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Damaged by Hurricane Sandy, the New York Aquarium Partially Reopens

Damaged by Hurricane Sandy, the New York Aquarium Partially Reopens

iStockphoto(NEW YORK) — New York City’s beaches officially open Saturday just months after being damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Another shoreline fixture, the New York Aquarium on Coney Island, is partially reopening, having been badly damaged by…

Rep. King Says Marco Rubio Not Welcome to Raise Money in New York

Rep. King Says Marco Rubio Not Welcome to Raise Money in New York

United States Congress(NEW YORK) — Representative Peter King, a New York Republican, is furious that Florida Senator, and fellow Republican, Marco Rubio is hitting up New Yorkers for campaign cash after voting against federal funds to rebuild the regi…

Infant Evacuated from Hospital during Hurricane Sandy Returns for Surgery

Infant Evacuated from Hospital during Hurricane Sandy Returns for Surgery

Jeremy Donovan(NEW YORK) — A Long Island infant was back at NYU Langone Medical Center last week for his second heart surgery, prompting the usual jitters from his parents. But they knew it would be nothing like his first heart surgery.
William “Will”…

Toddler Injured in Superstorm Sandy Now Battles Deadly Infection

Toddler Injured in Superstorm Sandy Now Battles Deadly Infection

Courtesy of the Halstead family(ATLANTA) — A Georgia 2-year-old struck by a tree branch during Superstorm Sandy is now battling a potentially life-threatening illness he contracted while in the hospital receiving treatment for his injuries, his family…

House to Vote on Delayed Superstorm Sandy Relief

House to Vote on Delayed Superstorm Sandy Relief

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The House of Representatives is poised to vote on Tuesday to provide about $50 billion of additional relief for the region impacted by Superstorm Sandy last fall.The base bill, known as the Hurricane Sandy Disast…

Breezy Point, NY, Couple Surprised by Rebuilt Home After Sandy

Breezy Point, NY, Couple Surprised by Rebuilt Home After Sandy

ABC News(NEW YORK) — New York resident Jeanne Metz never stopped praying.“We never, ever felt that God would forsake us,” Metz told ABC News.She and her husband, Burt Metz, lost their home in Breezy Point, part of New York City’s Que…

Chris Christie Says He’d Like Congress to Listen

Chris Christie Says He’d Like Congress to Listen

ABC News(NEW YORK) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was cautiously optimistic on Wednesday morning that Congress will be able to pass a federal relief aid for the victims of Superstorm Sandy.“I met with the congressional delegation yesterday, I&…

Chris Christie Foe Claims Governor ‘Prayed’ for Superstorm Sandy

Chris Christie Foe Claims Governor ‘Prayed’ for Superstorm Sandy

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Hours before New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was scheduled to give his state of the state address Tuesday afternoon, a political opponent claimed the tough-talking governor “prayed and got lucky” tha…

NY Couple Says Allstate Short-Changed Them, Put Home in Ad

NY Couple Says Allstate Short-Changed Them, Put Home in Ad

PRNewsFoto/Allstate Insurance Co.(NEW YORK) — A Staten Island, N.Y., couple said their insurance company short-changed them after Superstorm Sandy destroyed their home, and then used their house in a commercial.In October, Sheila Traina, 64, and her h…

President Obama Signs Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill

President Obama Signs Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill

White House(WASHINGTON) — President Obama signed a bill into law Sunday that allows the National Flood Insurance Program to help meet new claims from damage inflicted by Hurricane Sandy, The Hill reports. The $9.7 billion bill, H.R. 41, provides a sho…

Paul Ryan’s Votes on Fiscal Cliff and Sandy Could Haunt Him Four Years from Now

Paul Ryan’s Votes on Fiscal Cliff and Sandy Could Haunt Him Four Years from Now

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — These are the two Paul Ryans.There’s “Pragmatic Paul,” the compromiser, who on Tuesday voted against most of his GOP House colleagues and with President Obama to raise taxes on wealthy Americans and, on paper at least, add $4 tr…

Few Signs of Christmas in Sandy-Ravaged Rockaways

Few Signs of Christmas in Sandy-Ravaged Rockaways

Linsey Davis/ABC News(NEW YORK) — Aside from new basketball sneakers, TJ, Ricky and Maeve aren’t asking for too much this year. They got power back a few weeks ago, and that superseded just about anything else they could have put on their wish l…

To Woo Support, Sandy Aid Bill Plumped Up with Money for Another Hurricane

To Woo Support, Sandy Aid Bill Plumped Up with Money for Another Hurricane

EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Without mentioning them by name, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Thursday singled out specific Republican senators, calling on them to help pass the supplemental aid package for victims of Hurrican…

"12-12-12" Concert: Music Superstars Rock Out for Sandy Relief

"12-12-12" Concert: Music Superstars Rock Out for Sandy Relief

Kevin Mazur/WireImage for Clear Channel(NEW YORK) — It was a night of music, comedy and celebrities at 12.12.12 — The Concert for Sandy Relief, held at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Wednesday night.While several top artists in the rock an…

The "12.12.12" Sandy Relief Concert Takes Place Wednesday Night

The "12.12.12" Sandy Relief Concert Takes Place Wednesday Night

Facebook.com/121212Concert(NEW YORK) — 12.12.12 — The Concert for Sandy Relief, the star-packed benefit for the victims of the massive storm that recently battered the northeastern U.S., takes place Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden in New Yor…

‘Secret Sandy’ Brings Christmas Presents to Hurricane Victims

‘Secret Sandy’ Brings Christmas Presents to Hurricane Victims

Joy Huang(NEW YORK) — Superstorm Sandy came just before the holidays destroying mostly everything in her path.But she hasn’t destroyed the Christmas spirit for those affected by her wrath.Thanks to Secret Sandy, two women are making holiday wish lists…

New York Pols Make White House Appeal for Sandy Relief Funds

New York Pols Make White House Appeal for Sandy Relief Funds

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As the White House prepares to send its emergency request for Hurricane Sandy relief to Capitol Hill this week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo made a personal appeal for more than $40 billion to aid his state.Emergin…

NYC Mayor Pushes for Sandy Relief Funds in Washington

NYC Mayor Pushes for Sandy Relief Funds in Washington

Michael Loccisano/FilmMagic(WASHINGTON) — Trying to inject some urgency into getting new federal aid for victims of Hurricane Sandy, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg met with several lawmakers in Washington Wednesday. “Our reception was very good…

Growers Seek Help Getting Christmas Trees to Sandy Victims

Growers Seek Help Getting Christmas Trees to Sandy Victims

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Christmas tree growers Rob Brown and Don Hilliker had an idea: They would gather Christmas trees from their fellow New York farmers and send them to victims of Hurricane Sandy in New York City’s devastated Stat…

Sandy-Affected States Had Biggest Foreclosure Increases

Sandy-Affected States Had Biggest Foreclosure Increases

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Foreclosures increased 3 percent in October from September to 186,455 U.S. properties, according to RealtyTrac, as states with longer legal processes finally see their foreclosures close.The foreclosure research firm…

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