Mayor Dawn Zimmer is advocating for better planning and increased funding for flood-prone urban areas.
A non-profit organization has opened a charity store on Staten Island that will spend the season providing gifts to Superstorm Sandy victims.
Work to lower the boom and all other parts continued on Saturday evening and was expected to go all night long and into the morning.
His May 9-15 visit will include trips to Arlington National Cemetery, Walter Reed National Medical Center and an exhibition on Capitol Hill about land mine clearance, a favorite subject of his late mother, Princess Diana.
Cat Guarnieri has been feeding victims of Hurricane Sandy since the storm hit. Nearly two months later, she and a group of volunteers called “The Yellow Team,” are supplying more than 3,000 hot meals every day.
When the storm and its headlines have passed, however, the questions about the Benghazi tragedy should continue full force as November 6 continues to near. During the much-needed questioning and impending investigation, it would be grand if President Obama would remain presidential throughout the process.