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Perspectives on Sandy from PC360’s Hoboken Staff

Police respond after elderly man found dead in his home on Nugent Ave. in Staten Island, N.Y. (Credit: Mark Ruquet, PC360)
Police respond after elderly man found dead in his home on Nugent Ave. in Staten Island, N.Y. (Credit: Mark Ruquet, PC360)

The PC360 staff is used to hearing and writing about catastrophes, but it is rare for so many of us to be in the middle of a severe weather event ourselves. For those of us who work out of Summit Business Media’s Hoboken office, we simply do not see the types of extreme weather that many of our readers to the south, west and even north of us regularly contend with. 

So when “Superstorm” Sandy struck, it was jolting for us. Scarier still is the thought that other areas of the country are almost annually under threat from hurricanes with far higher wind speeds. 

When Power and Cell Service Fail, Insurers and Officials Need to Think Low-Tech

 

By Mark E. Ruquet, Associate Editor, PC360 

Lack of Power and Gas a Recipe for Chaos

 

By Caterina Pontoriero, Assistant Online Features Editor, PC360

Sandy Anything but Another Boy Crying Wolf

 

By Shawn Moynihan, Executive Managing Editor, National Underwriter P&C

As Access to Information Slowly Improves, Sandy Damage Becomes Apparent

 

By Chad Hemenway, Senior Editor, Markets, PC360

Sandy Damage Adds to Irene Woes

 

By Phil Gusman, Assistant Managing Editor, Online News, PC360

In Far Rockaway, Victims Without Voices

 

By Anya Khalamayzer, Assistant Editor, Risk, National Underwriter P&C

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