Rep. Michael Grimm
Playing before a crowd that included reporters and dignitaries in the ballroom of the Manhattan Midtown Hilton, the Democrat delivered a solid comedic performance by mocking his own tendency to be late and his goofy habit of making fun of himself.
Congress passed a bill Thursday scaling back what had been drastic increases in flood insurance rates for many homeowners. It passed in the Senate by a vote of 72 to 22.
New Jersey DOT Commissioner Jim Simpson said they’re only anticipating a 4 percent increase of drivers on Staten Island as a result of the span closures. The inbound Skyway will be closed for two years starting next month.
The confrontation took place after when NY1 reporter Michael Scotto asked Staten Island Rep. Michael Grimm about a federal probe into his 2010 campaign fundraising.
A ceremonial ribbon-cutting was held Monday for Midland Pharmacy. The money to rebuild came from savings, grants and loans.
Some victims of Superstorm Sandy were wondering when they would be able to go home at this time a year ago, and many were still waiting a year later.
On Tuesday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg toured the site at Crescent Beach on Tuesday where the 2,000 foot long berm is going in.
Grimm said the information session is aimed at those who may not even realize they are eligible for federal help.
A former campaign fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) pleaded guilty to an immigration fraud charge this week.
Opponents protested Sunday against a planned natural gas pipeline that would pass through Brooklyn and the Rockaways.
Neighbors said the city’s program to help take care of mold following superstorm Sandy should expand to homes where the owners have not returned.
U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) on Saturday called on the city to waive water fees for Superstorm Sandy victims on Staten Island who have been billed despite using little or no water.
As Andrea pounded wind and rain on a block in Oakwood Beach, dozens of volunteers were inside a home on Adelaide Avenue gutted by Sandy.
The New Dorp Small Business Development Center opened Monday to help small businesses who couldn’t take the time commuting to the other center.
Sandy caused billions of dollars in damage and left tens of thousands of people homeless after coming ashore Oct. 29. Six months later, major issues including housing, business, tourism and coastal protection still remain.