PoliticsSpecial Reports

NYC Primary: Staten Island voters still dealing with Sandy

The mayoral caandidates have had little to do with the community, residents say.


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.


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.


Burned beyond repair

A family's home is destroyed because of a downed power line during Hurricane Sandy.


Rockaways homeowners in limbo waiting for homes to be razed or aid to fix them after Sandy

There is no timetable for help.


Displacement in Staten Island worries potential voters

Voting in Staten Island after megastorm Sandy could be difficult for some residents.


Sandy’s wrath leaves a small New Jersey town in ruins

All that remained of the large kitchen were a few cabinets on the wall.


Chinatown while recovering from Sandy, gets ready for Election Day

Chinatown works on next steps in Sandy recovery.