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.
The agency says that as of Tuesday, there had been 74,825 claims filed and 70,689 had been closed.
Hudson River Park Trust CEO Madelyn Wils said three piers were heavily damaged and the electrical system was knocked out completely when Sandy flooded the park on Oct. 29. All of the street lights lost power.
A new group called ‘Friends of Long Island’ plans to raise $500,000 to help up to 100 people get back into their Sandy-ravaged homes. The group is made up of local residents and community leaders.
It’s gone from bad to worse for some storm-weary Staten Island residents who are trying to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy. Now, they’re coping with a sinkhole nightmare.
In the aftermath of Sandy, the Rebuild Hoboken Relief Fund was set up to help individuals and businesses. In the months since the storm, more than a million dollars has been raised.
Glenn Cottrell, his wife, two daughters, son and the family dog had been staying with relatives since the superstorm washed out their home nearly five months ago.
If you live on the Jersey Shore and still haven’t received a flood insurance check, you’re not alone.
Enterprise Community Partners found 43 percent of the households that reported Sandy damage to FEMA also reported incomes under $30,000 per year.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation will work together on short-term measures to build up the east and south shores of the borough decimated in superstorm Sandy.
“I think from the standpoint of the immediate response of the things we were doing at Hurricane Sandy, people aren’t gonna see any impacts,” Craig Fugate said Friday.
New Yorkers can now type in their address to see if their home has been added to the amended FEMA flood maps.
City Officials, Homeless Advocates Call For More Affordable Housing To Accommodate Displaced Sandy Victims
Superstorm Sandy significantly worsened the city’s affordable housing crisis, according to Brooklyn City Councilman Brad Lander.
Long Beach officials expect to have a new and stronger boardwalk by summer. It is expected to cost $25 million.