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Nine months after Hurricane Sandy, there has been no ribbon-cutting ceremony at Anita Daly’s home. Her house remains a vacant shell, one of the many that line her West End block. This week … more
More than three months after Hurricane Sandy, West End resident Sam Kinsley has reached her breaking point — and she wants the world to know it. “[Long Beach] is a community of hard-working … more
Fred Vordermeier, 39, who moved to Long Beach from Manhattan with his wife in 2009 to raise a family, pays $3,600 a year for flood insurance. He said that the foundation of his East Chester Street … more
When East Rockaway resident Elizabeth Daitz, the daughter of a firefighter, heard the many calls for rescues on the night Hurricane Sandy came to town, she was moved to action. “These … more
The Long Beach Medical Center, which has been closed since Hurricane Sandy caused $56 million in damage, is facing pressure from the New York State Department of Health to shutter its acute care … more
It has been more than nine months since Hurricane Sandy decimated Nassau County’s South Shore, but for many residents of Bay Park and East Rockaway, the aftermath of the storm seems never-ending. … more
Brent Wilson, 33, the owner of Shine’s in the West End, has heard countless stories from frustrated residents who come to his 100-year-old bar for a bit of respite. Nearly a year after Hurricane … more
“I’m pissed — I worked three jobs my whole life, and I’m spending my kids’ college funds keeping this afloat,” said Robert Wright, a recently retired New York City firefighter from … more
For the second time in the six months since Hurricane Sandy devastated Long Beach, the city invited representatives from the nation’s disaster recovery agencies to a forum to address residents’ … more
Hurricane Sandy victims whose flood insurance claims were denied due to an “earth movement” provision may soon see financial relief — but many warn that the fight against the provision is far … more
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