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Hurricane Sandy
November 5, 2012 3:47 PM | Comments
Data coders visualize the regional power outages using data from Consolidated Edison.
At the poll station at St. Ann's church in Brooklyn Heights, volunteers held signs indicating the direction to proceed in long lines. Photo courtesy of Tom Stewart.
Cristian Salazar for Gotham Gazette  |  November 5, 2012 12:07 PM | Comments
60 polling sites have been relocated, and the Board of Elections offices are without power.
The auditorium at P.S. 195 in Manhattan Beach was flooded last Wednesday. On Monday, the school opened its doors to students and Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Walcott plan to visit and welcome them back. Image courtesy of Gotham Schools.
Philissa Cramer for Gotham Schools  |  November 5, 2012 11:33 AM | Comments
102 schools remain closed, due to damage or lack of power.
dry ice carousel
November 4, 2012 9:20 PM | Updated: Nov. 8, 2012 11:35 AM | 4 Comments
Many in the region are struggling: here's how you can help others and get help for yourself and your family.
The line of people waiting to take the bus from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn to midtown Manhattan wrapped all the way around the new arena. MetroFocus/ Georgia Kral
Georgia Kral  |  November 2, 2012 8:20 PM | Comments
Who's on the bus to Manhattan? People who have to work and people whose journeys are worth the time it takes.
Michael Schneider
November 2, 2012 4:23 PM | Updated: Nov. 1, 2012, 2:38 PM | Comments
Coverage of the damage throughout New Jersey, with special editions of NJ Today with Mike Schneider.VIDEO
A tree felled by Hurricane Sandy winds at the Long Meadow of Prospect Park, before 4:45 p.m. on Monday afternoon, before the height of storm. Photo by Marc Rosenblatt.
Christina Knight and Georgia Kral  |  November 2, 2012 4:15 PM | Updated: Nov. 2, 2012, 6:30 AM | Comments
Federal and state laws have been waived, allowing more tankers to deliver fuel to region through the Port of New York. Sandy victims in New York get new aid.VIDEO
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Christina Knight  |  November 2, 2012 9:55 AM | Updated: Nov. 2, 2012 9:55 AM | Comments
The Holland Tunnel opened Friday to buses only. A transportation emergency makes all MTA services free through Friday. The M and 7 subway lines were added on Friday.
gas station cnypd car line
Marc Joseph Rosenblatt  |  November 2, 2012 9:05 AM | Updated: Nov 8, 2012, 4:25 PM | 1 Comment
As gas supplies dwindle, customers stand in line with gas canisters and police monitor the station.VIDEO
Another driver who worked on Monday and Wednesday, preparing the donation envelopes for clients.  There is a $1.50 suggested donation that clients are asked to pay for meals, but they can pay as little or as much as they want. Many gave extra money on Monday and Wednesday. Photo courtesy QCH.
Meryl Branch-McTiernan  |  November 2, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
A Queens nonprofit went the extra mile to deliver more than 500 meals to homebound elderly residents before Sandy hit.VIDEO
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