The view from Morgan McNeish's Hoboken apartment  the day after the flood…she and her teen-age son were trapped in their building in the low-lying west part of the city for three days with no power before they managed to get out. (Photo: Morgan McNeish)

The view from Morgan McNeish’s Hoboken apartment the day after the flood…she and her teen-age son were trapped in their building in the low-lying west part of the city for three days with no power before they managed to get out. (Photo: Morgan McNeish)

Alex Chadwick, BURN Host

When Hurricane Sandy landed last fall, Hoboken, New Jersey got slammed. The Hudson River flooded, knocking out all of the city’s power. Hobken went completely dark. Host Alex Chadwick heads to Hoboken – the former marshland just across the water from New York’s West Village – and talks to people who were there the night Sandy took out this small city.

Listen to The Hoboken power emergency – Part 2.

Morgan McNeish (l) a long time customer at Lepore's Chocolate Shop, where Lucille Burke recalls when Hoboken-native son Frank Sinatra would stop by for a favorite sweet. The shop is on high ground…it never flooded. But Lucille couldn't get out of her apartment building for days. (Photo: Donna Ferrato)

Morgan McNeish (l) a long time customer at Lepore’s Chocolate Shop, where Lucille Burke recalls when Hoboken-native son Frank Sinatra would stop by for a favorite sweet. The shop is on high ground…it never flooded. But Lucille couldn’t get out of her apartment building for days. (Photo: Donna Ferrato)