On Cape Cod, ‘we got lucky’ ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page REUTERS A damaged car sat in the remains of a house in the Rockaways section of New York. Associated Press National Guard, Maryland State Police, and Crisfield police worked together to assist a resident in Crisfield, Md. Associated Press Johnny Adinolfi was comforted by neighbor John Vento, right, as he stood in the living room of his damaged home in Massapequa, N.Y. EPA Food was served at the Mee Sun Cafe in Chinatown as power to most of lower Manhattan was lost. Associated Press Virgen Perez, left, and her husband, Nelson Rodriguez, looked around their flooded home in Atlantic City, N.J. REUTERS Sand and debris covered parking meters on the seawall along Beach Avenue in Cape May, N.J. Associated Press A man walked past cottages damaged by Sandy on Roy Carpenter's Beach in South Kingstown, R.I. EPA Needham public works crews removed a large tree from power lines and traffic lights. Associated Press Waves pounded a lighthouse on the shores of Lake Erie near Cleveland. REUTERS Car stood in a flooded street in Hoboken, N.J. Associated Press An ambulance was stuck in more than a foot of snow off of Highway 33 near Belington, W.Va. Associated Press People rescued from floodwaters rode on a large truck in Little Ferry, N.J. REUTERS Zoe Jurusik, 20, paddle-boarded down a flooded street in Bethany Beach, Del. REUTERS Residents looked over the remains of burned homes in the Rockaways section of New York. EPA Storm surges from Sandy caused a 170-foot long tanker to run aground in Staten Island, N.Y. Associated Press A log rested on a vehicle at Breezy Point in the New York City borough of Queens. EPA Cars were half-submerged in a flooded parking lot in New York City. Getty Images Sand covered a street in Margate City, N.J. Associated Press Brian Hajeski of Brick, N.J., looked at debris of a home that washed up on to the Mantoloking Bridge in Mantoloking, N.J. Getty Images Homes were destroyed in the Breezy Point neighborhood of Queens in New York. Associated Press A resident rode in a National Guard truck as he and others are evacuated from their flooded neighborhood in Crisfield, Md. REUTERS Emergency personnel rescued a resident from flood waters in Little Ferry, N.J. Associated Press A lone home stood on the beach in an area that residents say was filled with homes before the hurricane in Mantoloking, N.J. Associated Press Currie Wagner walked away from the debris of his grandmother Betty Wagner's house on the Mantoloking Bridge in Mantoloking, N.J. Reuters Deidre Duffy looked through the wreckage of her home devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy at the Breezy Point section of Queens. REUTERS A rescuer carried an elderly resident in Little Ferry, N.J. Associated Press Jason Locke swept water and mud from his parents' home in Westport. Associated Press Floodwaters surrounded homes near the Mantoloking Bridge in Mantoloking, N.J. REUTERS President Obama paused while he spoke at the National Red Cross Headquarters in Washington about damage done by Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS A rescue worker carried a young girl to safety in Little Ferry, N.J. REUTERS Emergency personnel rescued residents in Little Ferry, N.J. Associated Press The top of a mailbox rose above the surface of the floodwaters as Sierra Makel, 7, took photos from the front porch of a home in York County, Pa. Associated Press Tony Talamini delivered mail to a house on West Union Boulevard in Bethlehem, Pa. Associated Press Pleasure boats piled up 30 yards or more from the water’s edge in the Cliffwood Beach section of Aberdeen, N.J. Associated Press Onlookers took photographs of two cars that collided during flooding outside the Consolidated Edison power sub-station on 14th Street in New York. Getty Images A boat washed up in the storm surge sat between houses in the Breezy Point neighborhood of Queens. REUTERS Homeowner Richard Ward assessed the damage to a car parked in front of his house after a tree fell over a power line in Toronto. Getty Images Sand and water filled the street in Ocean City, N.J. Getty Images People inspected a flooded street in Ocean City, N.J. Associated Press North Carolina Route 12 was buckled from pounding surf leading into Mirlo Beach in Rodanthe, N.C. Associated Press Foundations and pilings are all that remain of brick buildings and a boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. REUTERS A woman removed a bicycle from a flooded basement on 14th street in New York.