It’s been one year since Superstorm Sandy battered the Northeast, and communities are still picking up the pieces. The damage up the East Coast was catastrophic, mostly in New Jersey and New York. At least 147 people died, more than a half million homes were destroyed and damage reached $50 billion.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman plans to break ground on backup generators and solar panels that will be installed at the Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s closing a popular western Maryland hiking trail because of lingering damage from Superstorm Sandy more than nine months ago.
Maryland has removed property buyouts on Smith Island from a Hurricane Sandy recovery plan.
A draft plan for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts in Somerset County includes $1 million for property buyouts on Smith Island, despite local officials’ opposition.
Ocean City officials reopen the landmark fishing pier that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.
After Hurricane Sandy dealt a devastating blow to a Maryland community, locals are now fighting to keep that community alive.
Police in Crisfield who moved into a former bank building after Hurricane Sandy damaged the police station’s roof won’t be making the bank a permanent home.
Child-care centers, soup kitchens and a volunteer fire association are among the recipients of $5 million in Superstorm Sandy relief announced by the United Way of New York City.
Hurricane Sandy is gone, but the damage from the storm is clearly still visible. It has been 3 months since Super Storm Sandy unleashed on the east cost of the United States, but the daunting task of clean up is still a daily task. This past weekend I went back to New Jersey to follow up on how the clean-up is going. Photos by Jeremy Wilkins. WilkinsPhotos.com
Hurricane Sandy is gone, but the damage from the storm is clearly still visible.
Officials say the federal government has sent more than $1 million in aid to Somerset County victims of Superstorm Sandy.