Superstorm Sandy: East Coast Patch Coverage of the Chaos
Northeast Ohio has felt some of Hurricane Sandy's wrath, but most of the damage was done on the East Coast.
From raging electrical fires, mass flooding and downed trees, Hurricane Sandy, now a tropical storm, definitely left her mark on the East Coast.
Here's a roundup of some of the biggest stories coming out of our Patch sisters in the east.
- There was so much flooding in New Jersey's Hoboken Patch Mayor Dawn Zimmer called in the National Guard.
- It seemed the whole island was under water in Ocean City Patch Tuesday morning. Check out these flooding photos.
- In Toms River Patch, NJ, residents were urged to stay home Tuesday because of major flooding, widespread loss of power, numerous fallen trees, pockets of fire and constant calls for rescue.
- In Greenwich Patch, more than 24,000 people were without power Tuesday morning. Several prominent members also joined the fire department to help put out a fire that ripped through three homes.
- Two people in New York's Ditmas Park Patch were killed when a tree fell on them while they were walking their dog.
- In New York, more than 620,000 people are without power and could be for a week, reports Carroll Gardens Patch.
- Because salt water is especially corrosive to subway systems, Fort Greene-Clinton Hill Patch will be without the subway for an extended period of time.