Nearly a dozen families woke up without a home on the day before Easter, after a raging fire gutted several Perth Amboy buildings.
Two weeks later, it remained shocking to view the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy in many Jersey Shore communities.
After nearly two weeks, some residents were just returning to Staten Island Saturday.
On Long Island Wednesday, residents still slammed by Superstorm Sandy were suffering a second round of misery as the Nor’easter clobbered the area with snow.
Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano on Sunday said that many challenges remained in his Long Island County following the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy.
Getting food, water and clothing to those struck by Sandy in Staten Island was the top priority Saturday. The damage in some areas were beyond belief.
The Rockaways in Queens remained without power Wednesday night following Superstorm Sandy, and fears were mounting that looters would continue to exploit the disaster for their personal gain.