Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Jackson Heights Hurricane Sandy Initial Damage Photographs

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Initial Jackson Heights - Hurricane Sandy Damage Photographs

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On Tuesday morning, residents of Jackson Heights, Queens, tried to assess the damage to their neighborhood from the rain and wind gusts from Hurricane Sandy. The local Starbucks was closed, and local people looked disoriented and desperate for over-priced coffee.

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There were some downed trees.

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Nobody knows when the New York City subway system will re-open. Many subway tunnels are flooded from the storm surge.

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The seemingly minor damage in some parts of Jackson Heights was met with gratitude by residents. People in other parts of Queens and the rest of New York City were not so fortunate.

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Now that Hurricane Sandy has moved on, the recovery efforts will get underway.

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