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Hastings-on-Hudson in Westchester County after Sandy (credit: Lisa Maxwell)

President Obama Declares Westchester, Rockland Counties A Major Disaster Area Due To Sandy

The declaration means the federal government can send aid to state and local governments and makes federal funding available to affected individuals.


Credit: Michael Curtin

Conn. Gov. Seeks Expanded Snow Disaster Aid

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says a disaster declaration by President Barack Obama will help Connecticut’s cities and towns fill holes in their budgets left by record-setting snowfall this winter.