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11/08/2012

The Day After - East Coast Residents Dig Out After Nor'easter

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A nor'easter hit residents in New York and New Jersey knocking out power  for hundreds of thousands of people and slowed utilities' efforts to restore service to more than 600,000 still without power in the wake of superstorm Sandy.

 

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REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

People push carts with donated items in them past buildings destroyed by a fire that took place during hurricane Sandy and through snow left on the ground after a nor'easter, also known as a northeaster storm, in the Queens borough neighborhood of Rockaway Park, New York, November 8, 2012.

 

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Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times

In the Staten Island, New York, neighborhood of New Dorp, three to four inches of snow blanketed the area on Thursday, November 8, 2012, making the cleanup effort that much more difficult. Most residents have left due to lack of electricity and services.

 

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AP Photo/Julio Cortez

Photographs of Elliott Miller's wedding day and graduation lay on a snow covered bench as Jeanene Miller tries to dry out the pictures of her in-laws which were damaged during floods caused by Superstorm Sandy, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, in Point Pleasant, N.J.

 

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AP Photo/Julio Cortez

A message about Superstorm Sandy on a wooden board is half covered by snow the morning after a nor'easter rolled through the already damaged beachfront town of Point Pleasant, N.J., Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.

 

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Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times

In the Staten Island, New York, neighborhood of New Dorp, three to four inches of snow blanketed the area on Thursday, November 8, 2012, making the cleanup effort that much more difficult. A boat rests on a sidewalk after being carried away by the recent Hurricane Sandy surge.

 

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REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Residents walk down a street past piles of debris piled up outside of people's homes due to the flooding from hurricane Sandy that are covered in snow left by a nor'easter, also known as a northeaster storm, in the Queens borough neighborhood of Rockaway Beach, New York, November 8, 2012.

 

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REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

A pile of belongings, coated with a few inches of snow, is seen with a sign placed by the owners outside their home in the West Beach Haven community of Manahawkin, New Jersey, November 8, 2012 as recover efforts continue in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

 

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REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Snow covers a carved pumpkin outside a Brooklyn home in New York November 8, 2012. 

 

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REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

A pile of belongings, coated with a few inches of snow, is seen outside a home in the West Beach Haven community of Manahawkin, New Jersey November 8, 2012 as recovery efforts continue in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. A nor'easter Wednesday in New York and New Jersey knocked power out for hundreds of thousands of people and slowed utilities' efforts to restore service to more than 600,000 still without power in the wake of superstorm Sandy.

 

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Allison Joyce/Getty Images

A stuffed fish is left on a beach next to a pile of debris from Superstorm Sandy November 8, 2012 in Long Branch, New Jersey.

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