When Hurricane Sandy slammed into many towns along the coasts of New Jersey, New York, Long Island and Connecticut, not to mention inland areas too, it left destruction that made many places resemble war zones.
Scores of main roads and highways had to be closed to traffic. Millions were without power for days that stretched into a week — thousands even into a second week. Houses were inundated with water measured in feet.
New York City was virtually isolated, as subways and tunnels flooded, planes were grounded, and trains could not run. Mass transit came to a halt.
In the city’s borough of Queens, the Breezy Point beachfront section was not only flooded — 100 homes burned to the...READ MORE