Rick Karr reports on efforts to help residents at Knickerbocker Village on Manhattan’s Lower East Side and is joined by NY State Senator Daniel Squadron who represents the area. Residents of Knickerbocker Village were without heat, hot water and electricity for days.
Long Island Business Report anchor Jim Paymar visits Long Beach, Long Island, where Hurricane Sandy wiped out power and homes. Residents seek shelter at Red Cross facilities but plan on rebuilding their beloved community of “Strong Beach.”
While Hurricane Sandy shares the climatic origins of Irene, the extent of the physical devastation is more akin to 9/11.
During Hurricane Sandy, as we learn that electricity is necessary to provide water to most buildings, this narrative.ly video illustrates how water from reservoirs reaches city apartments above the fifth floor.
The Center for Urban Research Director John Mollenkopf uses mapping to show the changing balance of native-born and immigrant racial groups.
New York is thinking about diverting garbage from out-of-state landfills and using it to generate electricity locally. The plan pits concerns about city spending and carbon emissions against fears of environmental injustice.