Hurricane Sandy Aftermath
Seal at the New York Aquarium

New York Aquarium On Coney Island Set To Reopen May 25

After being shut down by Hurricane Sandy last fall, the New York Aquarium will reopen May 25. Thanks to the efforts of wildlife experts during the storm, all of the animals survived, except for 130 koi fish.
Sandy Aftermath Relief

House Passes $50.5 Billion in Sandy Aid, Republicans Trim Items

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved $50.5 billion in long-delayed federal disaster aid to victims of Superstorm Sandy, but not before Republicans flexed their budget-cutting muscle to strike some spending provisions.
Hurricane Sandy

Conservatives Won't Pass Sandy Relief Package Until Dems Cut The Pork

After passing $9.7 billion in Hurricane Sandy Relief funding, Northeastern governors and policy makers are pushing the House of Representatives to allocate another $50.7 in federal funds to help aid the Sandy disaster recovery effort on Tuesday. But conservatives and watch-dog groups say the $50 billion request is loaded with pork.
Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) talks with with U.S. Army Captain Jeffrey M. Vandyke (L) of Multi-National Force-Iraq during a visit at the Embassy Compound in Baghdad July 22, 2008.

Hagel Up for Defense Department, A Little Hurricane Relief Makes It Past the House: Daily Politics Update

Victims of Hurricane Sandy finally have their aid package approved by House Republicans, and a fight is brewing over the next Secretary of Defense.
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) walks from a meeting with House Republicans about a solution for the

No Vote for Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill in House: Peter King to Stop Donation to Republican Congressional Members?

The House of Representatives closed the voting for session without voting on a bill that would grant financial aid to the states ravaged by hurricane Sandy. The decision to close session before proposing to vote on the bill has evoked a bipartisan resentment.
Miami Benefit

Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort: Miami Community Comes Together Nov. 28 To Raise Funds For Solar Generators For The Rockaways

Miami musicians and residents will join tonight to raise funds for the community of the Rockaways affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Eddie Sheehan stops to take off his gloves while working to remove interior walls from the home of his friend Lois Kelly to prepare them for replacement, after heavy flood damage

Hurricane Sandy Climate Change Connection Looms Large Over UN Conference in Qatar

The impact of Hurricane Sandy looms large over the latest United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, already in progress in Doha, Qatar.
Superstorm Sandy Aftermath

Hurricane Sandy Damage And Recovery: NJ Gov. Christie Estimates $29.4 Billion In Damages

Gov. Chris Christie released a statement on Friday with preliminary damage estimates of nearly $29.4 billion in the Garden State.
Long Island-Post Sandy

Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy 2012: Hundreds of Long Islanders Protest Against LIPA Over Failure to Restore Power To Storm-Stricken Areas

Over 100,000 customers remain without power on Long Island two weeks after Hurricane Sandy.
Sandy Refugees

Sandy Refugees Say Life in Tent City Feels Like Prison

It is hard to sleep at night inside the tent city at Oceanport, New Jersey. A few hundred Superstorm Sandy refugees have been living here since Wednesday - a muddy camp that is a sprawling anomaly amidst Mercedes Benz dealerships and country clubs in this town near the state's devastated coastal region.
Superstorm Sandy Relief Effort

Superstorm Sandy Relief Efforts 2012: How to Volunteer, Donate in Greater New York City, Long Island and New Jersey Nov. 10-11 (Map)

The latest updates on volunteer opportunities and donation drop locations for the weekend of Nov. 10-11.
Nor'easter/Sandy NJ

New Jersey Government Defends Use of Tent Shelters After Backlash and Photos Emerge From Storm Evacuees

Close to 200 Sandy evacuees were sent to a tent shelter in Monmouth Park racetrack on Wednesday ahead of the nor'easter.

Nor'easter Slams Into New York and New Jersey, Leaving Thousands Without Power And Stalling Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

The wintery storm, which came days after a devastating hurricane ravaged the East Coast, left areas blanketed in snow and thousands freezing and without power.
Superstorm Sandy Aftermath

Verizon Joins AT&T and T-Mobile In Providing Fee Relief To Hurricane Sandy Ravaged New York and New Jersey

The mobile provider announced that residents in hurricane affected areas of New York and New Jersey will not be charged for domestic voice and text usage from Oct. 29 to Nov. 16.

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