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East Coast storm took heavy toll among elderly who refused to evacuate

Published 11/03/2012, Associated Press

Even with her Coney Island apartment squarely in the path of superstorm Sandy, Loraine Gore was staying put. At age 90, she said, she had her reasons. After floodwaters subsided, Gore's body was found face-down in her home — one of nearly a dozen New Yorkers over the age of 65 who perished in the storm.

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