Pittsburghers are everywhere and that includes New York City, which is taking a pounding from Superstorm Sandy. KDKA’s David Highfield talked on Monday with two people originally from our area, but who are now living in Big Apple.
More than three million people were without power as of Monday evening, and most of them are in and around New York City.
Superstorm Sandy made landfall Monday evening in New Jersey, and as the storm tears across the northeast, Pennsylvania remains under a statewide disaster emergency.
Whether by car, train or plane, Superstorm Sandy is affecting transportation all across the country, including here in Pittsburgh.
Local utility crews have mobilized their workers in preparation for widespread power outages anticipated from Superstorm Sandy.
With water, wind and rain creating havoc in a number of states, one of America’s largest banks — JP Morgan Chase — took the lead in helping its customers hit by Superstorm Sandy.
Anytime there’s sustained, potentially heavy rain, it is cause for concern in flood-prone communities. Two such communities in our area have learned valuable lessons the hard way, and have taken steps to prepare for what Sandy could bring.
Superstorm Sandy has already put a damper on a longtime tradition. Most local communities have had to postpone trick-or-treating until Saturday night.
Counties to the east, like Fayette and Westmoreland, are the first to feel the impact of Superstorm Sandy. At the Laurel Summit on Monday afternoon, a heavy, slushy rain pounded the pavement.