Community Dazed, Battered By Sandy

Sea Gate ‘a war zone,’ Kings Bay Y annex damaged; many institutions heeded warnings.
10/31/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

She was a political activist who had just started a teaching job at Bushwick High School for Social Justice. He was a student at Brooklyn College with a degree in theater design. Lifelong friends, they lived near each other in the Ditmas Park section of Brooklyn, though they were not dating. On Monday night, as the winds of Hurricane Sandy howled and the rain fell, Jessie Streich-Kest, 24, and Jacob Vogelman, 25, took Max, her mixed pit bull, for a walk in their neighborhood.

Hurricane Sandy struck New York hard this week.
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