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Frankenstorm 2012

Things That Are Free Or Discounted Due To The Storm

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.29.2012 | Money

Good news during a hurricane is rare. But as Hurricane Sandy makes its way up the East Coast, a number of business are waiving fees and offering disco...

Tom Zeller Jr.

In Hurricane Sandy's Fury, The Fingerprint Of Climate Change | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 10.31.2012 | Green

Last month, Mike Tidwell, director of Maryland's Chesapeake Climate Action Network and the author of the 2006 book The Ravaging Tide -- which detailed...

Arthur Delaney

Hurricane Sandy Could Delay Friday's Jobs Numbers | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business

UPDATE: U.S. Labor Department spokesman Carl Fillichio said the government is doing its best to put out October's unemployment numbers as scheduled on...

Hurricane Sandy Texts From Your Mom | Posted 10.29.2012 | College

Moms come in many varieties, but all of them want to make sure you're prepared for the frankenstorm. Add your own mom texts in the comments!...

Passengers Of Boat Missing In Caribbean Found

AP | Posted 12.29.2012 | World

FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique -- It turns out that a motorboat reported missing in the eastern Caribbean wasn't missing after all. All six passengers of...

12 Tips To Help Your East Coast Kids Weather Hurricane Sandy

The GypsyNesters | Posted 12.29.2012 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

We have two daughters living on Manhattan, right in the path of Frankenstorm. After years of living in the Caribbean we have some valuable tips to give them. Though being over-prepared may make them feel stupid, it can also save their lives.

John Rudolf

Atlantic City Flooded, Police and Fire Struggle To Evacuate Residents | John Rudolf | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

As Hurricane Sandy battered coastal New Jersey on Monday morning, Atlantic City felt some of its worst effects, with floodwaters surging through the s...

Verizon, AT&T Brace For Hurricane Sandy

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 12.29.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Phone companies on the eastern seaboard are preparing Monday for the onslaught of Hurricane Sandy by topping up fuel for backup gene...

Hurricane Sandy Causes School Closings Along East Coast

Posted 10.29.2012 | Education

Thousands of schools along the Eastern Seaboard are closed Monday as Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall, attacking the coast with forceful w...

Report Local Outages, Other Problems

Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

Are you seeing outages and government service lapses related to Hurricane Sandy where you live? HuffPost is collaborating with SeeClickFix to help...

Sandy Decimates Cuban Coffee Crop

Reuters | Posted 12.29.2012 | World

HAVANA, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Hurricane Sandy decimated the Cuban coffee crop and delivered a major setback to renovation of old plantations when it ri...

Mark Blumenthal

Will Hurricane Sandy Disrupt Presidential Polling? | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Hurricane Sandy headed for the East Coast over the weekend, pollsters found little change in voter preferences in the race between Pr...

Sandy's Changing Path Towards Northeast

Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

All eyes are on Hurricane Sandy, and residents along the East Coast are bracing for the storm that has prompted evacuations and shutdown transit syste...

Comfort Food, Old Movies And A Warm Dog: Where Do You Find Comfort In A Storm?

The Huffington Post | Laura Rowley | Posted 10.29.2012 | Fifty

Over the weekend, like thousands of my fellow East Coasters, I made the inevitable trip to Home Depot to prepare for Hurricane Sandy. (Last year we go...

Moon May Have Major Impact On Monster Storm

Posted 10.29.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall, Senior Writer Published: 10/26/2012 04:22 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet Heaven and Earth may be aligning to turn Hurricane Sandy int...

20 Tips To Prepare Your Family For Hurricane Sandy

Kathy Carter Woods | Posted 12.29.2012 | Parents
Kathy Carter Woods

Some of these tips saved time and money. Others saved my sanity. So after you've gathered the canned foods, batteries and water, consider these.

Catherine Pearson

Coping Mechanisms For Hurricane Sandy | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.29.2012 | Healthy Living

Anxiety is a really normal, healthy response to a natural disaster. I don't think people should feel ashamed to be anxious.

East Coast Grinds To A Halt As Superstorm Nears

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A furious Hurricane Sandy made the westward lurch that forecasters feared and took dead aim at New Jersey and Delaware on Mond...

Obama Changes Plans Because Of Storm

Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

Orlando, Fla., Oct 29 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama canceled a campaign event in Florida on Monday to return to Washington ahead of Hurricane...

50 Million People Threatened By Rare Superstorm

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.28.2012 | Green

By JENNIFER PELTZ and ALLEN G. BREED, The Associated Press NEW YORK -- From Washington to Boston, big cities and small towns Sunday buttoned up aga...

Matt Sledge

New York City Prepares For Hurricane Sandy | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.28.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers had been ordered to evacuate and the city's mass transit system was shut down on Sunday as officials ...

Lucas Kavner

Activists Offer Reminder To 'Connect The Dots' Between Storms And Climate Change | Lucas Kavner | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- A group of climate change activists braved the calm before the storm on Sunday afternoon to rally in New York City's Times Square. Lea...

INFOGRAPHIC: When and Where Sandy Will Strike

Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

As Hurricane Sandy moves north through the Atlantic, cities in the U.S. Northeast are bracing for "a potential 1 in 100 year storm." Government foreca...

Joy Resmovits

Long Island Prepares For Hurricane Sandy | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- Howard Pavane made it through Hurricane Irene with just a few hours to spare. He's worried Sandy will be worse. The 62-year-old songwr...

Romney Cancels Trip Ahead Of Major Storm

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Mitt Romney has canceled plans to campaign in New Hampshire this week because of the storm bearing down on the East Coast. ...