Unless shore towns from Rhode Island to New Jersey get a big influx of aid from the state and federal governments, they will have no choice but to raise taxes on homes and businesses.
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Many hit hard by hurricane Sandy will be celebrating a subdued Thanksgiving this year. But there is still much to be grateful for, and thanks to New York and New Jersey organizations, no one will miss a turkey dinner.
More than two weeks after Sandy struck, many are still struggling. On Thursday, President Obama visited New York to survey the damage and comfort some of those devastated by the storm.
Obama brought the spotlight to people still living without heat or electricity, and hugged many of those trying to rebuild their lives.
After superstorm Sandy, New York officials look for long-term solutions against future floods from storm surges. Many options, little consensus.
Visitors are coming to see the damage left by hurricane Sandy in some New York and New Jersey neighborhoods. Some residents understand their curiosity, while others are annoyed at the gawkers.
Though the subway system has been almost fully restored in New York City, commuters coming from Staten Island and New Jersey still face rail closures and long lines two weeks after hurricane Sandy.
Households in the country's most densely populated region that had waited for days without power after Superstorm Sandy were plunged back into darkness, with temperatures near freezing.
A standard-issue nor’easter is heading toward parts of the Northeast wrecked by superstorm Sandy, potentially offering more nasty weather for those trying to restore normalcy.