November 5, 2012 The beachfront, blue-collar town in Queens, N.Y., was hit hard not only by Superstorm Sandy's raging winds and floodwaters, but also by a massive fire that tore through the area. More than a hundred homes were destroyed as firefighters battled for nearly 10 hours. A local fire commander says he's hopeful Breezy Point will recover but knows it will take time.
November 4, 2012 The fuel shortage that has hit the New York-New Jersey region is expected to continue for days. And many of the runners due to take part in the now-canceled New York Marathon are taking part in relief efforts.
November 3, 2012 The governors of both New Jersey and New York signed executive orders Friday intended to help address fuel shortages in areas hit by Sandy. The federal government also said it would be working to deliver fuel to the area.
November 2, 2012 Remarkably, home care providers in the storm's wake say they know of no patients who lacked for needed care. Resourceful nurses, physical therapists, aides and other personnel somehow surmounted flood, impassable roads, downed trees and dwindling gasoline to get to their patients.
November 2, 2012 Mayor Bloomberg relented after officials and citizens questioned his decision to allow the 26.2 mile road race to continue despite the misery. Bloomberg said he did not want the controversy to cloud the event.
November 2, 2012 Long lines have drivers on edge. Disruptions to the supply chain continue. But steps have been been taken to get more gas to the region through the area's ports. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo predicts things will be better soon.
November 2, 2012 Americans haven't been scared of climate change. At least not until Sandy. How will fear make itself felt as we move forward, seek solutions, and raise our children? Commentator Alva Noë asks if this is a turning point for the United States.
November 2, 2012 The recovery continues. But so does the grim task of accounting for deaths and the hard work of restoring power to millions of customers.
November 2, 2012 On Staten Island, there's grief after the discovery of two children's bodies. Meanwhile, the storm's economic toll is thought to be up to $50 billion. And, gas shortages are leading to frustration.
November 1, 2012 In the wake of the terrible damage caused by superstorm Sandy, commentator Barbara J. King reflects on the animal rescues underway and asks if we can tap these selfless impulses to create a greater, sustained good.
November 1, 2012 As some New Yorkers try to stay connected with others, they've had to search for pay phones because their cellphones have run out of juice. Question: When was the last time you sued a pay phone?
November 1, 2012 The recovery continues. But so does the grim task of accounting for deaths and the hard work of restoring power to millions of customers.
October 31, 2012 President Obama and Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie continued their display of post-hurricane bipartisanship. It was striking considering Christie's pointed criticisms of Obama before the disaster.