Cops: Authorities Recover Bodies Of Missing Staten Island Boys Carried Off By Flood Waters

Sad news to report as New Yorkers continue to deal with the wake of destruction left by Hurricane Sandy: the bodies of two missing Staten Island boys have been recovered.

Authorities say this afternoon that the bodies of the two boys -- Connor Moore, 4, and Brandon Moore, 2 -- were recovered this morning just 20 yards from each other.

The two boys and their mother, Glenda Moore, a nurse at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, tried to flee the storm Monday by leaving their Great Kills home and heading to Brooklyn in the family's Ford Explorer.

The vehicle stalled on the flood-ravaged Father Capodanno Boulevard in South Beach, just a few miles from their home.

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Here's How To Not Get Scammed By Hurricane Opportunists

Tip No. 1: Don't let this guy fix your house.

So, your house was destroyed and it's time to rebuild. You're probably going to need a contractor. Unfortunately, there are a lot of slimeballs out there who will undoubtedly do whatever they can to scam hurricane victims and exploit a natural disaster for personal gain.

But there are ways to reduce the risk of getting victimized by these shameless hurricane opportunists -- many of which are explained by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

Last night, Schneiderman offered suggestions on how to keep New York's hurricane victims safe from predatory scumbags looking to rip us off.

See Schneiderman's suggestions below.

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Iranian Technology, Gays, Women's Suffrage All Credited With Causing Hurricane Sandy

Naked Pastor
Hurricane Sandy was caused by Iranian technology that's capable of controlling weather patterns to punish Iran's enemies and the enemies of its friends. The reason the storm hit New York so hard is because God is punishing the Empire State for defying his word and allowing gay people to get married.

But what really caused the storm was "American arrogance" -- it's just nature's way of giving the U.S. a "divine slap" for its godless policies, including allowing women to vote.

Those are just a few of the theories laid out on the blogosphere by morons who unfortunately are allowed Internet access.

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Hurricane Sandy: Queens 9-Year-Old Has Seen "Way Worse"

Our apologies for our two-day absence. We were holed up in an apartment in an "evacuation zone" in Long Island City that, as it turns out, we probably should have evacuated.

We've since escaped to the (umm) safety (?) of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, after the floodwaters receded in LIC, and Con Ed was yet to restore power to the apartment in which we were stranded for the duration of the storm.

While we were there, however, we met a (roughly) nine-year-old Queens boy who claims he has seen "way worse" than the devastation brought on by that bitch Sandy -- and he told us about it after diving right into the roughly three feet of water that was in the stairwell of the apartment building in which we were trapped.

Just to be clear, there's absolutely no way in hell this kid has seen anything close to what happened in Long Island City on Monday night; cars were floating down the fucking street -- and he's nine. But the Rambo-esque way in which he said it made us want to believe -- he might as well have had a knife between his teeth.

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Hurricane Sandy Causes Explosion At Manhattan ConEd Plant *VIDEO*

The video embedded above shows an explosion at the Con Ed plant at 14th Street and the FDR. It was first posted on the web by TrillianMedia.

Power currently is out in much of lower Manhattan following what authorities say was the brunt of Hurricane Sandy.

So far, authorities the storm has claimed five lives, including a 30-year-old Queens man who was crushed by a falling tree.

Check back for updates.

Long Island City: The Venice of Queens

James King
Dude, where's my car? Check the river that is now Long Island City.
If you parked your car in the street in low-lying areas of Long Island City, we hope you're sitting down right now -- because your car is probably fucked.

Three blocks inland of the East River in LIC is completely under water. We took the above photo from the third floor of an apartment building that's roughly 400 yards from the bank of the river.

The photo below is what the stairwell in the aforementioned apartment building looks like.

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NYPD Crime Scene Tape Does Little To Stop East River Hurricane Pajama Party

James King
"Police tape? I didn't see any police tape?"
The NYPD just put up crime scene tape at the entrance to Gantry Plaza State Park along the East River in Long Island City -- which is adorable, and all, but it's done precisely nothing to stop people from entering the park.

We headed over there about 30 minutes ago to get a look at the river. What we found was the police tape -- and about two dozen people gawking at the white caps on the East River.

Many of those people -- like us -- were still in their pajamas.

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Here's Some Old-Timey Video of New York's 1938 Hurricane -- Which Was Not Caused By "Global Warming"

Categories: Frankenstorm

The Global Warming crowd is claiming that climate change is part of the reason that a hurricane is about absolutely crush New York City.

"Substantial evidence indicates that global warming may be responsible for the recent increasing intensity of Atlantic hurricanes, including increasing their size and contributing to a lengthening hurricane season," the group Climate Nexus said in a press release last week.

The group gives the impression that hurricanes can be blamed on "Global Warming" because hurricanes don't usually find their way as far north as New York and New England. But "Global Warming" wasn't supposedly happening in 1938, when New York also got slammed by a deadly hurricane.
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Hurricane Sandy: Red Hook Update


Hurricane Sandy is only beginning to pummel New York, but in low-lying Red Hook, the storm's effects are already evident. As you can see in the picture above, the bottom of Van Brunt Street is submerged, with the water lapping at the sandbagged doors of the Fairway storage warehouse.

Around back, the waterline was within a foot or so of spilling into the market's back yard:

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Hurricane Sandy: New Yorkers Prepare (To Get Shit-Faced)

When Hurricane Sandy hits New York this afternoon, you can expect three things: wind, rain, and a bunch of shit-faced New Yorkers.

New York City emergency officials advised residents over the weekend to stock up on things like water, flashlights, canned food, candles, and other items to help New Yorkers weather the impending hurricane that's expected to come crashing into the Big Apple about 4 p.m.

Not on the list was booze -- which, according to alcohol distributors in Queens, apparently is essential to surviving a hurricane.

Liquor and grocery stores in the city saw a spike in the sale of booze over the weekend as New Yorkers apparently plan to ride out the storm with a buzz.

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