Elected Officials Urge People Not To Forget About Those Still Recovering From SandyThe first anniversary of superstorm Sandy has come and gone, but the rebuilding continues.
Most L.I. Homeowners Offered Buyouts Rejecting State's OfferOnly 70 of more than 600 Long Island property owners considered for buyouts are takers, according to the state. All of the buyout offers were made to Suffolk County residents.
Federal Aid To Cover Suffolk Home Elevations; Nassau Residents Not EligibleThe United States Army Corps of Engineers has earmarked $500 million to lift 4,500 homes five to 10 feet to weather future storms.
Hudson River Park Repairs To Be Complete This SummerHudson 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.
Sandy Victims Opting To Put Homes On Stilts To Prevent Future FloodingThe project can cost between $80,000 and $100,000. Some homeowners said they are unclear about what type of damage is covered by FEMA or flood insurance.
EXCLUSIVE: Long Beach Woman 'Fed Up' With Feds Wraps Storm-Damaged Home In Red TapeOne Long Beach family, fed up with the government's response to Superstorm Sandy, has decided to send a powerful message to the feds.
Insurance Companies Use Exemption To Deny Sandy Coverage To Frustrated New YorkersNew figures Tuesday said 95,000 homes on Long Island were destroyed or damaged by Superstorm Sandy – but from Long Island to Manhattan, many home and business owners have found that their insurance companies will not cover their damage.
Staten Island Officials Urge Residents To Exercise Patience To Safely RebuildWith the extended flooding due to Sandy's storm surge, officials said it is best for residents to take their time now rather than deal with bigger problems down the road.
Experts Warn Of Flood-Damaged Cars Hitting Resale MarketExperts said that beneath the surface, water can damage computers that control everything from the gas pedal to the airbags.
Bellevue, Coney Island Hospitals Won't Fully Reopen Until Next YearIt will be 2013 before Bellevue and Coney Island hospitals fully recover from the storm.
Flood Damage, Mold Plague Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn 2 Weeks After SandyIn the storm-ravaged, flood-damaged Brooklyn community of Gerritsen Beach, residents were worried about the mold and the repairs as work went on to get back to normal.
Connecticut Officials Prepare For 'Catastrophic' Weather EventGov. Malloy has again urged shoreline residents to heed his evacuation order. He declared a state of emergency on Saturday. Malloy said Sandy is forecast to cause more flooding damage than the state saw in the devastating hurricane of 1938.