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Just weeks before the third anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, the Village of Hewlett Harbor is preparing to begin improving its infrastructure improvements to mitigate flooding. more
Tuesday, June 16, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Long Beach Hotel, 405 East Broadway, Long Beach 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
Up to 300 trees that died due to Hurricane Sandy-related damage will be cut down throughout the Village of Atlantic Beach at a cost of $124,025. Removal of the tree is expected to begin in two weeks, village officials said. more
Lawrence School District will get a $2.6 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that will cover 90 percent of the cost of building repairs to the high school, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. more
Agreements with three subrecipients, the municipalities that will help administer the NY Rising Community Reconstruction projects for a trio of Five Towns-related infrastructure projects, were signed on March 3, along with 23 other such projects on Long Island. There are currently a dozen subrecipients connected with all 26 Long Island projects. more
The New York Rising Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funding approved a $500,000 request from the Town of Hempstead that will be used to purchase two generators for the Meadowmere Park Fire Department. more
Since Hurricane Sandy struck more than two years ago, 18 streetlights along state Route 878, also known as the Nassau Expressway, have not been working and have not been repaired because of confusion over which level of government is responsible. 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
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