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Superstorm Sandy New York

Interactive Photos Show How Far We've Come, How Far We Have To Go

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 10.29.2013 | New York

Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of when Hurricane Sandy's storm surge slammed New York City's coastline, destroying homes, plunging much of the...

Farewell to a Hero, One From Superstorm Sandy

Tom Davis | Posted 11.24.2013 | New York
Tom Davis

Not long after the smoke started seeping through the doomed boardwalk planks, Point Pleasant Boro, N.J. native Jimmy Ivins would have been there, trying to save Seaside Heights by himself if he had to.

PEER 1 Hosting, The Most 'Human' in the Cloud

James Grundvig | Posted 10.21.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

Not every company has faced a major event every five years of its existence. But that's exactly what PEER 1 Hosting (TSX:PIX), had to not only overcome, but in doing so, thrive.

$200 Million In Sandy Aid Going To NY Groups

Newsday | Ridgely Ochs | Posted 09.24.2013 | New York

The state is making available $200 million in federal funds to health care, social services and mental health groups to cover expenses resulting from ...

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.

Sandy Stirs Up Trouble For City Drinking Water

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 03.06.2013 | New York

These are murky times for New York’s drinking water. New York City water customers recently inched a step closer to seeing federal authorities fo...

That Sandy Baby Boom Is Actually Happening

Posted 02.28.2013 | New York

Turns out that Hurricane Sandy baby boom in New York might really be happening. The New York Post reports the city seeing a big bump in expecting ...

WATCH: Seaport Still A 'Ghost Town'

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 04.27.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The historic cobblestone streets and 19th-century mercantile buildings near the water's edge in lower Manhattan are eerily deserted, ...

Should Sandy Relief Money Go To Religious Groups?

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 02.22.2013 | New York

On a bitterly cold Wednesday evening in January, the Coney Island Gospel Assembly was packed, its handsome dark wooden pews filled not with Pentecosta...

Did NYC's Rats Really Migrate Inland After Sandy?

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 02.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- At the height of Superstorm Sandy, city residents watching seawater pour into the subway system couldn't help but wonder: What will become...

Occupy Sandy's Strange Money Problem

| Posted 02.13.2013 | New York

By Alan Neuhauser, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer RED HOOK — Occupy Sandy's fundraising campaign for communities devastated by October's superstorm ha...

Picking Up The Pieces In Manhattan Beach

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 02.05.2013 | New York

“We are out of sliced ham,” my mother said over the phone. “That is our chief concern at the moment.” It was ten a.m. on October 29, 2012, ...

Flood Walls For Subways? Sea Barriers Along Coast?

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- A commission formed to examine ways to guard against storms like Sandy released a report Friday that calls for flood walls in subways,...

Allstate Pulls Sandy Ad

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.07.2013 | New York

Allstate on Friday said that it will discontinue running an advertisement that features the destroyed home of a Staten Island couple, a representative...

A Hurricane Sandy Survivor

Trisha Ocona Francis | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business
Trisha Ocona Francis

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Hospital, Shut Down By Sandy, Set To Reopen

AP | Posted 12.27.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York City hospital that had to evacuate hundreds of patients during Superstorm Sandy after it lost power is set to reopen. Offic...

New York Ignored Reports Warning Of Superstorm

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 12.08.2012 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- More than three decades before Superstorm Sandy, a state law and a series of legislative reports began warning New York politicians to...

Bloomberg's Plans For The Next Natural Disaster

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 02.05.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The city will work on upgrading building codes and evacuation-zone maps, hardening power and transportation networks and making sure ...

'Rapid Repairs' Not So Rapid

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 02.03.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Facing Superstorm Sandy's daunting toll of wreckage and displacement in the nation's largest city, officials have put much of their h...

New York Learned Oil Supply Lesson The Hard Way

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2013 | New York

By Joshua Schneyer and Selam Gebrekidan NEW YORK, Nov 27 (Reuters) - At 4 p.m. on Oct. 29, as heavy winds battered the...

SANDY COST NY $42 BILLION

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 01.26.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Top political leaders in New York put their heads together Monday on big requests for federal disaster aid as Gov. Andrew Cuomo a...

5,000 New Yorkers Will Be Hired For Sandy Cleanup

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 01.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 5,000 New Yorkers will be hired for temporary government jobs cleaning up after Superstorm Sandy, officials said Sunday. ...

Will NYC Build A Barrier To Protect From Surges?

AP | JEFF DONN | Posted 11.25.2012 | New York

-- Think Sandy was just a 100-year storm that devastated New York City? Imagine one just as bad, or worse, every three years. Prominent planners and...

Sandy Victims' Homes Looted Over Thanksgiving

AP | Posted 11.24.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Some residents of a New York City neighborhood that suffered fire and flooding during Superstorm Sandy say thieves looted their damaged ho...

Immigrants Struggle After Sandy

AP | CLAUDIA TORRENS | Posted 01.24.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Superstorm Sandy plunged some immigrants living illegally in the U.S. into darkness and even deeper into the shadows. Some of those who n...