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After Hurricane Sandy, victims faced — and some are still facing — an extensive, burdensome and sometimes fraudulent flood insurance claims process. Last week, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and … more
Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy is urging the state and federal government to undertake a study to determine if building ocean gates at the Jones Beach Inlet and the East Rockaway Inlet is feasible. At … more
Three years have passed since Hurricane Sandy devastated Long Island’s South Shore, and while most Seaford and Wantagh residents have stitched their lives back together, the journey was not been easy. more
“Very few people escaped the wrath of Hurricane Sandy, as the unprecedented storm left a path of destruction in her wake, causing floods, fires, downed trees and massive power outages — … 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
Six homes in Wantagh and Seaford damaged by Hurricane Sandy three years ago will be up for auction next month. All of the homes are south of Merrick Road — four in Seaford and two in Wantagh. more
Victims of Hurricane Sandy who feel they have been underpaid for damage to their homes are eligible to re-open their flood insurance claims, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced. more
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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
Kate Hughes says that her 90-year-old mother, “Muzzy” — as she’s known to her neighbors and friends — has been victimized twice: once by Hurricane Sandy in October 2012, and again, for the … more
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