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New York Hurricane Sandy

New York Utilities Now Required To Prep For Climate Change

Posted 02.25.2014 | Green

From Climate Central's Bobby Magill: In a major settlement that could have far-reaching implications nationwide, New York's largest utility is now ...

Hurricane Sandy In Pound Ridge, N.Y.: A Look Back One Year Later

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 12.29.2013 | New York
Bonni Brodnick

One year ago today -- October 29, 2012 -- Hurricane Sandy began its blustery tour through Pound Ridge, New York and its sweeping devastation of the ea...

Only A Few Lucky Homeowners Receiving Promised Buyouts After Sandy

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 12.28.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — The forces of nature had been threatening the Staten Island's Oakwood Beach neighborhood for years, flooding the st...

Hurricane Sandy's Effects Still Linger In New Jersey

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

UNION BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Bart Sutton fought with his insurance company for a year over what it would cost to rebuild his flood-damaged home, then ga...

Michael McLaughlin

Homeless Hurricane Sandy Victims May Be Booted From Hotels

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 10.07.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Gwendolyn Bethea has been living in a small room at the Park Central hotel in Midtown Manhattan with her adult son, Gabriel Sanya, since H...

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.

The Outpouring of Love Following Hurricane Sandy

Diana Mao | Posted 01.13.2013 | Impact
Diana Mao

In the midst of tragedy, hopelessness, and uncertainty for so many, New Yorkers, once again, banned together and took action.

Lights Back On For Many Sandy-Hit Residents, Thousands Still Powerless

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 01.10.2013 | Green

NEW YORK — Even as the lights came on for many who lost power in New York and New Jersey during the superstorm and a later nor'easter, hundreds ...

The Committee To Save New York: An Oral History Of Hurricane Sandy

The New York Observer | Posted 11.09.2012 | New York

When Hurricane Sandy came ashore, it fell to the city's leaders and the thousands of workers at their command to secure our coasts, to rescue those tr...

Does FEMA Have a Fatal Internet Fixation?

Wayne Anderson | Posted 01.07.2013 | Technology
Wayne Anderson

While it is true that the Internet is an important and vital tool when it comes to information distribution -- it should also be noted that it can prove problematic for the public to gain access when the power is off.

When Water Views Become Water Fronts

Toni Haber | Posted 01.07.2013 | New York
Toni Haber

I was walking by the Fishs Eddy storefront window the other day. It was hard to miss as the entire window was covered in familiar yellow Post-it notes.

New York's Entertainment Scene Post-Sandy

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 01.05.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — New York's entertainment industry moved closer to full throttle Monday, as a new week and largely restored downtown power meant somet...

NYU Hospital's Backup System Undone by Key Part in Flooded Basement

Sheri Fink | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Sheri Fink

After Hurricane Irene, officials at NYU Langone Medical Center spent several million dollars protecting its backup power system from flooding, according to Richard Cohen, vice president of facilities operations.

Staten Island: Not Gone, But Forgotten

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Annemarie Dooling

I've lived here in Staten Island since 2003. Before then, I spent my entire life across the bridge in Brooklyn and I knew that even an act as simple a...

Frigid Temperatures Add Another Level Of Urgency To Relief Efforts

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and MICHAEL HILL | Posted 01.04.2013 | Green

NEW YORK — Shivering victims of Superstorm Sandy went to church Sunday to pray for deliverance as cold weather settling in across the New York m...

Public Told To Stay Away From Free Gas Until First Responders Receive Fuel

AP | Posted 01.03.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The government says the public should stay away from free New York fuel stations until emergency responders get their gas. National ...

Ben Hallman

In Hard-Hit Rockaways, Community Begs For Basic Necessities

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Hurricane Sandy Tested Us, and We Came Through

Ed Koch | Posted 01.01.2013 | New York
Ed Koch

New Yorkers are resilient. Nevertheless, these catastrophes make us appreciate the importance of energy to the world as much as fire was appreciated by prehistoric mankind.

Joe Satran

Blackout In The Blackout: New York Party Scene Copes With Hurricane Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 11.01.2012 | Business

The stars were never brighter in New York City's East Village. On Halloween night, with nearly all of lower Manhattan suffering from a power outage...

The Feel-Good Sandy Newspaper Story

Posted 01.01.2013 | Media

Manhattan media institutions -- including The Huffington Post -- were battered by Hurricane Sandy, which wiped out power and sent floods through the l...

New York Dogs

Jeff Danziger | Posted 12.30.2012 | New York
Jeff Danziger

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Politicians React To Hurricane Sandy

Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

As superstorm Sandy slammed into the East Coast, members of the political community sought to reassure the public and offer guidance on how to stay sa...

Joy Resmovits

Homeless New Yorkers Face Sandy Without Shelter: 'I Can Survive Just Like This'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- As Hurricane Sandy hurtled toward New York City on Monday, Eduardo Acevedo, 57, sat in an empty lot just steps from the Hudson River. Stra...

Matt Sledge

New York City Prepares For Hurricane Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...