Hurricane Sandy or Frankenstorm in West Harlem. People gather to watch the angry Hudson River as Hurricane Sandy froths up the water. Captions and Photo source: ©© Dave Bledsoe
Millions of people from Maine to the Carolinas awoke Tuesday without power, and an eerily quiet New York City was all but closed off by car, train and air as superstorm Sandy steamed inland, still delivering punishing wind and rain.
The full extent of the damage in New Jersey, where the storm roared ashore Monday night with hurricane force, was unclear. Police and fire officials, some with their own departments flooded, fanned out to rescue hundreds…