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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Community Efforts
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Gorgeous weather shined down on Long Beach last weekend as numerous community organizations and volunteers came together to rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy, clean debris from the beaches … more
After a meeting on March 11 with U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, of New York, and Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, of New Jersey, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate announced that the agency had agreed to reopen and review every flood insurance claim — approximately 144,000 — filed in New York and New Jersey by victims of Hurricane Sandy, and not limit corrective action to just the 2,200 claims that are now in litigation. more
Kate Hughes says that her 90-year-old mother, “Muzzy” — as she’s known to her neighbors and friends — has been victimized twice: once by Hurricane Sandy in October 2012, and again, for the … more
Hurricane Sandy devastated much of the East Coast two years ago this week. Out of the storm came heartbreak, homelessness, financial woes and instability. But it also showed us what we can do as … more
Erin Bianco, a Lynbrook resident who lived in East Rockaway when the storm hit, said she would remember the kindness and charity the storm brought out. “The silver lining in all of this was when … more
With Atlantic Beach surrounded on one side by Reynolds Channel and the other by the Atlantic Ocean, and with Hurricane Sandy still fresh in their minds residents packed village hall for an educational seminar presented by Nassau County’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) on Oct. 1. more
Since Hurricane Sandy struck nearly two years ago, the landscape of hard-hit Bay Park has changed drastically. It is now an eclectic mix of small houses perched high atop newly poured cement … more
As many South Shore residents continue to pick up the pieces 19 months after Superstorm Sandy, county officials announced a bipartisan agreement to borrow $14.4 million to re-establish the Clean and Seed program. more
Protecting the coastline, storm water management, the ability to respond quickly and efficiently in an emergency, stimulating the local economy and … more
Rebuild By Design, an initiative created in 2012 by President Obama and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, has selected 10 teams to … more
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