Hurricane Sandy

When Hurricane Sandy hit and I heard Mayor Bloomberg say that local shelters here in New York were accepting pets, I let out a sigh of relief. Seeing the faces of beloved pets left behind in the aftermath of Katrina are images that I will never forget, so I was grateful that no one was […]

Following Hurricane Sandy, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he will sign an executive order allowing displaced New Yorkers to vote in any polling place. The Gov. announced that registered voters in Rockland and Westchester County, along with Long Island residents, can vote in tomorrow’s election by affidavit ballot anywhere in New York State. As reported by NBC News: […]

The gas shortage in NYC and New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy has caused a huge uproar among residents. The National Guard recently stepped up to the plate in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn where they gave out free gas to residents who waited up to 4 hours. Governor Cuomo told the press in a media briefing this morning […]

It’s been almost a full week since Hurricane Sandy took a big hit on New York City and New Jersey, and the aftermath is still very ugly. While parts of New Jersey and Long Island seemed to receive some of the most intense damages, Staten Island was destroyed as well. Pictures of the damages to […]

It seemed like a tough decision for Mayor Bloomberg to have to cancel the NYC Marathon this past week, but it was quite clear that the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy wasn’t going to let it happen. While hotels have booked thousands of runners in NYC hotels, leaving no spaces for homeless Hurrican victims, rooms are […]

  Sandy hit the East coast with an unforgiving vengeance and with just a few days before the Presidential Elections, she has left states hit hard without power and without polling station options.  STORY: CLOSET CLEANUP: 5 Tips For Donating To Victims Of Hurricane Sandy Officials from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are working to […]

Today, President Barack Obama is gathering together top aides, state and local officials impacted by Superstorm Sandy as he continues to monitor the government’s response to the intense storm. Fuel shortages have been an ordeal all over the East Coast and the President has made orders for fuel to be delivered to areas struck by […]

Let there be light! Power was finally restored to a portion of the East Village Friday afternoon after almost four days in darkness following Hurricane Sandy. DETAILS: Lights Out! 900,000 Residents Still Without Power After Hurricane Sandy Huffington Post reports: Peter Justice was about to cross Avenue A, near East 8th Street, when he suddenly […]

Among many New York neighborhoods hit by the super storm, Hurricane Sandy, the Rockaways in Queens are suffering. While many are in turmoil over the gas shortage, citizens in the Rockaway neighborhood are on a shortage of food. According to the Huffington Post: The nearest hot meal was more than a mile away, past the […]

Between the major flooding, loss of power, and shortage of gas, Hurricane Sandy has caused great turmoil for the lives of many on the East Coast. With all the mayhem going on, it’s clear that any little help we can do to recover from the super storm can take us a long way and Snooki […]

We must not forget that before Hurricane Sandy touched down in New York City and New Jersey, Caribbean nations such as Cuba, Haiti and Jamaica took the brunt of the superstorm days before it hit the Tri-State area. PHOTOS: Frankenstorm! Hurricane Sandy Kills 22 In The Caribbean Hurricane Sandy has been blamed for upwards of 69 […]

One of the things I look forward to every year is waking up on the first Sunday in November and walking down the block to Lafayette Avenue in Ft. Greene, Brooklyn, to cheer on the thousands of runners who compete in the NYC Marathon. People from all over the world come to this incredible city […]