By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Kate and Warren Sherwood had to think quickly about what to take when Superstorm Sandy's surge flooded their barrier island and caused five houses on their block to burn to the ground. Luckily for their two black cats, Schwartz and Scooter,
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to request $30 billion in federal aid to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy, which heavily damaged parts of New York City and Long Island, he said Monday.
The administration will seek a supplemental appropriation to cover
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - Irene Cramer threaded her Mercury Mountaineer around fallen branches, slowing down in front of a squat white ranch to see if, maybe, it could be the temporary home she is desperate to find.
Cramer and her husband, Tommy, left their home in
By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government is moving manufactured housing into areas in New York and New Jersey that were hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Thursday.
FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate said the disaster
By FRANK ELTMAN and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Vincent Pina finally saw a couple of utility trucks coming down his street Thursday and started to wave in anticipation. But they just cruised past his house and kept on going.
He hung his head in resignation.
"The thing that
By MICHAEL GORMLEYAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has fired his $153,000-a-year emergency management director for diverting a crew to remove a tree from his Long Island home's driveway after Superstorm Sandy hit, a state official said Wednesday.
By COLLEEN LONG and FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A nor'easter blustered into New York and New Jersey on Wednesday with rain and wet snow, plunging homes right back into darkness, stopping commuter trains again and inflicting another round of misery on thousands of people
DUVALL, Wash. (AP) - At least one home and nearby streets in Duvall were flooded Monday when a beaver dam broke and released a 3-acre pond. Lynn Miller with King County Emergency Management says it washed debris into a neighborhood. KOMO reports police officers, firefighters and King
By JENNIFER PELTZ and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Government leaders are turning their attention to the next crisis unfolding in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy: finding housing for potentially tens of thousands of people left homeless.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency
By JENNIFER PELTZ and MICHAEL HILLAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Shivering victims of Superstorm Sandy went to church Sunday to pray for deliverance as cold weather settling in across the New York metropolitan region - and another powerful storm forecast for the middle of the week - added to