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Frankenstorm 2012

Is Weather A Factor in Your Retirement Plans?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.05.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

How much of a factor is weather in deciding where to retire? Retiring snowbirds from the Northeast and Midwest have long headed to Florida and Arizona for weather reasons and I wondered if my friend was planning on leaving New Jersey's dreariness.

Betsy Isaacson

As The Lights Go On In Lower Manhattan, An Information Blackout Ends

HuffingtonPost.com | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 11.03.2012 | Technology

“Do you know what happened to the Coney Island Museum?” Olivia Cieri spent most of the work week after Hurricane Sandy volunteering at ABC No R...

Hurricane Sandy Horror Stories

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.02.2012 | Technology

On Oct. 29, 2012, skies darkened as Hurricane Sandy pushed against the vulnerable East Coast, bringing powerful winds and a record storm surge to New ...

Generators To Blame For Several Post-Sandy Deaths

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 11.02.2012 | Healthy Living

As many struggle to get by without power on the East Coast following Hurricane Sandy, some are turning to portable generators to provide basic electri...

New York ATMs Taken Down By Storm Damage

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 11.01.2012 | Technology

Where the power is out, the credit card machines are out, which means many stores in the flood-drenched streets of lower Manhattan, and in neighborhoo...

LOOK: Sandy's 'Catastrophic, Pure Devastation' To Schools

Posted 11.01.2012 | Education

Schools in New York City and neighboring districts are closed for the rest of the week as city officials work to get things back to normal after Hurri...

PHOTOS: New Yorkers Face Chaotic Morning Commute After Sandy

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 11.01.2012 | New York

As the city struggles to recover after Hurricane Sandy, New Yorkers trying to commute to work Thursday morning were met with long lines, crowded train...

Another Year, Another Hundred-Year Storm

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.01.2012 | 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...

John Rudolf

Floodwaters Recede In New Jersey, But New Problems Emerge

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 11.01.2012 | Green

TOMS RIVER, N.J. -- On a narrow street coated with mud and strewn with debris, Pat Shields stood at a makeshift barrier of scrap metal and plywood, ta...

Superstorm Sandy Reminds Us Why We Have to Care About Climate Change

Adrianna Quintero | Posted 12.31.2012 | Green
Adrianna Quintero

Sandy truly lived up to its hype as a superstorm. Wind, water, flooding, even snow, has left one of our most densely populated areas paralyzed for days. A record storm by any measure, Hurricane Sandy has left its mark.

Here's Why It Takes So Long To Get The Lights Back On

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 10.31.2012 | Technology

Crashing at friend’s houses, blessing our gas stoves and plugging into trees, New Yorkers are all wondering -- why does it take the power so long to...

An Undeniable Truth

Shan Wells | Posted 10.31.2012 | Denver
Shan Wells

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New York Schools Closed For Remainder Of Week After Superstorm

Posted 12.31.2012 | Education

New York City schools will remain closed through the remainder of the week in the days following the passage of Superstorm Sandy through the country's...

FEMA Administrator Responds To Michael Brown's Criticism

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate dismissed criticisms of President Barack Obama's response to Hurricane Sandy lobbed by Michael Brown, who oversaw the ...

More Than A Gym: Fitness Clubs Open To Help Those Displaced By Sandy

Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living

Need a place to recharge your phone, take a shower or grab some bottled water? If you've been affected by Superstorm Sandy, your local gym or fitness ...

Stocks Resume Trading After Two-Day Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business

U.S. stock trading has resumed after a two-day interruption caused by Sandy. The opening went off without a hitch, but questions and criticisms about ...

Andy Campbell

PHOTOS: Looting, Violence In Sandy's Aftermath Wreaks Havoc

HuffingtonPost.com | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.01.2012 | Crime

Water that had risen six feet high hadn't completely drained away from the streets of Coney Island in Brooklyn, N.Y., yet looters had already rifled t...

Lessons Learned Too Late

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business

First off, apologies to all for the lack of a newsletter yesterday, due to the lack of a functioning system on which to publish the newsletter. Most o...

Obama Shows Presidential Moment

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — It may look to America like President Barack Obama is off the campaign trail. He's really not. By commanding the response to a fer...

How Hurricane Sandy Affects Trick-Or-Treating

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 10.31.2012 | Parents

Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast on Monday night, likely driving Halloween far from the minds of those who witnessed its greatest destr...

Sandy Not Enough To Stop NYC Marathon Plans

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 12.30.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The 26 miles might be the easy part. The biggest challenge for this New York City Marathon on Sunday could be getting to the start, not t...

10 Things We Appreciate More After Surviving A Megastorm

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.31.2012 | Women

When Frankenstorm Sandy whipped through the Eastern seaboard Monday night, millions of people lost power, trees fell, roads flooded, public transporta...

WATCH: Power Crews Work To Restore NYC's Darkest Areas

Posted 10.30.2012 | New York

With hundreds of thousands of New York residents still without power, the city's primary utility company spent Tuesday hustling to restore service. ...

Jaweed Kaleem

Christian Chaplains Bring Disaster Relief -- And Bibles -- After Hurricane Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.30.2012 | Religion

Listening to news reports Tuesday about the widespread destruction from Hurricane Sandy, Scott Holmquist first reacted with shock at the disaster that...

FEMA Information For Civilians Affected By Hurricane Sandy

Posted 10.30.2012 | Green

On Tuesday evening, the White House released an update on FEMA's efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. "Our thoughts and prayers are with t...