New Jersey lawmakers have merged the committees investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures.
Weekday ferry service, which had been slated to end Jan. 31, has been extended until May between the Queens neighborhood and Lower Manhattan, with an option to extend until August.
Democratic Mayor Dawn Zimmer said she met for several hours with representatives from the U.S. Attorney’s Office and turned over her journal and other materials.
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer defend herself and dug in deeper Sunday with her accusation that Gov. Chris Christie’s administration withheld superstorm Sandy aid in a bid to force her to approve a redevelopment project.
Some Long Island officials spent hundreds of thousands of dollars during the immediate aftermath of superstorm Sandy for items and services that went beyond cleaning up debris and restoring power, according to a report in Newsday.
Occupy Sandy members claim there are inequalities in the funding distribution based on economic and racial lines.
Christie and Community Affairs Commissioner Richard Constable III were in Manahawkin to announce that $800 million in Sandy housing recovery funds had been dispersed.
Rodrigo Leiton, 51, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from four Nassau County homeowners, prosecutors announced.
In Long Beach, homes and lives are still being rebuilt in the wake of superstorm Sandy. But now children in the Long Island community may have to weather another kind of storm.
The school is still struggling to recover from superstorm Sandy, much like many of the families. PS 106 lost a building to the Oct. 2012 storm and students still attend class in trailers.
Some 3,000 Long Island homes deemed substantially damaged by superstorm Sandy must comply with new building codes or face financial penalties and huge insurance rate increases.
It’s been more than a year since Hurricane Sandy hit the Tri-State Area. The hard lessons learned have prompted a call for action to improve public housing in flood-prone areas.
The money in question will be used to help with future reconstruction and to help with mortgage payments for displaced homeowners. The checks will go to about 6,000 property owners.
After being hit by Hurricanes Lee and Irene and superstorm Sandy — three so-called “once in a lifetime” weather events — and a total of nine presidentially-declared weather disasters in three years, Gov. Cuomo said he wants to make sure New York is “storm ready.”
A ceremonial ribbon-cutting was held Monday for Midland Pharmacy. The money to rebuild came from savings, grants and loans.