Hurricane Sandy; aftermath

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Far Rockaway »

Sanitation Department Extends Debris Collection in Areas Affected by Sandy

The Department of Sanitation said cleanup will continue "until further notice."

Rockaway Beach »

Army Corps of Engineers Plan to Restore Sandy-Hit Beaches Before Next Year

The Army Corps of Engineers plan to restore beaches hit by Hurricane Sandy before next year.

Breezy Point »

Breezy Point Fire Was Caused by Sandy Seawater Flooding Wires, FDNY Says

Fires during Hurricane Sandy, including the Breezy Point fire, were caused by seawater hitting wires.

Mariners Harbor »

Staten Island's North Shore Businesses Feel Forgotten After Sandy

Business owners said they feel their damages were overlooked in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

New York City »

Plan to Burn Sandy Debris at Floyd Bennett Field Worries Environmentalists

A plan to burn Sandy debris has some environmental groups up in arms.

Rockaway Beach »

New York City to Demolish at Least 200 Homes in Wake of Sandy

Some 500 additional homes may be razed in the wake of the monster storm.

New York City »

Bloomberg Extends Gas Rationing Plan

Mayor Bloomberg announced Sunday that the odd/even license plate rule for gassing up would continue.

New Dorp Beach »

Mold Poses Threat as Residents Repair Flooded Homes, Politicians Say

Congressman Michael Grimm said residents should let all wood submerged by storm water dry out.

Long Island City »

Hundreds of Isamu Noguchi Artworks Damaged in Hurricane Sandy

Artwork in storage at The Noguchi Museum sustained damage from the hurricane.

Civic Center »

City Workers Offered Payroll Deduction to Help Hurricane Sandy's Victims

A new program lets employees direct-deposit part of their paychecks into the mayor's Sandy recovery fund.

Jackson Heights »

Gas Station Owned by Taxi Tycoon Hoards Fuel for Cabs Only

A gas station in Jackson Heights is refusing to sell to anyone but cabs.

Baychester »

Bronx Nursing Home Takes in 99 Elderly Evacuees from Coney Island

The Workmen’s Circle MultiCare Center in Baychester expected 40 evacuees. They received nearly 100.

New York City »

Nor'easter Slows Down Gas-Supply Efforts, Governor Says

The nor'easter that hit New York Wednesday has set back the schedule of gasoline supply.

Roxbury »

Many FEMA Centers Remain Closed as Frustrated Locals Search for Aid

After closing for the nor'easter, many FEMA recovery centers were still shuttered Thursday morning.

New York City »

Where to Find Heat, Food and Shelter After Sandy

With residents bracing for cold temperatures, the city and nonprofits are offering to help New Yorkers.