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Beth Garbitelli  |  January 22, 2013 12:46 PM | Comments
After three months of deliberation, a task force set up by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has released its findings on how New York can better prepare for future storms.VIDEO
Plastic bags
Laurie Rabin  |  January 16, 2013 11:49 AM | Comments
New law could force New Jersey consumers to pay for every plastic bag they use. Not everyone is thrilled. VIDEO
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Erik Olsen for The New York Times  |  December 21, 2012 10:49 AM | Comments
On Dec. 20, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began demolishing houses severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy.VIDEO
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Bob Feinberg  |  December 20, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Neil Barsky’s documentary provides a sweeping yet personal cinematic portrait of the three-term mayor, Ed Koch.VIDEO
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December 19, 2012 6:00 PM | Comments
Pulitzer Prize-winner Dr. Sheri Finks writes for The New York Times and ProPublica, raising questions about care for vulnerable populations in hospitals and nursing homes.VIDEO
Coney Island Hospital
Rick Karr for MetroFocus  |  December 19, 2012 6:00 PM | Comments
What happened when the power went out at New York City hospitals? Reporter Rick Karr visits Coney Island Hospital, where almost two months after the storm, services are limited.VIDEO
Holiday gift-giving. Flickr/akiko@flickr
Christina Knight  |  December 19, 2012 5:04 PM | Comments
In this season of giving, here are ways to make a present of time, gifts or funds through groups and agencies serving Hurricane Sandy victims.
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Beth Garbitelli  |  December 19, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Hospitals emergency plans don't regulate generator and circuitry placement, and moving some patients is seen as life-threatening itself. VIDEO
Bradley Beach Sand Dunes
December 19, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
Bradley Beach's sand dunes are credited with leaving its boardwalk and beachfront buildings largely intact.VIDEO
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December 19, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
The former mayor shares his opinions of politicians and recounts his challenges and honors. VIDEO
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