New York

12:19pm

Fri November 2, 2012
The Two-Way

Superstorm Sandy: Remembering Those Who Died

Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 9:22 am

Water continues to flood a neighborhood on Thursday in the Ocean Breeze area of the Staten Island borough of New York City.
John Moore Getty Images

11:48am

Fri November 2, 2012
The Two-Way

As Tempers Flare At Stations, Moves Are Made To Get Gas To N.Y, N.J.

Originally published on Fri November 2, 2012 9:48 pm

Rather than sit in their cars, many people on Staten Island today lined up at stations with gas cans — hoping to get a few gallons before supplies ran out.
Mike Segar Reuters /Landov

Across the region around New York City and northern New Jersey today, "motorists increasingly desperate for a fill-up fumed in long lines at gas stations and screamed at each other" as post-Sandy shortages continued, The Associated Press reports.

Relief, hopefully, is coming soon.

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10:08am

Fri November 2, 2012
The Two-Way

After Controversy, Officials Call Off New York City Marathon

Originally published on Fri November 2, 2012 6:43 pm

Workers construct the Finish Line on Friday as preparations continue for the 43rd New York City Marathon.
Timothy Clary AFP/Getty Images

Update at 5:17 p.m. ET. Marathon Cancelled:

After receiving withering criticism, officials have decided to cancel the New York City Marathon, the largest 26.2 mile road race in the world.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who had insisted on allowing the marathon to continue, issued a statement saying he did not want to taint the event.

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5:35am

Fri November 2, 2012
The Two-Way

Superstorm Sandy: 10 Headlines That Tell Today's Story

Originally published on Fri November 2, 2012 5:43 am

Water was being pumped out of this business in Manhattan's East Village on Thursday.
Mario Tama Getty Images

Ten of this morning's most compelling stories about the aftereffects of Superstorm Sandy:

-- "Staten Island Weeps At Discovery Of 2 Little Bodies." (SILive.com)

-- "Estimate Of Losses Is Up To $50 Billion." (The New York Times)

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3:15pm

Thu November 1, 2012
Around the Nation

New Yorkers Struggle With Limited Transit Options

Originally published on Thu November 1, 2012 4:42 pm

Transcript

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Audie Cornish.

ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

And I'm Robert Siegel.

New Yorkers were ready to get back to work today. Unfortunately, the region's transportation system was not. Commuters to Manhattan overwhelmed the barely operating bus and train system. From Brooklyn, NPR's Robert Smith reports on the resulting long lines and frustration.

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