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Rebuilding Breezy Point After Sandy

Ariana Vito | Posted 02.16.2014 | Green
Ariana Vito

Despite limited resources and delayed government assistance, some homeowners have already begun to rebuild, hoping to create a stronger and more resilient community than the Breezy they knew before.

Sandy Destroyed Precious Reminders Of 9/11

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The letters and photos were beyond value – some of the mementos Joe Quinn still had to remember his older brother Jimmy, who di...

Beach That Burned Through Sandy Sees Little Rebuilt

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 10.09.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — On a desolate stretch of sand and concrete rubble in a beachfront community, a lone home is rising amid the ruins of nearly 130 house...

Body Found In Breezy Point

Newsday | Anthony M DeStefano | Posted 04.23.2013 | New York

The body of a Queens woman found in the waters off Breezy Point had suffered a number of injuries, including two broken upper arm bones, said a law en...

Woman's Decomposed Body Washes Up In Queens

DNAinfo | Posted 02.17.2013 | New York

BREEZY POINT — An unidentified woman was found washed up on a Queens beachfront Saturday morning, police said. ...

'Got Mold? Cold? FEMA?' Hurricane Sandy Nightmare Continues in Rockaway

Sandi Bachom | Posted 03.26.2013 | New York
Sandi Bachom

The comparisons to Katrina are inevitable -- with one big difference. It wasn't five degrees in New Orleans.

Beached Whale To Be Buried In Breezy Point

| Posted 12.28.2012 | New York

By Paul DeBenedetto, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer BREEZY POINT — The beached whale that died in Breezy Point will be buried on the beach it washed ...

NYC's Beached Whale Is Dead

| Posted 12.28.2012 | New York

By Paul DeBenedetto, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer BREEZY POINT — A beached whale that was discovered in Breezy Point Wednesday appears to have died...

Beached Whale Not Expected To Survive

Newsday | Kevin Deutsch and Ellen Yan | Posted 02.26.2013 | New York

A sick finback whale, found beached Wednesday on the Breezy Point shores in Queens, likely will be allowed to die a natural death after marine biologi...

PHOTO: Beached Whale In Breezy Point

Posted 12.27.2012 | New York

A live whale washed ashore in Breezy Point, Queens Wednesday morning. Update: Officials say the whale is likely to die, as rescuers struggle to sa...

Sandy Victims' Homes Looted Over Thanksgiving

AP | Posted 11.24.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Some residents of a New York City neighborhood that suffered fire and flooding during Superstorm Sandy say thieves looted their damaged ho...

Thanksgiving In Breeze Point After Hurricane Sandy

Father Sean Suckiel | Posted 01.21.2013 | Religion
Father Sean Suckiel

For us in Breezy Point, thanksgiving takes on a new meaning and a new dimension. For us, it is now not only a holiday weekend, but it is an attitude to live by.

Sandy First Responders Help Victims Before Themselves

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 11.14.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- When Sandy's storm surge plowed into the seaside neighborhood of Breezy Point, New York City police Officer and volunteer firefighter Tim ...

Susan Sarandon Lines Up Sandy Benefit

Posted 11.08.2012 | Impact

Susan Sarandon is hosting a benefit for victims of Hurricane Sandy on Friday in Manhattan. SPiN for the Cause will take place at her ping-pong nightcl...

6 Life Lessons From Superstorm Sandy

Linda Flanagan | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York
Linda Flanagan

With the power back on at last, after eight days of generator-induced quasi-civilization, it's time to consider the lessons we might learn from this debacle.

Sandy Destroys 9/11 Widow's Home, Boyfriend Saves Late Husband's Photos

Posted 11.06.2012 | Impact

Eleven years ago, RoseEllen Dowdell lost her husband in the 9/11 tragedy. Now, the 55-year-old Breezy Point resident has lost her home in Hurricane Sa...

Jaweed Kaleem

Hurricane-Battered Breezy Point Prays For 'Strength In Faith'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.05.2012 | Religion

BREEZY POINT, N.Y. -- Some came by foot, walking miles in mud-soaked jeans and galoshes from cold shelters and barely inhabitable homes. Others carpoo...

Ben Hallman

Officials Told Rockaway Beach Nursing Homes Not To Evacuate Ahead Of Storm

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 11.12.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- The staff and residents of at least five nursing homes on the coastal edge of this storm-battered city were told by New York officials to ...

LOOK: Massive NYC Blaze Destroys At Least 80 Homes

AP/The Huffington Post | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 12.30.2012 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A tiny beachfront neighborhood told to evacuate before Sandy hit New York burned down as it was inundated by floodwaters, transformi...

Sergeant's Mistake Led To Sinking Of $500,000 Port Authority Patrol Boat

Posted 09.24.2012 | New York

A police sergeant is expected to face disciplinary action after opening the underwater hatch of a Port Authority patrol boat earlier this month, caus...

City Cleans Up After Tornadoes

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS and ERIC TUCKER | Posted 09.09.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Damaging storms that spawned tornadoes in New York City, darkened tens of thousands of homes in the Washington, D.C., area and flooded New...

NYC Neighborhood Startled By Unexpected Tornado

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 11.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Two tornadoes struck the outer edges of New York City on Saturday, hurling debris into the air and knocking out power but causing no ...