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Thursday, April 24, 2014
Community Efforts
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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
At last week’s third public forum on post-Hurricane Sandy reconstruction, residents of Bay Park and East Rockaway finally got to see a breakdown of where $6.5 million that was allocated for … more
Dozens of residents lined the Grand Canal in Bay Park on Oct. 29 to observe the one-year anniversary of the storm that devastated their community and … more
The11518 organization has organized a candlelit reflection ceremony commemorating the first anniversary of the storm that changed the lives of many people. On Tues., Oct. at 7 p.m., community … more
They say it takes a village — to raise a child, to get things done, and to hold each other up. The seven-month-old the11518 is such an organization. For now, the11518 is focused on helping … more
With the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaching, Heartbreaking memories of devastation, tragedy and frustration are returning to the hearts and minds of those who experienced the … more
By Mary Malloy mmalloy@liherald.com The communities of Bay Park and East Rockaway held their first New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program’s public engagement meeting on Oct. 15 in … more
Bay Park resident Dana Casas was nine months pregnant when the hurricane hit — and after losing almost all of their possessions in the storm, she and her … more
It’s rare to find a teenager who, instead of spending summer days with friends or hanging out at the beach, is busy installing a water heater or repairing a roof, but that’s just what the young … more
Usually time can heal all wounds, but Superstorm Sandy was eight months ago, and communities are still suffering. On June 18 at 6 p.m. at the East Rockaway Library, Robert S. Cavera held a meeting … more
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