A proposal by a Queens congressman would allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency to back off in its pursuit to recoup aid mistakenly paid out to Superstorm Sandy victims.
Insurance companies might face more scrutiny over how they are handling flood damage claims from Superstorm Sandy.
As part of the project, wetlands, which will act as a sponge to absorb storm water, will be built at East River Park, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.
Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, D-Far Rockaway, said he’s asked FEMA to stop requesting the repayments, but the agency says it’s required by law to try to recoup money it sent out by mistake.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency wants at least a dozen of those disabled, elderly and mostly poor residents to return thousands of dollars in disaster aid.
Four people were charged in New Jersey Thursday with filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy.
New York City is getting at least $1.6 billion in federal money to help public hospitals install floodwalls, flood proof elevators and otherwise become more storm-resilient.
New Jersey voters are faced with a plethora of decisions this Election Day, including whether U.S. Sen. Booker should get his first full term in Washington.
Gov. Chris Christie’s shouting match with a man who interrupted one of his press events Wednesday is now the talk of New Jersey.
A man began heckling Christie about the pace of storm recovery and interrupted the governor’s speech Wednesday in Belmar on several occasions.
On the second anniversary of the day Superstorm Sandy devastated New York, many people are still recovering — and waiting for funding.
The second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy arrived Wednesday in New Jersey, where recovery is happening unevenly, with many houses, boardwalks and businesses rebuilt, but many other people still unable to return to their homes.
Dylan Smith, a Good Samaritan who helped save many lives during Superstorm Sandy, was honored by his community on the second anniversary of the storm as the community named a street after him.
“Mary Magdalene,” a song co-written by Dan Beck, Gary Lucas and Jann Klose, was created to bring attention to the people still struggling to get their lives back to normal two years after the Oct. 29, 2012 storm.
A major complaint in the days following Sandy was that customers didn’t know what repairs crews were working on when their power would be restored.