Macroburst

September storm damage in Queens (Photo/AP)

Lawmakers Want Con Ed Lines Moved Underground

City Council Member Elizabeth Crowley and Rep. Anthony Weiner cited damage in Middle Village following the September macroburst that struck the area as the reason for wanting to relocate the power lines.

11/22/2010

Tree stumps and debris crowd Clyde St. in Forest Hills (File Photo/Carol D'Auria)

Obama OKs Federal Aid For NYC Tornado Cleanup

President Obama has declared a major disaster in New York City following last month’s deadly storm that spawned two devastating tornadoes, killing one woman and causing massive damage.

10/14/2010

The clean up continues, days after two twisters touched down in New York. (credit: CBS 2)

Paterson Seeks Federal Aid For NYC Tornado Damage

Paterson said he was seeking Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance in all five boroughs for the costs of response, debris removal and repairs to public property.

10/02/2010

The post-storm clean up was happening too slowly for many in the City. (credit: CBS 2)

FEMA Inspects Tornado Damage In Queens

Federal Emergency Management Agency officials hit the Big Apple on Wednesday to see whether the damage from last week’s storm meets the threshold of $25 million for federal aid.

09/22/2010