NEW YORK (AP) -- The death toll from superstorm Sandy is now at least 55 people along the Atlantic Coast.
Meanwhile, communities are slowly recovering from the storm.
Look at images of the storm in our Superstorm Sandy photo gallery online. Mobile users should click this link -- http://bit.ly/sandyphotos
In hard-hit New York City, hundreds of thousands of customers are still without electricity, but buses are running and Wall Street is reopening this morning.
JFK International Airport and Newark, New Jersey's airport also are operating with limited service today.
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Drivers are being asked to avoid the southbound lanes of US-169 near East 36th Street North after a truck hauling a backhoe smashed into an overhead train track shortly before 3 p.m.