Thursday, December 6, 2012

Ny hurricane sandy

  • Charles Schumer flips out over scalping for Hurricane Sandy benefit concert

    Shameless scalpers are set to make big bucks by marking up tickets to a star-studded benefit concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy. Tickets for the Dec. 12 "Concert for Sandy Relief" at Madison Square Garden - with face values between $150 and $2,500 ...

  • Hurricane Sandy Victims Say Mortgage Companies Dismiss Pleas For Loan Help

    In the days after Hurricane Sandy devastated coastal New York and New Jersey, the nation's mortgage companies were quick to offer sympathy to those whose homes -- and lives -- were wrecked.

  • Nick Maria Returns To Jersey Shore And Discovers His Home Has Vanished

    Boats and docks damaged by Hurricane Sandy are seen at the Mansion Marinia on the shores of the Great Kills community November 7, 2012 on Staten Island, New York. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday announced a limited evacuation of ...

  • Storm Writes a New Script in Campaigns for New York Mayor

    After months spent preparing for a race about teacher evaluations, police tactics and other municipal mainstays, City Hall hopefuls are confronting a 2013 contest that has been rewritten, perhaps permanently, by the wrath of Hurricane Sandy. Candidates ...

  • Typhoon Bopha: Hurricane Sandy Times Two

    HONG KONG - The official death toll from Typhoon Bopha climbed to 325 by Thursday afternoon, and with nearly 400 Filipinos still unaccounted for, the typhoon appeared as if it would be twice as deadly as Hurricane Sandy, the storm that thrashed the ...

  • Staten Island's Hurricane Sandy Damage Sheds Light On Complicated Political ...

    By the 1990s, Staten Island was the fastest growing county in New York State, and even as the flow of Brooklyn Italians slowed, a new wave of settlers poured in from Brooklyn's Russian areas.

  • Port Authority head says Hurricane Sandy damage in 'billions of dollars'

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey sustained "billions of dollars" in damage from Hurricane Sandy, its top official said at a hearing in Washington, D.C.

  • Hurricane Sandy fundraiser feast Thursday night at Trinity Lutheran

    RAI Ministries (Camp Restore) and The Renaissance Project announced a Fundraiser-Feast to support New York and New Jersey residents affected by Hurricane Sandy. The event is Thursday, Dec. 6, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 5234 N.

  • Fishing In New York City After Hurricane Sandy

    One day last weekend I woke up at 4 AM, gathered my fishing gear, and drove out to the Rockaways in the New York City borough of Queens.

  • New York receives first batch of Hurricane Sandy federal aid: $200 million

    WASHINGTON - New York's congressional members Tuesday announced they have gotten $200 million in Sandy recovery money from the feds - a first step toward the billions being sought.

  • Slammed By Hurricane Sandy, New York Galleries Seek Recovery At Art Basel

    Galleries were flooded, artwork destroyed and the New York art word left reeling when Hurricane Sandy hit at the end of October.

  • Hurricane Warning Definition Modified By NHC In Wake Of Sandy

    Boats and docks damaged by Hurricane Sandy are seen at the Mansion Marinia on the shores of the Great Kills community November 7, 2012 on Staten Island, New York. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday announced a limited evacuation of ...

  • Senate Hearing Will Detail Hurricane Sandy's Transit Damage

    ... heads of transit agencies affected by Sandy will testify on Capitol Hill Thursday, in what will be the most public assembly of the top brass of the NY MTA, NJ Transit, Amtrak and the Port Authority of NY &NJ in one public place for the first time ...

  • Obama Hurricane Sandy Aid Request Will Be About $50 Billion, Democrats Say

    "The president isn't going to leave New York, New Jersey or the entire region to fight for itself," Donovan, who is coordinating the government's Sandy recovery efforts for Obama, told reporters after the hearing. Donovan urged Congress to take action ...

  • Marysville family organizes support for Hurricane Sandy victims

    A 15-year Marysville High School student played the key role in filling a tractor trailer with supplies for survivors of Hurricane Sandy on Staten Island, one of New York City's five boroughs. "On Nov. 6 or 7, we went to Staten Island," Keely Barone ...

  • Resisted for Blocking the View, Dunes Prove They Blunt Storms

    LONG BEACH, N.Y. - Surfers railed against the project because they said it would interfere with the curl of the waves. Local businesses reliant on beach tourism hated it, too.

  • Most New Yorkers Think Climate Change Caused Hurricane, Poll Finds

    By THOMAS KAPLAN. Published: December 3, 2012. New York State voters overwhelmingly say they believe that Hurricane Sandy demonstrated the effects of climate change, according to a poll released Monday by Siena College. Enlarge This Image ...

  • Smart Grid Could have Aided Storm Sandy Recovery

    At New York's 30 Rockefeller Center, the lights stayed on throughout Hurricane Sandy because the skyscraper is equipped with an uninterruptible power supply that calms fluctuating voltages and backs up the system with batteries in the case of power ...

  • Hurricane Sandy Damage In New York By-The-Numbers

    NEW YORK -- During Hurricane Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo witnessed firsthand the storm whip a surge of water into the Battery Tunnel.

  • Blame Hurricane Sandy! Top Romney advisor says super storm helped scuttle ...

    Hurricane Sandy helped swamp Mitt Romney's presidential campaign, a top campaign adviser says. Stuart Stevens, Romney's top strategist, told Charlie Rose on PBS that the storm pulled focus from the Republican's message in the race's crucial final stretch.

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