Sen. Charles Schumer
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation will work together on short-term measures to build up the east and south shores of the borough decimated in superstorm Sandy.
About $141.5 million of the funding will go towards repairing the PATH train line, with the remaining $54.2 million designated for the World Trade Center Transportation Hub.
Following Sandy, banks allowed homeowners to delay mortgage payments for three to six months, but that window is set to expire.
Lawrence Mulqueen did not enter a plea on charges of making terroristic threats, illegally possessing weapons and harassment.
Long Beach officials expect to have a new and stronger boardwalk by summer. It is expected to cost $25 million.
The $85 billion budget-cutting mechanism could affect everything from commercial flights to classrooms to meat inspections.
DA Charles Hynes kicked off the program by announcing the indictment of Dr. Naveed Ahmad of Brooklyn, who is accused of cheating Medicaid and Medicare of at least $500,000 and perhaps millions more, according to prosecutors.
Police said they found two rifles, bayonets, ammunition and body armor at Lawrence Mulqueen’s home.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed making grants to key gas stations so they can run backup generators and keep pumping after disruptive storms and avoid a replay of Superstorm Sandy, when many shut down.
It’s been sticker shock at the gas pumps for more than a month. Almost daily, there have been price hikes, adding 45 cents to the cost of each gallon. But are our elected officials willing to do something about the skyrocketing prices?
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) received praise from some of his Senate colleagues, after announcing that he will not run for reelection until 2014.
Sen. Charles Schumer, who pushed the Drug Enforcement Administration for its creation, called it the first of its kind in the country.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood stopped by the Battery Friday to bring New York a check for $287 million to rebuild roads, bridges, and tunnels damaged by superstorm Sandy and other storms.
The test follows a successful launch of a long-range ballistic missile in December that many believe is capable of reaching the United States.
While a lot of people are dealing with the aftermath of the blizzard, there are some who are still dealing with the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, which hit more than three months ago.
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