Tag archive for ‘Hurricane Sandy damage’
By Guest Author On Monday, September 7th, 2020

5 Most Common Reasons for Metal Roof Damage

Any damage to your metal roof, be it big or small, is cause for concern. A roof is basically what protects your house from the outside elements. It is a very crucial aspect of your house, safeguarding the building’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, September 13th, 2013

Jersey Shore boardwalk, rebuilt after hurricane Sandy, consumed in fire

Two New Jersey beach towns devastated by Superstorm Sandy will once again need to rebuild, after a fire quickly consumed dozens of businesses along the towns’ boardwalk. About 100 firefighters remained on More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Thursday, July 4th, 2013

Statue of Liberty opens for July 4th, first time since Superstorm Sandy

The Statue of Liberty finally reopened on the Fourth of July months after Superstorm Sandy devastated the small island in New York Harbor as Americans across the country marked the holiday with fireworks and barbecues. photo More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

President Obama gets a teddy bear from Chris Christie as they survey recovery from Sandy

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie won and gave President Barack Obama a prize Tuesday during a game on the boardwalk: a teddy bear. screenshot video coverage Described as a “sweet gesture” by CNN, the gesture More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

12/12/12 marks end of synced month, date and year as a prelude to Mayan Calendar hysteria

“End of Days” and “End Times” are dominating even the most benign conversation these days as folks scoff or prepare for the pending conclusion of the Mayan Calendar on December 21. 12/12/12 marks the last More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

John Applewhite’s New York attacker arrested as mom says ‘he was peeing in parking lot’

New York authorities say the alleged attacker of the electrical lineman from Florida in Long Island has been apprehended. Thomas Libretto John Applewhite, from Lakeland, Florida, has been hospitalized after being More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
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John Applewhite, Florida electrical worker attacked during relief effort for Hurricane Sandy victims

A Florida electrical worker who came to New York to help after Hurricane Sandy was beaten to a pulp in the neighborhood where he was trying to restore power. John Applewhite photo screenshot of WTSP video John Applewhite, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 12th, 2012

Janet Napolitano says housing number one problem in Hurricane Sandy recovery

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today traveled to Staten Island, N.Y. to meet with state and local officials and view ongoing response and recovery efforts to Hurricane Sandy. Secretary Napolitano More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 9th, 2012

Gas rations instituted in New York by Bloomberg, but you can still use your gas can

Odd or even? Did you bring your gas can? These are now important questions in New York and Long Island. Gas shortages from Hurricane Sandy may have some residents feeling like it was 1973 again. David Falconer, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

‘Sex for gas’ ad hits Craigslist in the wake of Hurricane Sandy GRAPHIC

Housing, food, water and now gas shortages are a major concern on the East Coast in Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath, some are hoping gas-thirsty residents will go to extreme lengths to get their hands on some More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Thousands remain homeless, millions still without power at Hurricane Sandy recovery continues

Government leaders are turning their attention to finding long-term housing for tens of thousands of people left homeless as 1.4 million residents or businesses without power. Flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 5th, 2012

New Jersey residents endure a small earthquake amidst Hurricane Sandy recovery

New Jersey residents endure a small earthquake amidst Hurricane Sandy recovery Residents in northern New Jersey were jolted awake Monday morning as a small 2.0 earthquake centered in Ringwood, who is still dealing More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, November 4th, 2012
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FEMA failing Hurricane Sandy relief, already seeking help from private sector

“Lean Forward” is even part of the FEMA mission statement, a statement which is failing to live up to the billing as Hurricane Sandy victims are not even able to get water from their FEMA camp. FEMA More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

NYC Marathon finally cancelled after outrage over resources and Hurricane Sandy cleanup

Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the decision to run the New York City Marathon in Sandy’s aftermath, a growing number of residents, politicians (and even some marathon runners) blasted the decision and called More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, November 3rd, 2012
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Union rules playing a role in the relief effort for Hurricane Sandy

A New Jersey power company denied Friday that it is turning away nonunion volunteer crews who want to travel great distances to help reconnect power supplies severed by Hurricane Sandy. But an Alabama utility is More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 2nd, 2012
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Photos President Obama visits Hurricane Sandy victims, views devastation with Gov Chris Christie

Two days after Hurricane Sandy made landfall in southern New Jersey, President Obama was on hand to witness the devastation, comfort residents, and pledge the full support of the federal government in the recovery More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

ConEd Explosion VIDEO and photos of damage from Hurricane Sandy

The devastation from Hurricane Sandy is shocking and likely to persist for several days. Millions without power, an increasing death toll and lives changed forever – all of this from the natural disaster nicknamed More...



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