-- New Jersey homeowners won't have to pay hurricane deductibles on insurance claims related to Superstorm Sandy, as is the case with several other states.
-- Residents not cleaning up damage to their property spent much of their time Wednesday standing in line -- at gas stations, stores and restaurants.
-- Transportation is coming back on line, the governor's office said. The majority of major closed roads have been cleared, Christie said.
-- By Thursday, all airports should reopen, but service is limited. AirTrain service to Newark Liberty International Airport is running again.
-- All but one tunnel into New York City are open. Only the Holland Tunnel is still closed.
-- Ferry service to New York has also resumed.
-- Buses hit the streets again on 86 routes Thursday, according to NJ Transit. But light rail resumes on only one route, and major rail service is down until further notice. The transit authority has posted dramatic photos of storm damage on its rail lines to its website.
-- Amtrak said it would provide Northeast Regional service on Thursday between Boston and New Haven, Connecticut, and between Newark and points south.
-- PATH train service, which typically ferries 245,000 people under the Hudson River to New York City each weekday, is suspended until further notice.
-- With at least 44 killed, the state had the most fatalities, with most of them in New York City.
-- Tempers rose Thursday on Staten Island, as residents vented their anger at what they felt has been an insufficient response from government officials to destruction on the borough.
Ten buses stocked with needed goods were transported to the island Thursday, and FEMA has promised to have a team on the ground Friday, Borough President James Molinaro said.
-- Lower and Midtown Manhattan should have power back by Saturday, and "the vast majority" of those who lost power should have it back by November 11, Con Edison said Thursday. It could take a week or more after then for everyone's power to return, the utility said.
-- Gov. Andrew Cuomo sent a letter Thursday to six power companies that operate in the state warning "he would take appropriate action against those utilities and their management if they do not meet their obligations in this time of crisis."
John Miksad -- a senior vice president at Con Edison, one of those utilities contacted -- said his company has been "in constant touch with state, city and county officials" and is doing its "damndest to get our power back as quickly as possible."
-- Bellevue Hospital was evacuating its remaining 700 patients, some of them critically ill, in a process that could take two days, a source familiar with the evacuation plan told CNN.
-- Coney Island and Manhattan Veterans Affairs hospitals were also evacuated.
-- Amtrak announced that service from New York City's Penn Station to points south, including Philadelphia and Trenton, New Jersey, should resume Thursday evening. These are among a number of runs that Amtrak said it will resume in the near future.
-- The moment the lights went out can be seen on YouTube in a fast forward, stop-motion video showing Sandy sweep through the city.