Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a program that will fully compensate homeowners who were affected by Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee, and Superstorm Sandy on Saturday.
Almost ten months after Sandy the affects of the storm are still being felt in surprising ways.
Nine months after Superstorm Sandy virtually destroyed the amusement park at Casino Pier in Seaside Heights, N.J., the thrills are officially back.
Mike and Gabrielle Fehlig were on hand to watch their new home get put together piece by piece. Their old home, which was built in the 1920′s, was destroyed during the storm.
The Landlord Incentive program covers about 30 percent of monthly rents for qualifying tenants. The rates paid would vary slightly based on the number of bedrooms in the rental, the county and the tenant’s income.
The group says more than 2,500 people representing 22 organizations took part in the simultaneous cleanups that took place at 30 locations.
A new report has issued a long list of suggestions for preventing another storm like Superstorm Sandy from bringing similar devastation to New York.
Despite a report to the contrary, Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the city’s 911 system during Superstorm Sandy, saying it worked just fine.
We know that the road to recovery from Sandy will take awhile. One thing you shouldn’t have to worry about when you’re trying to get back on your feet is getting scammed.
The storm, which devastated communities with power outages and flooding had already disrupted early voting in parts of New Jersey.
The rig’s arm on a luxury Midtown Manhattan high-rise dangled precariously and forced evacuations in the thick of the storm. Officials concluded the hanging arm is stable for now.
Numerous bridges have been shut and power has been cut to parts of lower Manhattan.