Two neighborhood residents drowned when Sandy struck. Rushing floodwaters knocked down 20 houses. Most of the rest were badly damaged.
A new report paints a grim picture of mentally ill prisoners kept in solitary confinement at Rikers Island, and advocates have expressed hope that it leads to action.
“Mayor-elect de Blasio ran on a platform of changing stop-and-frisk and the people overwhelmingly supported that yesterday, so I hope the administration realizes – number one – this is going to happen anyway in two months,” said Rep. Jerrold Nadler.
The meeting follows an incident in which a leading actor on the HBO series “Treme” was detained nearly an hour by police after buying his mother an expensive watch.
The proposal comes as the search continues for 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo, who walked away from his Long Island City school on Oct. 4. Schumer believes the devices could prevent similar tragedies from occurring in the future.
He’s compiled all his stories into a book called “The New York Nobody Knows,” even though he hasn’t yet finished his walking tour of the entire city.
This was third annual “State Of The Platforms” report but the first time the Straphangers Campaign conducted a census of all 862 platforms in the subway system.
Candles and flashlights will light up the shore along the East Coast as survivors of Superstorm Sandy pay their respects to what was lost when the storm roared ashore one year ago.
Last year, a storm surge left most of the then-thriving community under water. Then, a day later, a raging fire finished off what Mother Nature started.
There are signs of recovery in the Queens waterfront neighborhood a year later, although many residents have not returned.
The halls and buildings of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened to the public Monday morning, almost exactly a year after the storm.
Brooklyn’s largest public housing complex was blacked out for weeks after superstorm Sandy roared ashore.
Most of Bellevue’s major damage was in its 180,000-square-foot basement, which filled up with water in less than an hour the night Sandy walloped the Tri-State Area.
The underground passageway will link the PATH station entrance on West Broadway and Vesey Street with Brookfield Place, which will eventually include retail and dining.
The station, graced by 150,000 commuters every day, is one of the nation’s busiest transportation hubs.