Contractor Angelo Genova was childhood friends with Charles Burgio but the two hadn’t been in touch in 32 years until Genova learned about Burgio’s situation.
Chuck Burgio, 53, of Lindenhurst, had been living in hotels for months thanks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but last week the federal money ran out and he was told to pack up and go.
One World Recycling LLC is asking the state for permission to triple its production from 370 tons to 1,110 tons per day and construct a larger building. Village officials and residents oppose the plan and are asking state officials to deny the request.
A flood watch is in effect until Tuesday morning for southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and parts of New York, including New York City, Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau and Rockland counties.
Flash flood warnings for the five boroughs of New York City, Fairfield County, Conn., and Nassau County and Suffolk County expired earlier in the evening.
Suffolk County police used ropes Monday to pull the bird, possibly and emu, out of the water in Copiague.
An army of volunteers pitched in to help rebuild the home, that Clarke had lived in since the Eisenhower administration, after it was ravaged by the storm.
Now the escalators have sensors that stop them from moving if something is caught.
After several hours of flurries, the region was seeing heavy snowfall in some areas Thursday night. In Westchester County, plows were hitting the streets. Along the Jersey Shore, streets were inundated with rising waters.
Volunteers spent the day Saturday cleaning up homes that were flooded in Lindenhurst, Long Island, so that the process of rebuilding after the damage of Superstorm Sandy can begin.
Distracted driving – talking or texting behind the wheel – can be deadly, as one girl knows all too well.
Residents in one South Shore community who are still recovering from Superstorm Sandy now have another fight with Mother Nature – flooding on almost a daily basis.
In his State of the County address tonight, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone is expected to announce the formation of a panel that will examine the best ways to spend federal aid on recovery from superstorm Sandy.
Donald Werle’s house in Lindenhurst took on four feet of water in the storm. His home has been gutted but has yet to be rebuilt.
While a lot of people are dealing with the aftermath of the blizzard, there are some who are still dealing with the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, which hit more than three months ago.