“Frankly, I’ve never seen anything like this,” said Dr. Shelley Greenman, who works in the emergency room at Cooper University Hospital. “Everyone who has the flu feels like they’re going to die.”
With the flu epidemic hitting the Tri-State Area hard, many pharmacies have begun to run out of flu shot supplies.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency Saturday, as the flu epidemic rocked the nation and hospitals and urgent care centers saw huge crowds.
There was a massive emergency response to Pier 11 when a ferry headed in from New Jersey hit the shore.
Some parents in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn said the schoolyard at P.S. 38 has gone from sweet sanctuary to safety hazard.
Surrounded by a place world famous for free spirits and freak shows, thousands came to Coney Island Tuesday to brave an annual ice cold water craze.
New Yorkers still struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy were trying to find a reason to cheer this New Year’s Eve.
Friday evening, the Senate approved a $60.4 billion emergency aid for victims of the hurricane that devastated parts of the Tri-State Area by a 63-32 vote. Officials are urging the House to now pass the bill as well.
Sheena Mathew was crossing busy Hillside Avenue at Little Neck Parkway in the middle of the punishing rain Wednesday night before a hit-and-run crash claimed her life.
President Barack Obama was to return to Washington on Thursday after cutting short his Christmas vacation in Hawaii. The Senate will be in session. But so far the House of Representatives has no plans to meet.
The power had been out since superstorm Sandy hit nearly two months ago, but electricity was finally restored on Christmas Eve.
The wheels on New York City school buses could stop going round and round first thing in the New Year.
The pressure was on New York lawmakers this weekend to get federal funds to help cover the billions in damage from Superstorm Sandy, and homeowners have been waiting for help too.
Sen. Chuck Schumer helped secure a $910,000 grant from the federal government to allow the Long Beach Fire Department to reinstate five young firefighters for the next two years.
In Coney Island, some free meals for victims of Superstorm Sandy went untouched. Maybe the area is finally starting to get back to normal. Of the 1,000 hot meals prepared for lunch at Our Lady of Solace Church on Friday, about 600 were served.
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