A New York teen who lost her family home in Hurricane Sandy can celebrate a new beginning. Daria Rose has been accepted to seven ivy league schools.
There hasn’t been much said about Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club in Atlantic City lately, and now we know why. The location has been closed since last October.
Congress moved quickly to approve a $9.7 billion aid bill for residents affected by Superstorm Sandy earlier today. After House Republicans were criticized for nixing a late Tuesday vote over a $60 billion bill, Friday’s session was approved swiftly amid divide over the government assistance package reports the Washington Post.
Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast (after massacring the West Indies) in late October, leaving thousands homeless, millions without power, and billions of dollars in damage. In hopes of helping to bring in donations to those in need some of music’s biggest names are participating in 12.12.12: The Concert For Sandy Relief tonight.
President Obama will ask Congress for an extra $50 billion to aid in handling the destruction leftover by Hurricane Sandy. The massive storm struck the East Coast in late October, leaving a path of destruction that is far from being cleaned up.
Everyone is doing their part to help out the victims of Hurricane Sandy, including a friendly neighborhood weed seller. While President Obama visited New York to take in the sites leftover by the storm, the unnamed Brooklyn dealer is putting his money where his mouth is.
President Obama made his second trip to New York in the last few weeks Thursday (Nov. 15), to get another view of the damage leftover by Superstorm Sandy. The president took in the view by air, flying over areas in Queens left dilapidated by the storm, and made a stop on Staten Island, and area […]
Kanye West, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Paul McCartney, Alicia Keys, Billy Joel, Rogers Waters and The Who will step up next month to headline a Hurricane Sandy Relief Concert.
Two weeks after Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, residents are still without power. More than 160,000 customers spanning 10 states are powerless, including in New York, where many are fed up with not having electricity. On Long Island legal action is being sought against the Long Island Power Authority for their failure to rectify […]
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is making it easy for residents in the state to cast their ballots. The region has not quite recovered from Superstorm Sandy, prompting Christie to allow voting via email or by fax, as announced over the weekend. Voters can download a ballot before submitting it to their local county clerk’s office. […]
Being neighbors with Jay-Z has its perks. During the post-Hurricane Sandy struggle that left many lower Manhattan without power, the rapper/mogul brought in a generator to power his building.
New Yorkers are still struggling during what is expected to be a long road to recovery thanks to Hurricane Sandy, which hit the East Coast as a tropical cyclone, last week. Up to 40,000 New Yorkers have been left homeless in Sandy’s aftermath, and the city is bracing for a cold front dropping temperatures to […]
Election Day is next week, but Rudy Giuliani wants the president to throw in the towel now. The former New York mayor blasted President Obama’s decision to go back out on the campaign trail after Hurricane Sandy destroyed many areas on the East Coast.
This has been an interesting week for Meek Mill. His debut album Dreams and Nightmares hit stores, just as Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast as a tropical cyclone, ravaging buildings, flooding cities, and leaving many without electricity, food, and shelter.
New York City’s annual marathon has been canceled. After facing criticism for choosing to go forward with the race, in spite of the damaged caused by Superstorm Sandy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg up and changed his mind.
The borough of Staten Island is stepping forward to shine a light on the affect that Sandy has had on the area. With 19 people dead on State Island alone, and more to come as rescue workers have yet to account for everyone, residents are in need of assistance. “We’re going to die! We’re going to freeze! We […]
A man was arrested early yesterday (November 1) morning after brandishing a weapon while waiting in line for gas after Hurricane Sandy’s unprecedented rampage throughout New York City and the New Jersey Shore. 35-year-old Sean M. Bailey, apparently frustrated by the damage left in the storm’s aftermath, saw his patience hit a wall as he […]
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been mostly quiet about which candidate he will endorse, and today he broke his silence. Bloomberg, who has backed Republicans but belongs to the Independent party, announced his support for the re-election of President Obama, Thursday (Nov. 1).
The East Coast is slowly but surely pulling itself out of the soggy mess leftover by Sandy, but with billions of dollars in damage the efforts will be marathon, not a sprint. New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut felt the brunt of Sandy’s powerful surge, which has closed down public transportation, businesses, and schools. Sandy […]
Mitt Romney is doing more damage control over previous comments he made about wanting to cut the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In the wake of Sandy—the storm which destroyed many areas on the East Coast—Romney is assuring the public that while last year he thought that disaster recovery should be left up to the […]