip Ferrante's house was spared. But his neighbors down the street weren't so lucky, so he bought a vanl...

Where Have All the Celebrities Gone?

Danielle Giaccio | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Danielle Giaccio

I have never been more proud to be from what is often referred to as the "forgotten borough." Well, we haven't felt more forgotten than we do now. The only ones who haven't forgot about us are us. We as Staten Islanders will come together and will persevere.

WATCH: Staten Island 'In Pieces'

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 11.01.2012 | New York

Hurricane Sandy brought devastation down on all of New York City's boroughs, but the scale of the damage on Staten Island has some experts wondering i...