When Sandy flooded Long Beach it ruined the hard work of two women who had just opened a child play center on West Beech Street, but now with the help of neighbors they have re-opened.
New figures Tuesday said 95,000 homes on Long Island were destroyed or damaged by Superstorm Sandy – but from Long Island to Manhattan, many home and business owners have found that their insurance companies will not cover their damage.
One month after superstorm Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New Yorkers are recovering well, with one notable exception.
More than a month after the levee broke during Superstorm Sandy and put large sections of Little Ferry and Moonachie, N.J., under water and mud, some residents said their insurance companies have left them high and dry.
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.