Tag: Hurricane Sandy

10 WTF Things About Long Island

Beyond the obvious issues that everyone complains about–taxes, traffic, cost of living, the way we tawk–there are some seriously twisted things about this place we call home. Here are a few we take for granted that boggle the minds of interlopers who happen upon our fair Island. Did somebody say "Cheese Fries"!?

FEMA Delivers $1.6B to Long Island for Sandy Damage

The funding "is just what they need to rebuild and make crucial repairs and upgrades."

FEMA Approves Long Beach Infrastructure Mitigation Project

The federal government has approved the first phase of a potential $13-million hazard mitigation project in Long Beach designed to improve the city’s Superstorm...

State Promises $300M to Elevate Sandy-damaged Homes

“Simply repairing our homes to their previous state can no longer suffice.”

Nassau Makes Case for FEMA Funds to Improve Bay Park Plant

The county is seeking $690 million to construct an ocean outfall pipe.

$61M in Storm Grants Proposed for Long Island

Forty-million alone would go to Island Park.

Long Island Press Wins 21 New York Press Association Awards

Despite publishing only 12 issues last year, the Press came in second overall, with top honors yet again across nearly every category.

Sandy Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Central Islip

“It does take a village to help a community rebuild."

Schumer: Feds Will Fund $180M Long Beach Dune Project

"This project, fully funded by the federal government, will ultimately provide massive protections for Long Beach residents and businesses."

Valley Stream Man Stole FEMA Sandy Funds, Feds Say

“They submitted false claims to FEMA and lined their pockets with money."