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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  Dozens of emergency patients were shipped out of New York Downtown Hospital prior to Sandy’s arrival in the tri-state area, marking the first time in the hospital’s 60-year-history that it had to evacuate its William Street facility. The task was daunting but necessary, as the safety of patients would have otherwise […]

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BY SAM SPOKONY |  In a shaky yet mainly successful start to the National Guard’s increased presence in Downtown Manhattan following the impact of Hurricane Sandy, on Thursday night hundreds of desperate residents welcomed a massive delivery of food and water outside a Lower East Side public housing complex. The Guardsmen were originally scheduled to […]

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BY SAM SPOKONY  |  As people across the city worked to recover from the impact of Hurricane Sandy, a group of seniors trapped in a Lower East Side building — without electricity, water or adequate food supplies — were being saved from the brink of despair by community leaders, city workers and volunteers who came […]

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BY SAM SPOKONY  |  As people across the city worked to recover from the impact of Hurricane Sandy, a group of seniors trapped in a Lower East Side building — without electricity, water or adequate food supplies — were being saved from the brink of despair by community leaders, city workers and volunteers who came […]

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With Hurricane Sandy headed for New York yesterday, the city and state ordered much of Lower Manhattan’s population to evacuate, and closed the subways and buses. We posted the evacuation zone map and a hurricane article. Gov. Andrew Cuomo toured the World Trade Center this morning and WCBS is reporting that Con Edison is considering […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  John Street resident Barbara Minsky couldn’t sleep for two straight nights this week due to jack hammering being performed by Con Edison. Con Ed has pulled multiple all-nighters over the last week to locate a steam leak under the roadway that could be causing damage to a residential building in the […]

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The lights stayed on in some of Battery Park City because its power base is in Brooklyn. BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  More than 200,000 residents and businesses in Lower Manhattan remained without power Wednesday, as New York began picking up the pieces from the record-breaking destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy. It will take until Friday […]

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