Staten Island

Should worst-flooded areas be left after Sandy?

SEA BRIGHT, N.J. (AP) — Superstorm Sandy, one of the nation’s costliest natural disasters, is giving new urgency to an age-old debate about whether areas repeatedly damaged by storms should be rebuilt.

01/21/2013

Cantor Fitzgerald, US bond trading company (AP Photo)

NYC firm hit hard on 9/11 gives $10M in Sandy aid

NEW YORK (AP) — The financial services firm that lost the most workers in the Sept. 11 terror attacks announced that it will “adopt” 19 schools in communities hit hard by Superstorm Sandy and give $10 million to families in those schools.

01/10/2013

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

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