Hurricane Sandy

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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

Video: A Dark-n-Stormy Day in Brooklyn

Nov 2, 2012
On the day Sandy hit, reporter Sally Herships went out into the streets of Brooklyn for a last-minute look at consumers' last minute preparations.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy

Defending yourself against fraud after a disaster

Nov 2, 2012
Disasters leave people vulnerable to more than just damage on their homes. After hurricanes and other crises, fraudsters hit the streets -- and the Internet -- to try to cheat people out of their money. How can you protect yourself?
Posted In: fraud, disaster, Hurricane Sandy

Finding a slice of normalcy in New Jersey

Nov 2, 2012
A local pizza parlor-turned-comfort zone reopens its doors in Toms River.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey

Storm hits both rich and poor

Nov 2, 2012
A natural disaster like Sandy can be devastating whether you're wealthy or just getting by. But the rich could have an easier, faster recovery.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, New York

Surviving Sandy in Brigantine, New Jersey

Nov 2, 2012
There is no normal in New Jersey this week: Evacuation orders prevent some from returning home and Atlantic City’s bright lights shine, while stop lights are dark.
Posted In: new jersey, Hurricane Sandy, natural disasters

Keeping cloud computing reliable in the storm, and Russia's new Internet surveillance program

Nov 2, 2012
One of the most common images of this week's hurricane, power-sharing: People huddling with their phones and laptops plugged into power strips set up in bank foyers, coffee shops, or dangled helpfully out windows.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, Russia, Internet, cloud computing

After Sandy, the marathon must go on

Nov 2, 2012
The New York City Marathon will go off as scheduled Sunday morning as the city still deals with clean up, massive power outages, and limited transit services.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, New York City

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