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Couple rejoices after Hurricane Sandy mini-miracle

Superstorm Sandy couldn’t wash away these memories. A New Jersey couple’s long-lost wedding photos were found after a Hurricane Sandy odyssey on Staten Island.

Staten Island Erecting Wall Of Oysters To Protect It From Weather

Parts of Staten Island were completely destroyed when Hurricane Sandy hit the city in 2012—Midland Beach, New Dorp and Oakwood were hit hardest, and saw the highest cluster of Sandy-related fatalities. Since then, the city has been considering various ideas as how to avert another weather-related catastrophe from devastating the vulnerable area. Show More Summary

Savings Bonds Stashed In Attic, Found After Hurricane Sandy

Almost two years ago, Hurricane Sandy caused flooding and property damage in areas that aren’t accustomed to dealing with heavy storms. While one woman in Massachusetts was cleaning up damage from that storm, she discovered some hidden treasure in an attic crawlspace: savings bonds that were more than 30 years old and had been stashed there for safekeeping. The bonds … [More]

Cuomo authorizes $68M to repair Fire Island shoreline

Work is set to begin next month to bolster the beaches of Fire Island, which lost about 55% of its dune structure during Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

BOEM & S. Carolina Agree to Evaluate Sand Resources

As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau

Meet Marion McFadden, Hurricane Sandy rebuilding coordinator

Federal employee Marion McFadden is a finalist for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America awards, known as the “Sammies,” for her work with the Hurrican Sandy rebuilding efforts. McFadden served as chief operating officer and then executive director of the White House’s Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force. Show More Summary

New York's Underused Water Infrastructure Funds Can Support Climate Resiliency

Despite the nearly two years that have passed since Hurricane Sandy came onshore and caused unprecedented damage across the Northeast region, there are many communities are still in the long and arduous process of rebuilding and recovering. read more

What Can We Learn From Young Sandy Survivors?

Shocked. Scared. Sad. This is how Oladayin Ogunsola described feeling when at age 10 Hurricane Sandy devastated her community of Far Rockaway, Queens. Her building's lobby was totally flooded. Her apartment went dark, and was then lit only by candles and lanterns for an entire month. Show More Summary

Habitat for Humanity takes on Sandy homes in Brooklyn

HOME sweet home. Mildred Davis, who fled her Coney Island home two years ago during Hurricane Sandy, has finally moved back in, thanks to a small army of volunteers.

Be Prepared - For Extreme Weather

Two years ago this October, Hurricane Sandy blew through the Lehigh Valley leaving power outages, flooding, downed trees, and closed roads in its wake. Though it was to varying degrees, nearly everyone in the Valley was somehow affected by Hurricane Sandy. Show More Summary

Andy and Sandy

I live about two blocks away from the water, which is nice, except when it comes to visit you. During Hurricane Sandy, it did that in a big way. My living room, kitchen and dining room were full of water. However, I had flood insurance,...Show More Summary

Hurricane Sandy Is Ushering in a Smarter Power System

Hurricane Sandy brought devastation and loss to the Eastern seaboard. The storm exposed the severe vulnerability of our electricity infrastructure and made global headlines as a harbinger of nature’s impacts in a climate changed world. Beyond the shock, New Yorkers found a silver lining in the destruction. read more

Breaking news in the social age is a mess. Can Grasswire help stop the spread of misinformation?

3 weeks agoTechnology : Pando Daily

From Reddit’s catastrophic witch hunt in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing to the deluge of fake images and reports during Hurricane Sandy, social media has turned every breaking news event into a playground of misinformation.Show More Summary

NYU's Langone Medical Center to get $1.1B for Hurricane Sandy repairs

The 'lump sum' was authorized by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for hospital repairs and to fortify the medical center against future storms, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Tuesday.

NYU's Langone Medical Center to get $1.1B for Hurricane Sandy repairs

The 'lump sum' was authorized by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for hospital repairs and to fortify the medical center against future storms, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Tuesday.

Microgrids: Electricity Goes Local

When Hurricane Sandy hit New York in 2012, most of lower Manhattan went dark, and it was almost two weeks before most of the power was restored. But in one building in Greenwich Village, the lights stayed on and the heat kept working (and the building’s population doubled). That’s because, as University of Wisconsin engineering Continue reading ?

Hurricane Sandy survivors pack summit, still struggling to rebuild homes

Hurricane Sandy survivors who are still struggling to get back on their feet pleaded their case to the city Tuesday night.

Hurricane Sandy survivors pack summit, still struggling to rebuild homes

Hurricane Sandy survivors who are still struggling to get back on their feet pleaded their case to the city Tuesday night.

Wedding gown lost in Sandy, found at cleaners

A lost gown worn by a Staten Island woman as she danced on her wedding night has resurfaced nearly two years after she feared Hurricane Sandy washed it away forever.

Wedding gown lost in Sandy, found at cleaners

A lost gown worn by a Staten Island woman as she danced on her wedding night has resurfaced nearly two years after she feared Hurricane Sandy washed it away forever.

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