Hurricane Sandy Carousel
At a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared the “boardwalk is better than before.”
Brooklyn’s largest public housing complex was blacked out for weeks after superstorm Sandy roared ashore.
Starting at midnight Tuesday, fares will be suspended for riders who get on the A train in the Rockaways and on the R train in the Brooklyn corridor through Court Street, New York State Director of Operations Howard Glaser announced Friday.
Only 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.
Most of Bellevue’s major damage was in its 180,000-square-foot basement, which filled up with water in less than an hour the night Sandy walloped the Tri-State Area.
Three other charities have agreed to a timetable for spending money still sitting in the bank on the storm’s anniversary. They are the New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church; Kids in Distressed Situations; and a foundation established by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.
Doctors of the World USA has opened a free clinic in Rockaway Park to treat residents even if they don’t have health insurance.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday from hard-hit Long Beach on Long Island that the American Red Cross has pledged an additional $6 million to storm victims.
The flooding from superstorm Sandy practically washed one Staten Island neighborhood off the map, and that has many residents anxious to leave for good.
Sandy brought water levels as high as 8 feet to the iconic former U.S. immigration entry point.
Car break-ins in the 106th precinct have soared 62 percent within the past month.
The tight knit community of Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn was hit hard by Superstorm Sandy last year. But, will it be ready for Halloween next week?
More than 500 homes in the town were either damaged or destroyed and town officials said that they want to make sure that the town is protected from future storms.
The votes authorize the towns to acquire small strips of land by negotiation or by seizing it under the power of eminent domain. Any land seized would have to be paid for.
As the one-year anniversary of superstorm Sandy approaches, several hundred New York City families are still not living in their homes, Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway said.