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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
A task force mandated by President Barack Obama in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and charged with developing a strategy for rebuilding areas damaged by the devastating storm has issued a report … more
Nassau County and New York State will again host a pre-registration assistance program this Saturday at three Nassau County Disaster Recovery Centers in Long Beach, Island Park and Seaford for Hurricane Sandy victims. more
“What happened with Sandy is really a metaphor with what’s happening in Washington,” U.S. Rep. Peter … more
When Hurricane Sandy struck on Oct. 29, it inundated thousands of South Shore yards with saltwater, which is awful for lawns and most plants. Over the past 4½ months, homeowners have watched helplessly as their hydrangeas have shriveled up, their boxwoods have turned rust-colored and their grass has become a mottled patch of brown and more brown. In many cases, years’ worth of yard work, valued at thousands of dollars, was seemingly destroyed in a single night. more
Melanie Siegel Rubin’s south Merrick home was, like hundreds of homes across the South Shore, flooded when Hurricane Sandy struck on Oct. 29. Saltwater inundated the front entrance and back laundry room. She did not realize, however, that water had soaked through her plywood subfloor when her crawl space flooded. more
There has been a lot of progress made in the rebuilding efforts since Hurricane Sandy hit Long Island in late October, but there is still work to be done. The Long Island Volunteer Center is in need of volunteers to help those impacted by the storm. more
Superstorm Sandy left your home, your possessions, even your livelihood damaged. You’ve contacted your insurance company. Now what? Dealing with the aftermath of such a disaster is, to say the … more
Late last month, Town of Hempstead Councilman Anthony Santino held a Town Hall meeting that gave residents the chance to speak to town officials in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. In addition to … more
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