Rockways residents float lanterns  containing handwritten personal messages in the water at the conclusion of "Rockaways Rising: Hands Scross the Sand," commemorating the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in New York. The actual one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy is Tuesday, Oct. 29. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Photo by: Kathy Willens

Rockways residents float lanterns containing handwritten personal messages in the water at the conclusion of "Rockaways Rising: Hands Scross the Sand," commemorating the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in New York. The actual one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy is Tuesday, Oct. 29. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)