Tag: Sandy

Op-Ed: Food Stamp Cuts Threaten Long Islanders

The cut poses great harm to the close to 190,000 Long Islanders enrolled in the program, a number that has more than doubled in the past five years.

More Sandy Victim Scammers Busted, Authorities Say

Police arrested a contractor for stealing a construction deposit and prosecutors announced fines against price gougers and a company that mailed deceptive letters.

Nonprofit Leads Students to ‘Lift Up Long Island’

“Wouldn’t Long Island be great if every school got involved in helping their communities this way?”

There Goes The Neighborhood: Foreclosed Homes Shelter Crime, Threaten Communities

Crooks living in vacant homes in areas hit hardest by foreclosure make for confrontational neighbors.

New Dune Erodes in Gilgo, Threatening Ocean Parkway

Two eastbound lanes of Ocean Parkway are closed near the erosion for emergency repairs.

Government Shutdown Could Stall Long Island Sandy Recovery

If the stalemate continues, the Fire Island to Montauk Point coastal rebuilding project could be impacted by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers staff cuts.

NBC’s George to the Rescue Helps Massapequa Mom

The episode of the home renovation show featuring the Long Island family airs 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 on NBC.

Nassau County Exec Democratic Primary Voters’ Guide

Voters will decide whether Suozzi or Haber win the Democratic primary Tuesday to face Mangano in November.

Nassau Sewage Plant Fix Funding Feud Drags On

Democrats and Republicans are still arguing about how to pay for fixing the Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant.

Rival Plans Pitched for Nassau Sewage Plant Repair Oversight

County lawmakers are expected to debate borrowing $400 million to fix the plants at their Monday meeting.