Islip is among the last of Long Island’s beaches to open after Sandy’s devastating blow.
Sixty percent of the boardwalk was also destroyed and FEMA doesn’t want to pay to replace it.
All this week, we’ve been taking a look at the comeback of the housing market and the trends that are going on.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will reimburse communities at a rate of 90 percent for certain expenses related to the October storm, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith said Wednesday.
The new maps significantly scale back the level of highest danger, the so-called V zones, which had caused many homeowners the greatest aggravation.
County Comptroller George Maragos said Nassau will end its 2012 fiscal year with a $41.6 million budget surplus.
As part of the plan, removable flood walls would be set up for much of lower Manhattan as well as a 15-to-20-foot levee to guard part of Staten Island and a system of gates and levees to protect a Brooklyn creek.
Toms River has lost 20 to 25 percent of its tax base and 400 homes are being demolished. 4,000 homes were damaged.
The president toured the shore with Gov. Chris Christie Tuesday, seven months after Superstorm Sandy caused $38 billion in damage.
Prosecutors said 51-year-old William Nagle took federal assistance for stays at hotel rooms for three months even though he could have been living in his apartment.
The project will stretch from Sea Bright to Manasquan and is expected to be completed by early next year.
The senator has petitioned the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Office of Management and Budget to boost its disaster reimbursement rate from 75 percent to 90 percent.
Nursing students from Molloy College acted as frantic victims as part of a domestic terrorism drill in New Hyde Park.
Many who cherish the annual flowering trees along the North Shore have voiced their suspicions that the trees were needlessly axed.
Mike and Gabrielle Fehling said a cryptic application process is preventing some from getting the money they need to survive.