WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J.-- It's reminiscent of the gas shortages in the 1970 s. Motorists are lining up for miles for gasoline at a service area on the Garden State Parkway in Wall Township. Brian Polite says the wait has been about an hour.
With the state just beginning to dig out from Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order Wednesday postponing Halloween celebrations due to unsafe conditions.
Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, Cory Booker, (D), discusses the city's efforts to restore power and reopen Newark Airport.
*Power outages, flooding hit U.S. East Coast after Sandy. LONDON, Oct 31- Brent crude rose to above $109.50 a barrel on Wednesday, supported by a weaker dollar, as the U.S. East Coast began to pick itself up after storm Sandy, but gains were capped by demand worries in the world's largest oil consumer.
RALEIGH, N.C.-- High-profile North Carolina Republicans are benefiting from a marked fundraising advantage over Democratic rivals entering the fall campaign's final days, led by gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory.
*Power outages, flooding hit U.S. East Coast after Sandy. SINGAPORE, Oct 31- Brent crude held steady near $109 a barrel on Wednesday after the huge storm Sandy whiplashed the U.S. East Coast, reducing fuel demand even as refineries in the region gradually resumed operations.
Robert Kunkel, Alternative Marine Technologies, discusses how tanker delays caused by the storm may impact oil prices.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports home improvement retailers are providing supplies in cleanup efforts after the storm.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports from Atlantic City that while most of the big casinos plan to reopen tomorrow, it will be difficult to get back to business as usual amid the devastation of Sandy. (3:44)
Fran Sullivan, PSE&G spokesman, discusses restoring power to the Garden State.
Captain Gordon Loebl, U.S. Coast Guard, discusses rescue and recovery efforts at sea after Super Storm Sandy.
Still hobbled by power failures and waterlogged transit, the New York region struggled to return to the rhythms of daily life on Wednesday, while facing the reality of a prolonged and daunting period of recovery.
The President will travel to New Jersey to view the storm damage area. CNBC's John Harwood reports on whether Sandy will impact the election.
Quentin Hardy and Jenna Wortham of The New York Times report that as computer centers in Lower Manhattan and New Jersey shut down or went to emergency operations after power failures and water damage on Monday night, companies scrambled to move the engines of modern communication to other parts of the country.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the opening of the Big Board today, as Lower Manhattan springs to life after Super Storm Sandy hit the area. And, a look at recovery efforts at the New Jersey shore, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
*Power outages, flooding hit U.S. East Coast after Sandy. SINGAPORE, Oct 31- Brent crude held steady near $109 a barrel on Wednesday after the huge storm Sandy whiplashed the U.S. East Coast, reducing fuel demand even as refineries in the region gradually resumed operation.
*Three major New York area airports still closed. *JFK, Newark to resume limited services Wednesday.
Markets and airports reopened in New York and New Jersey on Wednesday, with President Barack Obama due to arrive in the region to see the worst of the damage for himself.
Oct 30- Hurricane Sandy has silenced the thousands of slot machines and high-rollers who normally crowd the black jack and roulette tables of Atlantic City, but the resort's casino companies wager they could be back in business within days.
*NYSE, Nasdaq OMX testing trading systems on Tuesday. NYSE Euronext said the New York Stock Exchange would open as usual, although it was prepared to switch to fully electronic trading if necessary. ``We have a green light,'' the chief operating officer of NYSE Euronext, Larry Leibowitz, said in an interview.