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City Releases New Evacuation Zone Map, Adding 600,000 People

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration released a new evacuation map on Tuesday, creating a more zone system and adding 600,000 additional people to evacuation areas. The...

Violent Passenger Forces B1 Bus Evacuation And Car Accident On 86th...

A violent straphanger caused the evacuation of a Brighton Beach-bound B1 bus on 86th Street yesterday afternoon, and police were called to the scene...

Health Administrator Grilled For Not Evacuating Hospital Patients Prior To Sandy

New York City's Health Commissioner, Dr. Thomas A. Farley, sternly defended the city's decision not to evacuate hospitals and senior centers before the advent of Superstorm...

BREAKING: Partial Evacuation At Kingsborough Due To Power Outage

A swath of Kingsborough Community College's (2001 Oriental Boulevard) campus went dark this morning, forcing a partial evacuation as administrators and crews work to...

Coney Island Hospital Reopens, But Will Not Be Full Service Until...

Two weeks after Hurricane Sandy forced the evacuation of Coney Island Hospital, the institution reopened yesterday with limited operations, with full services expected to...

City Urges Sandy Victims To Leave Flood-Prone Areas During Nor’easter

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning beginning at 2:00 p.m. today, lasting until 4:00 a.m. on Thursday, and a Coastal...

Right Now: Russian-Speakers Needed For Rockaway Evacuations

From our friends at the Kings Bay Y: WE ASK YOU TO DO ALL YOU CAN TO RESPOND OR SPREAD THE WORD TO THOSE WHO...

City Grows Number Of Daytime Heating Shelters, But Few Overnight Options...

With Hurricane Sandy relief efforts well underway, the largest challenge now is getting people - especially seniors and the disabled - out of homes...

Coney Island Hospital Evacuated

Authorities evacuated Coney Island Hospital and its emergency room yesterday, transferring patients to facilities in better-faring parts of the city following Hurricane Sandy. Coney Island...

Photos: Scaffolding Collapses At Coney Island’s Amalgamated Warbasse Houses

A reader sent these photos in, showing that scaffolding has collapsed around the Amalgamated Warbasse Houses at 2800 West 5th Street on the Brighton Beach -...

Down Power Line On East 21st Street, Between Avenue X And...

We just got word off the police scanner that crews are responding to a downed power line that struck a vehicle on East 21st...

Hurricane Sandy – Afternoon Update – Schools Closed Tomorrow, More National...

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the worst of the storm is expected to strike at 8:00 p.m., just hours from now. The National Weather Service...

Hurricane Sandy – Morning Update – Some Flooding And Power Outages,...

Hurricane Sandy is still some 300 miles offshore and isn't expected to hit land until this afternoon, but winds are already picking up speed...

Ahead Of Sandy, City Orders MANDATORY Evacuation Of Zone A, Including...

Residents of Manhattan Beach, Brighton Beach and sections of Sheepshead Bay - as well as others living in Evacuation Zone A - are being...

Attention Mariners: Coast Guard Elevates Port Condition Status, Warns Search &...

If you've got a boat, don't be foolish. Stay off the water until after Hurricane Sandy passes! The U.S. Coast Guard has elevated New York...