John Mayer Donates To Staten Island Disaster Recovery

Well, the real story is what organization singer and songwriter John Mayer donated money to, for Staten Island Disaster Recovery: the Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund. The representatives of the…

Hurricane Sandy’s Aftermath: Occupy Sandy Offers Hope

A tsunami of news flowing at a level of importance and urgency has the media in a frenzied attempt to stay current. ┬áThe political storm surge is as intense as…

Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts Beyond The Red Cross: Occupy Sandy

The Red Cross is a great organization, but the problem with having everyone rely just on one company for disaster relief efforts, is it becomes overwhelmed beyond what it can…

Raw Sewage On New York Streets After Hurricane Sandy

New York City is facing what seems to be a large problem with raw sewage all over the streets after Hurricane Sandy. Several blogs are directly reporting the problem. For…

Hand-Held Power Generators Needed For NJ, Staten Island, Manhattan

As New York, New Jersey, and other nearby states recover from Hurricane Sandy, there’s a lot of emphasis placed on waiting for large utility companies to get power back to…

President Obama And Gov Christie Press Conference After Hurricane Sandy

Here’s the much talked about President Obama and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Press Conference held Wednesday after Obama toured the parts of NJ that suffered the worst damage. The…

President Obama Meets Gov. Christy In New Jersey After Hurrricane Sandy

President Barack Obama landed in New Jersey to survey the extensive damage caused to the entire state by Hurricane Sandy. It’s estimated that 60 percent of New Jersey is without…

New York Media Takes A Hurricane Sandy Big Hit

Lost in the flurry of social media reports was the fact that New York, the media capital, was crippled in another way: its media outlets were rendered inactive. This was…

In Brooklyn NY, Reports Of Residents Dealing With Flood And Damage

While the worst of Hurricane Sandy is behind us, New Yorkers are dealing with the horror of a period with no power, food, or in many cases, the homes themselves.…

Hurricane Sandy Manhattan Flood Storify Blog

A storify look at how New York's Manhattan Island was impacted by Hurricane Sandy

New York West Village To Get Power In 4-10 Days: Occupied Air

Live Video streaming by Ustream According to this new broadcast from Occupied Air, New York City’s West Village is expected to be one of the first areas to get power…

President Obama’s Statement on Hurricane Sandy

In this video President Obama says that on Monday before Hurricane Sandy hit water, he had talked to all of the governors of all of the states that would be…

Smoke In Flooded NY Apartment During Hurricane Sandy (Video)

Here’s an example of how mainstream media increasingly fails to give a comprehensive view of what’s happening during a disaster, and why social media has overtaken it. The USTREAM channel…

Hurricane Sandy Live Update

Hurricane Sandy: Live Report (via AFP) 2322GMT: JUST IN – Sandy is due to make landfall within the next hour along the New Jersey coast, the US National Hurricane Center…