DNAinfo.com New York looks back at 2012's biggest stories and most dramatic photos.
Marcela Pinos, 16, has tried selling cupcakes, writing letters and launching a webpage to raise funds.
The pipeline will run beneath the Rockaways, Jamaica Bay and Floyd Bennett Field.
A new poll shows high approval for the government's handling of the storm.
Residents whose homes were severely damaged said Obama's visit was what the neighborhood needed.
The president flew over the Rockaways and toured Staten Island on Thursday.
President Barack Obama will visit New York City Nov. 15, 2012.
Lines at the polls on Election Day stretched down the block at many spots in Harlem Tuesday.
President Barack Obama was re-elected Tuesday, as was Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.
After a hard-won primary, voters picked Congressional hopeful Hakeem Jeffries for the 8th District.
New voting procedures, broken machines and shifting polling sites slowed the voting process.
Many voters said they were indifferent towards what was once a heated congressional race.
Confused voters who went to the wrong polling site were able to use affidavit ballots.
Many overwhelmed hurricane survivors said they don't know if they'll make it to the polls.
Traffic headaches are expected with both Obama and Romney back in town for the Al Smith Dinner.
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