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Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno Denies Mayor’s Claims

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno Denies Mayor’s Claims

By Tina Volpe January 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

After accusations by Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer alleging that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie “withheld” relief funds for hurricane Sandy unless she approved a project that the Gov. had slated is still unfounded. Zimmer also stated that the “imposed” threat …

Hurricane Sandy Lotto Winner Finally Gets Prize Hurricane Sandy Lotto Winner Finally Gets Prize

Marvin Rosales Martinez’s year just got a lot better.Martinez recently told the New York Post how he became a lottery winner by accident.Martinez,a┬álandscaper in Long Island,was picking up some leaves after Hurricane Sandy when he found a million-dollar lottery ticket.He …

Fisker Automotive Files for Bankruptcy Fisker Automotive Files for Bankruptcy
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Fisker Automotive, maker of the “Karma” plug-in electric hybrid luxury sedan, filed for bankruptcy protection last week, marking an end to a chain of failure that began after the company received a $529 million loan commitment from the U.S. Department …

Google Adds Historic New York Imagery To Street View Google Adds Historic New York Imagery To Street View

Google announced on Wednesday that it has added new New York imagery to Google Maps Street View, including imagery of neighborhoods struck by Hurricane Sandy, a tour of the 9/11 Memorial, and 360-degree imagery of Central Park. “To create a …

Google Sends Street View Cars to Sandy-Ravaged Areas Google Sends Street View Cars to Sandy-Ravaged Areas
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Is Google simply doing its job, and providing accurate Street View maps to its millions of users around the world? Or are they being incredibly insensitive? Some residents in Stalen Island are incensed over Google’s attempt to document the damage …

About 60% of Hurricane Sandy Tweets Were Informative About 60% of Hurricane Sandy Tweets Were Informative

Although we’ve seen that social media users can easily fall victim to hoax photos and hoax news stories, I’m pretty sure that we can all agree that Twitter is an important firehose for real-time information during times of crisis. Whether …

Sandy Exposes Ship Buried In Sand For Decades Sandy Exposes Ship Buried In Sand For Decades
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Hurricane Sandy left miles of devastation in her wake, destroying homes, vehicles, property, and several lives before it finally moved on. But sometimes, even the most destructive storms can uncover rare treats, and Sandy was no exception. The weathered hull …

Denise Richards Helps Hurricane Efforts, Adopts Dog Denise Richards Helps Hurricane Efforts, Adopts Dog
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Denise Richards has often said she’s like a magnet for stray animals, and she can’t help but give in when she sees one in need. When the 41-year old actress went to the North Shore Animal League America to help …

FEMA Continues to Help Sandy Victims FEMA Continues to Help Sandy Victims
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The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) this weekend detailed its continuing efforts to help those impacted by Hurricane Sandy. At the direction of the president, the agency is providing individual assistance for disaster survivors. “More than $455 million has …

New York Gas Rationing Begins in Storm’s Wake New York Gas Rationing Begins in Storm’s Wake
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg this week signed an emergency order establishing gas rationing throughout the city. The implemented system uses odd-even license plate numbers to designate alternating days on which customers can purchase gasoline and diesel fuel. Commercial …

Apple Donates $2.5 Million for Hurricane Sandy Apple Donates $2.5 Million for Hurricane Sandy

As many Americans are still struggling to fully recover, or in some cases start to recover, from the devastating storm that hit the east coast a couple of weeks ago, Apple has made a pledge to one of the leading …

Chris Christie Slams “Know-Nothing” Romney Staffers Chris Christie Slams “Know-Nothing” Romney Staffers
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Before Hurricane Sandy descended upon the northeastern states, New Jersey governor Chris Christie says, he told Mitt Romney that he more than likely wouldn’t be available for any campaign events in the week leading up to the election. Romney, he …

Hot Dog! Look Who's Back on Twitter (Anthony Weiner) Hot Dog! Look Who's Back on Twitter (Anthony Weiner)

Back in June of 2011, and sitting U.S. Representative tweeted an inappropriate photo of his private area to thousands of followers. His name, as you probably recall, is Anthony Weiner. Weiner tweeted a pic of his wiener. The jokes wrote …

Sandy and Its Effect on Foursquare Check-ins Sandy and Its Effect on Foursquare Check-ins

Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath is still being felt in many parts of the east coast. The storm, which hit many major metropolitan areas a little over a week ago, has caused untold billions in property damage and has cost the lives …

N.J. Earthquake Rattles Sandy Victims N.J. Earthquake Rattles Sandy Victims
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Several towns in New Jersey experienced a small-magnitude earthquake early this morning, causing panic in an area still trying to clean up in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The tremblor measured around a 2.0 on the Richter scale and struck …

Twitter: Over 20 Million Hurricane Sandy Tweets Twitter: Over 20 Million Hurricane Sandy Tweets
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Twitter’s official Twitter account has tweeted out some interesting stats about October 27 through November 1st, or the Saturday through Thursday encompassing Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath. The big number: 20 million+. That’s the number of Sandy-related tweets that Twitter …

New York Marathon: Should The Show Go On? New York Marathon: Should The Show Go On?
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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many are wondering if the New York Marathon should still take place, especially considering that it’s not an event which can be held in one area, but would take runners through a winding path …