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Tag: Hurricane Sandy

LI Pols Hopeful $50B Sandy Aid Will Pass Next Week

Reps. King and Bishop both express cautious optimism that Congress will approve the aid an unprecedented 11 weeks after the superstorm.

Rockaway School Last in NYC to Reopen After Sandy

Scholars' Academy in Rockaway Park, flooded and looted after the superstorm, was the last school in the city still closed 10 weeks later.

Cuomo: Nix LIPA, Fix Women’s Rights and Gun Control

“It’s simple. No one hunts with an assault rifle. No one needs 10 bullets to kill a deer."

Sandy-damaged Car Lots Still Causing Pine Barrens Concerns

“The dumping of wrecked cars in drinking water protection areas represents a disaster of government’s own making if action is not swiftly taken to remove junk cars.”

Pols Call on Feds to Help Combat Sandy Mold

Mold remediation can cost thousands of dollars, a costly service many residents can’t afford, forcing them to live in toxic homes, turn to cheaper ineffective products or find someplace else to live.

Long Beach Boardwalk Set for Demolition, Residents Bid Farewell

“Our boardwalk is the spirit of Long Beach." -- City Council VP Scott Mandel

King, Christie Blast House GOP on Sandy Bill

Boehner caves to pressure, has agreed to bring the aid package for a vote

Long Island Press – Top 10 Local News Stories for 2012

Crime, environmental investigations, scandal and some storm or something held your attention for '12

FEMA Extends Deadline For Sandy Relief Program

Residents who have yet to apply to the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) Program now have until Jan. 18.

Looking to Katrina for Perspective on Sandy Recovery Timeline

Looking to Katrina for Perspective on Sandy Recovery Timeline