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Rep. Michael Grimm

Representative Michael Grimm (credit:grimm.house.gov)

Rep. Grimm To City: Stop Billing Sandy Victims For Water They Can’t Use

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.

06/22/2013

Volunteers work to repair a home on Staten Island damaged by Superstorm Sandy - June 7, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Dozens Come Out In Rain To Help Sandy Victims On Staten Island

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.

06/07/2013

Sandy storm damage in the Ocean Breeze section of Staten Island. (credit: Peter Haskell, WCBS 880)

Second Small Business Center Opens On Staten Island

The New Dorp Small Business Development Center opened Monday to help small businesses who couldn’t take the time commuting to the other center.

05/20/2013

The ruins of a destroyed home sit in the sand on November 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

6 Months After Superstorm Sandy, Signs Of Progress But More To Be Done

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.

04/29/2013

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (credit: Handout)

Officials: Boston Marathon Bombings Suspect Says He And Brother Acted Alone

If convicted, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty or life in prison.

04/22/2013

Brooklyn Vigil For Boston Marathon Victims

Vigil Held In Brooklyn For Boston Marathon Victims

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) held a candlelight vigil in Brooklyn Sunday evening for the victims of the Boston Marathon attacks.

04/21/2013

Screenshot of TSA carry-on baggage policy change (credit: TSA.gov)

Rep. Grimm Co-Sponsors Bill To Block New TSA Knife Policy

The “No Knives Act” moves to stop the new TSA policy from taking effect as planned on April 25.

03/12/2013

A home along the shore in the Rockaways ravaged by Superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

N.Y. Congresspeople: Possible Relief Ahead For Sandy Victims’ Insurance Rates

There might be some relief coming for superstorm Sandy victims who are facing skyrocketing flood insurance rates.

03/11/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer meets with superstorm Sandy victims March 3, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer Calls On Banks To Extend Mortgage Payment Window For Sandy Victims

Following Sandy, banks allowed homeowners to delay mortgage payments for three to six months, but that window is set to expire.

03/03/2013

Representative Michael Grimm (credit:grimm.house.gov)

Rep. Grimm Calls For Mortgage Relief For Sandy-Ravaged Homeowners

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) on Saturday called on federal home mortgage entities to help homeowners who were impacted by Superstorm Sandy stay in their homes.

03/02/2013

President Barack Obama returns to the White House - Feb. 13, 2013 (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama, House Republicans Hunker Down For ‘Fiscal Cliff Part II’

President Barack Obama has a warning for everyone: people will lose their jobs if Congress does not step in and stop automatic spending cuts.

02/19/2013

Sarai Sierra (credit: Handout via CBS 2)

Turkish Police Examine Video In Search For Missing Staten Island Woman

Sarai Sierra, a 33-year old mother of two, who was vacationing alone in Istanbul, has been missing since Jan. 21, when she was due to board her flight back home.

01/31/2013

Sarai Sierra (credit: Handout)

Turkish Police Look For Person In Connection With Missing Staten Island Woman

Turkish police on Wednesday were trying to trace a person who apparently corresponded with a Staten Island woman through social networking sites before she went missing, an official said.

01/30/2013

Sarai Sierra (credit: Handout)

Police In Turkey Release Footage Of Missing Staten Island Woman

Sarai Sierra, 33, has been missing since Jan. 21, when she didn’t take her flight back to New York.

01/29/2013

Staten Island Coat and Clothing Drive Jan. 20, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Of Storm Victims Turn Out For Coat, Clothing Drive On Staten Island

Kars 4 Kids, along with Staten Island Rep. Michael Grimm, City Councilmember Debi Rose and local charities joined forces to help hand out 1,000 winter coats to those who lost everything in superstorm Sandy.

01/20/2013

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