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Applying for Sandy aid: Gov. Cuomo sends assistance to LI

Houses damaged by superstorm Sandy on Nov. 4,

Houses damaged by superstorm Sandy on Nov. 4, 2012, along Bayview Avenue West in Lindenhurst. (Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara)

Federal aid for businesses and homeowners affected by superstorm Sandy was approved this past week, and Gov.  Andrew M. Cuomo is making an effort to help Long Islanders receive their funds.

He announced Thursday that he's sending additional representatives from the state's Department of Financial Services to Long Island over the next week in order to help residents apply. If you think you can take care of the application process on your own, visit to do so.

Otherwise, here's where DFS representatives will be stationed:

Saturday, May 11

116 Merritts Rd.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday, May 13

Babylon Town Hall

200 E. Sunrise Hwy.


9 a.m. to  5 p.m.

Tuesday, May 14

2600 Newbridge Rd.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, May 15

2550 Clubhouse Rd.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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