Snow blows past debris and nonfunctioning streetlights during a nor’easter snowstorm

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Rockaway can't seem to catch a break

Snow blows past debris and nonfunctioning streetlights during a nor’easter on Nov. 7 — less than two weeks after Hurricane Sandy devastated the Northeast — in the Rockaway neighborhood of Queens, New York City.

 

In some areas, the nor'easter brought howling winds of up to 70 mph, dumped up to a foot of snow and knocked out power to tens of thousands of homes — adding to the nearly 700,000 homes that have been without power since Sandy.

 

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Man picks up after Sandy even as snow falls

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Still picking up the pieces

A resident of New Dorp clears out useless belongings from his flood-damaged home as snow begins to fall on Nov. 7 in the Staten Island borough of New York City.

 

Residents of the low-lying New Dorp nieghborhood were among those advised to evacuate ahead of the storm's arrival, which could potentially re-flood areas that were the hardest hit by Sandy.

 

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Woman and her granddaughter seek refuge from the snow

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Seeking refuge

Fatima Quentiro walks with her granddaughter, Galalea Castro, through the snow on Nov. 7 to catch a bus to Quenitro’s home after Castro’s home was damaged by flooding.

 

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People wait in line for gas as snow falls

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Snowy gas station lines

People wait in line to buy gasoline on Nov. 7 as a nor'easter rolls through Brooklyn. The city is still experiencing long gas lines in the wake of the superstorm.

 

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A repair worker is silhouetted by a police spotlight as he walks down a darkened street

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A dark and stormy night in Queens

A repair worker is silhouetted by a police spotlight as he walks down a darkened street during the snowstorm in the Rockaway neighborhood of Queens.

 

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