A proposal by a Queens congressman would allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency to back off in its pursuit to recoup aid mistakenly paid out to Superstorm Sandy victims.
As part of the project, wetlands, which will act as a sponge to absorb storm water, will be built at East River Park, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.
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Four people were charged in New Jersey Thursday with filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy.
The second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy arrived Wednesday in New Jersey, where recovery is happening unevenly, with many houses, boardwalks and businesses rebuilt, but many other people still unable to return to their homes.
Dylan Smith, a Good Samaritan who helped save many lives during Superstorm Sandy, was honored by his community on the second anniversary of the storm as the community named a street after him.
A major complaint in the days following Sandy was that customers didn’t know what repairs crews were working on when their power would be restored.
On the eve on the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, dozens of volunteers picked up hammers and saws to help a desperate Queens family reclaim their storm-damaged home.
The devastation from Superstorm Sandy can still be seen across New Jersey, on the eve of the second anniversary of the storm.
The three businesses are located on South Street, Peck Slip and Front Street and are part of a merchants’ alliance formed in the wake of Sandy called Old Seaport New York.
During Superstorm Sandy on the night of Oct. 29, 2012, more than 130 homes were wiped out by a horrific fire in Breezy Point, Queens.
Hurricane Sandy roared through the Tri-State Area two years ago this week. While the rebuilding continues, so does the frustration. But some affected residents say there is good that came out of the disaster. Memories of the storm are fresh.
The money will be spent on projects such as sand barriers on Long Island, a sewer system for Suffolk County and flood protection at NYU Langone Medical Center.
Life after Hurricane Sandy remains a struggle for countless homeowners still trying to rebuild.
The poverty rate in the town, which also features multimillion-dollar homes along the waterfront, jumped from 2 percent in 2010 to 8 percent in 2013.