Hurricane Sandy

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New York landlords urged to house Sandy victims

Nov 12, 2012
Government officials are working with New York City landlords on a plan to house storm victims in vacant apartments.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy

New York imposes gas rationing to ease Sandy shortage

Nov 9, 2012
Gas rationing is back in New York City and parts of Long Island. And -- like in the 1970s oil crisis -- cars that end in an even number fill up on even days, and odd plates on odd days.
Posted In: New York, Hurricane Sandy, gas

Used car prices expected to rise after Sandy

Nov 8, 2012
Storm Sandy totaled tens of thousands of vehicles, and that’s expected to raise prices for used cars across the country.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, used car, cars

Mayor Bloomberg institutes odd-even gas rationing

Nov 8, 2012
Odd numbered license plates get to buy gas on odd numbered dates; evens on evens.
Posted In: gas, New York City, gasoline, Hurricane Sandy

Sandy's damage extends south, to Haiti

Nov 6, 2012
Before Sandy hit New York, New Jersey, and the United States, it made its way through the Caribbean. Haiti received some of the worst damage -- More than 10,000 Haitian houses were destroyed.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, natural disasters, Haiti, food costs

Governor Cuomo threatens to switch NY utilities

Nov 6, 2012
A week after Superstorm Sandy hit the Northeast, more than a million people are still without power. New York Governor Cuomo is threatening to find other utilities if electric companies like ConEd and LIPA don’t perform.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, New York, electricity, utilities

New Yorkers sell gas on the black market

Nov 6, 2012
New York's state attorney general investigates price gouging as Craigslist ads sell gas for $20 a gallon.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, gas, gas prices, New York

Businesses face post-Sandy challenges

Nov 5, 2012
Some New York stores have products but can't ship them. Others can't get merchandise, and more importantly, wonder whether shoppers will return.
Posted In: Retail, Hurricane Sandy

Sandy outages hit food stamp recipients

Nov 5, 2012
Many food stamp recipients in New York lost access to food after Sandy because stores couldn't swipe electronic benefits cards.
Posted In: food stamps, Hurricane Sandy, EBT

Thousands of New Yorkers displaced after Sandy

Nov 5, 2012
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city will need to find housing for 30,000 to 40,000 people due to Hurricane Sandy.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, New York City, Michael Bloomberg

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