Staying put after Sandy’s destruction
“New Yorkers, we take care of ourselves,” said Dee McGrath.
Oakwood Beach residents mull home buyout plan
The state has allocated $171 million to buy homes in low-lying areas, and state officials project they will spend as much as $400 million on home buyouts.
1 Line reopens at South Ferry Station
The new station had been closed since 2009, but was pressed into service to accommodate the more than 10,000 daily riders in Lower Manhattan whose commutes were disrupted after the new South Ferry station suffered massive flooding from Sandy.
Rockaway residents in fight for disappearing shoreline
Hurricane Sandy washed away 1.5 million cubic yards of sand.
City school bus strike causes hardship for parents
At 5:30 a.m. every morning, Zsuzsa Schuster wakes up her six-year-old son for school. She lives in Jackson Heights, but […]
Hoboken PATH station restores service after Sandy flooding
During the storm, over five feet of water burst through the elevator shaft and into the Hoboken PATH station, destroying underground electrical grids.
Obama’s Inauguration has fewer attendees, but optimism prevails
In the midst of a deep partisan divide in Congress, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, Obama’s message of hope and promise for the country remain in tact.
Rockaways homeowners in limbo waiting for homes to be razed or aid to fix them after Sandy
There is no timetable for help.
Health practitioners and city council members push for paid sick time
According to the Women’s Institute for Policy Research, almost half of all working New Yorkers (1.58 million) do not have access to paid sick leave.
Still Occupying: Police Occupy Wall Street
What was intended to be an act of civil disobedience turned into a cat-and-mouse chase with police, who prevented protestors from being able to occupy anything.