Stories tagged: Hurricane Sandy
Sun., Jan. 19, 2014
N.J. mayor says Christie aides tied Sandy funds to project
TRENTON, N.J. – The Christie administration withheld millions of dollars in Superstorm Sandy recovery grants from a New Jersey city because its mayor refused to sign off on a politically …
Fri., Jan. 4, 2013, 9:21 a.m.
House approves $9.7 billion in Sandy flood aid
WASHINGTON — More than two months after Superstorm Sandy struck, the House today overwhelmingly approved $9.7 billion to pay flood insurance claims for the many home and business owners flooded …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2012
Region’s residents help with Hurricane Sandy aid
When Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast on Oct. 29, the American Red Cross sprang into action. Volunteers from across the U.S. converged on storm-damaged cities. Thirty-two of those volunteers …
Mon., Nov. 5, 2012, 8:49 a.m.
New York getting Spokane-area help
Efforts to restore power in the storm-ravaged New York region are getting a Spokane-area boost. Several utility crews from the Bonneville Power Administration have been sent to Long Island, N.Y. …
Fri., Nov. 2, 2012
National votes tallied locally
With white walls and desks full of computers, the nondescript room on the fifth floor of the Lincoln Building in downtown Spokane doesn’t particularly reflect its importance. It’s only used …
Wed., Oct. 31, 2012, 1:02 p.m.
Guard evacuates people, takes in food to NJ city
HOBOKEN, N.J. — National Guard troops delivered food and supplies to residents in this heavily flooded city across from Manhattan today as officials sent out a plea for boats, generators …
Wed., Oct. 31, 2012, 8:10 a.m.
Airports and stock exchange reopen; NJ devastated
NEW YORK — Two major airports reopened and the floor of the New York Stock Exchange came back to life today, while across the river in New Jersey, National Guardsmen …
Tue., Oct. 30, 2012, 6:46 a.m.
Sandy leaves death, damp and darkness in wake
NEW YORK — As superstorm Sandy marched slowly inland, millions along the East Coast awoke this morning without power or mass transit, with huge swaths of the nation’s largest city …
Tue., Oct. 30, 2012
Spokane-area man runs storm shelter operations in New York City
Red Cross relief efforts in New York are being organized by an Eastern Washington retiree pressed into service because of his nearly four decades of disaster management experience. Glenn Lockwood, …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2012, 8:23 p.m.
Sandy plunges NYC into darkness
Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline with 80 mph winds Monday night and hurled an unprecedented 13-foot surge of seawater at New York City, flooding its tunnels, subway …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2012, 5:21 p.m.
Elk, Wash., man directing Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in New York
Red Cross relief efforts in New York are being organized by an Eastern Washington retiree pressed into service because of his nearly four decades of disaster management experience.
Mon., Oct. 29, 2012, 11:18 a.m.
Obama on storm: If they say evacuate, do it now
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama delivered a sober warning to millions in the path of Hurricane Sandy today, declaring that even though food, water and generators have been moved into …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2012, 11:03 a.m.
A state-by-state look at the East Coast superstorm
Hurricane Sandy is churning off the East Coast and is expected to join up with two other weather systems to create a huge and problematic storm affecting 50 million people. …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2012, 10:17 a.m.
Sandy gains power and aims for Northeast
NEW YORK — Gaining strength and threatening 50 million people, Hurricane Sandy chugged north today, raking ghost-town cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts. Subways and schools …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2012, 6:57 p.m.
East Coast residents take this one seriously
SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. — Forget distinctions like tropical storm or hurricane. Don’t get fixated on a particular track. Wherever it hits, the rare behemoth storm inexorably gathering in the eastern …
Fri., Oct. 26, 2012, 3:36 p.m.
Spokane weather service launching balloons to help predict Hurricane Sandy
Meteorologists on Spokane’s West Plains are taking part in a nationwide effort to better predict the strength and location of a massive storm approaching the East Coast.
Fri., Oct. 26, 2012, 10:08 a.m.
Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 29 in Caribbean
NASSAU, Bahamas — Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas early this morning after leaving 29 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a …