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Patty Vacchio lost her Inwood home in Hurricane Sandy. While some things have improved, she said, she doesn’t believe that people in her situation are any better off nearly 18 months after the storm. more
A team of six Herald editors and reporters –– Scott Brinton, Jeff Bessen, Alex Costello, Mary Malloy, Anthony Rifilato and Alexandra Spychalsky –– have taken second place for Community … more
Seeing a need borne out of Hurricane Sandy, when Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department firefighters had to rescue residents from the second and third floor of their homes due to flooding, students at Mesivta Ateres Yaakov, a yeshiva high school for boys in Lawrence, raised $1,500 in less than a week a few months ago and purchased a rescue boat they presented to the LCFD. more
Lawrence School District and Lawrence Teachers Association officials agreed to bring in another environmental services company to test the air quality in Lawrence High School. more
A deadline is looming as a proof of loss form must be submitted to NY Rising on April 28 by insured homeowners who remain in need of assistance with their flood claims from Hurricane Sandy. more
Cedarhurst and Atlantic Beach villages are two of the seven municipalities that entered into an agreement with Nassau County to be part of the waterway debris removal operation, which will be funded with $12,171,897 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to clean up refuse left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. more
In the wake of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement last Saturday that the Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant will see at least $730 million in upgrades thanks to funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state government, residents are now hopeful that they will soon be rid of the loud, annoying noise of generators and the overpowering smell of sewage at Nassau County’s largest waste facility. more
Power outages in the Five Towns after Hurricane Sandy kept schools closed up to two weeks due to the unsafe conditions caused by traffic signals that weren’t working, forced businesses to remain shuttered and left residents to sit in the dark unless they had generators. more
Larceny from auto WOODMERE- Between 11 p.m. on Oct. 16 and 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 17, property was stolen from a vehicle parked on Brower Avenue, according to police. more
“Life as we knew it changed so much, and we need to focus on a new way of life,” Inwood resident Eleanor Grimando said as she stood at the kitchen counter in her new prefabricated house, nearly a year after Hurricane Sandy left her with no choice but to demolish her childhood home on Bayswater Boulevard. more
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