Citywide, the NYPD said one police officer was killed and 78 more were injured in the line of duty due to the storm.
With a Nor’easter expected to strike the area later this week, one New Jersey township has decided not to taking any chances.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday warned that the Nor’easter forecast to strike the metro area later this week could make a bad situation worse in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy has forced New York City firefighters to cancel their annual Christmas toy delivery to Mississippi areas hit in 2005 by Hurricane Katrina.
More New Yorkers awoke Saturday to power being restored for the first time since Superstorm Sandy pummeled the region, but patience was wearing thin among those who have been without power for most of the week.
Superstorm Sandy is being blamed for five confirmed deaths in New York State, including at least one in New York City in which a tree fell on a house in Queens.
“We’re looking at impact of greater than 50 to 60 million people,” said Louis Uccellini, head of environmental prediction for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
JCP&L crews worked all weekend long and through Monday night to clear the trees that had come crashing down in Freehold.
It’s been nearly 48 hours since powerful storms swept through parts of New Jersey Saturday leaving downed trees and toppled power lines in its wake.
The Tri-state area is drying out after a slow-moving coastal storm delivered much-needed rain to the region.
Benefits under the federal “Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Program” were opened up to Connecticut families after the storm. They could requesting and receive money to replace spoiled food and cover other expenses.
The state saw 60.7 inches of rain through the end of November. Tuesday’s storm helped eclipse the old record of 59.98 inches set in 1996.
Imagine the surprise in Mountainside when storm debris in the street was dumped on people’s lawns, with residents themselves responsible for removal.
Gov. Dannel Malloy asked for more shelters to be opened up across the state as residents deal with the outages.
New York City transit officials say they’ve finished an unprecedented shutdown of the nation’s biggest system of subways, buses and commuter rails.