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Superstorm Sandy New York

For Many Homeowners Sandy Recovery Has Yet To Begin, But To The Build It Back Program It's All But Complete, And That's Wrong.

Thomas Corley | Posted 08.10.2016 | New York
Thomas Corley

The Housing Recovery Office is moving aggressively toward Mayor Bill de Blasio's goal of program completion by the end of 2016. The following deadlines, forced upon Sandy victims who have been waiting nearly four years for assistance, will be strictly enforced.

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...

These Designs Could Save NYC And Other Cities From Another Hurricane

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 06.03.2014 | Green

Six winning entries in a groundbreaking federal design competition to protect cities from rising sea levels were announced on Monday, and include a co...

Interactive Photos Show How Far We've Come, How Far We Have To Go

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 10.29.2013 | New York

Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of when Hurricane Sandy's storm surge slammed New York City's coastline, destroying homes, plunging much of the...

Farewell to a Hero, One From Superstorm Sandy

Tom Davis | Posted 11.24.2013 | New York
Tom Davis

Not long after the smoke started seeping through the doomed boardwalk planks, Point Pleasant Boro, N.J. native Jimmy Ivins would have been there, trying to save Seaside Heights by himself if he had to.

PEER 1 Hosting, The Most 'Human' in the Cloud

James Grundvig | Posted 10.21.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

Not every company has faced a major event every five years of its existence. But that's exactly what PEER 1 Hosting (TSX:PIX), had to not only overcome, but in doing so, thrive.

$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 ...

The Calm Before the Storm... and After

Enrico Tettamanti | Posted 05.08.2013 | New York
Enrico Tettamanti

I spent months equipping the boat to withstand the extreme conditions of the unfamiliar destinations I had on my itinerary, ranging from the icy Artic to the blazing heat of the Equator. Of all the places, New York was the least expected where I would have to brave a natural disaster.

Sandy Stirs Up Trouble For City Drinking Water

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 03.06.2013 | New York

These are murky times for New York’s drinking water. New York City water customers recently inched a step closer to seeing federal authorities fo...

That Sandy Baby Boom Is Actually Happening

Posted 02.28.2013 | New York

Turns out that Hurricane Sandy baby boom in New York might really be happening. The New York Post reports the city seeing a big bump in expecting ...

Should Sandy Relief Money Go To Religious Groups?

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 02.22.2013 | New York

On a bitterly cold Wednesday evening in January, the Coney Island Gospel Assembly was packed, its handsome dark wooden pews filled not with Pentecosta...

Occupy Sandy's Strange Money Problem

| Posted 02.13.2013 | New York

By Alan Neuhauser, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer RED HOOK — Occupy Sandy's fundraising campaign for communities devastated by October's superstorm ha...

Picking Up The Pieces In Manhattan Beach

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 02.05.2013 | New York

“We are out of sliced ham,” my mother said over the phone. “That is our chief concern at the moment.” It was ten a.m. on October 29, 2012, ...

Allstate Pulls Sandy Ad

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.07.2013 | New York

Allstate on Friday said that it will discontinue running an advertisement that features the destroyed home of a Staten Island couple, a representative...

A Hurricane Sandy Survivor

Trisha Ocona Francis | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business
Trisha Ocona Francis


New York Learned Oil Supply Lesson The Hard Way

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2013 | New York

By Joshua Schneyer and Selam Gebrekidan NEW YORK, Nov 27 (Reuters) - At 4 p.m. on Oct. 29, as heavy winds battered the East Coast ahea...

MAP: Helping Sandy Victims This Thanksgiving Weekend

The Huffington Post | Lucette Jefferson | Posted 11.20.2012 | New York

This Thanksgiving, many New Yorkers find themselves in a unique position. While many have resumed their regular lives, after Hurricane Sandy, there ar...

PHOTOS: The 'Humans Of New York' After Sandy

Posted 11.20.2012 | New York

When Sandy hit New York City, it completely destroyed some neighborhoods just as completely as it spared others. While Breezy Point was under water an...

Canarsie Locals Think They Should Have Been Evacuated

DNAinfo | Posted 11.16.2012 | New York

CANARSIE — Residents along Canarsie's devastated waterfront are slamming the city for underestimating the threat of floods before Hurricane Sandy. ...

Cuomo Pens Climate Change Op-Ed

Posted 11.15.2012 | New York

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, reacting to the destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy, penned an op-ed in Thursday's Daily News calling for more prep...

Rent Refunds Coming To LES Residents

DNAinfo | Posted 11.14.2012 | New York

LOWER EAST SIDE — Tenants of a 1,600-unit complex who have spent the past two weeks without power, heat or running water will receive a rent refund,...

Raccoon Who Took Shelter In Library During Sandy Won't Leave

| Posted 11.14.2012 | New York

By Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer QUEENS — He's a real bookworm. The raccoon that took shelter at a Queens library during Hu...

Best Of Enemies: Why Occupy Is Working With NYC's Government

Posted 11.13.2012 | New York

Two hundred people were lined up at a hurricane relief center in a park in Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood Sunday morning when three volunteers hoi...

PHOTOS: Veterans Day Parade In NYC

Posted 11.12.2012 | New York

U.S. military veterans, young and old, marched down Fifth Avenue Sunday for the annual New York City Veterans Day Parade. According to CNN, The Un...