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Hurricane Sandy Rockaways

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...

Weiner Slams 'Hipster' Concession Stands

| Posted 10.02.2013 | New York

By Katie Honan ROCKAWAY BEACH -- Embattled pol Anthony Weiner took aim at the city's response to Hurricane Sandy in the Rockaways -- slamming the p...

What To Do At Coney Island And The Rockaways

AP | BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 08.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Two of New York's best-known waterfront neighborhoods took a beating last fall from Superstorm Sandy: Coney Island in Brooklyn and th...

PHOTO: 1930s Subway Train Makes Rare Trip

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 05.31.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Hundreds of lucky New York City commuters got a surprise trip back in time when eight 1930s-era subway cars were briefly returned to servi...

PHOTOS: More Progress On The Second Avenue Subway

Posted 05.17.2013 | New York

More great photos from the MTA show progress on the Second Avenue subway and repairs on the Rockaways aboveground lines destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. ...

Sandy: Six Months Later, Rebuilding and Renewal

Jack Lund | Posted 07.03.2013 | New York
Jack Lund

Like the waves that crash on its beaches, time after time over its 100-year history Coney Island and its amusement parks have been razed to the ground by fire and flood, only to rise like a phoenix from the ashes and return bigger and better than ever.

Heroes and Hope In Hotel Hell: The New Diaspora of Hurricane Sandy

Sandi Bachom | Posted 05.19.2013 | New York
Sandi Bachom

If there is a gift in all this, it's that these kids have a glimpse of a possibility of life past the projects.

'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.

2 Months Post-Sandy, Some Rockaways Residents STILL Without Heat

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

More than two months after Superstorm Sandy swept through the Northeast, leaving behind a trail of unprecedented devastation, some New York City resid...

To Eric Cantor and John Boehner on Behalf of the Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Sandi Bachom | Posted 01.02.2013 | New York
Sandi Bachom

Hurricane Sandy left some visible damage. The fires that burned in Breezy, and Belle Harbor, and Rockaway Park. But far, far more of the damage is int...

Christmas in The Rockaways

Barbara Becker | Posted 02.17.2013 | New York
Barbara Becker

Children and their parents lined up in the cold drizzle outside The Action Center in the Rockaway section of Queens this week for what could be their only taste of the holiday season.

WATCH: Knicks' Tyson Chandler Aids Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts In New York's Rockaways

Posted 12.04.2012 | Black Voices

While much of the East Coast has recovered from Hurricane Sandy's wrath, the residents of New York’s Rockaways, a land strip nestled between the Atl...

Hurricane-Ravaged Neighborhoods Face Serious Health Risks

Posted 01.26.2013 | New York

Nearly a month after Hurricane Sandy ravaged parts of New York City, residents in some hard-hit areas like the Rockaways are still living without powe...

Trouble on the Horizon

Camille Rivera | Posted 01.26.2013 | New York
Camille Rivera

As the city gets repaired, a new problem is showing up -- people who are newly unemployed because of the storm. To me it seems pretty simple: we need to connect New York's unemployed residents with the work that needs doing.

Giving Thanks in the Wake of the Storm

Claire Walla | Posted 01.22.2013 | New York
Claire Walla

Sometimes it seems strange to give thanks for what we have when so much has been taken away. I went to the Rockaways for the first time the weekend after Hurricane Sandy hit New York, and then again this past weekend.

Cooking Up a Storm -- With Love

Dar Dowling | Posted 01.21.2013 | Impact
Dar Dowling

The one thing about New Yorkers is that when a crisis hits we go all out -- and keep doing it. So many people are doing what they can: picking up sandwiches, ladling out chicken soup and brewing up some coffee -- nurturing the body and the soul.

The Best Thing About the Hurricane

Misha Lyuve | Posted 01.16.2013 | New York
Misha Lyuve

The ocean looked calm and quiet, almost gentle. It was hard to imagine that it was responsible for that much destruction.

New York Hospital Faces $3 Million Bill After Taking In Sandy Victims

Posted 11.15.2012 | Impact

When Superstorm Sandy hit the Rockaways section of New York, a local hospital quickly became a haven for the area’s most vulnerable victims -- a gra...

NY's Waterfront Communities After Hurricane Sandy Still Need Help -- Here's How

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Hurricanes are equal opportunity destroyers. The hooked-in have escape hatches when forewarned; a home on higher ground, friends with light and heat, funds for an extended hotel stay. But the rest stay put, through the cold, wet, and fear.

The Land That Time (and the Mayor) Forgot: Thousands of Seniors Still Without Heat in the Rockaways

David Fagin | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York
David Fagin

Ultimately, the directors and volunteers are on the same side. But, so many people are telling so many tales as to who's to blame, you can't help but feel caught in the web of complete chaos. Nothing is as it appears to be, and those poor folks need help.

Volunteers Risk Empty Gas Tanks to Deliver Supplies from Williamsburg to the Rockaways

Jessica Saba | Posted 01.07.2013 | New York
Jessica Saba

Gather supplies, fill the car, hand donations directly to the people who need them and provide hope with your kindness and compassion. Speak to people -- ask their needs and gather contact information, and spread the word.

What To Donate For Hurricane Sandy Relief

The Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien and Amy Marturana | Posted 11.07.2012 | HuffPost Home

HuffPost Home is organizing a #BlanketsForSandy initiative.

Lila Shapiro

'In The Middle Of The Sea': Widespread Destruction In The Rockaways

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.30.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- On Tuesday morning, Keith Patterson was watching the news at his fiancee's house in the Bronx when he realized that his own home had been ...