NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — More than 150 homeowners in hurricane-ravaged Oakwood Beach, Staten Island, found out Monday that their homes will be the first to be bought out by the state.
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There were floods and brush fires in Oakwood Beach all too often before Sandy, but the hurricane was the last straw. In all, 165 homeowners banded together and made a decision, and they are finally getting some closure.