The storm barrier of more than 7,500 bags filled with 20,000 tons of sand will stretch from Beach 55th Street to Beach 149th Street when the dune construction project begins next month.
The Newark Fire Department held a drill Saturday to ensure preparedness for the most horrifying of disasters.
As our area braces for another bout of winter weather, Tri-State Area residents are being urged to prepare themselves for the possibility of a severe snow storm.
The ASPCA and the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals are looking to rally their troops over the New Year’s holiday to help pets displaced by the superstorm.
After about six weeks, there is light at the end of the tunnel for residents of the “Mile Square City.”
Schumer said the difference between a hurricane and a tropical storm for insurance purposes could be very costly to homeowners who have already lost so much.
At a news conference, Cuomo announced MTA subway service, Metro-North trains and LIRR service will be shut down as of 7 p.m. Sunday. Additionally, final bus service end at 9 p.m.
“We’re looking at impact of greater than 50 to 60 million people,” said Louis Uccellini, head of environmental prediction for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
More than 600 first responders, emergency managers and elected officials from the region are attending the two-day conference on hurricane preparedness in Uniondale, sponsored by the Long Island Power Authority.
A study released Tuesday, says Long Island would suffer some $99 billion in damage by a direct hurricane storm surge.
Academics from around the country will examine the implications of the song “Hurricane” and others during “Bob Dylan and the Law,” a conference presented by Fordham University’s law and ethics center and Touro Law School.
Weather Services International is reminding us that the northeast coast remains at twice the average risk for a major hit through November.
The Long Island Power Authority was more than ready when Hurricane Earl breezed past Long Island last week. However, the utility’s customers might have to pick up the tab.
After navigating through menacing tides stirred up by the approach of Hurricane Earl, she reached the swimmer, 58-year-old Mike Gimpel.
Holiday weekend travel was back to normal Saturday.
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