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Sandy Reconstruction: Latinos to the Rescue

Sandy Reconstruction: Latinos to the Rescue

I’m floored, flabbergasted. Read this: Immigrant workers, mostly Hispanics in the building trades, will flock along with others to the areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy. As in previous natural disasters, they will be an important component of any rebuilding. continue reading »

New York’s Hurricane Sandy Death Toll Rises to 41

New York’s Hurricane Sandy Death Toll Rises to 41

The number of deaths from Hurricane Sandy in New York has risen to 41, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday, warning that more victims might yet be found. continue reading »

New York City Marathon Canceled in Wake of Hurricane Sandy

New York City Marathon Canceled in Wake of Hurricane Sandy

Two days after announcing the annual New York Marathon would take place on Sunday as scheduled, Mayor Michael Bloomberg reversed course and canceled the event. continue reading »

Hurricane Sandy’s Death Toll Rises to 46 in U.S.

Hurricane Sandy’s Death Toll Rises to 46 in U.S.

Hurricane Sandy killed at least 30 people and left 8 million without electricity on the East Coast of the United States, while risk analysts said Tuesday that damage from the "super storm" could run as high as $20 billion. continue reading »

Man Has Leg Amputated, Sues New York Church After Crucifix Falls on Him

Man Has Leg Amputated, Sues New York Church After Crucifix Falls on Him

After a crucifix fell and caused him serious injury, a New York man is suing the church at which he worshipped. When David Jimenez’s wife, Delia, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer he went to Ne continue reading »

PHOTOS from Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast

Satellite view of Sandy on October 29 at 8:15 a.m. - "7PM Plymouth St & lower park areas flooded, water now breaching carousel," - doorsixteen on Instagram continue reading »

Hurricane Sandy East Coast Death Count at 35, Expected to Climb

Hurricane Sandy East Coast Death Count at 35, Expected to Climb

Hurricane Sandy killed at least 35 people and left millions of others without electricity on the East Coast of the United States, officials said Tuesday. continue reading »

Louis CK Writes Open Letter to New York Ticket Holders Ahead of Hurricane

Louis CK Writes Open Letter to New York Ticket Holders Ahead of Hurricane

Not wanting people to risk their lives to see his show in New York this past weekend, comedian Louis CK wrote and open letter to ticket holders informing him that the show had been canceled as a precaution. continue reading »

A Daughter, a Salsa, and the Super Bowl. NY Giants’ Victor Cruz Has Had Quite a Year

A Daughter, a Salsa, and the Super Bowl. NY Giants’ Victor Cruz Has Had Quite a Year

Salsa-dancing receiver Victor Cruz has had quite a football season. As his team heads into Sunday’s Super Bowl against the New England Patriots, the Puerto Rican sensation caps off a fantastic year. continue reading »