The storm barrier of more than 7,500 bags filled with 20,000 tons of sand will stretch from Beach 55th Street to Beach 149th Street when the dune construction project begins next month.
The new maps significantly scale back the level of highest danger, the so-called V zones, which had caused many homeowners the greatest aggravation.
Ten patrol cars are being dedicated around Staten Island’s east shore.
The wet weather seems to have let up a bit — but the water woes certainly have not. TV 10-55′s Alex Denis & The Mobile Couch visited Brooklyn on Friday, looking to help homeowners dealing with too much water.
Round two of wet weather settled over parts of the Tri-State Area on Thursday evening, pushing monthly rainfall totals within reach of the history books.
Adolfo Carrion, Jr. is a former Bronx Borough President and current independent hopeful for mayor of New York City.
Officer Jonas Guisao, a 20-year veteran of the force, works out of the 60th Precinct, which was destroyed when Sandy roared ashore.
A flood watch is in effect until Tuesday morning for southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and parts of New York, including New York City, Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau and Rockland counties.
Saturday morning was long and wet due to remnants of what was once Tropical Storm Andrea, and many parts of the Tri-State Area were left with a lot of drying out to do.
Flash flood warnings for the five boroughs of New York City, Fairfield County, Conn., and Nassau County and Suffolk County expired earlier in the evening.
Forecasters say the remains from Andrea will approach from the south, bringing heavy rain to the state on Friday. The rain could produce small stream and urban flooding.
The 700 students of Memorial School in Union Beach finally returned to their classrooms Monday. They had been split up among four different buildings since Sandy hit.
The unofficial start of summer is not being greeted with summer-like weather. One day after powerful storms slammed the Tri-State Area, forecasters were calling for more rain over the weekend.
It’s taken a lot of hard work, sweat, and money to re-open the doors of a lot of businesses impacted by superstorm Sandy.
The New Dorp Small Business Development Center opened Monday to help small businesses who couldn’t take the time commuting to the other center.
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