Program To Replace Trees Destroyed By Asian Long-Horned Beetles Kicks Off On Long IslandA planting project on Long Island will replace trees destroyed by Asian Long-Horned Beetles.
N.J. Sandy Rebuilding Program Labeled 'Colossal Failure,' 'Disaster' By Some PolsNew Jersey Senate president Steve Sweeney held an event Wednesday in Perth Amboy to push for his proposed Sandy Bill Of Rights. The bill is designed to better inform and interact with victims of the Oct. 2012 storm.
Christie Announces $57 Million Voucher Program For Families Still Impacted By SandyChristie made the announcement Tuesday in Little Ferry, the site of widespread flooding from the Hackensack River after the storm hit last October.
Glen Cove Installing Additional License Plate ReadersThe technology is used to look for stolen vehicles, for Amber Alerts, for criminal suspects and even for those who are driving without insurance.
Federal Grant To Help Get Unemployed Conn. Residents Back To Work In Storm Clean-Up EffortThe grant will allow the state to pay for roughly 120 new positions for up to 20 weeks for clean-up, demolition, repair, renovation and reconstruction of public structures and property damaged in the storm.
Long Beach Firefighters Laid Off In Budget Cuts Get Jobs Back After SandySen. Chuck Schumer helped secure a $910,000 grant from the federal government to allow the Long Beach Fire Department to reinstate five young firefighters for the next two years.
Gov. Cuomo Announces Federal Grant To Help Get Thousands Of New Yorkers Back To WorkThe New York State Department of Labor is administering the funds and will work with communities to help deploy workers to job sites.
Federal Grant Awarded To Brooklyn Community Plagued By Gun ViolencePolice commissioner Ray Kelly described the grant as a valuable tool to help measure which programs are working and which are not as effective.