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Sandy New York

A Complex Task In Tallying Sandy's Death, Damage

AP | By GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Tracking the toll of a disaster like Superstorm Sandy is not like keeping score at a baseball game. Its damage to lives and pro...

Sandy Survivors Struggling With Flood Of Legal Questions

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 08.13.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- First they needed blankets and generators. But before long, many of Superstorm Sandy's bedraggled survivors also needed a lawyer. Thousan...

The Calm Before the Storm... and After

Enrico Tettamanti | Posted 05.08.2013 | New York
Enrico Tettamanti

I spent months equipping the boat to withstand the extreme conditions of the unfamiliar destinations I had on my itinerary, ranging from the icy Artic to the blazing heat of the Equator. Of all the places, New York was the least expected where I would have to brave a natural disaster.

David Wood

In Superstorm Sandy, Resurrected FEMA Engages 'Whole Community'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Bill Carwile heard that some guy in New Jersey was complaining that the federal government hadn't helped him during Superstorm Sand...

New York Will Deal With Sandy 'For Months And Years To Come'

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 12.12.2012 | Green

At a panel discussion at New York University on December 5, Chelsea Clinton said it was "deeply sobering" that no set of U.S. voters prioritized clima...

Matt Sledge

After Hurricane Sandy, The Costs Of Doing Nothing To Protect New York Come Into Focus

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.22.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- For years, the city and the state of New York commissioned reports about the dangers of rising sea levels combined with a powerful hurrica...

No Man Is an Island: The 'Outer Borough' and Hurricane Sandy

Robert Miraldi | Posted 01.15.2013 | New York
Robert Miraldi

We were Staten Islanders, different from the rest of New York City. We were a city unto ourselves. And then Sandy came along, wailing its winds and tides, and roiling over the beaches.

Ben Hallman

In Long Beach, NY, Confusion Reigns Three Days After Hurricane Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 11.05.2012 | Business

LONG BEACH, N.Y. -- Jenny Kastner couldn’t conceal her frustration. After three days spent waiting for local, state and federal officials to address...

Jason Gilbert

Forget Working From Home, Now We're Working From Anywhere

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.01.2012 | Technology

In Internet-speak, an increasingly common status message on Gchat or AOL Instant Messenger is "wfh," or "working from home." Following Hurricane Sandy...

East Coast Assesses Damage After Sandy's Wrath

AP | ADAM GELLER | Posted 12.31.2012 | Green

By ADAM GELLER, ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK -- People in the coastal corridor battered by superstorm Sandy took the first cautious steps Wednesday to...

Chris Kirkham

'Nobody Saw It Coming': Hundreds Displaced In New Jersey Describe Fast-Rising Flood

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

MOONACHIE, N.J. –- The first signs of trouble were the car alarms: Dozens of them, all going off at once, just after midnight at Hurricane Sandy's p...

LIVE UPDATES: Northeast Reeling As Death Toll Climbs

Posted 12.30.2012 | Green

By TED ANTHONY, ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK - Two major airports reopened and the floor of the New York Stock Exchange came back to life Wednesday, w...