New Yorkers certainly won't be thankful for the messy weather expected to hit the area.
The city is under flood and wind advisories Wednesday due to the storm that hit the northeast Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.
With gusts up to 50 mph, a wind advisory will be in effect until 9 a.m., while a flood warning was issued for the possible four inches of rain expected... » more
Several disaster relief programs have been created in the year since Superstorm Sandy devastated the region, but the storm's victims have had only mixed success in acquiring the dollars associated with post-storm legislation. Here's a look at how funds have been apportioned to four of these initiatives.
Build it Back: Registration began in early June for this federally funded but city-driven... » more
A year after Superstorm Sandy tore through New York City, the full extent of its damage on the subway system is still being assessed by the MTA, with plans to safeguard the system against future storms to potentially last beyond 2016.
"This is a multiyear, multiphase process in order to really start preparing for these types of storms moving forward," said Veronica Vanterpool, executive... » more
Ellis Island will partially reopen to the public on Monday, a year after it was submerged by Superstorm Sandy's floodwaters.
The storm destroyed the island's electrical, communication, water and sewage systems, but otherwise left its historic buildings largely undamaged, the National Park Service said.
Repairs are ongoing, but from Monday morning visitors will be able to see its famous... » more
The MTA has looked 20 years into the future and has identified $106 billion worth of improvements to the core "nuts and bolts" of the system.
In an assessment of the transit system's needs over the next two decades presented to an MTA board committee Monday, the agency prioritized updating an aging signal system, stock of buses and train cars, tracks and stations.
"It provides both a... » more