After a break in at her home, Renee fears that she and her son AJ are being targeted for being associated with a rat. While Drita and Karen have finally settled their differences, Drita now finds herself in the middle of a feud between Carla and Renee.
After a call from her estranged husband, Lee, Drita contemplates taking her kids to visit him in jail for the first time in years. Joe's young girlfriend is revealed and Carla learns that they are much more serious than she thought.
After receiving a threatening letter from Junior, Renee fears for her life and makes it her number one priority to move. Love gets together with her mother and Karen to discuss her desire to have a baby.
After several years since last seeing Lee, Drita and her daughters visit him in prison. Even though things seem to be cordial between Carla and Joe, he is secretly plotting to dissolve their marriage once and for all.
Ramona is forced to finally confront Drita over a birthday party invitation. Renee tries to turn a corner at rehab but has a hard time letting go of her anger. Back in Staten Island, Carla is stunned when Joe drops the bomb that he wants a divorce.
The women wake up to a borough wrecked by the wrath of Sandy -the largest Atlantic hurricane in history. Overwhelmed by the harrowing devastation in their hometown, the women rise to the challenge by helping each other and neighbors in distress.
Drita dishes the dirty details of Lee's surprise release from prison to Ang and Carla. Meanwhile, in another corner of Staten Island, a new storm is brewing against Carla when Love gets heated with Drita and Karen.
Love visits a neurologist to figure out why she is so volatile. While Carla learns of Love's ever growing animosity and questions Drita's loyalty, Renee lays the groundwork for a new, over-the-top business venture.
Dr. Drew hosts and gets to the bottom of the still raw, season-ending brawl between Carla and Love. Sparks fly when Ramona and Karen reveal the reasons they can't stand Carla. Renee and her son AJ bare it all when they revisit Renee's stint in rehab.
Ang's Christmas Party turns ugly as Karen and Ramona team up to confront Carla about pulling a butter knife on Renee. Renee takes the girls on a road trip to find the perfect thing to protect her family: an attack dog.