December 28, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

Resources to Aid Business Recovery

Several of FEMA's federal, state, local and private sector partners have programs in place to support New York businesses after Hurricane Sandy: More...

High Tide Rolls Close To Beachfront Homes

Recent high tides, gusty winds, drenching storms and Nor’easters all of which have visited Rockaway since Superstorm Sandy continue to take a toll on local beaches. More...

Sand Bar Aptly Named

Two months since Superstorm Sandy rolled into Rockaway the Sand Bar at Beach 116 Street and the Boardwalk remains open to the elements and, yes, full of sand. More...

Weaver Day Care Searching For New Home

For 40 years it has served the families of Far Rockaway. Although faced with numerous budget cuts during Mayor Bloomberg’s tenure, it has survived. But Superstorm Sandy just might mean the death knell for the Shelton R. More...

Fort Tilden Beach Changed Dramatically By Storm

Despite a long established dune line and a number of short rock groins the Fort Tilden beachfront was flattened by Superstorm Sandy. More...

Meeks, Opponents Respond to Ethics Ruling

In response to the U.S. House of Representative Ethics Committee’s decision to close its investigation into his failure to disclose a questionable loan, Representative Gregory W. Meeks issued the following statement: More...

Stories From Sandy

My name is Dawn Pintauro and I want to tell you an incredible story. I am from Breezy Point, a resident until I was 32. My mother was a year round resident until Sandy claimed her home. More...

Ongoing Housing Needs? Contact FEMA

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is reaching out to Hurricane Sandy survivors who may need additional temporary rental assistance to help them achieve their permanent housing goals. More...

Bloomberg Tells Those Without Heat To Leave

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg urged all New Yorkers who are living without heat due to damage caused by Hurricane Sandy to get to a warm, safe place immediately, as temperatures are expected to drop below freezing and stay cold for several days. More...

Sanders Secures $2 Mil For Local Schools

Continuing an annual holiday tradition, Councilman James Sanders Jr. has allocated each of the schools in his district $50,000 for science and technology upgrades. More...

116 Street Recovers; Eyesores and Dangers Lurk

Although many stores are re-opening on Beach 116 Street and many plan extensive rebuilding after the New Year some buildings near the boardwalk appear untouched since the storm. More...

Relief Fund Aids Legal Groups

Recognizing that many victims of Superstorm Sandy are in dire need of legal assistance, the New York State Bar Association and The New York Bar Foundation have jointly established a fund to help them. More...

Rockaway UAlbany Student Help Clean Up

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, University at Albany students, faculty and staff supported relief efforts in a variety of capacities. More...


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