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Gov. Andrew Cuomo, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and County Executive Ed Mangano announced a plan Oct. 29 at the Friedberg JCC in Oceanside to pay for a joint state-county project to send treated … more
On Oct. 22, 2012, Tropical Depression 18 formed in the Caribbean Sea south of Jamaica, according to the National Weather Service. It intensified, and seven days later Hurricane Sandy struck the metropolitan area, flooding homes, businesses, schools and hospitals as well as the New York City and New Jersey transit systems. Fierce winds flung boats onto nearby lawns. Trees were uprooted. Residents went without power for days. more
Projects totaling $20.3 million that aim to mitigate flooding are expected to begin in the Five Towns in 2019, representatives of the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery said at a presentation at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence on Sept. 27. more
After a number of residents urged the city to install mats on the barrier island’s beaches so that those with mobility issues can easily access Long Beach’s iconic shoreline, the city last week released a plan to do just that. more
Three years ago this week, Hurricane Sandy struck the Five towns with so much wind and water that its aftermath continues to raise issues and concerns for residents and business owners. more
As part of the New York Rising acquisition program, a second set of houses — 81 in Nassau County and another 74 in Suffolk — will be auctioned off on Nov. 17 as part of Gov. Andrew … more
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
A Hurricane Sandy Storm Recovery Resource Fair will be held at Kennedy High School in Bellmore on Tuesday, May 26, from 5 to 9 p.m. more
Bob Kaible and his wife, Deborah Raimey, owned a yellow-clapboard rental bungalow on Michigan Street, behind their two-story Minnesota Avenue home, in Long Beach’s West End, when Hurricane Sandy struck on Oct. 29, 2012, submerging the narrow blocks surrounding the properties in six feet of saltwater. more
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