November 22, 2013 RSS feed / Top Stories

Paying It Forward To The Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan made Hurricane Sandy look like a rain shower. However, knowing the effects of a massive storm firsthand, Rockaway residents are paying it forward to the Philippines. Residents have many opportunities to donate money and supplies. More...

Flood Maps Guide Building Bills

On Wednesday, Mayor Bloomberg signed into law several bills aimed at strengthening the City’s Building Code and Zoning Resolution. The bills seek to ensure that future construction meets the highest level of resilience. More...

Goldfeder Calls For Crackdown On Shady Contractors

According to Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, more than a year after Sandy, victims desperate to rebuild their homes are falling prey to dishonest contractors. More...

Shop Local: Small Business Saturday Coming

With the holiday season coming up, State Senator Joseph Addabbo says, “for many of our small businesses and ‘mom and pop’ stores, it’s the time of year to hopefully look forward with anticipation and optimism about finishing t More...

Tips On Donating To Disaster Relief

In the aftermath of the devastating and deadly natural disasters in the American Midwest and the Philippines, millions of New Yorkers and individuals across the country are looking for ways to aid victims in rebuilding their lives. More...

Pols Speed Displaced Homeowners Recovery

With many residents still not back home after Sandy, local politicians, Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder and Councilman Eric Ulrich have been working to help residents cut through the red tape and speed up the building process. More...

Newtown, CT Compassion Aids Rockaway Library

The residents of Newtown, Connecticut experienced one of the worst tragedies imaginable, yet earlier this year they were thinking of others. More...

Bay 32nd Street Looks Like A Bay

Flooding Nothing New

First a mistake in design halted a much needed sewer job and now the money allocated for it has somehow disappeared. More...


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