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In 2012, superstorm Sandy flooded the remote, 18-acre island in the Great South Bay, ravaging its lone development: Frank and Dick's, a cluster of ramshackle buildings that had provisioned a loyal clientele of fishermen and boaters with fuel, food, bait and tackle since 1942. Now, new owners want to ...
SOUTHERN BROOKLYN – State Senator Martin J. Golden (Gerritsen Beach/Sheepshead Bay/Marine Park) will host a town hall meeting tomorrow night, Thursday, March 22, 2018, starting at 7:00 PM at Public School 277, located at 2529 Gerritsen Avenue, Brooklyn. Community residents still dealing with ...

As Long Island reeled in October 2012 from the devastation of superstorm Sandy, restaurateur Harendra Singh was awarded an emergency, no-bid contract to supply four meals a day to the 400 workers with Nassau County's Office of Emergency Management, he testified Tuesday. For the rank-and-file, ...
CAMDEN – As the federal government scrambled to assist New Jerseyans after Superstorm Sandy obliterated homes and roads, Shanyra Bennett was quick to seek help. Bennett applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency aid within weeks of the history-making hurricane, authorities said.
Select your term of choice: Is it a transportation perfect storm, or as some are now starting to call it a "Frankenstorm?" Whatever your pick, times are indeed tough these days for shippers, with rates soaring and capacity tight. But Mike Regan of TranzAct Technologies - who predicted this scenario many ...
A toddler crushed by a large tree branch during Hurricane Sandy more than five years ago died Thursday evening. He was 7 years old. Tripp Halstead, from Winder, Ga., was playing in his daycare center's playground in October 2012 when the superstorm's fierce winds brought a large tree branch down ...

UPDATE 1:50pm — The winter storm that buried Trumbull under a foot of snow and knocked down trees and power lines across town was worse than Superstorm Sandy, according to First Selectman Vicki Tesoro. Tesoro, who sent out her fourth Trumbull Emergency Alert since Wednesday this afternoon, ...
Outrage grew Monday as tens of thousands of Hudson Valley homes remained without power after Friday's nor'easter. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has deployed over 200 members of the New York National Guard to assist recovery efforts as he declared a state of emergency in Dutchess, Putnam, Sullivan and ...
A "life and death" storm is set to plow into the East Coast on Friday and Saturday, bringing with it dangerous coastal flooding, winds that could match Hurricane Sandy's, and heavy snow, The Washington Post reports. The coast is where the most damage is expected, since the storm will hit in conjunction ...
Superstorm Sandy at heart of 'Super Storm Super Moon' book ... Recovery after Superstorm Sandy is slow along the Mantoloking, New Jersey shoreline. ... Her story takes place during the deluge that was Superstorm Sandy, a hurricane of unprecedented proportions, as it bore down upon the eastern ...

Joseph Ponsoda, 33, of Belle Mead said his Lavalette home was his primary residence when it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy. By Alexis Tarrazi, Patch ... BELLE MEAD, NJ — A Somerset County man is accused of defrauding the government out of more than $26,000 in Superstorm Sandy relief funds.
Five more New Jersey residents have been charged with defrauding the state and federal government out of Hurricane Sandy relief money by claiming their damaged properties were their primary residences. In all, 109 people have been charged since 2014 with applying for assistance under false ...
TRENTON, N.J. — Five more New Jersey residents have been charged with filing fraudulent applications for Superstorm Sandy relief. The new cases announced Friday by the state Attorney General's office brings the total number of people charged statewide to 109. Officials say all the false claims are ...
Breezy Point in Queens after Hurricane Sandy and fires damaged the area. ALBANY — Lawsuits accusing the Long Island Power Authority, LILCO and National Grid Electrical Services of negligence over fires that destroyed dozens of homes in Queens during Superstorm Sandy in 2012 can proceed, New ...
The Holland Tunnel is set to undergo a massive $364 million overhaul that will see systems damaged during Hurricane Sandy repaired and replaced, the Port ... "Superstorm Sandy taught us some very important lessons about the impact Mother Nature can have on our transportation facilities, including the ...
“As New Jersey continues its recovery more than five years after Superstorm Sandy devastated our state, it is absolutely critical that we take proactive steps to protect our ... “Buyouts of flood-prone homes are an important part of New Jersey's long-term recovery from Hurricane Sandy," said Booker.
GERRITSEN BEACH, Brooklyn — More than five years after Superstorm Sandy, people in South Brooklyn are still dealing with the damage the storm caused. They filled a town hall tonight demanding something be done. The meeting was held in the auditorium of P.S. 277 in Gerritsen Beach. Nearly 100 ...
A Superstorm Sandy-soaked family has been dealing with a lot in the five-plus years since the devastating storm. But now, after building back twice and fighting FEMA, they're getting the ultimate gut punch from their mortgage company. It has put them on the brink of losing the home they've fought so hard to ...


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