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Gov. Christie Announces $3.85 Million Grant For Post-Sandy Project In Spring Lake

The $3.85 million grant will go toward an over $6.7 million post-Sandy project for homes near the coastal lake.

07/23/2015

Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan and state Senator Diane Savino announce plan to combat domestic violence. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Staten Island Lawmakers Announce Abuser-Focused Initiative To Combat Domestic Violence

Staten Island lawmakers are supporting a new initiative that focuses on domestic violence offenders– not the victims.

09/10/2014

A home in the Rockaways damaged by superstorm Sandy - Jan. 15, 2013 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Red Cross Gives Grant To Rockaways Rebuilding Effort

The Friends of Rockaway has received a grant of more than $721,000 from the American Red Cross.

06/24/2013

Josh Lockwood of the Red Cross of Greater New York announces a grant for the Brooklyn Community Foundation, May 29, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS880)

Red Cross Defends Sandy Spending, Noting Long-Term Needs

Some advocates suggested the relief organization should have acted with more urgency in the weeks after the storm and left long-haul recovery tasks to someone else.

05/29/2013

Nautical Mile, Freeport, N.Y. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Reopening Ceremony Held For Long Island’s Nautical Mile

Town officials were on hand to accept $1.3 million in grant money from the National Grid, which will be used to help 45 businesses still struggling to open in time for summer.

05/13/2013

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NJ Gives $1.5M Grant To Help Fix Hoboken Sinkhole

Hudson County officials say reconstruction work that would repair a large sinkhole which formed on a Hoboken street last fall could be completed by early June.

03/27/2011

Money

NYC Housing Program Funds Stalled Apartments

The first building to be selected for the $20 million pilot Housing Asset Renewal Program started going up in 2007 but stopped a year later when the developer fell behind on payments.

03/22/2011

Eric Schneiderman (Photo/ericschneiderman.com)

NY State Senator’s Charity Ties Under Investigation

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has begun investigating two state-funded educational groups and their ties to a legislator.

03/17/2011

A homeless man in New York City - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Grant Will Help The Hungry In NYC

The initiative will have a special focus on households with children, the working poor, and senior citizens.

02/25/2011

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (credit: AP)

Camden, Atlantic City Fire Departments Get Money

U.S. Sens. Frank Lautenberg and Robert Menendez announced that the cities’ fire departments have been awarded grants through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

02/10/2011

Rendering of new Mount Vernon Hospital

State Grant Gives Mount Vernon Hospital New Life

Mount Vernon Hospital will get a new emergency room, an assisted living center and expanded outpatient clinics with the help of the $23 million grant.

11/17/2010

NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and NYPD Counterterrorism Commissioner Richard Daddario announced on Sept. 26, 2010 in Times Square that New York City would receive an $18.5 million Homeland Security grant to protect against "dirty bombs." (Photo Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

NYC Awarded $18.5M Homeland Security Grant

New York City is receiving a multimillion dollar Homeland Security grant to protect the metropolitan area from “dirty bombs” – crudely constructed nuclear explosive devices.

09/26/2010

N.J. Likely To Receive Education Jobs Grant

New Jersey is taking another crack at bringing home federal education funding.

09/10/2010

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Mistake Costs N.J. Education $400 Mil; Christie: Obama To Blame

A costly mistake in the New Jersey governor’s office has cost the state $400 million in critical education funding. On Wednesday, Gov. Chris Christie blamed President Barack Obama.

08/25/2010

New York Wins ‘Race To The Top’ Grant, New Jersey Doesn’t

New York has won up to $696 million from the Dept. of Education’s ‘Race to the Top’ program. Mayor Bloomberg said the achievement would challenge New York to “do even better.”

08/24/2010

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