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More than two years after Hurricane Sandy damaged thousands of trees throughout Long Beach, resulting in their removal and prompting actor Billy Crystal and city officials to call on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to pay for their replacement, the city presented a comprehensive plan last week to restore the aesthetic of tree-lined streets. more
The City Council expressed its ongoing frustration with New York Rising last week, calling on the agency to cut more red tape that has brought the recovery process to a standstill for many homeowners, more than two years after Hurricane Sandy. more
U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice co-sponsored legislation introduced earlier this month that would forgive debts incurred by Hurricane Sandy victims after the Federal Emergency Management Agency mistakenly overpaid them disaster relief funds. more
Long Beach received $2.7 million in Federal Transit Administration emergency relief funds this week that reimburses the city for eight buses and vehicles damaged in the Hurricane Sandy. more
About three dozen residents of Sandy-affected communities came to South Side High School to attend a meeting for New York Rising Action Plan Amendment No. 8 in Rockville Centre last week. more
Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos said that 6,700 refund checks, 107 of them to homeowners and businesses in Woodmere, will be mailed, beginning on Dec. 23 through early next month to compensate homeowners whose tax assessments were not reduced for the tax years 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 to reflect the damage incurred from Hurricane Sandy. more
Nassau County is in the process of cutting down and removing approximately 75 trees along Peninsula Boulevard in Woodmere that died as a result of saltwater intrusion from Hurricane Sandy flooding. more
We had never seen a tempest the likes of Hurricane Sandy before, one so mammoth, so fierce, that it wiped out whole shoreline communities while leaving much of the rest of the Northeast in tatters, … more
In June, a proposal to strengthen Long Island’s waterways, starting with Mill River in Rockville Centre, was awarded millions of dollars in federal funding. The project, called Living with … more
Jones Beach, a spit of sand with 6.5 miles of Atlantic Ocean beaches, had no barrier island to protect it against Superstorm Sandy on Oct. 29, 2012. It was the barrier island, and so it took the … more
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