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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 ...
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 ... easter wind storm
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 ... easter wind storm
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. easter wind storm
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 ... easter wind storm
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 ... easter wind storm
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 ... easter wind storm
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 ... easter wind storm
“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. easter wind storm
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 ...
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 ...
The Town of Hempstead received a $25,000 grant from Nassau County to plant trees in Barnum Island, replacing trees lost during superstorm Sandy. Barnum Island was one of many communities on Long Island left with extensive damage after superstorm Sandy in 2012. A plan to rebuild marshes and ...
Daniel Schutzbank likes to get up early and get his morning fix of muscle car news on the web. It's typical for Daniel to scroll through pages of info on his favorite sites, looking for interesting topics featuring his favorite muscle car rides. It's both a hobby and a small part-time business for him, and also for his ...
Just a week ago, Harry Pangemanan was being honored for helping rebuild hundreds of homes along the Jersey Shore after the devastation of Superstorm Sandy. Now, the Indonesian is pleading for protection from deportation after narrowly escaping U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ...
Harry Pangemanan was honored a week ago by the Borough of Highland Park for rebuilding hundreds of homes along the Jersey Shore destroyed by superstorm Sandy. On Thursday, the Indonesian national and father of two met the governor. It wasn't to receive more accolades. Gov. Phil Murphy went to ...
An Oregon man has been charged with stealing deposits Connecticut homeowners had made for generators after Superstorm Sandy. The Stamford Advocate reports that 56-year-old John Mech, of Seaside, Oregon, took a $7,500 deposit from a Stamford, Conn., homeowner for a generator in February ...
Savage's analysis, conducted in New York City, compared the diversity of arthropods – insects such as ants, bees, beetles, and wasps – that were living in parks and street medians before and after Hurricane Sandy, which ravaged parts of New Jersey and New York in 2012. The study, “Homogenizing an ...
ALBANY - A New York state lawmaker was accused of pocketing tens of thousands of dollars meant for Superstorm Sandy victims in an 11-count felony indictment unveiled Tuesday. Assemblywoman Pamela Harris, D-Brooklyn, pleaded not guilty Tuesday afternoon in Brooklyn federal court, where she was ...
Winter Storm Grayson is a rare snow hurricane and the first to hit the U.S. since Hurricane Sandy — which wound up becoming the deadliest and most destructive U.S. hurricane of 2012, and the fourth ... The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy in November 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of Queens.
ALBANY, N.Y. — A New York police officer denied disability retirement benefits after being injured rescuing a family during Superstorm Sandy deserves them because he wasn't trained for such rescue work, his lawyer argued Tuesday before the state's highest court. Attorney Joseph Dougherty told the ...
Dawn Zimmer will step down as mayor of Hoboken on Jan. 1, after eight years of leading the Mile-Square City through a post-recession period of rapid growth as well as trying times that included Hurricane Sandy and deterioration of the city's aging water mains. In some cases, Zimmer's bold initiatives to ...
A New Jersey contractor is accused of raking in $348,000 in federal disaster relief funds while using deceptive business practices and performing shoddy work on the homes of Hurricane Sandy victims, authorities said. D.J.M. Households Inc. was hit with a lawsuit from the state Division of Consumer Affairs ...
This story is part of a series on the connection between severe storms and mental health. Watch Grist's video on Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, the “largest psychosocial disaster in the U.S.”. It was Daris Garnes' 50th birthday when Hurricane Sandy barreled down on her neighborhood in Rockaway, ...
In conversation about Hurricane Sandy, the subject of her new album with Kronos Quartet, Landfall (out Feb. 16), New York-based violinist and performance artist Laurie Anderson shares two anecdotes. One is about taking her dog out to urinate during the storm, and seeing how “his little dog-brain was ...
As the sixth anniversary of the day Hurricane Sandy swept a destructive hand across Preston County nears, the county is closer to being reimbursed for money it paid contractors to help clean up the debris. County Administrator Kathy Mace said last week that FEMA approved the paperwork requesting ...
A contractor who helped rebuild after Superstorm Sandy is now facing criminal charges for allegedly defrauding multiple New Jersey homeowners. On Tuesday, December 26th, New Jersey Attorney General Christopher Porrino announced that charges have been filed against Jersey Pride Home ...
