Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo: Sandy cost NY, NYC $42B in damage, loss

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Superstorm Sandy ran up a $42 billion bill on New York and the state and New York City will make big requests for disaster aid from the […]

11/26/2012

NY Gov. Cuomo expands opening of Battery Tunnel

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – The former Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, a key New York City thoroughfare flooded by Superstorm Sandy, is being reopened to cars. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced the first phase of […]

11/13/2012

Fear of looting grips NYC as new storm threatens

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Chan prowled around his cold, dark Staten Island home with knives and a sword to protect it from thieves, standing his ground as another East Coast storm threatened and police […]

11/06/2012

Where will housing be found for Sandy's victims?

NEW YORK (AP) – Government leaders are turning their attention to the next crisis unfolding in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy: finding housing for potentially tens of thousands of people left homeless. The Federal Emergency […]

11/05/2012

States scramble to help displaced residents vote

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) – One storm-battered New Jersey county was delivering ballots to emergency shelters Monday while New York City was lining up shuttle buses to ferry people in hard-hit coastal areas to the […]

11/05/2012

Lights in lower Manhattan, misery in outer regions

NEW YORK (AP) — The lights were back on Saturday in lower Manhattan, prompting screams of sweet relief from residents who had been plunged into darkness for nearly five days by Superstorm Sandy. But that […]

11/04/2012

NYC powers up but outer boroughs still have problems

NEW YORK (AP) – The lights are back on in lower Manhattan and that prompted screams of sweet relief from residents who’d been plunged into darkness for nearly five days by the superstorm. But their […]

11/03/2012

Cuomo: 'No reason to panic' over gas shortages

NEW YORK (AP) – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s signed an executive order waiving a requirement that fuel tankers register and pay tax before unloading. He also is threatening utility companies’ rights to […]

11/02/2012

Battered NJ confronts how to rebuild its shore

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) – In its tear of destruction, the megastorm Sandy left parts of New Jersey’s beloved shore in tatters, sweeping away beaches, homes, boardwalks and amusement parks. The devastation left the […]

11/01/2012

NY governor: MTA subway, rail, bus fares waived

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the agency that runs New York City’s subways, buses and commuter rails is waiving fares on Thursday and Friday to help ease recovery from the […]

10/31/2012

Mayor: Storm may be worst ever for New York

NEW YORK (AP) – New York’s mayor calls it a “devastating storm” — possibly the worst the city has ever experienced. The superstorm that was born when Hurricane Sandy came ashore killed at least 10 […]

10/30/2012

2 NYC tunnels are closing at 2 p.m. Monday

NEW YORK (AP) – Two tunnels into Manhattan will be closed at 2 p.m. Monday. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at a news conference that the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel and Holland Tunnel will be closed. […]

10/29/2012

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