Staten Island

Superstorm priorities for some include saving pets

NEW YORK (AP) – Superstorm Sandy drove New York and New Jersey residents from their homes, destroyed belongings and forced them to find shelter for themselves – and for their pets. Owners recounted tales of […]

11/13/2012

New storm bears down on Sandy-battered NYC, NJ

NEW YORK (AP) — A nor’easter blustered into New York and New Jersey on Wednesday with rain and wet snow, plunging homes right back into darkness, stopping commuter trains again and inflicting another round of […]

11/07/2012

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

Voters in NY, NJ not deterred by storm's effects

NEW YORK (AP) – Election Day turnout was heavy in several storm-ravaged areas in New York and New Jersey, with many voters expressing relief and even elation at being able to vote at all, considering […]

11/06/2012

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 restaurants grapple with superstorm aftermath

Leah Tinari knew by smell alone that Superstorm Sandy had devastated her Lower East Side eatery, Fatta Cuckoo. As the epic storm barreled down on Manhattan, Tinari’s basement refrigerators were stacked high with beef spareribs, […]

11/04/2012

Mayor Bloomberg says NYC Marathon canceled

NEW YORK (AP) – New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New York City Marathon has been canceled. His statement Friday came after mounting criticism that this was not the time for a race. With […]

11/02/2012

Bloomberg criticized for marathon go-ahead

NEW YORK (AP) – Some New Yorkers don’t have any interest in seeing the city go ahead with Sunday’s New York Marathon — but that’s what Mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning to do. Bloomberg says […]

11/02/2012

NYC to round out skyline with tallest Ferris wheel

NEW YORK (AP) – The Big Apple is getting another “biggest”: the world’s tallest Ferris wheel, part of an ambitious plan to draw New Yorkers and tourists alike to the city’s so-called “forgotten borough.” The […]

09/28/2012

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