Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno Denies Mayor’s Claims

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…

Chris Christie Tripped Up By Pic In Traffic Scandal

Chris Christie has denied all knowledge of the traffic nightmare now being referred to as “Bridgegate”, which closed down several lanes of traffic for four days last year between the George Washington Bridge and the town of Fort Lee on…

Chris Christie, NJ Governor, Faces Second Lawsuit

Chris Christie, the Republican Governor of New Jersey, is now facing another lawsuit in his home state. This time, the Presidential hopeful is being examined in an ongoing investigation into the misappropriation of Hurricane Sandy relief funds for his own…

Chris Christie Investigated For Misuse Of Sandy Funds

Chris Christie is facing new scandal this week after it was reported that an investigation is underway concerning his possible misuse of Hurricane Sandy funds. Governor Christie is allegedly being looked at closely for possibly taking relief money to produce…

Lotto Winner Finds Ticket Among Leaves

You may have heard the old saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure”. Well, it’s a phrase that came to life when Rosales Martinez, age 27, found a winning lottery ticket in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Martinez came…

Lotto Winner Finds Ticket While Raking Leaves After Hurricane Sandy

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¬†landscaper 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, 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 Street View Adds 9/11 Memorial, Hurricane Sandy & Central Park Imagery

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 Dispatches Street View Cars to Sandy-Ravaged Areas, Some Residents Incensed

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”

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

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 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

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 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 Makes $2.5 Million Donation to American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy Relief

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

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 (It’s 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…

Hurricane Sandy and Its Effect on Foursquare Check-ins [TIMELAPSE]

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

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, Uptick in “Red Cross” and “Donate Blood”

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…