The insurance plans do not consider basements to be living spaces, so the residents have not gotten a penny of insurance money for the flood damage they sustained.
Hundreds of seniors were enjoying the newly opened center on Monday. The facility was badly damaged in the flooding from Sandy.
The plan to merge police precincts was intended to save Nassau County $20 million, but the PBA said all it has done is increase major crimes.
The statewide boycott of the new Common Core standardized tests is growing larger in New York as students head in for day two of the exams.
Nicholas Coppola and supporters delivered petitions signed by more than 18,000 people to the Diocese of Rockville Centre on Thursday.
A Long Island man, who was involved in volunteer work at his church, said he was rebuffed after marrying his longtime partner.
Electric bills are out for Sandy victims on Long Island and they are causing a stir.
Superstorm Sandy changed thousands of people’s lives, but it also changed many communities in ways they are only now starting to realize.
The home isn’t really livable, but one Long Island family hit hard by superstorm Sandy has been forced back into it.
In about a month, the task force will put out a report on what needs to be done to help the residents. The lawmakers said that includes fighting insurance companies on behalf of homeowners.
On Staten Island where many lost their possessions or their homes, residents said the storm is a reminder that Christmas has a deeper meaning than presents.
In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, enormous mountains of debris were finally being removed from the South Shore of Long Island Wednesday.
A local private company that processes building permits for homeowners is apparently trying to pull a fast one on Sandy victims who are working to rebuild their homes, Town Supervisor Kate Murray said.
Long Island residents were rallying Saturday for fed up power customers to voice their frustration about still being in the dark.
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.