On the eve on the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, dozens of volunteers picked up hammers and saws to help a desperate Queens family reclaim their storm-damaged home.
The devastation from Superstorm Sandy can still be seen across New Jersey, on the eve of the second anniversary of the storm.
The three businesses are located on South Street, Peck Slip and Front Street and are part of a merchants’ alliance formed in the wake of Sandy called Old Seaport New York.
During Superstorm Sandy on the night of Oct. 29, 2012, more than 130 homes were wiped out by a horrific fire in Breezy Point, Queens.
Hurricane Sandy roared through the Tri-State Area two years ago this week. While the rebuilding continues, so does the frustration. But some affected residents say there is good that came out of the disaster. Memories of the storm are fresh.
The money will be spent on projects such as sand barriers on Long Island, a sewer system for Suffolk County and flood protection at NYU Langone Medical Center.
The poverty rate in the town, which also features multimillion-dollar homes along the waterfront, jumped from 2 percent in 2010 to 8 percent in 2013.
The Suffolk treasurer said nearly 3,000 homeowners will be getting checks. The refunds total about $8 million.
Nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy, two friends in one Queens neighborhood are finally back in their own homes.
Mayor de Blasio said to date, the Sandy recovery program has seen a total 727 construction starts and 878 reimbursement checks sent out.
The Audubon’s lawsuit claims the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ $207 million dune-replenishment project would harm piping plovers by destroying their habitat.
A homeowner in Brooklyn was getting some relief at last Friday, after her roof erupted in massive leaks when contractors came to the wrong house and ripped it open.
New Jersey Transit is suing its insurers for more help paying to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.
A group of 33 New Jersey gas stations on and near storm evacuation routes have been approved for grant money by the state to install backup power supplies.
Contractors recently ripped apart the roof of what they thought was a Superstorm Sandy-damaged home in Canarsie, Brooklyn – but they got the wrong roof.