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Hurricane Sandy troubles also hit La. flood victims

4 days agoNews : USAToday: News

La. victims also alleging altered engineering reports, lowballed claims payments.        

From box of bits to the Brooklyn Invitational: 1951 BSA C11

Everyone loves a good barn find. But the story behind this adorable BSA has a different twist: It’s a charity find. When Hurricane Sandy tore through the Eastern seaboard of the United States in 2012, New York was hit hard. In an effort...Show More Summary

Project drawing on recovery lessons from Hurricane Sandy to improve U.S. resilience and disaster preparedness

Purdue University will lead research to determine why some communities recover from natural disasters more quickly than others, an effort aimed at addressing the nation's critical need for more resilient infrastructure and to enhance preparedness.

Bookshelf: Houses of the Holy, and of the Working Class

Dorothy Day’s granddaughter has written a family memoir, and two documentaries look at the beach communities on the Rockaway Peninsula before and after Hurricane Sandy.

About New York: Sunny’s Bar, Revived After Hurricane Sandy, Is Being Saved, Again

Family heirs saw the glorious dive not as a neighborhood jewel, but as prime real estate. The widow of Sunny Balzano had another vision.

The Neediest Cases: ‘To Hell and Back’ as a Cancer Survivor, Storm Victim and Caregiver

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

DeBraan Varvaro, 61, provides care for her younger sister, who is a paranoid schizophrenic. Their financial and health problems worsened after Hurricane Sandy.

How a Natural Disaster Almost Put FreshDirect Out of Business

When Hurricane Sandy damaged the grocery delivery service's entire 160-truck fleet, co-founder Jason Ackerman had to take desperate measures to mobilize his team and get the business back up and running.

NYC has fixed 60% of homes in Hurricane Sandy repair program

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The city has now completed work on 60% of homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy through the Build It Back program, new stats show.

Shattered Apparitions of the Western Wind (2013). Annie Gosfield #hurricane #ghostly

2 months agoMusic / Classical : aworks

Inspired by Debussy's What the West Wind Saw, complete with sounds of Hurricane Sandy an eerie soundscape that oscillates between tumultuous winds and ghostly silences

2, 3 Trains Won't Run Between Brooklyn And Manhattan On Weekends In 2017 Due To Sandy Repairs

Sandy, that sonofabitch hurricane that wreaked so much havoc on the city four years ago, is still impacting us today. There's the problems associated with the city's Build It Back program, there's the looming L-pocalypse and now we can add a weekend shutdown of 2 and 3 trains between Brooklyn and Manhattan in order for the MTA to do Sandy-related repairs. [ more › ]

"Rising Sea Levels and Sinking Property Values"

Abstract: Are coastal cities adjusting to rising sea levels? This paper argues that large-scale events have the potential to ignite the process. We examine the effects of hurricane Sandy on the New York City housing market. We assemble a large plot-level dataset with rich geographic data on housing sales in...

How leading publications can prepare for a tidal wave of citizen reporting

How Leading Publications Can Prepare For A Tidal Wave of Citizen Reporting During Hurricane Sandy in 2012, CNN made a gaffe when it falsely announced that the New York Stock Exchange was under three feet of water. Chad Mayers and other...Show More Summary

The Neediest Cases: 4 Years After Hurricane Sandy, 2 Households Still Wait to Go Home

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Despite federal, state and city programs created to help rebuild damaged homes, the Rodriguez family and Elena Trama of Brooklyn

6 types of misinformation circulated this election season

Fake news isn’t new. Think back to Hurricane Sandy four years ago, when incredible amounts of false content circulated, including claims the NYSE was flooded and sharks appeared on flooded streets in New Jersey. At the time, there was much debate about how to deal with these issues. The New Yorker’s Sasha Frere-Jones called Twitter a “self-cleaning oven,” suggesting that...

From NYC to Rio: NASA helps cities address climate risks

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) After Hurricane Sandy rocked the U.S. East Coast in 2012, the New York City government set out to repair the city -- and asked for NASA's help. The mayor's office didn't want NASA scientists out there with hammers or hard hats. Show More Summary

Enter The Vortex That Is Kokomo

New York City-based photographer Michael Marcelle uses the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as inspiration for an ethereal photo series

After Hurricane Sandy, One Neighborhood Gives Itself Back to Nature

4 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

The Oakwood Beach area of Staten Island was once home to hundreds of people. They endured floods and wildfires because they loved living on the beach. But then hurricane Sandy blew through in 2012 and caused untold damage. Since then,...Show More Summary

Top Hedge Fund Manager Slams Trump For Lack Of Charitable Giving And Says He Is Voting For Clinton

David Tepper, who for years lived and worked in northern New Jersey, said Donald Trump did not financially contribute to efforts to help people in New Jersey after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and Hurricane Sandy.

Catfish's Nev Schulman & More Celebs Are Running in New York City Marathon 2016 - See the List!

Today (November 6) is the 2016 New York City Marathon! This marks the annual event’s 46th year and has been held every year since 1970, except in 2012 when it was canceled due to Hurricane Sandy. The five-borough course starts in Staten Island and ends in Central Park near Columbus Circle. Racing has already started [...]

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