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Superstorm Sandy

'I've Got 99 Problems And Your Ditch Ain't One'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker has been tweeting non-stop in an effort to keep constituents updated and att...

PHOTOS: The Destruction Of Oakwood, Staten Island

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.05.2012 | New York

Staten Island is still reeling from the damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. Nearly half of the 42 killed by the storm in New York City were from th...

10 Things I Learned From Sandy

Deborah Gaines | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Deborah Gaines

8. Accept help. This is no time to be a martyr, especially when kids are concerned. A couple of days of roughing it "Little House on the Prairie"-style are fine, but don't wait for the coughing to set in before taking refuge somewhere warm.

Climate Change Hits Home

Michael Brune | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

By rebuilding my hometown and all of America with smart, clean energy, we will not only curb climate change but also create a safer, healthier, more prosperous and more just society.

Climate Change: Not Up for Debate

Lily Jamali | Posted 01.05.2013 | Green
Lily Jamali

Climate change is real. Slowly, journalists are starting to acknowledge this -- without attribution and without apology. And I hope Sandy serves as a tipping point in the way the mainstream media reports on the link between extreme weather events and climate change.

WATCH: When The Lights Came Back On In NYC

Posted 11.05.2012 | New York

Lower Manhattan gave an audible cheer Friday afternoon. After days of living in the dark, the power was back in the East Village, the LES, and Soho. ...

Sandy Coverage: A Manhattan Perspective (VIDEO)

Michael Kay | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Michael Kay

I wanted to capture the city in the lead-up to, during and after Hurricane Sandy; the following reports give a resident's account over the two days of chaos. Incidentally, the building whose façade collapsed was half a block away and across the road from my apartment.

Hurricane Sandy: No Match for Nurses' Resolve

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Nurses, doctors and other members of the health care team rallied together to provide quality patient care during a time when things surrounding us were unraveling and destruction was evident.

Superstorm Snows Put School Systems Behind Schedule

Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va. | Dave Boucher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A snow day is more than a chance for children to go sledding or an inconvenience for parents. When schools are closed for an ext...

PHOTO: Bloomberg Rides The Subway

Posted 11.05.2012 | New York

On Monday morning, countless New Yorkers braved long lines and packed trains for what was for many, the first time commuting to work since Superstorm ...

Sandy's Pain and Gain

Steven Cohen | Posted 01.05.2013 | Green
Steven Cohen

For some the story of Superstorm Sandy is a set of images on a TV screen, while for others it is cold, fear and misery.

Will Sandy Wreck The Election?

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.05.2012 | Business

You can help with disaster relief by donating to the Red Cross here or by texting "REDCROSS" to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relie...

What Being Cooped Up Inside For A Week Can Teach You About Your Personality

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy last week, with massive power outages and wide-spread transportation problems, thousands of east coasters found themse...

Jaweed Kaleem

INFOGRAPHIC: Hurricane Sandy vs. Katrina | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

Over 100 people have died in the U.S. alone so far from Hurricane Sandy, and concerns are mounting that with hundreds of thousands still without power...

Laura Schocker

How Power Outages Wreak Havoc On Your Sleep (And Why Turning The Clocks Back Doesn’t Help) | Laura Schocker | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living

Hurricane Sandy left millions of east coasters without power this past week -- and though some are finally beginning to see the light once again, for ...

Romney's Climate Change Brush-Off Highlighted In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

Green advocacy groups on Saturday released an ad reminding voters in Ohio and Virginia that Republican nominee Mitt Romney has mocked President Barack...

Ben Hallman

In Hard-Hit Rockaways, Community Begs For Basic Necessities | Ben Hallman | Posted 11.11.2012 | Business

ROCKAWAY, N.Y. -- On Thursday afternoon, firemen set up a few grills near an intersection here and cooked burgers for hungry residents in this beach c...

Power Outage in Lower Manhattan Causes Car Accident

Posted 11.02.2012 | New York

Though power has been restored in some areas of New York City, as of late afternoon on Friday, there are still sections that are left in the dark. ...

Bianca Bosker

New York Blackout Revives Ancient Art Of Actually Speaking To People | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.02.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Blackouts in lower Manhattan have revived an ancient practice: talking to other people without repeatedly looking at your smartphone. W...

East Village, Soho, LES Have Power!

| Posted 11.02.2012 | New York

MANHATTAN — Let there be light! Power was restored to a portion of the East Village Friday afternoon after nearly four days in darkness following...

Stony Brook Student Killed In Sandy Crash

Posted 11.02.2012 | College

An aspiring medical student was killed this week when the SUV she was riding in was broadsided by a police car at anLong Island intersection made dark...

Voices From NYC Neighborhoods Hit Hard By Superstorm Sandy, Self-Organizing Relief Efforts (Video)

Democracy Now! | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Democracy Now!

Hours after Superstorm Sandy blasted New York City, local grassroots community groups across the city began organizing supplies, setting up communication systems, and finding electrical power for cell phones and health care equipment.

Ghosts of Jersey Storms Past

Al DeLuise | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

The Jersey Shore is its own world -- it will never be gone. Danny told me there are pictures on Facebook, iconic pictures, of the devastation. I haven't seen them yet even when the power comes back on, I don't know if I even want to look.

How To Help Pets In Hurricane Sandy’s Aftermath

Posted 11.02.2012 | Green

From Vetstreet's Amy Sinatra Ayres, Laura Cross and Shayna Meliker: When Hurricane Sandy ravaged the Northeast this week, it left behind severe flo...

A Post-Sandy Plan for Climate Change: Protect, Prepare, Prevent

Sen. Ed Markey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Sen. Ed Markey

It's time to talk about what a post-Sandy climate change plan must look like, to deal with the impacts we can no longer avoid and the dangerous effects we still have a chance to prevent.