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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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. 

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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 […]