Tropical Storm Sandy

A car drives past several boats washed up in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy  in front of homes on the shoreline of the Great Kills community November 7, 2012,  on Staten Island, New York.     (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Sandy’ Being Retired From Tropical Storm Names

It’s a name we’ll never forget but will thankfully not have to hear about again — as far as storms go.


Storm Stockup

New Jersey Residents Face Big Decisions As Sandy Bears Down

With much of the Eastern Seaboard in the path of a rare behemoth storm, residents of the nation’s most densely populated corridor contemplated whether to heed dire warnings of torrential rain, high winds and up to 2 feet of snow.


Trump Taj Mahal and other casino hotels in Atlantic City, New Jersey (file/credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

AC Casinos Shut Down By Hurricane For Second Time In Just Over A Year

With Hurricane Sandy taking aim at New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie ordered Atlantic City’s 12 casinos to shut down by Sunday afternoon as part of his statewide emergency declaration.


Mayor Bloomberg (file/credit: Edward Reed via Flickr)

Mayor Bloomberg Tells New Yorkers To Stay Indoors, Prepare For MTA Shutdowns

The Mayor said that all parks would be closed by 5 p.m. on Sunday and that MTA shutdowns would be possible by 7 p.m. on Sunday as well.