Tutor Perini Corp.'s subsidiary WDF Inc. has won a contract with the New York City Housing Authority for the Sandy Recovery Program Restoration at Baruch Houses. The contract will add about $172 million to the Sylmar construction company's revenue stream. The project includes restoration and ...
She responded unequivocally: Hurricane Sandy. “The devastation was stunning,” she said. “In the immediate aftermath, relief was not easy or forthcoming. During the storm and in the horrible days right after, we lost power, we sustained substantial damage as a community and we lost a life. It was a ...
A New Jersey contractor is accused of raking in $348,000 in federal disaster relief funds while using deceptive business practices and performing shoddy work on the homes of Hurricane Sandy victims, authorities said. D.J.M. Households Inc. was hit with a lawsuit from the state Division of Consumer Affairs ...
It was Daris Garnes' 50th birthday when Hurricane Sandy barreled down on her neighborhood in Rockaway, Queens. A speech therapist with New York City's Department of Education, Garnes had moved from Brooklyn into her new oceanside condominium five years before the storm hit. She felt like she'd ...
Prisciandaro said she gave contractor Lee Moser and his company, Capstone Remodeling, her trust and her savings to elevate the Bay Park home she rebuilt after Superstorm Sandy. In return, she said she got scammed. “No work — nothing,” Prisciandaro said. “He took the money and done nothing.”.
This story is part of a series on the connection between severe storms and mental health. Watch Grist's video on Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, the “largest psychosocial disaster in the U.S.”. It was Daris Garnes' 50th birthday when Hurricane Sandy barreled down on her neighborhood in Rockaway, ...
A Brooklyn contractor ripped off five Nassau County homeowners who paid him a total of nearly $400,000 to repair damage from superstorm Sandy, prosecutors said Friday in announcing his arrest. Richard Holowchak, 53, took the money, “and in most cases little or no repair or construction work was ...
I'll give ya shelter from the storm. Five years after Superstorm Sandy, rebuilding continues in Gerritsen Beach, a beloved Brooklyn neighborhood on a slim peninsula. The refrain from Bob Dylan's old song came to mind the other day as we walked the streets of the picturesque, water-ringed neighborhood.
I'll give ya shelter from the storm. Five years after Superstorm Sandy, rebuilding continues in Gerritsen Beach, a beloved Brooklyn neighborhood on a slim peninsula. The refrain from Bob Dylan's old song came to mind the other day as we walked the streets of the picturesque, water-ringed neighborhood.
Adam Sobel, director and chief scientist at Columbia University's Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate, was boarding a plane from New York last Monday when he heard the forecast: Cyclone Ockhi was heading to Mumbai too. Fortunately, the cyclone weakened as it progressed. But the moment was ...
In the five years since Superstorm Sandy, one thing many people remember most is the kindness of strangers. We asked people to nominate heroes they felt went Above and Beyond to help others during the disaster. Holly Nitto, of Bayville, New Jersey, is one of them. "She took all of the food out of her ...
After Superstorm Sandy rattled New York, its storm surge washing over electrical equipment and darkening a large chunk of Manhattan, Johnny Price lived at the Con Edison control center where he worked for nearly a week straight. “I just kind of stayed on a cot downstairs for the first six days,” Price said, ...
See the story of a woman who's being recognized for making a big difference for her neighbors. (WABC). Friday, December 08, 2017 04:53PM. NEW YORK --. When Super Storm Sandy hit, it upended the lives of so many people in our area. We asked you, the viewers, to submit stories of the people who made a difference ...
Four more people have been charged with filing false applications for federal Hurricane Sandy relief funds, including one Atlantic City woman, officials said Friday. Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced that 104 people have been charged since March 2014, including four charged Thursday ...
The New York City Housing Authority's (NYCHA's) 1,395 units of public housing are under redevelopment through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD's) Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program after suffering devastating damage from Superstorm Sandy. Through the ...
The ferocious “frankenstorm” known as Sandy that ripped through greater New York City five years ago remains one for the record books.


 

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