A man on Staten Island isn’t letting the devastation of superstorm Sandy take away his spirit.
It’s been over a month since superstorm Sandy slammed into the Tri-State area and many are still trying to secure basic needs like heat.
Michael Gatti’s house in Midland Beach has been marked with a red sticker by the city’s buildings department, declaring it unsafe. Insurance will not help Gatti rebuilt, he said.
Heroes are made, not born — it’s a phrase that certainly seems to apply to one Staten Island Man.
Sandy tore apart homes and knocked out power to thousands, forcing many residents of the borough to live like nomads for weeks.
For residents in hard hit Staten Island, reality was still setting in Tuesday night, two weeks after Superstorm Sandy treated the Tri-State area like an outgunned sparring partner. It could take months, if not years, to rebuild the devastated areas.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined National Guard troops to deliver much-needed goods to residents of Long Beach and Far Rockaway. He also thanked volunteers who pitched in for helping to make a difference in the relief effort.
The storm dropped 3.9 inches of snow in Central Park as of 11 p.m. Wednesday night. In fact, this storm was on track to be the biggest snowstorm on record in October or November. The previous record in Central Park for those months was 4.4 inches in November of 1989.
Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was complaining Tuesday that the federal government was not doing enough to help New Yorkers in need.
While the all-time record of 106 degrees wasn’t reached, residents in the Tri-State were left sweating it out as the mercury soared.
New York City health officials hope to lift advisories at some area beaches forced to close due to a massive sewage spill in the Hudson River.
A Staten Island family is coping with a double tragedy.
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