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LIRR Long Beach Restoration Project

Over the weekend, the MTA Long Island Rail Road announced a $120M restoration project to the Long Beach line to help fortify it from the type of damage it received from Hurricane Sandy. Here is more: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Long Island Rail Road today announced the start of a $120 million construction […]

Teen displaced by Sandy headed to West Point prep school

After Hurricane Sandy, Coney Island teen Vonn Grant saw his home destroyed and neighborhood ravaged, and spent months living out of a hotel room as he tried to put his life back together. Now the senior at Brooklyn’s New Utrecht High School is headed for West Point.

Big data can be a big help to city

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg helped transform New York into one of the most innovative cities in the nation, using data to reduce fire fatalities, enhance relief efforts following Hurricane Sandy... To view the full story, click the title link.

'Save Our Business' and 'Inside Job' Season 1 finales sneak peek

Check out these sneak peek clips of the Season 1 finale of "Save Our Business," where entrepreneur Peter Jones lends his expertise to Not Just Bagels in the wake of its Hurricane Sandy damage. Not Just Bagels is a mainstay on Staten Island. Show More Summary

10 Designs Show How Sandy-Affected Communities Can Be Rebuilt More Resiliently

Rebuild by Design, a competition to find resilient solutions for restoring communities affected by Hurricane Sandy, recently unveiled its ten shortlisted designs. The selected proposals include ideas ranging from a 10-mile strip of greenery that wraps around

A dog who went missing days before Hurricane Sandy was just reunited with his family.

last weekOdd : Happy Place

Wesley, a good boy. (via) A labrador retriever named Wesley was reunited with his family yesterday, after going missing just days before Hurricane Sandy 17 months ago. A woman called police to say she'd seen him wandering around her neighborhood on his own, and when a cop drove by to check on him, he jumped in the back seat. Show More Summary

Jersey Shore real estate picking up 18 months after Hurricane Sandy

While Hurricane Sandy devastated large portions of New Jersey’s 127-mile shoreline, known as the “Jersey Shore,” in October 2012, real estate activity is picking back up in the region. The storm damaged or wiped out 346,000 homes in New Jersey,...

Chris Christie’s “Vindicator,” Like Other Cronies, Is Very Well Connected

Chris Christie has been getting a lot of press for the lane closing scandal, allegations that he misused Hurricane Sandy relief funds and, more recently, for the shockingly sexist tone of his taxpayer-funded “vindication.” The a common...Show More Summary

NYC Police Museum to put cop cars on display at New York Auto Show

Photos courtesy New York City Police Museum. While the New York City Police Museum hasn’t been able to put on its annual car show since Hurricane Sandy flooded the museum’s permanent home in Lower Manhattan, museum staff have found not only a temporary home for the museum, but also another way to put its vintage […]

The Big U, one of ten proposals presented today as part of the U.S.

The Big U, one of ten proposals presented today as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Rebuild by Design competition, aims to protect New York from "the next Hurricane Sandy" with a network of gardens, knolls, and parks. Show More Summary

FEMA's 'Inaccurate Guidance' May Cause NJ Towns to Return Hurricane Sandy Aid

UNION CITY, New Jersey -- Two towns devastated by Hurricane Sandy may lose hundreds of thousands of dollars in aid after a federal audit found insufficient evidence to prove their debris removal expenses. Officials tell the Bergen Record that “inaccurate or incomplete guidance from the many FEMA Project Specialists" was to blame. Show More Summary

A, C, And F Trains Face More Closures For Hurricane Sandy Repairs

As if it weren't enough that Hurricane Sandy has reduced the R train to a work of fiction and the G train to an even more mythical beast, the A, C and F trains are set to become as abominable as ever in the coming year, with the MTA planning extensive repairs on all three lines. Show More Summary

Christie Defends Obama Bear Hug After Hurricane Sandy

Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie believes his enthusiastic embrace of President Barack Obama after Hurricane Sandy did not hurt Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. In fact, Christie said in an interview that aired...Show More Summary

Krauthammer: Christie Gave Obama 'Lap Dance' After Sandy

Republican pundit Charles Krauthammer said that when Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie embraced President Barack Obama after Hurricane Sandy a week before the 2012 presidential election, he was essentially giving Obama a lap dance. Show More Summary

Delays in Sandy rebuild aid has homeowners upset

A year and a half after Hurricane Sandy, work on the first six storm-wrecked homes only began during the last week. So far, another three homeowners have received reimbursement checks from the aid program — out of nearly 20,000 homeowners who applied.

De Blasio Vows To Help Sandy Victims Rebuild 1.5 Years After The Storm

Last month it was reported that the city's "Build It Back" program in response to Hurricane Sandy had built nothing back. The initiative was designed to rapidly help those whose homes were destroyed with federal relief funds. A year and a half after the storm and eight months after the plan was announced, no repairs had been made. Show More Summary

‘Saturday Night Live’ recap: Louis C.K. does his thing

It’s too bad the Polar Vortex doesn’t inspire the same creativity as Hurricane Sandy. When Louis C.K. first hosted SNL in

De Blasio announces $100 million in Superstorm Sandy repair funds

Government cash is due to come this week to homeowners hit 17 months ago by Hurricane Sandy. De Blasio said millions in federal funds are being reallocated to fix every destroyed home along city's coast.

DE BLASIO ANNOUNCES PLAN TO HELP THOSE LEFT HOMELESS BY SANDY

Many New Yorkers who were left homeless by Hurricane Sandy feel the city has abandoned them. Mayor De Blasio coming to the Rockaways to promise them, they are not forgotten. Announcing the appointment of a new team to expedite relief efforts. And allocating $100 million to rebuild homes. Blaming the Bloomberg administration for the slow pace of recovery until now.

A live news report was video-bombed by a tutu-wearing woman with a unicorn head.

2 weeks agoOdd : Happy Place

When news breaks, horses dance. At this point it's clear that horse head video bombing is becoming an actual thing. Everyone remembers the loon trotting around in the rain during live coverage of Hurricane Sandy. Who didn't love theShow More Summary

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