Archive for the ‘Hurricane Sandy’ Category

Sandy stories: Firsthand accounts of surviving the storm

Five years after the storm wrecked the city, New Yorkers from all walks of life recalled their extraordinary experiences.

Environmentalists push for storm surge barrier

Experts say the city is still vulnerable to a major natural disaster.

Red Hook NYCHA apartments still moldy after Sandy: Report

The homes near the Brooklyn coast are still dealing with troubles four years after the super storm.

NYC won’t make Build it Back deadline

Four years after Hurricane Sandy destroyed coastal neighborhoods, the city is still lagging on reconstructing.

Coney Island amphitheater marks grand opening

Brooklyn’s newest concert spot is now open for business.

City begins Sandy reconstruction project in Belle Harbor

The work in Belle Harbor will restore the neighborhood to its old glory and fortify it from future super storms.

Hugh L. Carey Tunnel to get post-Sandy repairs

More than $282 million will be going to bring the Brooklyn-Manhattan tunnel.

Sandy recovery progressing, but still not finished

Residents in the neighborhoods affected by the Oct. 29, 2012, storm say they saw a lot of progress in their road back to normal, but things are far from 100%.

Sandy loan approval process inefficient: Fed watchdog

The Government Accountability Office said the federal government was sluggish when it came to assisting small businesses following the Oct. 29, 2012 storm.

Thousands expected to turn out for People’s Climate March Sunday

The city will play host to the biggest climate rally of all time as protesters demand the world’s governments work to save the planet.

NYU Langone reopens ER following months of repair from Sandy

The ER NYU’s hospital is back in operation following Hurricane Sandy’s wraith, but there are still other facilities and infrastructure projects affected by the storm that are far from rebounded.

Sandy recovery plan from de Blasio updated to speed up aid

The mayor released an updated timeline on Sandy recovery plans.

NYCHA boilers damaged by Sandy will be replaced by FEMA

Relief is coming for thousands of NYCHA residents who are still struggling from Sandy.

Ivan Pereira on the Debrief with David Ushery

Ivan Pereira discusses his articles on the City Council’s decision not to march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade and Build it Back delays.

De Blasio asks for patience as Sandy victims demand faster rebuilding effort

Sandy victims say time is running out to help save their homes, but the mayor says careful attention is needed to make sure repairs go smoothly.

NYC Marathon goes on amid heavy security

This year’s marathon went off without any hitch and runners and their families say they couldn’t be any more happier.

Sandy postponement, Boston attack push NYC marathoners to go the distance

The carnage from the Boston bombings and the stress of waiting another year to run, has pumped NYC marathoners up.

FDNY shows off new superstorm ready vehicles

The FDNY showed off its new Post Sandy investments that aim to strengthen the Bravest during extreme weather emergencies.

Bloomberg touts progress in post-Sandy projects

The mayor says the city is making huge progress when it comes to storm-proofing the city.

Business owners’ spirits high despite slow Sandy recovery

Some city businesses rebounded 100% a year after Sandy while others still struggle to make rent. Despite their differences and hardships, the owners say their spirit and will power is stronger than ever.